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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Rezoning for Future Apartment Project Approved

City Council held a public hearing during its April 23 meeting for the rezoning of four parcels on Carter Drive. All of the parcels are currently zoned General Commercial; three are located on the north side of the street and one is on the south side behi...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Discounted Light Bulbs Now Available

Galion electric customers can purchase LED light bulbs for a discounted price while supplies last. Through the city’s participation in the Efficiency Smart program, bulbs are available for 99 cents each. There is a limit of eight bulbs per custo...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Safest Cities Rankings Published

SafeWise has released the annual Safest City rankings, including state-by-state lists. Galion ranked as the 88th safest Ohio community, and the safest community in Crawford County.

178 Ohio communities were included in the ranking. Scores were based on rep...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Hydrant Flushing Begins Next Week

The City of Galion will conduct fire hydrant flushing beginning next week. Crews will start with the southeast quadrant of the city, then work clockwise (southwest, northwest, northeast). Flushing will take approximately six weeks in each quadrant.&nb...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Police K-9 Ready for Duty

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The latest addition to the Galion Police Department introduced himself with a few barks during last night’s city council meeting. Basco, a law enforcement K-9, was sworn in by Police Chief Brian Saterfield.

Basco is a Belgian Malinois. He arrived in Galion...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Reminder: Statewide Open Burning Ban During Certain Hours

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Forestry Division prohibits outdoor open burning and prescribed fires in the months of March, April, May, October, and November, between 6 am and 6 pm. This ban includes burning of yard waste, trash, and debris, ev...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

2019 Dates for Composting Site Announced

The Taylor Road composting facility will be open on the third full weekend of each month beginning in March. Yard waste, including limbs, brush, grass clippings and leaves, will be accepted free of charge from City of Galion and Polk Township residents. M...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Design Work for Portland Way Project Begins

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Property owners along the Portland Way North corridor received letters last week regarding an upcoming roadway project. The City of Galion and the Ohio Department of Transportation are proposing to widen approximately 1.2 miles of Portland Way (State Rout...

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