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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Galion Released from Fiscal Emergency Today


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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City News
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Speed Limit Reduced for Part of SR 598


The speed limit is being reduced in a portion of State Route 598. From Timberlane Drive to the northern city limits, the speed will change from 50 to 45 miles per hour.

Signs indicating the new speed will be installed today. ODOT conducted a speed study ea...

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City News
Posted on: September 19, 2018

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


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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City News
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Galion Fire & EMS Receives FEMA Grant


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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City News
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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City News
Posted on: August 29, 2018

Council Funds Depot Repairs


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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