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July to September 2020 City News

Posted on July 6, 2020

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...

Holiday Information – Civic Offices Closed & Trash Collection Delays

Posted on December 19, 2019

The Civic Center offices at 300 E. Central Ave. will be closed Dec. 24-25 and January 1. Trash and recycling collection for West Carrollton residents will be delayed one day on pick-ups regularly scheduled for Wednesday through Friday, Dec. 25-27; and Wednesday through Friday, Jan. 1-3. The service department will collect cut Christmas trees the...

Annual Holiday Festival – Dec. 7th

Posted on November 27, 2019

The annual Holiday Festival is Saturday, December 7, from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Civic Center, 300 E. Central Ave. Santa Claus will be there to visit and available for free ‘take your own’ photos from 4 – 5 p.m. There will be horse-drawn wagon rides, a 5:30 p.m. flashlight candy cane hunt, and...

Rake Rally – Volunteers Helping Residents – Nov. 9

Posted on October 31, 2019

The West Carrollton City Beautiful Commission is holding the fifth-annual Rake Rally at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9. It will begin by meeting at the Civic Center, 300 E. Central Ave. They are seeking volunteers to help with the event. Please contact (937) 859-5182 or parks@westcarrollton.org to sign up. This event helps West Carrollton...

Beggar’s Night on October 31

Posted on October 30, 2019

Beggar's Night/Trick or Treat for West Carrollton is 6 to 8 pm Thursday, Oct. 31, rain, snow or shine. Parents should assess the weather and decide if they would like their child to participate. The date and time for Beggar's Night is set by the Greater Dayton Mayors and Managers Association and its member cities....

Father-Daughter Dance: Friday, Nov. 8

Posted on October 28, 2019

‘It’s a Princess Party’ is the theme of West Carrollton’s 2019 Father-Daughter Dance on Friday, Nov. 8, hosted by the West Carrollton parks and recreation department. Dads and daughters from one to 18 can attend this year’s princess-themed event held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 8, at Fire Station 56, located at 125...

Sniff-a-Treat Canceled Due to Weather

Posted on October 25, 2019

Due to the weather forecast of excessive rain, this year’s ‘Sniff A Treat’, an event for dogs and their owners at Hintermeister Park, has been canceled. It was scheduled for Saturday, October 26, at 11:30 a.m. “We’re disappointed as it’s always fun to see the dogs in costume but, given the outdoor location we want...

Monster Mash, Oct. 24 & Sniff-a-Treat, Oct. 26

Posted on October 15, 2019

Calling all skeletons, werewolves and superheroes: the city’s annual Monster Mash event will be held at Weidner Park next to the Civic Center, 300 E. Central Ave., from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24. Hundreds of people typically attend the festivities. Activities for the children include games, bounce houses and pumpkin decorating. The...

Community Wide Garage Sale & Bulk Trash Pickup

Posted on October 1, 2019

The City of West Carrollton’s fall community-wide Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, October 5. Call (937) 847-4633 to have your address included on the list by 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. The list of those participating will be posted on the city’s website, www.westcarrollton.org, and in the Civic Center Lobby on Friday, Oct....

Hot Air Balloon Glow coming Saturday, Sept. 28

Posted on September 17, 2019

The city of West Carrollton will host its second city-sponsored Hot Air Balloon Glow Saturday, Sept. 28 from 3 to 8 p.m. along the Great Miami River at 5655 Marina Drive. There will be seven hot air balloons attending. The balloonists are expected to begin the glow at approximately 6:30 pm. This is an event...

Wilson Pool to Host Doggie Dive Sept. 7th

Posted on September 3, 2019

2019 marks the 12th year that dogs will get their chance to dive into Wilson Pool before it’s closed and drained for the season. West Carrollton’s Doggie Dive will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, at Wilson Pool, 1226 S. Elm St. The pool’s last open day for people is...
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