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Jan.-March 2018 Newsletter

Posted on December 29, 2017

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....

Jr. Firefighter Event Set for March 3

Posted on January 24, 2018

Is your child fascinated by fire trucks and medic vehicles? The West Carrollton Fire Department is hosting a special event for any child who dreams of being a medic or firefighter one day. The second-annual Junior Firefighter Event is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Fire Station 56, located at 125 W. Central...

Boil Advisory Lifted

Posted on January 19, 2018

All of the residents who were under a water boil advisory on on Maplehill Drive and Ivy Hill Circle (due to yesterday's water main break) have received the all-clear notice. Notes indicating that the advisory has been lifted have been posted on front doors.  

Council Seeks Feedback on Urban Livestock

Posted on January 10, 2018

The city council is seeking feedback from West Carrollton residents about their interest in changing existing zoning laws to allow small farm animals in residential neighborhoods, which are currently only permitted on agricultural property in the city. The 5-question survey is now closed. Planning director Greg Gaines said the issue first arose during a building...

Final Public Meeting Jan. 10 for W. Central Ave. Strategic Plan

Posted on December 20, 2017

Approximately 200 people attended an ice cream social in August that was aimed at soliciting feedback on a revitalization plan for the area that includes the former Fraser Paper Mill and the Olde Downtown area near Elm Street and Central Avenue.   City officials and consultants from OHM Advisors will offer residents a final chance...

Holiday Schedule for Civic Center, Trash Collection

Posted on December 19, 2017

The West Carrollton Civic Center will be closed Friday, Dec. 22, Monday, Dec. 25, and Monday, Jan. 1, for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.   Trash collection will be delayed on Dec. 25 and January 1, as well as the days that follow each week. Recycling will also be delayed on these dates.  ...

Railroad Project Canceled

Posted on December 13, 2017

Due to the winter weather conditions, the CSX Railroad Co. has canceled the railroad tie replacement project for the crossing at Farmersville-West Carrollton Road and Upper River Road, previously scheduled for this week. The project is not expected to be rescheduled in 2017.

Volunteers Needed for 5 Boards

Posted on November 22, 2017

Are you interested in getting more involved in your city? Do you have approximately one evening a month that you could spend to help improve the community?   The city has a need for volunteers on five different volunteer boards or commissions. The openings are available on the Board of Zoning Appeals, City Beautiful Commission,...

Gingerbread House Workshop Set for Dec. 1

Posted on November 8, 2017

  The city’s parks and recreation department is hosting a Gingerbread House Decorating event for families that want the fun without the mess at home. The workshop set for 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, at the Senior Citizen’s Center. The event is free, but registration is required and limited. Sign up online  by Nov....

PD Seeks Public Input

Posted on November 3, 2017

A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will examine all aspects of the West Carrollton Police Department's policy and procedures, management, operations, and support services during a site visit on Nov. 12-14.   As a part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community...

Father Daughter Dance Nov. 3

Posted on October 25, 2017

The theme of West Carrollton’s 2017 Father-Daughter Dance on Friday, Nov. 3, is “Under the Sea.”   Dads and daughters of all ages can attend to the annual event held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 3, at Fire Station 56, located at 125 W. Central Ave.   Advance tickets to the dance are...

Students Earn Ride to School on Fire Truck

Posted on October 23, 2017

One hundred twenty-three West Carrollton elementary students submitted home safety fire escape plans to the Fire Department during Fire Safety Week on Oct. 8-14.   Two of those students, Schnell Elementary second-grader Ryan Rabold and Harry Russell Elementary third-grader Sarah Cox, were selected to receive breakfast at Station 56 Firehouse and get a ride to...

Volunteers Needed to Help Residents With Leaves

Posted on October 20, 2017

The West Carrollton City Beautiful Commission will host the third-annual Rake Rally event at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, starting at the Civic Center, 300 E. Central Ave. The event is aimed at assisting West Carrollton residents who need help getting their front-yard leaves to the curb. Any resident who would like to receive...

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...

Monster Mash & Sniff-A-Treat Events Coming Soon

Posted on September 29, 2017

Due to the library renovations, the location for the Oct. 26 annual Monster Mash event will be moved slightly, to the Weidner Baseball field next to the Civic Center   Hundreds of people typically attend the festivities that includes costumes, pumpkins, hayrides, carnival games, prizes and snacks. This year’s event will be held from 6...

City to Honor Purple Heart Recipients on Sept. 12

Posted on August 25, 2017

The West Carrollton City Council will honor local Purple Heart recipients during a city council meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12, in the Civic Center, 300 E. Central Ave. During the meeting, the city council will recognize “Purple Heart Day” and recognize West Carrollton as a “Purple Heart City.” “By issuing this proclamation,...

Fire Crews to Set Up School Safety Zones

Posted on August 21, 2017

When school starts tomorrow Tuesday, Aug. 22, the West Carrollton Fire Department aims to remind drivers to use caution in the school zones.   Fire crews will be in the school zones of Harry Russell Elementary School and Water Shade Early Childhood Center during the morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up times for the first few...
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