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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Six Kids Shop with a Cop

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The Galion Police Department is helping to make the holiday season brighter for local families. On Dec. 16, six Galion kids got to Shop with a Cop at the Bucyrus Walmart.

Each child was partnered with a police officer and received $200 to spend on themselv...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Council Adopts 2019 Budget

The 2019 budget was approved by City Council on Dec. 11. One significant change for the final reading was the recalculated insurance costs. The city will switch providers, resulting in a savings of more than $400,000 next year.

Ord. 2018-80 authorized bidd...

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City News
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Muntis Selected as Service Dept. Head

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The City of Galion welcomed its newest team member last week. Andy Muntis was selected as Service Department Superintendent.

Muntis oversees two crews: one that handles park and street maintenance and one that handles water and sewer maintenance. Work rang...

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City News
Posted on: November 6, 2018

2019 AMP Scholarships Announced

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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City News
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Winter Crisis Program Begins Today

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Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission is announcing the 2018-2019 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 fuel service fo...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Council Authorizes Fall Paving Projects, Budget Transfers

City Council approved legislation on Oct. 23 to transfer $54,000 within the Street Construction Maintenance and Repair Fund. The funding is for two small road paving projects that will be done this fall.

Mayor Tom O’Leary said the first project i...

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City News
Posted on: October 4, 2018

Galion Released from Fiscal Emergency Today

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Galion City Council and the Financial Planning and Supervision Commission held a joint meeting on Oct. 4. There was just one item on the agenda: Releasing the city from fiscal emergency.

City and State officials, as well as several residents, were in atten...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Council Discusses Tax Credits, Storm Sewer Project

City Council opened its Sept. 25 meeting with a 20-minute executive session to discuss pending court action. The first item of legislation on the docket when the public meeting resumed was Res. 2018-9, which was consent for Galion to be an amicus party, o...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Trick Or Treat Investigation Update

On Thursday, November 1, 2018, officers from the Galion Police Department executed a search warrant at 64 Cedargate Court as part of the continuing investigation of a 5 year old boy testing positive for methamphetamine on Sunday, October 28.

Officer Tim Jo...

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