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Helping Residents in Need by Raking Leaves

Posted on September 22, 2022

The West Carrollton City Beautiful Commission is holding their annual Rake Rally at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12. They are seeking volunteers to help with the event. Volunteers will meet at the Civic Center, 300 E. Central Ave., and then disperse across the city to help residents in getting their front-yard leaves to the...

Father Daughter Dance – Nov. 4

Posted on September 22, 2022

West Carrollton will hold the annual Father-Daughter Dance on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Daughters can bring their dads or someone special to this year’s Disco-themed event held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 4, at Fire Station 56, located at 125 W. Central Ave., West Carrollton, OH, 45449. The event is recommended for girls...

Monster Mash Event & Halloween House Decorating Contest

Posted on September 22, 2022

Calling all skeletons, werewolves and superheroes: the city’s 17th annual Monster Mash event returns this year. It will be held at Weidner Park next to the Civic Center, 300 E. Central Ave., from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. Hundreds of people typically attend the festivities. Activities include hayrides, pumpkin decorating, carnival games,...

Oct. 1 City-wide Garage Sale & Large Item Pickup

Posted on September 9, 2022

The final West Carrollton city-wide garage sale of the year is scheduled for Saturday, October 1, rain or shine. West Carrollton residents may register their sale online at no cost here or by emailing alaforce@westcarrollton.org. Please provide a name, address and phone number. The sale will be advertised online, social media and the city website. The...

Family Movie Night in the Park – Sept. 9

Posted on August 31, 2022

The Parks Department’s Family Adventure programs continue this fall with the next movie night to be held Friday, September 9, from 8:30-11 p.m. This event will be at Wilson Park, 350 Wilson Park Dr. The movie night will be co-hosted by the West Carrollton Nazarene Church and feature a family friendly film. This is a...

“Hello Fall” Food Truck Rally to be held Sept. 10

Posted on August 23, 2022

The City of West Carrollton is hosting a food truck rally to say “Hello Fall” to the community. The event will be held on Saturday, September 10 from 4-8 p.m. in the Carrollton Centre area on N. Elm St. between Central Ave. and Main St. The city will have two local musicians performing. Neil Florek...

Doggie Dive Supporting Animal Rescues to be held Sept. 5

Posted on August 19, 2022

The city of West Carrollton is proud to be hosting its 14th annual Doggie Dive on Monday, September 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Wilson Pool, 1226 S. Elm St. The event gives dogs and their owners a chance to swim and play in Wilson Pool before it’s closed and drained for the season....

West Carrollton’s Community Police Academy Returns

Posted on August 2, 2022

The West Carrollton Police Department will host its Community Police Academy (CPA) this fall which will provide hands-on training and education about what it’s like to be a police officer from academy training to being on the road. The free academy is for West Carrollton residents. Participants will work together with officers to gain an...

Seeking Nominations for ‘Plaza of Fame’ Award

Posted on July 22, 2022

The City of West Carrollton is seeking nominations for the Plaza of Fame award for 2022. The award, given by the City Council since 2003, recognizes current or former citizens who have made a unique or noteworthy contribution in making the city a better place to live. Honorees are recognized at a city council meeting...

Whitewater Park Receives Federal Funding

Posted on July 18, 2022

The city of West Carrollton recently received exciting news regarding the new whitewater park initiative that is in the works on the Great Miami River. This project takes advantage of West Carrollton’s stretch of the Great Miami River as the only place that has a viable pool of water for boating and enough of a...

City Seeking Finance Director

Posted on July 12, 2022

The City of West Carrollton, Ohio is seeking candidates for the position of Finance Director. The city’s current finance director, Tom Reilly, will be retiring in October 2022 after a 31-year career at the city. The Finance Director is a key member of the City Manager's leadership team and will oversee and manage the financial...

Water Main Construction – Possible Traffic Delays

Posted on July 7, 2022

The City will be replacing part of a water main on S. Elm St. between Gibbons Rd. and Maplehill Dr. beginning Monday, July 11. The project is scheduled to be completed in six weeks. City Engineer John Vance said, “we have had a number main breaks within an 1,800-foot span of waterline since 2014. By...

Self-Defense Class for Young Women

Posted on July 1, 2022

The city is partnering with Valor Martial Arts to host a self-defense class for young women on Saturday, July 23, from 2-4 p.m. at Valor Martial Arts, 11 N. Elm St., West Carrollton. The class is geared for high school and college age students and is structured to educate women in skills that are helpful...

Family Programs in July

Posted on June 17, 2022

The Parks Department’s Family Adventure programs are expanding to include more dates at the pool and two movie nights. The next Family Adventure Swim Night is Thursday, July 7, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Wilson Pool, 1226 S. Elm St. The fee is the cost of entry to the pool. Season passes will be...

A Family Adventure at Wilson Pool

Posted on May 26, 2022

The Parks Department will hold the second A Family Adventure program Thursday, June 9, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Wilson Pool, 1226 S. Elm St. This series of events are for families to participate in together. The third and fourth events will also be held at Wilson Pool on July 7 and August 4....

