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Posted on: October 14, 2019

MH-R District Rezoned

The current MH-R (Manufactured Home Residential) District was rezoned by City Council on Sept. 10 through Ordinance 2019-57. This district is now classified as R1-D (Single Family Residential).

The new district was created because “The City of Ga...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Service Department Prepped for Snow Removal

The Galion area received the first snowfall of the winter season this week and the Service Department is prepared to keep Galion roadways safe for drivers this winter. Five plow trucks are equipped to remove snow and spread salt. Additional pickup trucks ...

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City News
Posted on: November 13, 2019

City Council Begins Budget Discussion

City Council took a first look at the city’s 2020 budget during its Nov. 12 meeting. Mayor Tom O’Leary and Auditor Brian Treisch summarized the primary funds and changes made from prior budgets.

The 2020 budget assumes a 2.5% increase f...

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City News
Posted on: November 5, 2019

AMP Announces 2020 Scholarship Info

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American Municipal Power has announced two college scholarship opportunities. The Lyle B. Wright Scholarship is available to any student whose household receives electricity through an AMP member community (i.e. Galion Municipal Electric). The Richard H. ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

SCAM CALL ALERT!

Multiple utility customers have reported receiving scam phone calls. In one case, the customer was told they were eligible for a $100 rebate on their electric bill and needed to provide their credit card information. In a separate case, the customer was t...
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City News
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Winter Crisis Program Begins Nov. 1

The Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission has announced the 2019-2020 Winter Crisis Program (WCP). The Winter Crisis Program (HEAP) is a heating assistance program that may provide a one-time payment toward a utility and/or bulk fue...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Galion Port Authority Hold Inaugural Meeting

The newly created Galion Port Authority held its inaugural meeting on Oct. 22.  

A port authority is authorized under Ohio law to construct facilities, issue bonds, make loans, and sell or buy real and personal property. A port can also offer econ...

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City News
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Leaf Collection Begins Oct. 21

The fall season is here and the Galion Service Department will begin leaf collection on Monday, Oct. 21. City residents may rake leaves into the tree lawn in front of their homes to be picked up by the city.

Please get the piles as close to the curb as pos...

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City News
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Bike Path Project Moves Forward

A bike path in Galion is now closer to reality. During City Council’s Sept. 24 meeting, a land purchase agreement was approved for a wooded area in which the path will go through. The city is purchasing 4.626 acres of land for $13,200. It is loc...

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City News
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Project Authorization, Rezoning on Council Agenda

City Council authorized bidding for two fall projects during its Sept. 10 meeting. The first is a window repair and painting project at the Big Four Depot not to exceed $45,000, and the other is for tree clearing within the vicinity of high voltage electr...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Online Shelter Reservations Now Available

The City of Galion is now offering online reservations for park shelters. This includes both enclosed and unenclosed shelters, as well as private rentals at the Splash Park.

Customers can check available dates and make a reservation by going to galion.ezfa...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Columbus Homicide Suspect Apprehended in Galion

The Galion Police Department, with the assistance of the Crawford County Special Response Team and Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, apprehended a homicide suspect from Columbus, Ohio.

At approximately 7:30 pm, our department received an anonymou...

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Safety Forces
Posted on: September 3, 2019

A Message from the State Fire Marshall

I am deeply concerned with the number of residential fire fatalities in Ohio this year. In the past two years, we have lost 110 to 120 residents each year. So far in 2019, we have lost 90 Ohioans to fire — a sharp increase over prior years. In m...

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