Joint Emergency Dispatch Center Readies for Second Year

It’s been almost two years since the cities of Centerville and West Carrollton finalized plans for the Centerville Police Communications Center to provide public safety dispatch services for West Carrollton. By all accounts, this collaborative effort has been successful, balancing advanced technology and state-of-the-art equipment with the personal touch and community knowledge of a local communications center. The partnership has also been cost effective for both communities.  Click here for Press Release.



2016 City Beautiful Holiday Lighting Winners

City Beautiful Commission, a volunteer board with the City of Centerville, 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 Council meeting. Receiving Residential Lighting awards were: Dominic and Jennifer Gussler,  2706 Walford Drive; Valerie and David Senkowsi, 1107 Green Tree Drive; Philip Penrod, 2010 Mapleton Drive; William Ziegert, 293 Bellingham Drive; Nancy Freking, 324 Alston Woods; Mr. and Mrs. Eric Heigel, 9207 Shawhan Road and Dixie and Kathleen Dooley, 1318 Waters Edge Drive. Interior Images, 4 W. Franklin Street and owner, Jena Meyer, received the award for Business Pride.  Click here for Press Release.



Centerville voters approve income tax increase

Centerville voters on Tuesday approved a 0.5 percent earned income tax increase. The increase will raise the Centerville income tax rate from 1.75 percent to 2.25 percent. The increase will go into effect in January 2017, and is estimated to bring in and additional $2.2 million to the City’s budget. This is the first income tax increase for Centerville taxpayers since 1981. pdf Click here for the press release. (86 KB)




Police Department Accepting Applications For 30th Citizen’s Police Academy

The Centerville Police Department would like to announce that we are accepting applications for our 30th Citizen’s Police Academy, January 11th. through March 29th., 2017. The class is comprised of a twelve week curriculum, three hours per week which is conducted every Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 9:30 PM at the Centerville Police Department. Subject matter includes City Government, Laws of Arrest, Firearms, Use of Force / Self Defense, Criminal Investigations, Domestic Violence, Crime Scene Investigations, Polygraph, Community Policing, Communications / Records, Traffic Crash Investigation / Enforcement, Drug Enforcement / Investigations, Court Systems, Professional Standards / Internal Affairs and Accreditation. Class size is limited for this popular program.

If you have questions or would like more information please call or email John Davis, Community Relations Officer, Centerville Police Department at (937) 433-7661 or pdf Click here for the press release. (590 KB)


Centerville Planning Commission has opening

The City of Centerville is seeking an engaged citizen to serve on the Centerville Planning Commission, a council-appointed volunteer board. The Commission is responsible for reviewing new residential, commercial and industrial development in the City. Additional responsibilities include reviewing updates to the City’s Unified Development Ordinance and Create the Vision Master Plan. Commission members must reside within the City limits. The Commission meets at 7 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month. Applications are available at or by calling Carin Andrews, clerk of council, (937) 433-7151. pdf Click here for the press release. (115 KB)


Centerville pilot city for United Way senior resource program

A new resource program for seniors has recently launched. SilverLink, a one-stop phone call to 2-1-1, provides free and confidential resource information to seniors. Facilitated by United Way of Greater Dayton, Centerville joins Dayton, Huber Heights and Kettering as pilot cities for the program. Call 2-1-1 or 225-3000 for senior information and referral services. pdf Click here for press release. (31 KB)


2016 Third Quarter Traffic Analysis

The Centerville Police Department recently completed their 2016 third quarter traffic analysis and has determined the top five roadways with the highest accident rates based on traffic volume. pdf Click here for the press release. (545 KB)


Centerville Appoints New Staff Members

Centerville City Manager Greg Horn recently announced the appointment of two new staff members. Cynthia Ryan was appointed Assistant Finance Director and Sandra Abbott was named Assistant Tax Superintendent. pdf Click here for the press release. (114 KB)

Centerville and Sugarcreek Township reach tentative agreement for Fire and EMS services

Centerville City Council and the Sugarcreek Township Trustees have reached a tentative agreement regarding the funding of future Fire and Emergency Medical Services for the Cornerstone of Centerville and those areas of Centerville that are also part of Sugarcreek Township. As part of this tentative agreement and the shared commitment to working together, the Sugarcreek Township Trustees have withdrawn their Fire District Levy from the November ballot. Both parties will be finalizing the remaining details of this agreement over the next several weeks. pdf Click here for the press release. (34 KB)

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