Community Pride Day – May 21

Posted on May 11, 2022

West Carrollton’s City Beautiful Commission will host its annual neighborhood clean-up, Community Pride Day, on Saturday, May 21. The event begins at 9 a.m. at the Civic Center and runs approximately three hours. All volunteers receive a t-shirt. Volunteers will help West Carrollton residents in need of assistance with outside projects like pulling weeds, trimming...

Bicycle Fun Day Event set for May 14

Posted on April 28, 2022

The City will be putting a new twist on a previous event. Bicycle Fun Day will move locations to the Marina Dr. area (5457 Marina Dr.) by the Great Miami River. The event will be on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to noon. Kids will learn how to safely handle their bicycle and practice...

Arbor Day Tree Planting Event – April 29

Posted on April 22, 2022

Children are invited to participate in an Arbor Day Celebration with local leaders at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 29, at Wilson Park near the pool entrance. The children will help plant a tree while Mayor Jeff Sanner reads a city proclamation. The mayor and children will be joined by other City Council and City...

City-wide Garage Sale & Large Item Pickup

Posted on April 8, 2022

The first of two West Carrollton city-wide garage sales is scheduled for Saturday, May 7. West Carrollton residents may register their sale online at no cost here or by emailing recprogram@westcarrollton.org. Please provide a name, address and phone number. The sale will be advertised online, social media and the City website. The City provides a list...

Pool & Parks Dept. Seasonal Maintenance Positions Available

Posted on April 5, 2022

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 28 through Monday, Sept.5. The pay range for...

April 15 – Civic Center Offices Closed but, Tax Department Open with Extended Hours

Posted on April 1, 2022

The city of West Carrollton’s Civic Center offices will be closed Friday, April 15, with the exception of the city’s Tax Division. The deadline for filing city income tax is Monday, April 18, which coincides with the federal and state filing deadlines. The Finance Department will offer extended hours and be open Friday, April 15,...

City Mourns Former City Manager Tracy Williams

Posted on February 20, 2022

It is with great sadness that the West Carrollton City Council and city staff extend our condolences to the family and friends of Tracy Williams, former city manager, who passed away February 16. He was a much admired and respected friend and colleague. Williams served the city of West Carrollton for 30 years as its...

Celebrate Mardi Gras March 1

Posted on February 18, 2022

The City’s first event of the year will be celebrating the start of Mardi Gras. It will be held Tuesday, March 1, from 5-8 p.m. in the Carrollton Centre area. Specifically on the N. Elm St. block between Central Ave. and Main St. downtown. The block party will have music from Dayton Mobile DJ and...

Secretary Position Available for Parks & Recreation Dept.

Posted on February 18, 2022

The city is hiring for a part-time Secretary position in the Parks and Recreation Department. The secretary position will work approximately 29 hours per week. Candidates must possess outstanding skills in customer service, administrative, technical, and secretarial work. This position will be responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical tasks, including website maintenance, reporting...

Civic Center Closing at 2 p.m. Feb. 3

Posted on February 3, 2022

Due to deteriorating weather conditions, the City of West Carrollton will close Civic Center business offices located at 300 E. Central Ave. at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, February 3, 2022. Civic Center offices will reopen Friday, February 4, at 8 a.m. In the event of an emergency please call 911. Trash collection will occur as...

Snow Removal Crews Ask for Residents’ Help

Posted on February 1, 2022

Due to the Winter Storm Watch that has been issued for Wednesday, Feb. 2, through Friday, Feb. 4, the City is providing information about the road clearing process. City of West Carrollton crews will begin mobilizing as soon as the rain turns to a wintry mix. The city’s main priority will be to focus on...

Fun February Programs Coming Up!

Posted on January 20, 2022

The Parks Department has two planned events for February. The For the Birds program will be Saturday, February 5, from 10 a.m. to noon. The second program is one where kids and parents participate together, called A Family Adventure, and is scheduled for Thursday, February 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. Both events will be...

New Instructor-led Painting Party

Posted on January 7, 2022

The city of West Carrollton will begin a new series of instructor-guided painting parties Thursday, January 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at ele’ Cake Company in West Carrollton, 810 E. Dixie Dr. This will be a quarterly painting series for adults 21 and over. The events will be led by a professional artist, Dina...

Dog License Sales at Civic Center – Jan. 20 & Jan. 27

Posted on January 6, 2022

A representative from the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center (ARC) will be in the Civic Center Lobby, 300 E. Central Ave., from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, and Thursday, Jan. 27, to sell 2022 dog licenses. All dogs over the age of three months are required to be licensed. The cost is $20 for...

New Year’s Eve Event for Kids

Posted on December 8, 2021

The city of West Carrollton will hold a new event for children ages five to 12 on Friday, December 31, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the West Carrollton Senior Center, 10 E. Central Ave. The event, Noon Year’s Eve, will include snacks and materials to make new year’s party poppers and hats to...
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