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CITY NEWS – October to December 2020

Posted on September 29, 2020

Thanksgiving Holiday – City Offices Closed

Posted on November 24, 2020

  West Carrollton city offices are closed Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November 27, in observance of Thanksgiving. Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services will be fully operational during this time. For emergencies call 911. For non-emergencies call (937) 859 - 3688. Trash pickup will be delayed one day both Thursday and Friday. For November...

Civic Center Services Unchanged – Senior Center Reservations Suspended

Posted on November 19, 2020

The city of West Carrollton is closely monitoring developments as the Ohio Department of Health’s ‘statewide curfew’ goes into effect Thursday, Nov. 19, as well as Dayton Montgomery County Public Health’s ‘stay at home’ health advisory. The city of West Carrollton’s Civic Center remains open for business; and staff are available to the community in...

Senior Housing Development Opportunity

Posted on November 16, 2020

West Carrollton City Council is considering and expected to approve an ordinance allowing the City to enter into a sales agreement with MVAH Partners LLC (MVAH) for 5.3 acres of land at 1450 Elm St. MVAH plans to purchase the land to build a Senior Housing Development with an as yet to be determined number...

Holiday Events

Posted on November 13, 2020

The city of West Carrollton’s holiday programs are changing this year to due current restrictions and guidelines in place per the Ohio Department of Health. The annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest continues but, with a few twists. The contest is going virtual as all decorating will be completed at home with photos then being submitted...

West Carrollton Police Department Presented Gift by U.S. Army

Posted on October 22, 2020

The West Carrollton Police Department was recently presented with a gift from United States Army Sergeant Robert Citarella III. Sgt. Citarella is the brother of West Carrollton Police Officer Paige Callahan. Ofc. Callahan has been with the West Carrollton Police Department for 17 months. Her brother, Sgt. Citarella, is third generation military in their family...

October Community Events

Posted on October 1, 2020

The city of West Carrollton has three new events for the month of October and one that will continue as planned. In place of this year’s Monster Mash, the city will still provide 400 free pumpkins and goodie bags to children in the area with a ‘drive-thru’ Pumpkin Pickup. The pickup location will be located...

FREE Dog Microchipping Event

Posted on September 23, 2020

  The West Carrollton Police Department is partnering with the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center to host a free dog microchipping event Saturday, October 17, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Civic Center, 300 E. Central Ave., West Carrollton, OH 45449. The event is for West Carrollton residents only and there are a...

City-wide Garage Sale & Bulk Pickup

Posted on September 17, 2020

The second West Carrollton city-wide garage sale is set for Saturday, October 3. The City will provide each participant with the Ohio Department of Health’s COVID-19 Garage Sale Checklist (found here.) The practices outlined in the checklist are encouraged so that everyone remains as safe as possible. Participants can register their address online, by emailing...

Water Main Upgrade

Posted on August 26, 2020

Construction on a new, upgraded water main is slated to begin the week of August 31. The project will be completed in two phases. This project is a continuation of the City’s ongoing plan to upgrade undersized water mains. Phase one will include the area on N. Elm St. from Central Ave. to Main St....

Census Van Coming to West Carrollton Aug. 20

Posted on August 10, 2020

The City of West Carrollton is working with the U.S. Census Bureau, the Dayton-Montgomery County Complete Count Committee and the West Carrollton Branch of the Dayton Metro Library to help increase census response rates in the city. Approximately 69% of West Carrollton residents have already filled out their forms, but we know we can do...

Upcoming Kids Events: Bike Rodeo & Gnome Home Building

Posted on July 23, 2020

The Parks and Recreation Department will be holding a Bike Rodeo for children ages four to 11 years old. Children can practice their biking skills on several courses set up throughout Wilson Park. The West Carrollton Police Department will be available for safety checks and to provide safety tips. The Bike Rodeo will be held...

Virtual Chalk Art Contest & Campout

Posted on July 14, 2020

Let’s get creative. The City of West Carrollton is holding a Chalk Art Contest for children and adults. The City would like to see kids and adults alike show off their art skills by creating chalk art on their own driveways, sidewalks or patios. The City is asking for residents to submit a photo of...

Fireworks Information for Citizens

Posted on June 29, 2020

The City of West Carrollton would like to provide its citizens with detailed information regarding fireworks displays. It is our hope that all holiday celebrations this coming weekend, July 3-5, are enjoyable as well as injury free. Current Ohio law states that the only items that can legally be purchased by the public AND used...

Elm St. Bridge Final Phase to Open Mid-July

Posted on June 24, 2020

The final phase of the Elm St. bridge reconstruction project begins Monday, July 6. This phase is expected to last approximately two weeks with the bridge opening to all traffic on or about July 20. During these last weeks, Gibbons Rd. will be open in one direction from Alex Rd. to Elm St. Elm St....

City Trash Collection Postponed June 17

Posted on June 17, 2020

Trash collection for Wednesday, June 17, has been postponed. The City anticipates trash service to resume as normal on Thursday, June 18, with all routes for both Wednesday and Thursday being completed. Friday’s service will remain on schedule. Two employees at the City of West Carrollton have tested positive for Covid-19. Per CDC protocols, the...

