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The West Carrollton City Council is currently seeking volunteers for the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA).
The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) hears and renders decisions on two types of applications: (1) an appeal which alleges an error was made in the administration or enforcement of the Zoning Code or other land use codes and (2) a request for a variance from the strict application of a provision of the Zoning Code or other land use codes due to practical difficulties. Per Section 9.03 of the West Carrollton City Charter, Board Members shall be residents of the Municipality who hold no other Municipal office or employment. Board members are selected by the Council for overlapping...Read Story
The West Carrollton City Council is currently seeking volunteers for the City Beautiful Commission (CBC).
The City Beautiful Commission (CBC) helps create city-wide pride related to beautification through contests, and awards. The CBC will help make recommendations for improvements in the appearance of streets, parks, and buildings, as well as sponsor, promote, and encourage individual and collective beautification efforts. Board Members shall be residents of the Municipality who hold no other Municipal office or employment. Board members are selected by the Council for overlapping terms of two (2) years. Its members shall serve without compensation. The Board meets at the Civic Center on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. This Board has...Read Story
altafiber continues geographic expansion with new fiber build to 65,000 addresses in multiple counties beyond traditional footprint CINCINNATI, Ohio – altafiber is excited to announce the deployment of its cutting-edge 10-Gig XGS-PON fiber network to approximately 65,000 addresses in the following communities starting in 2024. Clark County, Ohio City of New Carlisle Clinton County, Ohio Village of Blanchester Village of Sabina Delaware County, Ohio Concord Township Liberty Township Fayette County, Ohio Village of Jeffersonville Madison County, Ohio Village of Mt. Sterling Village of West Jefferson Montgomery County, Ohio City of Trotwood City of West Carrollton City of Germantown...Read Story
The West Carrollton City Council has announced it is accepting applications to fill the vacant seat created by the recent election of Council member Richard Barnhart as Mayor. Persons interested in serving on the West Carrollton City Council through December 31, December 2025, are asked to submit their resume and a cover letter expressing their interest. Applicants must meet the following required qualifications: — Be a qualified elector (qualified to register to vote and the age of 18 by the next election) — Be a resident of the City for at least one (1) year. West Carrollton City Council has set 4:30...Read Story
Amber Holloway has been assistant city manager for Vandalia; she will replace veteran city manager Brad Townsend, who is retiring. West Carrollton City Council is expected to pass legislation appointing Amber Holloway as its next city manager during Tuesday evening’s Council meeting. Holloway, who is the assistant city manager for the city of Vandalia, won’t actually take the post until Dec. 17. Brad Townsend is set to retire at the end of the year after serving as West Carrollton city manager since 2007. “Obviously we owe Mr. Townsend a huge debt of gratitude for leading us through the last 15...Read Story
West Carrollton recently embarked on a community safety tool designed to help law enforcement get at-risk individuals home safely. Under the Safe Encounter program, “friends, family and loved ones can create a profile for any dependents with intellectual disabilities, severe mental health issues, or non-verbal communication styles, the company said. Those individuals may have Alzheimer’s, dementia, Down syndrome, autism, mental health issues, cognitive disabilities, nonverbal communication styles or other conditions. “The at-risk population is, I think, far greater than people actually realize,” said West Carrollton Police Chief Doug Woodard. Under the program, if an individual wanders away from home, law...Read Story
WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio – The West Carrollton Education Foundation (WCEF) recently announced a total of $7,183.80 in educational grants for the 2023-2024 school year. Five different projects will receive funds, including: VEX Robotics Team Expansion, $1,483.80 to teachers Amanda Rozelle and Hyancith Schumaker for expanding the robotics extracurricular program at the West Carrollton Middle School; Coping Day, $2,000 to Megan Wertalik at the West Carrollton Middle School; Restorative Art Discipline, $1,200 to John Grosvenor and Marysa Marderosian at the West Carrollton High School; Into the Future with STEM, $2,000 to Dawn Kincer at the West Carrollton Intermediate School; English as...Read Story
WEST CARROLLTON, OH – The Honorable Jeff Sanner, Mayor of West Carrollton and the West Carrollton City Council, with great appreciation, announce that Brad Townsend, City Manager of West Carrollton since 2007, will retire at the end of 2023. “Brad has brought very effective fiscal management, a robust economic development vision and a solid sustainable plan for the future growth of West Carrollton”, said Mayor Sanner. “As a council, the working relationship with the City Manager is a critical piece of the ability to progress toward the goals and the vision set out by your elected officials. We appreciate and...Read Story
GetGo Café & Market is looking to bring a fueling station, convenience store and drive-through to West Carrollton. A site plan application submitted for the convenience store chain owned and operated by Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle was approved by the city of West Carrollton on April 20. It calls for a 24-hour 6,323-square-foot store with six double-sided fuel pumps at 2100 S. Alex Road between Ohio 725 and Watertower Lane. The project is expected to breathe new life into the Imperial Square shopping center, located at “a key gateway” into West Carrollton, according to Greg Gaines, the city’s director of planning...Read Story