City Offices Closed on Memorial Day, Ceremony To Be Held at 9:00 a.m.

memorial buttonCenterville City offices will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017, in commemoration of Memorial Day. Waste collection will be delayed one day that week.

The City of Centerville’s annual Memorial Day ceremony is 9 a.m., Monday, May 29, 2017 at the Veterans Memorial in Stubbs Park, 255 W. Spring Valley Road. In case of rain, the event will move to the Centerville Police Department, 155 W. Spring Valley Road. The program includes a performance by the Centerville Community Band along with Centerville VFW Post 9550 Color Guard and Centerville Police Department honor guard. Mayor Brooks Compton will give opening remarks, and the keynote address will be given by Col. Bradley McDonald, 88th Air Base Wing and Installation Commander at Wright-Patterson AFB. For more information, call 433-7151. pdf Click here for the press release. (95 KB)

Centerville Art Gallery Features Law Enforcement History

In recognition of National Police Week and National Police Memorial Day, the Centerville Police Department has partnered with the Dayton Police History Foundation and the Montgomery County Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation to create an exhibit honoring the courage and sacrifice of the men and women of law enforcement from both past and present. There is a rich history in law enforcement for the Miami Valley dating back 150 years when the Dayton Police Department was first founded. Throughout the years, the Miami Valley has led the way in progressive law enforcement equipment and tactics. During the month of May a mixture of pictures, artifacts and displays will be exhibited in the gallery at the Centerville Police Department, 155 W. Spring Valley Rd. Centerville OH 45458.   pdf Click here for the press release. (752 KB)

Centerville Farmers Market Kicks Off Season May 18

cfm small2The Centerville Farmers Market is back again in 2017.  Beginning May 18, and every Thursday thereafter through October 26, market goers can stop by 892 S. Main Street near the intersection of State Route 48 and Spring Valley Road and purchase fresh, locally grown produce, organic meats, breads and other homemade goodies.  Market hours are 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. every Thursday, rain or shine.  Like last year, the Market will move indoors to the Benham’s Grove Barn on November 16 and December 21 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. just in time for the holidays. pdf Click here for the press release. (129 KB)

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2017 Summer Concert Series Kicks Off June 4

The 2017 Summer Concert Series, presented by the Centerville Arts Commission, kicks off June 4 at the Stubbs Park Amphitheater, 255 W. Spring Valley Road. Concerts begin at 7 p.m., except where otherwise noted. The amphitheater offers lawn seating only, so bring your blanket or chairs.  All concerts are free and open to the public, donations are accepted. Concessions are provided courtesy of Centerville Pizza & BBQ. pdf Look for the complete schedule here. (195 KB) pdf Click here for the flyer. (278 KB)

Special thanks to our partner the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission's "Drive Less Live More" initiative which encourages residents to use alternative transportation such as carpooling, biking, walking, and taking transit to your destination.  Reserved seating and parking will be available at the “Drive Less Live More” Concerts for residents that bike or carpool to the June 18, July 9 or August 6 concerts, visit for more information and to register.

City Manager Announces Retirement

ct ghorn16Centerville City Manager Gregory B. Horn announced his retirement effective July 5, 2017, marking 25 years with the City.

In addition to being responsible for day-to-day operations, Horn was hired in 1992, soon after the City began plans for what would become The Golf Club at Yankee Trace. Under his leadership, the golf course and club house opened in 1995, and the course expanded to 27 holes in 2003. Consistently named Best Golf Course in the area, Yankee Trace hosted the PGA Tour’s Dayton Open, and the residential area is now home to almost 900 families. Other projects that have developed during his tenure include miles of major road improvements, a new Police facility and new Public Works Center, Kroger Market Place, Miami Valley Hospital South and Cornerstone of Centerville.  Click here for the press release.  Click here for the press release.

Mobile Food Vendor Quick Reference Guide and Application

Below is an application to be licensed as a Mobile Food Vendor in the City of Centerville in accordance with Chapter 844 of the Centerville Municipal Code. Any operator of a Mobile Food Vehicle, as defined in the ordinance, must first obtain a license prior to selling ready-made culinary items to the general public either along the public right-of-way or on private property in coordination with a permitted Community Event, Sidewalk Sale, or other similar temporary use. Please call 433-7151 for more information on obtaining a license or for an explanation of how Mobile Food Vendor sales may be conducted in the City.
Quick Reference Guide      Mobile Food Vendor Application

City sponsors community forum on opioid, program video available

As opioid and heroin use and overdoses continue to rise, the City of Centerville coordinated a community forum on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in the Police Department. A panel discussion included Centerville Police Chief Bruce Robertson; April Anderson, MD, emergency physician at Miami Valley Hospital; Wendie Jackson, CDCA II, Community Outreach Manager and Front Door Program Manager, Cornerstone Project; Jodi Long, LISW-S, LICDC-CS, Director of Treatment and Supportive Services for Montgomery County ADAMHS Board and Charlie Stiegelmeyer, Director  of the Tactical Crime Suppression Unit - Investigative Unit.

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Online Tax Preparation Tool

taking_notes.jpgThe City of Centerville is again offering an on-line tax calculation tool for local income taxes. This is an easy tool to calculate and prepare your City tax return for filing with the tax office. At this time, we are not able to offer electronic filing (that is, the tax return and applicable attachments still need to be submitted to the Tax Office).

Please click here to access the site.  You will need your social security number to get started, and then you will assign your own PIN. Please contact the Tax Department with questions concerning this process or any other tax issues, you can also click here to download tax forms. 

2017 State of the City Address

Attached is the text of the pdf State of the City Address (97 KB) , delivered by Brooks Compton, Centerville Mayor on March 20, 2017. 

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