Elsmere: A Great Place to do Business
Elsmere is a full service city with a seasoned and professional staff, providing 24/7 police protection and experienced public right-of-way maintenance services, including street repair, snow removal, and street sweeping.
Accredited by the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police
Police Chief: Col. Tim Thames
14 Full-Time Police Officers providing 24/7/365 coverage
Services Offered: daily business checks, vacation checks, bike patrol, investigations, citizen lockout services, and free corporate safety and self-defense training and presentations.
Public Works Department:
Public Works Director: Chris Zerhusen
5 Full-Time Employees
Services Offered: street and sidewalk repair (both concrete and asphalt), regular street sweeping, roadside grass cutting and litter removal, and snowplowing services.
Economic Development Incentives
- Available to New and Newly Annexed Companies
- Qualifying Company with Annual Payroll Over $500,000 – Rebate of Elsmere Payroll/Occupational License withholding directly to the company of up to 60% of total withholding for up to 10 years.
- Qualifying Company with Annual Payroll Over $300,000 – Rebate of City Payroll /Occupational License withholding directly to the qualifying company of up to 40% of total withholding for up to 5 years.
- Small Business Loan Program also available
To learn more about doing business in Elsmere, contact City Administrator Matt Dowling at 859.342.7911.