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City Offices will be open Presidents’ Day, February 19, 2018. Waste collection will be on the regular schedule. 

 

City Recognizes Employee For Service

The City of Centerville recently held its annual Service Awards and Employee Recognition Luncheon at The Golf Club at Yankee Trace during which 31 employees were recognized for reaching a milestone in service. Receiving 25-year service awards were Community Relations officer John Davis and Records/Communications specialist Todd Rardon from the Police Department; Community Resources coordinator Maureen Russell Hodgson; maintenance workers Geoff Reddens and Sam Wright, along with mechanic Jim Robinson, all from Public Works, and two recent retirees, Sgt. Steve Maynard and Greg Horn, former city manager. "Our City is pleased and honored to have employees who have dedicated their careers to serving the residents of Centerville," said City Manager Wayne Davis. "We appreciate the efforts and talents all of our employees bring each day to their respective positions and their service delivery to the public."  pdf Click here for the press release.  (10 KB)

Uniforms, Floor Mats and Shop Towels Request for Proposals

Proposals pertaining to the rental of uniforms, floor mats, and shop towels to be used by the City of Centerville, Montgomery County, Ohio, will be accepted until Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at noon.  pdf Click here for the complete RFP.  (8.44 MB)

Centerville Art Gallery Features Art at the Trace Featured Artist Kathy Gross in January

The Centerville Arts Commission is pleased to host an exhibit by Kathy Gross in the Art Gallery at the Centerville Police Department for January 2018. The Police Headquarters are located at 155 W. Spring Valley Road in Centerville. The exhibit may be viewed anytime, day or night.  Kathy Gross is also the featured artist for 2018’s Art at the Trace to be held Saturday, February 24, 2018 at The Golf Club at Yankee Trace, 10000 Yankee Street and is sponsored by the Centerville Arts Commission. Tickets for the event are $15.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door.

Kathy Gross is a local pen and ink artist who has been drawing since she was a small child. Born and raised in England, she lived for many years in Dayton. She specializes in finely-detailed pen and drawings of private homes, but also draws businesses, colleges, and historic landmarks.  pdf Click here for the press release.  (118 KB)

Art at the Trace to be held February 24, tickets now on sale

The thirteenth annual Art at the Trace, sponsored by the City of Centerville & the Centerville Arts Commission will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at The Golf Club at Yankee Trace, 10000 Yankee Street in Centerville from 6:30-9:00 p.m.  In 1969, Centerville transitioned from village to city status and has grown into one of the premier communities in Ohio.  Throughout 2018, Centerville is hosting special events commemorating our anniversary.  pdf Click here for the press release.  (134 KB)

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
  • Pro Shop at The Golf Club at Yankee Trace, 10000 Yankee Street, (937) 438-4653

Centerville beautification committee announces holiday lighting contest winners

City Beautiful Commission, a volunteer board with the City of Centerville, has recognized seven Centerville homes and one business for showcasing spectacular lighting displays. Commission members drove the streets of Centerville looking for lighting, display and festive decorations that enhanced the property. The winners were announced at the December 18, 2017 City Council meeting. Receiving Residential Lighting awards were: Sandra Budde, 1860 Weathered Wood Trail; Kim Weimer, 6005 Oak Hill Lane; Zoe and Kenneth Soucy, 1900 Ghiradelli Circle; Derrick Hamm and Kelly Tierney, 235 Weller Avenue; Bryan and Denise Beismann, 185 Goldengate Drive; Michael Kraft, 9901 Redbarn Trail and Paolo Roncallo, 1722 Heritage Lake Drive. Fairhaven Church, 637 East Whipp Road received the award for Business Pride.  pdf Click here for the press release.  (86 KB)

2018 Montgomery County dog licenses are on sale December 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018

 2018 Montgomery County dog licenses are on sale December 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018.

Owners whose dogs have been spayed or neutered will pay a $20 license fee. Owners whose dogs have not been altered will pay $24 per dog license.

All currently licensed dogs registered as spayed or neutered will automatically pay the $20 license fee. For newly acquired dogs, owners can:
o Provide veterinary records confirming spay / neuter status
o Submit a form provided by the County and completed by their veterinarian
o Submit a legal affidavit affirming that their dog is altered

There are exceptions made for dog breeders who have proper registration and hunters who have a valid hunting license and use their dog for hunting. In addition, dogs that are medically certified by their veterinarian as being too old or health compromised may receive the $20 rate by providing certification with their application to the Auditor's Office.

Licenses are available online at www.mcohio.org/dogs, at Montgomery County Auditor Karl Keith’s Office, the Animal Resource Center and numerous outposts—including the Centerville Municipal Offices, 100 W. Spring Valley Road. Call 937-225-4314 for more information.

 

Montgomery County to Increase Water and Sewer Rates Beginning in 2018

On Jan. 1, 2018, Montgomery County Environmental Services will initiate an approximate 14% combined rate increase for average residential water and sewer bills in Montgomery County, Ohio. Montgomery County plans to spend about $750 million over the next 20 years to replace and repair the aging water and sewer system. The County will increase rates 14% in 2018, followed by four years of 5.6% rate increases. The 2018 rate increase will vary based on meter size, so customers with larger meters will see a larger increase. After 2018, the rate increase will be a flat percentage increase and will not vary based on meter size. Customers can input their information into an online rate calculator on the County’s website at www.mcohio.org/water and get estimates for their new bills in 2018.

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)

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