Posted on: November 15, 2017

Galion Applies for Another Grant to Assist Crime Victims

City Council met on Nov. 14 and gave authorization to apply for and accept grant funds through the VOCA and SVAA programs. Grants of $16,318 through the Victims of Crimes Act, and $1,417 through the State Victims Assistance Act, will be awarded to Galion,...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Council Approves PCA Change, Online Auction

Council President Carl Watt opened City Council’s Oct. 10 meeting by stating council received a letter from Next Generation Films which praises the city for the lease agreement the company had last year for the South Street Commerce Center.

The l...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Council Consents to Annexation for Valero

Galion City Council discussed a land annexation during its Sept. 26 meeting related to the development of a Valero gas station. Three items of legislation were related to a four-acre annexation located south of the US 30-State Route 598 interchange, inclu...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

BellStores Coming to Galion

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Many residents have been curious about the heavy equipment moving onto a vacant lot on Portland Way North. Earlier this year, a developer purchased the land between the Keep It Classy car wash and the Galion OB/GYN Clinic. The site is being prepped for a ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Resources Available for Residents Affected By Storm

The city is continuing to work with residents and businesses with the most serious storm damage. Affected residents may call the city at 419-468-1857 if they are still without power or for any unmet needs they have.

Anyone who experienced property damage s...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Galion Receives NatureWorks Grant

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The City of Galion received notification this week it was awarded a NatureWorks Grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. $19,777 in grant funding, the total amount allotted to Crawford County in this grant cycle, will be put toward replacing a...

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

Winter Crisis Program Begins Nov. 1

Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission’s 2017 Winter Crisis Program runs Nov. 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018. The program can help with a one-time payment for a utility bill or other bulk fuel service.

Applicants MUST have: A utility service ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Council Gets Pool Report, Approves Two Grants

City Council received a report on Tuesday about this year’s city swimming pool and splash park operations. The Heise Park Pool was open June 5 through Aug. 19, but YMCA Executive Director Terry Gribble noted there were several rain outs which re...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

City Reviews Electric Fund Study

The Galion City Council Utilities Committee met and reviewed the electric rate study prepared by Sawvel and Associates, Inc. during their meeting Oct. 4.

The purpose of the study was to provide Council recommendations to balance the City’s Electric Fund. A...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Leaf Pick Up Available to Residents

The fall season is here and the Galion Service Department began leaf collection this week. City residents may rake leaves into the tree lawn in front of their homes to be picked up by the city. Please avoid putting leaves in the road or over storm drains....

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Mosier Industrial Makes Most of Commerce Center

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Mosier Industrial Services became the new tenant of the South Street Commerce Center in April. Since then, Mosier has transformed the building into an industrial powerhouse. There are banks of heavy rigging equipment, tow motors, and industrial cranes in ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Galion Receives $300,000 Downtown Revitalization Grant

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The City of Galion announced today it will benefit from $300,000 in Downtown Revitalization funds, a sub-program of the Community Development Block Grant. The Ohio Development Services Agency received a total of 21 applications from throughout the state f...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Fire Department Gives Evacuation Tips to Local Kids

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The Galion Fire and EMS Department is visiting local schools and preschools this week as part of Fire Prevention Week. Students get to talk to firefighters and take an up-close look at fire trucks and ambulances, as well as all the equipment used by the d...

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