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July-Sept. 2018 City News

Posted on June 25, 2018

City to Host Jobs Fair July 21 at YMCA

Posted on July 13, 2018

The city will host the West Carrollton Works Jobs Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, at the West Carrollton YMCA gymnasium located at 900 S. Alex Road. This is the fourth year for the event that will feature nine West Carrollton-based employers, which are currently hiring in a variety of...

Delayed RR Repairs to Start July 13

Posted on July 12, 2018

CSX Railroad Co. has notified the city that it plans to begin a railroad tie replacement project, requiring the closure of Farmersville-West Carrollton Road on Friday, July 13, and continuing until Tuesday, July 17.   The closure at Upper River Road is expected to begin on Monday, July 16, and continue through Thursday, July 19....

Waterline Replacement Project Underway

Posted on June 15, 2018

Thanks to an Ohio Public Works Commission grant, a new waterline replacement project is currently underway on William and Robert Streets, as well as a small section of Locust Street. The project, which Sturm Construction began on June 11, will involve the replacement an existing 4-inch waterline with an 8-inch waterline as well as the...

Memorial Dedication Ceremony Set for June 15

Posted on June 8, 2018

The West Carrollton Police Department is hosting a ceremony outside the Civic Center, 300 E. Central Ave., at 2 p.m. Friday, June 15, to honor the late Frederick J. Beard, who died in the line of duty in February 1983. A new street sign, memorial bronze marker, as well as bench and restored street lamp...

Police Chief Marks 30 Years in City

Posted on June 4, 2018

On Friday, June 1, West Carrollton Police Chief Doug Woodard quietly reached 30 years of service with the West Carrollton Police Department. Woodard began serving as a police officer in the city at age 28, after starting his career in Madison Township. “This is where I lived. My family had moved here when I was...

Zumbathon in Park Set for June 9

Posted on May 30, 2018

The West Carrollton Parks and Recreation department will host a Zumbathon in Wilson Park starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, on the tennis courts. Instructor Tia Norris will lead the two-hour dance exercise workout at the park, located at 350 Wilson Park Dr. The cost is $10 and payment can be made at...

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...
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