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City Holiday Schedule

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, City offices will be closed November 23 and 24, 2017. Waste collection for the Nov. 23 route will occur on Friday, Nov. 24. For more information, call 433-7151.

Leaf Collection Pickup Begins October 9

Fall leaf season is one of the Public Works Department’s busiest times. Nearly everyone in the department pitches in. Three refuse trucks with leaf loaders, three vac trucks with leaf boxes, and numerous pickup trucks are employed to collect and transport leaves to one of several private companies that turn them into compost.  Leaf collection begins October 9.    pdf Click here to view a map and schedule. (5.69 MB)

Trick-or-Treat Night set in Centerville Event is Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017

Happy HalloweenTrick-or-Treat Night is 6 – 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 in Centerville.  pdf Click here for the press release. (119 KB)

The Centerville Police Department reminds youngsters and parents of the following precautions:

DO:

Carry a flashlight
Go in groups with at least one adult
Go to houses with the lights on
Make sure shoes fit and costumes are short enough to prevent tripping
Use common sense. If something feels wrong, it probably is.
Dress for the weather. October brings cooler weather and sometimes windy and rainy conditions.

DON'T:

Wear masks or any costume that would interfere with vision or walking
Go into a home of someone you do not know
Eat any candy or other items until it has been checked over by an adult

 

City Charter amendments to appear on November ballot

 

Centerville voters will decide November 7 whether to approve eight City Charter amendments. The amendments, recommended by the Centerville Charter Commission, an appointed volunteer committee, and approved in July by City Council include:

  • Removing references to a particular county
  • Addressing vacancies in the office of both the Mayor and Deputy Mayor
  • Clarifying notice requirements for special meetings
  • Clarifying the use of Resolutions
  • Modifying requirements for publishing ordinances
  • Eliminating the expiration of emergency ordinances
  • Replacing the term “competitive exams” for hiring with “competitive processes”
  • Establishing a new section enabling Council to make non-substantive changes i.e., punctuation and/or grammar to the Charter

  pdf Click here for the press release.  (118 KB)

 

Veterans Day Ceremony November 11 at 11:00 a.m. at Stubbs Park

In commemoration of Veterans Day, the City of Centerville and Centerville Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9550 are saluting the men and women who have helped protect, preserve and maintain our country’s freedoms. A ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, November 11, at the Veterans Memorial at Stubbs Park, 255 West Spring Valley Road.  The program includes remarks from Mayor Brooks Compton and a keynote address from Col. Lori Winn, commander of 88th Communications Group at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Col. Winn leads 470 cyber operations Airmen in maintaining the Air Force’s largest voice and data network for 28K users. She provides computer, telephone, and radio services for one of the Air Force’s largest and most diverse bases, supporting the 88th Air Base Wing and 115 tenant units including Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Institute of Technology, and the 445th Airlift Wing. pdf Click here for the press release.  (93 KB)

City compiling list of groups to rake leaves and shovel snow for homebound

The City of Centerville is again compiling a list of individuals, groups, and organizations willing to volunteer to assist elderly and disabled Centerville residents with leaf and snow removal. The list will be maintained by City staff and available to residents. The City will also maintain a list of individuals and companies that perform those services for a fee.Once residents receive the resource information, it is their responsibility to contact someone from the list and make the necessary arrangements. To volunteer, list a business, or receive the resource list, call City Offices, 433-7151. pdf Click here for the press release.  (94 KB)

Recycling containers: tips for better service

Earlier this year the first phase of City-provided recycling containers were delivered to portions of several collection routes. Over the next several years, additional recycling containers will be purchased and delivered to all residents. Our goal is for recycling, like waste pick-up, will be automated. Until you receive the City recycling container, make sure that the orange ‘RECYCLING’ sticker is readily visible on your container. If you need the sticker, Call Public Works, 428-4782, and we’ll mail it to you. The City reminds residents of the proper placement of your waste and recycling containers. We ask that your two containers – waste and recycling - be placed on opposite sides of your drive, but not within 3 feet of a mailbox of other structure.
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Centerville Art Gallery Features Kurt Doll for October

The Centerville Arts Commission is pleased to host a painting exhibit by Kurt Doll in the Art Gallery at the Centerville Police Department for October 2017. The Centerville Police Headquarters are located at 155 W. Spring Valley Road in Centerville. The exhibit may be viewed anytime, day or night. The Centerville Arts Commission will host a reception on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Art Gallery to introduce the collection to the community. Kurt Doll will be present to meet the public, and light refreshments will be served.  pdf Click here for press release.  (13 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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