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City Holiday Schedule

City offices and waste collection will maintain a regular schedule on Columbus Day, Monday, October 9, 2017. In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, City offices will be closed November 23 and 24, 2017. Waste collection for the Nov. 23 route will occur on Friday, Nov. 24. For more information, call 433-7151.

Centerville Council names City Manager

phoyo of wayne davisCenterville City Council voted unanimously at its July 10 meeting to appoint Wayne Davis as City Manager. Davis will serve as the chief administrative officer for the City and responsible for overall operations including municipal activities, the Police Department, Public Works and The Golf Club at Yankee Trace. Davis brings more than 20 years of public sector finance and government experience to the City. Since 2012, he has served as City Manager in Montgomery, Ohio, where he previously held the assistant city manager and finance director positions. pdf Click here for the press release. (92 KB)  

City Charter amendments to appear on November ballot


Centerville voters will decide November 7 whether to approve eight City Charter amendments. The amendments, recommended by the Centerville Charter Commission, an appointed volunteer committee, and approved in July by City Council include:

  • Removing references to a particular county
  • Addressing vacancies in the office of both the Mayor and Deputy Mayor
  • Clarifying notice requirements for special meetings
  • Clarifying the use of Resolutions
  • Modifying requirements for publishing ordinances
  • Eliminating the expiration of emergency ordinances
  • Replacing the term “competitive exams” for hiring with “competitive processes”
  • Establishing a new section enabling Council to make non-substantive changes i.e., punctuation and/or grammar to the Charter

  pdf Click here for the press release.  (118 KB)


City compiling list of groups to rake leaves and shovel snow for homebound

The City of Centerville is again compiling a list of individuals, groups, and organizations willing to volunteer to assist elderly and disabled Centerville residents with leaf and snow removal. The list will be maintained by City staff and available to residents. The City will also maintain a list of individuals and companies that perform those services for a fee.Once residents receive the resource information, it is their responsibility to contact someone from the list and make the necessary arrangements. To volunteer, list a business, or receive the resource list, call City Offices, 433-7151. pdf Click here for the press release.  (94 KB)

Recycling containers: tips for better service

Earlier this year the first phase of City-provided recycling containers were delivered to portions of several collection routes. Over the next several years, additional recycling containers will be purchased and delivered to all residents. Our goal is for recycling, like waste pick-up, will be automated. Until you receive the City recycling container, make sure that the orange ‘RECYCLING’ sticker is readily visible on your container. If you need the sticker, Call Public Works, 428-4782, and we’ll mail it to you. The City reminds residents of the proper placement of your waste and recycling containers. We ask that your two containers – waste and recycling - be placed on opposite sides of your drive, but not within 3 feet of a mailbox of other structure.
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Centerville Community Band performs annual Children’s Concert October 8

The Centerville Community Band’s annual Children’s Concert is set for Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Benham’s Grove in Centerville. Pre-show activities including face painting starts at 2:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 3:00 p.m. The community band will entertain with kid-approved music about cats and also The Syncopated Clock by Leroy Anderson. Children and adults are encouraged to come in costume. Benham’s Grove is located at 166 N. Main Street in Centerville. This concert will offer only lawn seating, but blankets and chairs are permitted. The event is free and open to the public. pdf Click here for the press release.  (193 KB)

2017 Summer Concert Survey

The 2017 Summer Concert Series consisted of 14 concerts held between June 4 and September 10 presented by the City of Centerville and the Centerville Arts Commission.The City of Centerville and the Centerville Arts Commission. In an effort to provide residents with quality entertainment, The Arts Commission would like to ask for your assistance in completing a survey. Your responses will help us establish programming for next year’s concert line-up. Surveys may be submitted until Friday, September 29, 2017.  Concert Survey

Leaf Collection Pickup Begins October 9

Fall leaf season is one of the Public Works Department’s busiest times. Nearly everyone in the department pitches in. Three refuse trucks with leaf loaders, three vac trucks with leaf boxes, and numerous pickup trucks are employed to collect and transport leaves to one of several private companies that turn them into compost.  Leaf collection begins October 9.    pdf Click here to view a map and schedule. (5.69 MB)

Centerville Farmers Market Kicks Off Season May 18

cfm small2The Centerville Farmers Market is back again in 2017.  Beginning May 18, and every Thursday thereafter through October 26, market goers can stop by 892 S. Main Street near the intersection of State Route 48 and Spring Valley Road and purchase fresh, locally grown produce, organic meats, breads and other homemade goodies.  Market hours are 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. every Thursday, rain or shine.  Like last year, the Market will move indoors to the Benham’s Grove Barn on November 16 and December 21 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. just in time for the holidays. pdf Click here for the press release. (129 KB)

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