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April-June 2019 City News

Posted on December 26, 2018

Red Carpet Event to Kick Off Reading Challenge

Posted on May 23, 2019

A special Red Carpet event to kick off to the West Carrollton Branch of the Dayton Metro Library’s Summer Reading Challenge will be held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at the library located at 300 E. Central Ave. The event is free and open to children of all ages and their parents. Activities will include...

Memorial Ceremony Set for May 26; Help With Veterans’ Flags Appreciated

Posted on May 20, 2019

A ceremony honoring veterans will be held in West Carrollton during Memorial Day weekend.   A Memorial 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 26 with wreath-tossing ceremony at the Farmersville-West Carrollton Road Bridge,...

E. Dixie Dr. Repaving Project to Start May 16

Posted on May 15, 2019

Starting on Thursday, May 16, a section of East Dixie Drive, between the railroad overpass east of Dryden Road and Springboro Pike/S.R. 741, will be milled and repaved.   The project will require one lane closure at a time, with expected completion by Friday, May 24.   Work will include a 4-inch deep milling and...

Volunteers Needed for Community Pride Day

Posted on May 6, 2019

The City of West Carrollton’s City Beautiful Commission will host its annual neighborhood clean-up initiative, Community Pride Day, on Saturday, May 18.   The deadline to request assistance for the event is Monday, May 13.   Community Pride Day will begin at 9 a.m. May 18 at the Civic Center, located at 300 E. Central...

Free Bulk Trash Pick-Up May 6-10

Posted on May 3, 2019

During the second week of May, the service department will conduct a free large-item trash collection during May 6-10 on residents' regular collection days. The city will not pick up contractor-generated materials or remodeling materials. For more information about the bulk pick-up, please call (937) 859-8280.  

Mock Accident to Reminds Students of Dangers

Posted on April 26, 2019

The accident scene will be fictional, but the goal is to show the reality of drunk driving during a mock accident at West Carrollton High School at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 2.   Emergency responders from West Carrollton, Miami Township, Moraine police and fire departments as well Miami Valley fire district, will recreate their...

AT&T Line Replacement Project Requires Closure

Posted on April 23, 2019

Starting on Monday, April 29, AT&T will be replacing a utility line that’s currently attached to the Elm Street Bridge and rerouting the line under Owl Creek.   The project, which is being completed before this summer’s Elm Street bridge replacement project begins, will require one lane of closures on Elm Street between Gibbons Road...

May Events Include Cycling, Field Trip, Jr. Fire Academy

Posted on April 16, 2019

The West Carrollton parks and recreation department will team with the Miamisburg parks and recreation department to host a Cycle de Mayo event starting at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 5.   Cyclists should meet at the Miami and Erie Canal Park on Marina Drive between 10 and 10:30 a.m. Goodie bags and helmets will...

PD Receives Grant to Purchase O.V.I. Goggles

Posted on April 12, 2019

On Tuesday, April 9, the West Carrollton Police Department obtained a $1,100 grant from the Independent Insurance Agents Association of Dayton to purchase a Fatal Vision Alcohol program kit.   The kit has tools that allow the department to simulate impairment at six different blood alcohol levels – depicting the potential danger during misuse of...

Arbor Day Art Contest; Tree Planting Event Coming Soon

Posted on April 8, 2019

Local children in grades kindergarten through 12th-grade are invited to participate in an Arbor Day Art Contest – aimed at celebrating the trees of Ohio.   The deadline to submit artwork, including drawings, paintings, sketches, murals or other mediums that depict the trees of Ohio, is 4:30 pm. on Monday, April 22.   Winners will...

Pre-Season Pool Passes Now Available

Posted on April 8, 2019

Discounted, pre-season Wilson Pool passes are now on available. Pre-season passes can be purchased online at: or in-person 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 be open for pass sales from 9 a.m. to noon, on May 11 and...

Elm Street RR Crossing Repairs Set for April 14

Posted on April 5, 2019

Representatives from Norfolk Southern Railroad recently notified the city of West Carrollton that the Elm Street rail road crossing will be closed for repairs starting on Sunday, April 14.   The repairs will include the removal of existing tracks and rubber pads, and the installation of newer tracks and pads, as well as repaving, according...

Extended Hours Offered for Local Tax Returns

Posted on April 2, 2019

The West Carrollton finance department will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, April 12, and Monday, April 15, to assist last-minute local tax filers. “Please remember that lines can be long during this time,” said Tom Reilly, finance director. “We provide assistance for anyone who needs help with their local return,”...

City Seeks Citizen Feedback

Posted on April 1, 2019

The City of West Carrollton seeks citizen input about their perceptions of city services.   This year’s public opinion survey will be conducted online at 2019 West Carrollton CPS starting on Monday, April 1.   Participants will need to provide their street name and the day of the week that their trash is collected to...

City & Schools Agree on New TIF Agreement

Posted on March 27, 2019

During the city council meeting on Tuesday, March 26, the West Carrollton City Council approved a renegotiated tax incentive financing (TIF) compensation agreement with the West Carrollton City Schools and Miami Valley Career Technology Center. The school district and career technology center both approved the compensation agreement earlier in the month. The new agreement expands...

PD Officers Receive Awards

Posted on February 27, 2019

West Carrollton patrol officers were recognized during the Feb. 26 city council meeting for the department’s annual awards. Officer John Perry received the department’s 2018 Employee of the Year Award, after being nominated separately by three of his fellow officers. He also receive the perfect attendance award, along with Officers Jared Moore and Matthew Harper....

Summer Jobs Available

Posted on February 27, 2019

Looking for a summer job? 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...

RR Repairs Require Road Closure

Posted on February 26, 2019

Farmersville-West Carrollton Road was closed at the tracks by the CSX Railroad Co. on Thursday, Feb. 21 for repairs. Estimated closure time has been extended through Thursday, Feb. 28 at the earliest, or as late as Monday, March 4, depending on the weather and the railroad repair crew schedule. Any updates will be posted here...

County Cancels Boil Advisory

Posted on February 14, 2019

The water boil advisory for Montgomery County water customers is cancelled. Questions about any additional water concerns should be directed to (937) 781-2688. A link to the full news release is available here.

City to Host Two Free Winter Events

Posted on February 13, 2019

The West Carrollton Parks and Recreation department will host two new, free events in February and March. A Trivia Night will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at El Rancho Grande restaurant, 2008 S. Alex Road. Pre-registration is required to reserve space for each team. Prizes will be awarded to the top...
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