Posted on: December 28, 2016

Council Considers Six Items of Legislation at Final Meeting of 2016

Galion City Council held its final meeting of 2016 on Dec. 27. Ord. 2016-117 approved benefits for non-bargaining unit employees, in order to align them with the union contracts approved on Dec. 13. It passed as an emergency reading.

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Council Holds First Meeting of 2017

City Council held its first meeting of 2017 on Jan. 10. The first item of legislation was Ord. 2016-118, which authorized and directed the safety-service director to advertise for a request for qualifications for engineering and consulting services for Ga...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Christmas Tree Pickup Through Jan. 20

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The Galion Service Department is now collecting Christmas trees from Galion residents. This is for LIVE trees only. Trees may be placed by the curb but please remove all decorations. The last day for pickup is Jan. 20.

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Council Approves Recovery Plan, Union Contracts

City Council adopted the updated financial recovery plan during its Dec. 13 meeting. One item in the recovery plan that came under discussion was the 2017 appropriations for the Health Department, listed in the plan at $250,900. The department received $2...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Service Department Prepared to Keep Galion Roads Safe

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The Service Department is prepared to keep Galion roadways safe for drivers this winter. Four plow trucks are equipped to remove snow and spread salt. The local weather radar is closely monitored by the department to ensure the fleet is deployed before an...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Central Hotel Re-opens After $5 Million Renovation Project

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Galion’s historic Central Hotel re-opened its doors to the community on Dec. 5, after more than one year of renovation work. The property owner and lead financier for the project hosted a re-opening ceremony for their partners and the community.

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

City Breaks Ground for Depot Pavilion

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The City of Galion and Galion Depot, Inc., held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Depot Pavilion project on Dec. 3. Around 40 people attended, including city officials, representatives from the Chamber of Commerce, rail enthusiasts, and community members....

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Notice of Drinking Water Violation

Galion utility customers will be receiving a notice in their December utility bills regarding city drinking water. Our water system recently violated the maximum contaminant level for trihalomethanes (TTHM), a disinfection byproduct common in the water tr...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Council Renews Efficiency Smart Contract

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The Nov. 22 City Council meeting began with the swearing in of two firefighters who received a promotion. Jay Gaffney and Mike Saurers were both promoted to the rank of fire lieutenant.

“They went through a written exam and an assessment center t...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

2017 Financial Recovery Plan Available

A draft of the 2017 Budget and Financial Recovery Plan for the City of Galion is now available. City Council will hold a first reading for the plan on Nov. 22.

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

Winter Crisis Program Begins Nov. 1

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The Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission has announced the 2016-2017 Winter Crisis Program will begin Nov. 1. The Winter Crisis Program (HEAP) is a heating assistance program that may provide a one-time payment toward a utility and/or bulk fuel serv...Read on...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Fugitive Task Force Recognized at Statehouse

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The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force was recognized by the Ohio Senate and Ohio House of Representatives during a ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse held Dec. 6. The task force is a collaborative effort between multiple law enforcement agencies and ...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Be Prepared for Winter Weather

The Galion area received the first snowfall of the winter season this week. The city reminds residents and drivers to be prepared.

At home, emergency supplies should include enough food, water and supplies to last four days. 

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Winter Crisis Program Continues through March

The Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission's 2016-2017 Winter Crisis Program continues through March 31. The Winter Crisis Program (HEAP) is a heating assistance program that may provide a one-time payment toward a utility and/or bulk fuel se...

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