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City Completes 2nd Renovated Home in Land Bank Project

Posted on April 24, 2017

The City of West Carrollton listed a newly renovated home on the real estate market last Thursday, April 20, and there was an offer on the house within 12 hours. An open house for the newly renovated property, located at 416 Greenport Dr., will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, to showcase … Continued

Alex Rd. Railroad Crossing to be Closed May 1-12

Posted on April 21, 2017

Norfolk Southern Railroad Co. has scheduled maintenance and repair work on the Alex Road crossing from Monday, May 1, to Friday, May 12.  The road will be closed during the construction. Detour signs will be posted. For drivers heading north-bound on Alex Road, all vehicles can use Kimberly Lane to access Alex-Bell Road, with a … Continued

Spring Garage Sale Event Set for May 6

Posted on April 20, 2017

West Carrollton’s community-wide Garage Sale Event will be held on Saturday, May 6. Please call (937) 847-4633 by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, to have your address included on the list. A list of addresses will be printed on the city’s website at and posted in the Civic Center by Thursday, May 4. … Continued

Arbor Day Celebration: April 28 at Wilson Park

Posted on April 19, 2017

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 28, at Wilson Park.   The children will help plant a Princeton Elm tree near the main playground while Mayor Jeff Sanner reads a proclamation. The Mayor … Continued

City to Acquire, Demolish Former Roberd’s Property

Posted on April 11, 2017

During the meeting on April 11, the West Carrollton City Council voted to purchase and demolish the Carrollton Plaza Shopping Center, located at 1130 E. Dixie Dr. The council approved a note in the amount not to exceed $3.2 million that includes $1.8 million to purchase the property, $1 million for demolition and other legal … Continued

Farmersville-WC Road Construction Begins April 17

Posted on April 5, 2017

A project to realign and widen Farmersville-West Carrollton Road, between Upper River Road and the CSX Rail line, will get started April 17. Only one lane of travel will be open during the daytime construction. Drivers should expect delays in the area. Both lanes will be open during the evening hours. The project is expected … Continued

PD to Recognize Officer & Two Citizens

Posted on March 24, 2017

During the March 28 city council meeting, two citizens will receive Citizen Recognition awards and one officer will receive the 2016 West Carrollton Police Department Employee of the Year award.   One of the Citizen Recognition Awards will be presented to Lisa Stamm, who performed CPR on an unconscious, male subject whom she found passed … Continued

Fire Hydrant Testing to Start April 3

Posted on March 24, 2017

The Fire Department will begin testing fire hydrants from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday starting on Monday, April 3, and continuing through mid-May. In the event of rain, the testing will be delayed and testing will not occur during the weekends. Discoloration of residential tap water is possible during the hydrant tests. … Continued

City to Participate in State Tornado Drill March 22

Posted on March 15, 2017

The tornado sirens in the City of West Carrollton will sound at 9:50 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22, as part of the statewide tornado drill and test of the Emergency Alert System. In the event of inclement weather, the local drill may be canceled to avoid causing undue alarm, according to Fire Chief Chris Barnett. … Continued

City Council Opposes State Collection of Business Taxes

Posted on March 1, 2017

On Tuesday, Feb. 28, the West Carrollton city council approved a resolution that opposes a section of Governor John Kasich’s 2018-2019 budget proposal. The governor’s budget proposes centralized collection of local business taxes through the Ohio Business Gateway. City officials contend that this provision would be costly, result in loss of oversight over its own … Continued

Former Car Wash to Be Future Kettering Health Network Facility

Posted on February 14, 2017

After demolition of the former Sonny’s Auto Spa later this year, Kettering Health Network is expected to take ownership of the 3.84 acre property located at 744 E. Dixie Dr., in the heart of the City Center district. “The city is thrilled to announce that a Kettering Health Network facility will be coming to our … Continued

City-County Partnership to Demolish Former Car Wash

Posted on January 25, 2017

The West Carrollton City Council approved a resolution on Tuesday, Jan. 24, to approve the funds for demolition of the former Sonny’s Auto Spa, located at 744 E. Dixie Dr. The city is partnering with the Montgomery County Land Bank to demolish the building which has been empty since August 2012. The Montgomery County Land … Continued

Rental Registration Program Starts Jan. 13

Posted on January 13, 2017

After an 18 month long effort to develop a strategy for improving the condition of rental properties in the city, a new plan approved by city council on Dec. 13, is set to go into effect Jan. 13.   The three-part plan includes enforcement of Montgomery County’s already existing rental registration program, exterior-only inspections, and … Continued

Bulk Trash Collection Jan. 9-13

Posted on December 28, 2016

West Carrollton residents can now discard their cut Christmas trees at the curb on their regular trash collection day. Residents are asked to remove all decorations including lights, tinsel and ornaments. Trees should not be placed in bags.   Starting on Monday, Jan. 9, the West Carrollton service department will conduct a quarterly bulk trash … Continued

PD To Recognize Officers

Posted on December 27, 2016

Three West Carrollton police officers will be recognized by the West Carrollton City Council during tonight’s Dec. 27 meeting.   Officer Jared Moore will receive the Meritorious Service Award. Officers John Garwood and Drew Pyles will earn the Exemplary Service Awards.   Chief Doug Woodard provided the background on the awards which were based on … Continued

FD Earns Grant for Hydraulic Powered Cot

Posted on December 21, 2016

In December, the West Carrollton Fire Department received a $34,680 grant from the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation to purchase a hydraulic lift for the patient cot in Medic 57, stationed at 1700 S. Alex Road.   The powered lift is designed to reduce operator and patient injuries by hydraulically lifting patients weighing up to … Continued

PD Earns State Certification

Posted on December 19, 2016

In December, the West Carrollton Police Department earned certification by the Ohio Collaborative Law Enforcement Agency Certification. The Ohio Collaborative, started in 2015, has established the first state-wide standards for use of force, including use of deadly force, as well as agency employee recruitment and hiring. A report will be published by March 31, 2017, … Continued

Ongoing State Cuts Cramp City Budget

Posted on November 29, 2016

Several state imposed funding reductions to local governments means the city is now annually forced to balance its budget with more than $1 million less revenue that it did in 2007. Based on the annual budget approved by council on Nov. 22, the city of West Carrollton projects that it will finish 2017 with a … Continued

Riverfront Property Purchase on Nov. 22 Agenda

Posted on November 21, 2016

On Tuesday, Nov. 22, the West Carrollton City Council will vote on a resolution to purchase a property located at 5641 Marina Drive – former home to Green River Sales. The 3,750 square foot property, situated on a .234 acre lot along the Great Miami River, was most recently used for retail, small engine repair … Continued

City Needs Volunteers for BZA Board

Posted on November 18, 2016

Interested in getting more involved in your local government? There is currently an open seat on West Carrollton’s Board of Zoning Appeals. The Board of Zoning Appeals consists of five total members. The board members, who serve five-year terms, are required to be residents of the city and hold no other municipal office. The purpose … Continued
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