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Oct.-Dec. 2018 City News

Posted on June 25, 2018

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...

Contractor Identified for Plaza Demolition

Posted on October 22, 2018

The lowest bid submitted by a contractor for the demolition of the former Carrollton Plaza Shopping Center at 1000 and 1100 E. Dixie Dr., will be presented for approval during the Oct. 23 city council meeting.   Green City Demolition, based in Cincinnati, submitted a bid of $662,450 for the project, which includes clearing utilities,...

Monster Mash Oct. 25; Sniff A Treat Oct. 27

Posted on October 8, 2018

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. 25.   Hundreds of people typically attend the festivities that includes costumes, pumpkins, hayrides, carnival games, bounce house with a...

Former Council Member to be Inducted Into Plaza of Fame

Posted on October 1, 2018

What started off as an attempt to resolve a neighbor dispute has resulted in an induction into the West Carrollton Plaza of Fame.   Linda Lotspaih served on the West Carrollton City Council for 16 years from 1998 to 2013. She will be inducted into the Plaza of Fame during the Oct. 9 city council...

Fire Dept. & Red Cross to Distribute Smoke Alarms

Posted on September 27, 2018

The Dayton Chapter of the American Red Cross will partner with the West Carrollton Fire Department on Saturday, Oct. 13, to knock on the doors of 300 residents in two different neighborhoods and offer to install smoke alarms.   Volunteers and West Carrollton firefighters will canvass two different neighborhoods in the city from approximately 9...

Garage Sale Saturday Oct. 6; Followed by Bulk Pick-Up

Posted on September 17, 2018

West Carrollton’s fall community-wide Garage Sale Event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6. City residents should call (937) 847-4633 by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3 to have their addresses included on the list. The address list will be posted online and in the Civic Center Lobby, 300 E. Central Ave., by Thursday, Oct....

Doggie Dive Cancelled

Posted on September 8, 2018

Due to today’s forecast of continuing rain, as well as flash-flood warnings, today’s Doggie Dive at Wilson Pool has been cancelled. Parks and Recreation staff plan to try the event again next year.

Hot Air Balloon Glow Set for Sept. 22

Posted on September 5, 2018

The city of West Carrollton will host five hot air balloons and local food vendors for an evening Hot Air Balloon Glow set for 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at 5655 Marina Drive, along the Great Miami River. There will also be a bounce house, face painting, games, and glow in the dark...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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