Park Shelter & Senior Center Reservations Resume June 12

Posted on June 10, 2020

The city of West Carrollton will resume taking reservations for shelters at city parks and the Senior Center beginning Friday, June 12, 2020. West Carrollton residents only will be able to make reservations from June 12 to June 21. Non-residents will be able to begin reserving shelters and the Senior Center Monday, June 22, 2020....

Community-Wide Garage Sale Rescheduled for June 27

Posted on May 26, 2020

The West Carrollton city-wide garage sale has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 27. The City will provide each participant with the Ohio Department of Health’s COVID-19 Garage Sale Checklist (located here.) The practices outlined in the checklist are encouraged so that everyone remains as safe as possible. Participants can register their address online here or...

Wilson Pool Closed for 2020 Season

Posted on May 21, 2020

The City of West Carrollton will keep Wilson Park Pool located at 1226 S. Elm St. closed in 2020. “This has been a difficult decision as we know the pool is a very popular part of our community,” said City Manager Brad Townsend, “but, we took a holistic approach to determining what was best for...

Family Campout Continues, Raptor Center & Cat Programs Update

Posted on May 19, 2020

Several planned events for late May and early June have been canceled by the City of West Carrollton due to the coronavirus pandemic. The City partners with other organizations to hold events and based on the current schedules of our partners we must unfortunately cancel the Raptor Center Visit on Saturday, May 30, the Cat...

City Operations Update – April 29

Posted on April 29, 2020

As new operational requirements have been ordered by the Governor of Ohio, the City of West Carrollton is issuing an update on protocol and procedures. We continue to work to protect the health of our residents and employees while providing services to our citizens. For the week of Monday, May 4, 2020, the City of...

Community Pride Day Canceled, Garden Plots Available & City Beautification Awards

Posted on April 24, 2020

The West Carrollton City Beautiful Commission’s Community Pride Day scheduled for Saturday, May 16, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. At this time the city has not determined if this event will be rescheduled. Community garden plots are now available next to the West Carrollton Senior Center, located at 10 E. Central Ave....

Community Garage Sale & Large Item Trash Pickup

Posted on April 21, 2020

The West Carrollton city-wide garage sale scheduled for Saturday, May 2, has been canceled. At this time the city has not determined if this sale will be rescheduled. A free bulk and large item trash pickup will begin Monday, May 4, 2020. There will be a change in the schedule due to the coronavirus pandemic....

City Operations Update – March 25

Posted on March 25, 2020

On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, City of West Carrollton Mayor and City Council members passed an ordinance to ‘declare a state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 virus.’ The ordinance authorizes the City Manager, City Council, and City Staff to take all emergency action steps necessary for the protection of lives and property of...

City Operations Update – March 18

Posted on March 19, 2020

As situations evolve on a daily basis, the City of West Carrollton is issuing an update on protocol and procedures. We are proactively taking steps to continue to protect the health of our employees while providing essential services to our citizens. Mayor’s court will remain open and lobby access will be available only during court...

City Operations Update – March 16

Posted on March 19, 2020

The city of West Carrollton is closely monitoring developments concerning the COVID-19 virus. All staff will continue to be available to the community by phone, email and our website. Effective immediately, the city of West Carrollton is taking the following preventative measures: • The Civic Center’s main lobby, 300 E. Central Ave., will close to...

Elm St. Bridge Construction & Road Closure Begin March 6

Posted on February 27, 2020

Friday, March 6, marks the start of the reconstruction of the Elm St. bridge located at the intersection of Elm St. and Gibbons Rd. The project included re-aligning utilities adjacent to the bridge including water, sanitary sewer, Vectren gas, DP&L and AT&T utility lines all of which will be completed by the end of February....

Free Pancake Breakfast – Feb. 29

Posted on February 20, 2020

The Fire Department is hosting a ‘Leap Year’ pancake breakfast Saturday, Feb. 29, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Fire Station 56, 125 W. Central Ave. The firefighters will be doing the cooking and flap jack flipping all morning. There will be pancakes, sausage, fruit and beverages. The event is free to the public. Chief...

Fire/EMS Levy Community Information Sessions

Posted on February 10, 2020

The city of West Carrollton is asking voters to consider a Fire/Emergency Services (Fire/EMS) levy on the March 17, 2020 ballot. The 3.9 mill Fire/EMS would be a five-year renewable levy. Funds generated will be used exclusively to support the Fire Department. The city will be holding two community information sessions open to the public....

Seasonal Summer Positions Available

Posted on February 6, 2020

Applications are now available for students, teachers and others looking for a seasonal summer position with the city of West Carrollton in the parks and recreation department. Available positions for Wilson Park Pool include life guards, admissions and concession workers. The pool will be open Saturday, May 23 through Monday, Sept.7. The pay range for...

Fire & Emergency Medical Services Levy on Ballot March 17

Posted on January 15, 2020

West Carrollton city council unanimously approved legislation to place a 3.9 mill Fire and Emergency Medical Services levy before residents on the March 17, 2020 ballot. The proposed Fire/EMS levy would be a five-year levy that can be renewed after that time. The funds generated will be used exclusively to support the Fire Department. The...
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