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​​​Requests for Proposals for Downtown WIFI requested

The City of Mount Sterling is seeking Requests for Proposals (RFP) to gather ideas and interest from providers to provide downtown Wi-Fi services. You may view the RFP here:  Mt.SterlingWiFiRFP.pdf

​When does RUMPKE pick up your recycling? 

​You can download the recycling schedule here: Mt. Sterling Recycling Street Listing and Dates.pdf​​

​FY 2021-2022 Budget

The Mount Sterling City Council has approved the budget for the coming year (July 2021 to June 2022).  2021-2022 City Budget.pdf. Contact City Hall at (859) 498-8725 if you have any questions. 

Property Tax Notice


The 2021 tax bills were mailed during the last week of October. Tax bills were mailed to the property owner or the address on the tax bill. If your tax bill is to be paid by a mortgage company, or previous owner, please forward the bill to the responsible party for payment. If you do not receive a bill, please contact City Hall @ (859) 498-8725 (M-F from 8AM - 4PM), or a copy can be obtained at

Payments can also be made in person at City Hall Monday thru Friday during the hours of 9AM to 3PM beginning on November 1, 2021. Payments can also be mailed to: City of Mt. Sterling, 33 North Maysville Street, Mt. Sterling, KY 40353. You may also choose to use our convenient Mail Drop Box located at City Hall. 

All payments should be made out to the City of Mt. Sterling and should include a copy of your tax bill or the bill number. If you wish for a receipt to be mailed to you, please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope. 

You may also pay your tax bill using a credit card HERE

FY 2021 TAX RATES.pdf

City Business License

Any business or business entity engaged in any occupation, trade, profession, or other business activity conducted for gain or profit in the City, except those activities that qualify as a transient business, shall obtain a business license. The fee for those licenses shall remain the same as they were this past calendar year: The current fee is $50 for Full Time (January-December); $25 for Part Time or Occasional; and $100 for Mobile Vendors (Food Trucks). Contact City Hall at (859) 498-8725 if you have any questions. ORDINANCE 13-2019 BUSINESS LICENSE REQUIREMENT AND FEE.pdf

Business license application - City Business License 2022.pdf

The following businesses did not obtain/renew Business License for 2021: Delinquent Business Licenses final for 2021.pdf​​​​​​


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