Fall brush collection starts September 14

The Montgomery Public Works Department will again be providing a fall curbside bulk brush collection of brush and limbs. The fall program is scheduled to begin on Monday, Sept. 14, and will be conducted over a five-week period.  Your brush pick-up week is determined...
Montgomery offers back to school safety reminders

Montgomery offers back to school safety reminders

It’s that time of year again! With summer nearing an end and school starting soon, the Montgomery Police Department asks drivers to slow down and be on alert for children walking to school. Back to school safety has been focused on the COVID-19 virus, but we should...

Diversity and Inclusion Committee honored for innovation

The City of Montgomery Diversity and Inclusion Committee was recently honored on July 29 with the Local Government Innovation Award during the 2020 Alliance for Innovation Transforming Local Government Conference. The committee was recognized for its efforts to bring...

New School Resource Officer Selected

Officer Bob Otte, an 18-year veteran of the Montgomery Police Department has been selected as the next School Resource Officer (SRO) for Sycamore Junior High School. Bob has a wealth of knowledge, skills and experience that will be a true asset to the Sycamore School...
Leadership Academy applications deadline extended

Leadership Academy applications deadline extended

The Montgomery Citizens’ Leadership Academy (MCLA) Class of 2020 is still accepting applications. The application deadline has been extended until November 6. From its creation in 2008, MCLA has treated local government as a “subset” of the larger community....

I Don’t Miss Mayberry

As I write this, I’m isolated in our basement office/safe room for the sixteenth straight week, working from home in compliance with Governor DeWine’s Safer at Home order. I am surrounded by sadness: I receive constant Malthusian updates on our future, 25 percent of...