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January-March 2019 City News

Posted on December 26, 2018

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...

Fire Dept. to Host 2nd Citizens Academy

Posted on February 8, 2019

Starting on April 9, the West Carrollton Fire Department will host a five-week Citizens Fire Academy that will cover a variety of topics ranging from fire extinguisher training, to auto extrication, to medic transportation.   The class will be limited to 12 residents who live or work within the city limits. All participants will receive...

City Mourns Loss of Colleague

Posted on January 25, 2019

The West Carrollton city staff is mourning the loss of a colleague. Dewayne Jarvis, water & sewer supervisor, died yesterday after battling cancer. He was an employee of the city since Aug. 4, 1997, when he joined the city as a laborer in the refuse division. In 2001, he transferred to the water and sewer...

Stay Safe During Snow Events

Posted on January 18, 2019

Keeping traffic moving safely during winter weather is a top priority for the City. Snow removal and street treatment occur according to a prioritized plan designed to support community safety: Primary roadways such as Dixie/Central Avenue, Alex-Bell Road, Alex Road, Elm Street and streets bordering public schools are treated or plowed first; Next, hills and...

Volunteers Needed for Three City Boards

Posted on January 11, 2019

Are you interested in getting more involved in your community?   The city has a need for volunteers on three different volunteer boards or commissions. The openings are available on the City Beautiful Commission, Personnel Appeals Board, and the Planning Commission.   If interested, please download a volunteer application or obtain one at the Civic Center,...

Soil to be Sampled Around Perimeter of former Appvion Site

Posted on January 2, 2019

In hopes of pursuing federal grants through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Brownfield Program to fully assess, clean-up and redevelop the former Appvion Wastewater Treatment facility, the city has contracted with MAKSolve, a local environmental consulting firm, to conduct soil sample testing in January. Starting on Jan. 7, four MAKSolve analysts will drill 50 soil...

Trash Collection Delayed During Holidays

Posted on December 17, 2018

Trash and recycling collection for West Carrollton residents will be delayed one day on the pick-ups regularly scheduled for Dec. 25-28; and Jan. 1-4. The Civic Center offices located at 300 E. Central Ave. will be closed Dec. 24-25 and January 1. After the holidays, the service department will collect cut Christmas trees through the...

City to Collect Leaves First, Then Storm Debris

Posted on November 16, 2018

The West Carrollton service department will collect tree limb debris from the Nov. 15 ice storm starting on Monday, Dec. 3, after the leaf collection is finished.   Residents should keep the limb and branch debris separate from the leaf piles, which are collected by street vacuum.   The branches and limbs should not be...

Two Free Holiday Events Coming Soon

Posted on November 16, 2018

Two different holiday activities will be held in West Carrollton on back to back days - Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. The Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop is set for 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, in the community room of the Civic Center, 300 E. Central Ave. The event is free, but registration is required...

Council Approves Two Riverfront Property Purchases

Posted on November 14, 2018

During the council meeting on Nov. 13, the West Carrollton city council agreed to purchase the former site of Profile Digital Printing LLC, located at 5449 Marina Dr.; as well as Joe’s Garage, located at 5649 Marina Dr. The city has obtained approval for a $250,000 state capital improvement grant to assist with the purchase...

Plaza Demo Kick Off Set for Nov. 5

Posted on November 2, 2018

The city of West Carrollton will host a demolition kickoff event at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, at the former Carrollton Plaza Shopping Center located at 1000 E. Dixie Dr.   Several elected and appointed officials from the Miami Valley region will attend the event-in which the first swipe at the building will be...

Students Earn Fire Truck Ride to School

Posted on October 31, 2018

Three hundred and nine West Carrollton elementary students worked with their families to test their home smoke detectors during the Fire Department’s Fire Safety Week in mid-October.   Four of those students, Harold Schnell Elementary students Leah Pope and Jackson Boehmer and Harry Russell Elementary students Abbey Sharkey and Caylee Benning, were selected to receive...

Volunteers Needed to Help Rake Leaves Nov. 10

Posted on October 29, 2018

The West Carrollton City Beautiful Commission is seeking volunteers to help with the fourth-annual Rake Rally event at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, 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...

DJ Business to Host Grand-Opening Celebration Nov. 4

Posted on October 26, 2018

Dayton Mobile DJ, which recently moved into its new location at 8 N. Elm St., is planning a grand-opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4. The event, which will begin at 11 a.m. with a ribbon cutting, will also feature free cupcakes, chair massages, mini-facials, caricature drawings, games, goody bags,...

Father-Daughter Dance Set for Nov. 2

Posted on October 24, 2018

Sweet Memories is the theme of West Carrollton’s 2018 Father-Daughter Dance on Friday, Nov. 2.   Dads and daughters of all ages can attend this year’s candy-themed event held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 2, at Fire Station 56, located at 125 W. Central Ave.   Advance tickets to the dance are $10...

Volleyball Club Sets Sights on Former Paper Mill Land

Posted on October 22, 2018

On Tuesday, Oct. 23, the West Carrollton City Council will review a contract that would allow a new sand volleyball business to purchase approximately seven acres of city-owned land located at 200 Central Ave. The owners of Spike-It LLC, who also own Setters Beach Volley and Outdoor Lounge in Cincinnati, aim to purchase the land...
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