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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Budget, Grants and Service Contracts on Council Docket

City Council held a second discussion about the 2019 budget during its Nov. 27 meeting.

There was continued discussion regarding the appropriate year-end balances for Funds 103 and 104, the pension funds for the Police and Fire departments. City officials ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Council Approves Body Armor Grant

City Council unanimously voted to authorize and accept a body armor grant for the Galion Police Department during its Oct. 9 meeting. The grant is offered through the Ohio Attorney General’s Office in conjunction with the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensat...

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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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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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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Applications Now Being Accepted for 2019-2020 CHIP Funding

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 program of the Community Housing Impact & Preservation (CHIP) Program. Funding is available for low-to-moderate income households to help with essential home improvements.

Application packets are av...

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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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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: October 24, 2018

YMCA Presents 2018 Numbers for Pool, Splash Park

YMCA Director Terry Gribble was on hand during City Council's Oct. 23 meeting to report on 2018 operations of the Heise Park Pool and Splash Park. Attendance for both facilities decreased this year.

The pool was open 435 hours, compared to 444 hours in 201...

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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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