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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Baldinger Selected As Galion Building Official

Eric Baldinger has been selected as the new Building Official for the City of Galion. He will issue residential permits, conduct inspections, and enforce city codes and zoning regulations.

Baldinger started on Aug. 21. So far, he said there has been a lot ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Galion Building Inspector Announces Retirement

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Bob Johnston has announced his retirement as the Galion building inspector after a total of 30 years in public service. He served as building inspector for the last five years, handling all residential permits and inspections, zoning code enforcement, nui...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Council Authorizes Tax Inventive for Covert's $7.9 Million Project

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Galion City Council authorized an agreement on Tuesday to provide tax incentives for Covert Manufacturing’s $7.9 million expansion project.

The company intends to invest $2.3 million for the construction of a 51,480-square-foot building within th...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Galion Fire & EMS Receives FEMA Grant

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The Galion Fire & EMS Department has been awarded $133,334 in Federal grant funding in order to purchase replacement equipment. 

The Assistance to Firefighters Grant comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. A funding notice from FEM...

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City News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Zoning Changes, Reservoir Regulations, Van Purchase on Council Agenda

City Council held a public hearing during the Sept. 11 meeting for the zoning/rezoning of three parcels. 

The first two parcels were not zoned when first annexed into the city in 2009. Outlot 915, where the water tower property on Dawsett Avenue i...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Traffic Maintenance Changes For Two Intersections

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Two intersections in town recently underwent changes which affect traffic patterns.

The traffic signals at East Church-North Columbus streets, as well as South Market-East Atwood streets, have been under consideration for removal for the past several weeks...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Council Funds Depot Repairs

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City Council authorized appropriations for repair work at the Big Four Depot during its Aug. 28 meeting. A total of $121,000 was earmarked for a project to replace and/or repair the 80 windows on the building, as well as make roof repairs. Mayor Tom O'Lea...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Information About the Veteran Banners

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We have been receiving questions regarding the veteran banners currently being displayed on the street lights lining Harding Way. 

The project was facilitated by the Galion Historical Society. The community was invited to sign up a local veteran (...

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Residential Paving Begins Next Week

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Weather permitting, Iberia Earthworm Construction will begin paving of several residential streets on July 11. Streets are selected based on both the pavement condition and traffic volume. 

This year’s streets to receive paving are:

  • Atwood Street -...
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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Don't Blow Grass into Streets

The City of Galion greatly appreciates all residents who make an effort to mow and maintain their lawns. However, we would like to remind residents that it is prohibited to blow or sweep grass clippings into public streets and sidewalks. This is because g...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

54 Nuisance Properties and Counting

The city currently has 54 nuisance properties on the mowing list. Property owners are given 5 days after receiving a violation notice to mow, otherwise the city pays to have it mowed and puts a lien on the property. 

To report a property that has ...

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