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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Portland Way North Lane Switch To Happen Wednesday

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The contractor for the Portland Way North project will finish pouring concrete today in one lane of the roadway. Weather permitting, traffic will be flipped to the west lane on Wednesday, July 19, so the contractor can work in the east lane. The project a...

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City News
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Summer Crisis Program Runs Through Aug. 31

Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission’s 2017 Summer Crisis Program runs July 1 through August 31. The program can help with utility bill payments and other associated fees.

To be eligible for assistance, total household income must be at or below 175 ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Long Agenda for City Council on June 27

Galion City Council had 14 items on the agenda for its June 27 meeting. The first three items involved the Police Department.

Ord. 2017-29 authorized an application for an Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program. If awarded, th...

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City News
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Portland Way North Project Begins This Month

A section of Portland Way North will undergo construction this summer. Beginning Monday, June 19, project contractor Underground Utilities will mobilize to the site.

The project will begin immediately north of the Heise Park Lane intersection and continue ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Rental Fees Announced For New City Facilities

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The City of Galion is pleased to offer several additional rental venues this year at city-owned parks.

The East Park Spray Ground will be open on Memorial Day Weekend (May 26-29). It will open for the season on Saturday, June 3. Regular hours of operation ...

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City News
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Safety Town Registration Now Open

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Registration forms for Galion Safety Town are now available. The 2017 program will be July 24-27. The Galion Police Department organizes the program to educate children on a variety of safety topics before they start school.

There is no cost for this event...

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City News
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Galion Fire Department Upgraded to ISO Class 3

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Occasionally the City of Galion hears questions about the value of large equipment purchases. In the case of the Fire Department’s new aerial truck, however, the purchase helped the department improve its ISO rating from a Class 5 to a Class 3.

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City News
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Mosier Bid Accepted For Commerce Center Lease

On April 7, the Galion Board of Control approved a bid lease for the South Street Commerce Center submitted by Mosier Industrial Services. Mosier will move its Mansfield division to Galion for storage and a gradual build-up of machining operations. It wil...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Three New Officers Welcomed to PD

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Three new officers have been welcomed to the Galion Police Department. Jonathan Patton, Brandon Grant, and Austin Chaplin were sworn in June 26. The new officers replace Lyn Sterling and Dan Clark, who both retired this year, and Andrew Royston, who trans...

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Safety Forces
Posted on: June 12, 2017

Fire Department Responds to Fatal Fire

At 5:23 p.m. on Friday, June 9, the Galion Fire Department was dispatched to 81 Cedargate Court for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival crews found a multifamily dwelling with moderate smoke and fire involvement on the end apartment. 

One f...

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Safety Forces
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Fire Department Upgraded to ISO Class 3

Aerial truck

Occasionally the City of Galion hears questions about the value of large equipment purchases. In the case of the Fire Department’s new aerial truck, however, the purchase helped the department improve its ISO rating from a Class 5 to a Class 3.

O...

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Safety Forces