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Posted on December 29, 2017

County Grant Provides New Trees at Harmon Field

Posted on May 23, 2018

Thanks to a $900 Montgomery County Keep Montgomery County Beautiful grant, seven new Red Sunset Maple trees were planted at Harmon Field during the May 19 Community Pride Day. The trees, which were planted near two baseball and softball diamonds, will provide shade for anyone visiting the park or watching ball games. “As both the...

Memorial Ceremony Set for May 27; Help With Flags Sought

Posted on May 14, 2018

  A ceremony honoring veterans will be held in West Carrollton during Memorial Day weekend.   A Memorial Weekend service, organized by the Combined Honor Guard of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3438 and American Legion Post 165, will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 27, with wreath-tossing ceremony at the Farmersville-West Carrollton...

Volunteers Needed for Community Pride Day

Posted on May 4, 2018

West Carrollton’s City Beautiful Commission will host its annual neighborhood clean-up initiative, Community Pride Day, on Saturday, May 19.   The event will begin at 9 a.m. May 19 at the Civic Center, located at 300 E. Central Ave. Local volunteers, including local Boy & Girl Scouts, West Carrollton High School students, and employees of...

Pre-Season Wilson Pool Pass Sales End May 25

Posted on April 23, 2018

There’s approximately one month left to purchase discounted, pre-season passes for Wilson Pool this summer. The savings end when the pool opens on May 26. Pre-passes can be purchased online at: www.westcarrollton.org/pre-season-pool-pass-registration/ or at the West Carrollton Civic Center, 300 E. Central Ave., from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Wilson Pool will also...

May 5 Community Sale; Bulk Trash Pick-Up May 7-11

Posted on April 11, 2018

West Carrollton’s spring community-wide Garage Sale Event will be held on Saturday, May 5. Please call (937) 847-4633 or e-mail ccottongim@westcarrollton.org by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, to have your address included on the list.   A list of addresses will be printed on the city’s website and posted in the Civic Center lobby...

Arbor Day Event Set for April 27 at Wilson Park

Posted on April 9, 2018

Dozens of local children, including those from area Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops, will join local leaders in celebrating Arbor Day at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 27, at Wilson Park.   The children will help plant a Pawpaw tree while Mayor Jeff Sanner reads a proclamation. The mayor and children will be joined...

WCPD Earns 9th National Accreditation

Posted on April 6, 2018

On Wednesday, March 28, the West Carrollton Police Department earned the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) re-accreditation for the ninth time. The department received its first accreditation in March 1992.   The CALEA accreditation process includes a rigorous department-wide self-assessment, requiring a review of policies, practices, and processes against internationally-accepted public safety...

Community Garden Plots Available

Posted on April 4, 2018

Are you interested in gardening this summer, but don’t have enough space or sunny ground available at home? There are community garden plots available next to the West Carrollton Senior Center, located at 10 E. Central Ave. The gardening space has access to water and nearby parking. The deadline to reserve a 4x12-foot plot is...

New Recycling Carts to Be Rolled Out

Posted on March 14, 2018

Starting on March 19, West Carrollton residents will receive new 65-gallon, two-wheeled recycling carts to replace the red box-sized bins that have been used for approximately 20 years. The city’s new contract with Rumpke Recycling aims to address one of the most frequent complaints from the 2015 citizen survey – the inadequate size of the...

SWAT & Fire Crews to Practice at Vacant Property

Posted on March 12, 2018

A vacant duplex located at 20 N. Miami Ave. will be used by the Tactical Crime Suppression Unit’s (TCSU) SWAT team for practice drills on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 13-14. The West Carrollton Fire Department will also conduct search & rescue drills, and practice ventilation and laddering techniques at the property from March 19 to...

WCFD to Host New Citizens Academy

Posted on March 5, 2018

Starting on April 23, the West Carrollton Fire Department will host a new five-week Citizens Fire Academy that will cover a variety of topics ranging from fire extinguisher training, to auto extrication, to medic transportation. The new, free, class will be limited to 12 residents who live or work within the city limits. All participants...

City to Test New Outdoor Sirens Twice in March

Posted on March 2, 2018

The West Carrollton Fire Department recently installed five new outdoor emergency warning sirens thanks in part to a State Homeland Security Program grant coordinated through Montgomery County.   The sirens will be tested during the regular monthly test at noon on Monday, March 5, and during the state-wide tornado drill and test of the Emergency...

PD to Recognize Employee of Year, Other Awards

Posted on February 23, 2018

Bobbie Selmon, a West Carrollton police officer since 2014, received three nominations from her fellow employees for exemplifying the model of community-based policing.   During the city council meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 27, Selmon will receive the department’s 2017 Employee of the Year Award. Nine other police employees will also be recognized...

VFW Donates New Fire Extinguisher Training Equipment

Posted on February 12, 2018

Thanks to a donation from the VFW Post 3438, the West Carrollton Fire Department now has a new tool for teaching fire extinguisher safety. During the Feb. 13 city council meeting, the members of VFW Post 3438 will be recognized for their contribution of a fire extinguisher training system valued at approximately $8,000. The new...

Summer Positions Available

Posted on February 9, 2018

Students, teachers and others looking for a seasonal summer position with the city of West Carrollton can now submit an application.   Positions are available in both the parks and recreation and the service departments.   Available positions include life guards, admissions and concession workers for Wilson Park Pool, which will be open Saturday, May...

Public Access Changes for Civic Center Feb. 5

Posted on February 2, 2018

Starting on Monday, Feb. 5, there will only be two public entrances to the Civic Center administrative offices located at 300 E. Central Ave. The two public entrances will be on the east side of the building near the Police Department and flag poles, and on the front side of the building facing Central Avenue....

New Playground Installed Thanks to County Recycling Grant

Posted on October 11, 2017

The parks and recreation staff recently installed new playground equipment at Harmon Park, located at 545 N. Elm Street, across the street from a baseball diamond and football field.   The new equipment was purchased thanks to a $14,232 recycling incentive grant from Montgomery County Solid Waste District.   The previous equipment was approximately 20...

Elm St. Bridge Inspection Requires New Limits

Posted on August 18, 2017

In July, the city received an annual bridge inspection report that showed increasing deterioration and corrosion on the Elm Street Bridge.   Based on the inspection report, which was conducted by contractors for the Ohio Department of Transportation, the city has posted reduced load limits. The pedestrian access to the sidewalk on the east side...

WC Branch Library to Close for Renovation, Expansion

Posted on August 9, 2017

Dayton Metro Library’s countywide improvement project continues as the West Carrollton Branch Library closes on Saturday, September 2, at 6 p.m. to begin expansion and remodeling. A groundbreaking ceremony takes place Tuesday, September 12, 2:30 p.m. at the West Carrollton Civic Center, 300 E. Central Avenue.   The West Carrollton project expands the Library from...

WCPD Focuses on Expanding Explorer Post

Posted on May 22, 2017

Three of the current 24-member West Carrollton Police Department got their start in law enforcement by joining the Explorer Post 433. Administrative Sergeant Mike Hanks, Sergeant Alex Flynn and Officer Carl Hoskins participated in program, which began in the early 1990s. At least five other former Explorers are currently working for law enforcement in other...
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