Centerville earned income tax increase effective January 1, 2017

Beginning January 1, 2017, the Centerville earned income tax will increase to 2.25 percent. Centerville voters in November approved the 0.5 percent tax increase. The Centerville Tax Office has notified all employers in the City of the change. This is the first income tax increase for Centerville taxpayers since 1981. Contact the Tax Office, 433-7151, with any questions. 


Bid Announcements

Sealed bids or proposals properly endorsed "MOT- E Franklin St- Centerville" will be received by the City of Centerville at the office of the City Manager, City Municipal Building, 100 West Spring Valley Road, Centerville, Ohio 45458, until 11:00 A.M. E.D.S.T. on Thursday, March 16, 2017 and at that time and place publicly opened and read.

The City of Centerville is soliciting proposals to provide all labor, equipment, and materials including traffic control necessary to clean, seal and/ or stripe (re-trace) the parking lots at the locations noted in the attached documents.  Proposals are due March 1, 2017 at noon and must be on the form included in the attached documents.

The City of Centerville is soliciting proposals for the removal of dead and dying ash trees.  Proposals are due Thursday, March 2, 2017 by 3 PM and must be on the form included in the below documents.

Click here for more information on the above bid and proposal announcements. 



Centerville Police Department Investigating Fraud Case

The Centerville Police Department is investigating an identity fraud case involving the use of a cloned credit card number. On Tuesday, January 10,, 2017 an unknown subject used the cloned credit card at the Walmart on York Commons Blvd. in Dayton to purchase prepaid gift cards.  The suspect is described as a black male, average height and build wearing khaki pants, black jacket and a black winter hat. There were no vehicles captured on the surveillance video. pdf Attached is a photo from the Walmart showing the suspect exiting the store. (151 KB) If you can identify the suspect shown in this photograph or you have information that pertains to this investigation, please contact Detective Jeff Kaercher at (937) 428-4706. pdf Click here for the press release. (503 KB)



City Manager Announces Retirement

Centerville 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. 

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Art at the Trace to be held February 25, tickets now on sale

The twelfth annual Art at the Trace, sponsored by the City of Centerville & the Centerville Arts Commission will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at The Golf Club at Yankee Trace, 10000 Yankee Street in Centerville from 6:30-9:00 p.m. The event will feature hundreds of works of fine art in a variety of mediums from photography, paintings, sculptures, jewelry, and mixed media on display for viewing and purchase. Local printmaker and painter, Doug Fiely is the featured artist for this year’s event. Doug has donated an acrylic on canvas painting of “Ruth’s Pewter” valued at $400.00 to be raffled off at the event. All ticket holders will be entered in the drawing and must be present to win. Tickets for Art at the Trace are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Cash or check is accepted in advance and at the door. Advance tickets may be purchased in Centerville at the following locations: • Municipal Building, 100 W. Spring Valley Road, (937) 433-7151 and • Pro Shop at The Golf Club at Yankee Trace, 10000 Yankee Street, (937) 438-4653.   pdf Click here for the press release. (132 KB)   pdf Click here for the flyer. (312 KB)


Landscape design program offered March 11

Landscape design is the topic for the City Beautiful Commission’s spring education program. Jill Early, landscape designer for Kettering Medical Center, is the keynote presenter. The event is 10 a.m. Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Centerville High School Theater, 500 E. Franklin Street. Admission is free and open to the public. Door prizes will be awarded during the event. pdf Click here for the press release. (106 KB)   pdf Click here for the flyer. (670 KB)


Arts Commission presents “A Taste of the Arts” on March 12 with the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance

Artists from the Dayton Ballet, Opera and Philharmonic will perform an entertaining program that will give you a taste of the arts that make up the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.  The event will be held at Centerville High School, 500 E. Franklin Street.  This free and open to the public program will be performed in the Central Theater and is made possible through funding provided by the City of Centerville and the Centerville Arts Commission.  The parking lot and entrance to the Central Theater is located on the west side of the school. Tickets are not needed for this event.   Join the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance after the program for a Community Conversation. The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance would like to hear your thoughts about the arts in the community and what you may know about the Alliance.   Click here for the flyer.  Click here for the press release. 



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.




Centerville Arts Commission Seeking Summer Concert Sponsors

The City of Centerville and the Centerville Arts Commission are planning to once again provide free concerts this summer at the Stubbs Park Amphitheater located at 255 W. Spring Valley Road in Centerville. The Arts Commission is offering businesses and individuals the opportunity to provide sponsorship support for this series.

Talented musicians and performing artists have entertained audiences for over twenty years and each concert season attracts an average of 15,000 attendees. If you are interested in sponsoring the series, contact the City of Centerville at (937) 433-7151 or pdf you can download one here. (540 KB)  Sponsorship deadline is March 31, 2017. 

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