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November 30, 2020

Gerri Harbison

Reflections, Hope, Promise – And Planning!

Posted on November 30, 2020

December Council Message by Gerri Harbison As we enter into this holiday season of family and friends, it is a good time to personally reflect on our lives' events over the past year and look forward to the hope and promise of the New Year. I want to use this opportunity to touch briefly on...
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EAC Collects Stranded Holiday Lights & Extension Cords

Posted on November 27, 2020

The City of Montgomery Environmental Advisory Commission is expanding its monthly recycling collection for December and January to include the collection of holiday decoration lights (stranded) and extension cords. Bring these items on either Dec. 19 or Jan. 16 to the Public Works facility, 7315 Cornell Road, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for recycling....
Happy Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks this Thanksgiving

Posted on November 25, 2020

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we at the City thought it only appropriate to reflect upon things we can be thankful for in 2020 - a year like no other. A year in which the COVID-19 pandemic has gripped the world and ruthlessly caused so many to take their last breath. A year in...
Fall 2020 Season of Beauty Winner

2020 Fall Seasons of Beauty Award Winner

Posted on November 25, 2020

The City of Montgomery Beautification and Tree Commission has awarded the 2020 Fall Seasons of Beauty award to Mike Telljohann of 8728 Tanagerwoods Drive. Mike’s yard has garden beds surrounding the Mansard style house and is peppered with pocket gardens. Spooky Halloween decorations, including floating witch’s hats, abound during the fall season and are visible...
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Dinner Around the World Recipe Collection

Posted on November 19, 2020

The Montgomery Sister Cities Commission is unable to hold the traditional gathering for the Dinner Around the World event in 2021. However, we still would love to share the great tastes that have been part of this event for so many years. Instead of an in-person event, we would like for the community to share...
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Welcome to our new website!

Posted on November 19, 2020

The City of Montgomery has launched its new website that aims to continually improve access to public services and information for the residents, businesses, and visitors of Montgomery. The new, service-focused website is mobile-friendly, secured for user privacy protection, and prioritizes accessibility. The new website also better empowers those internally who manage digital services to...
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Let’s Light Up Montgomery!

Posted on November 12, 2020

It has not been easy to hold community events this year. Let us all work together to make the holiday season extra festive by Lighting Up Montgomery!
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Winter Coloring Contest – Deadline extended to Nov 23

Posted on November 5, 2020

Ages: Preschool through sixth grade  Let creativity show. Go wild with markers, crayons, glitter, sequins or whatever a child’s imagination can think of with this coloring contest. Kids can use any available materials that can be joined with paper. Download the coloring contest sheets, which are found below, or pick up at City Hall. Return...
Holiday Card 2020

2020 Holiday Card Contest Winner

Posted on November 4, 2020

Congratulations to Montgomery resident, Julie Hamel for winning the Holiday Card contest! “We were delighted with Ms. Hamel’s submission. It not only captured the season, but also features our iconic light post. We are excited to share the artwork with the community this festive season,” noted Art Commission Chair Greg Leader.
Ken Seur

It Could Be Worse…

Posted on November 2, 2020

November Council Message by Ken Suer So far, COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the world and our country. It is bad, and it may get worse before getting better. Everyone in Montgomery has been affected in some way; however, my grandparents experienced something even worse…
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One-Stop Drop: A Record Setting Year

Posted on October 29, 2020

The One-Stop-Drop for Responsible Recycling and Document Destruction Day held on Saturday, September 26, was a record-breaking success! By the numbers: 317 - vehicles participated (the most ever!) 400 - gallons of paint were collected for Matthew 25 Ministries 8000 - pounds of paper were collected and shredded by Royal Document Destruction (This after 15,000...
DORA Window Cling

Montgomery Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area Begins Nov. 1

Posted on October 23, 2020

Montgomery City Council recently approved legislation establishing a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) for commercially zoned property within the Heritage District, the Old Montgomery Gateway District, The Marketplace, and Montgomery Quarter.
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Local Businesses Need Our Support This Winter

Posted on October 23, 2020

Winter is coming, and with it, new challenges for Montgomery’s businesses...
Weller Park Shelter

Park shelter reservations extended through November

Posted on October 22, 2020

In the year of COVID-19 and shelters being a safe outdoor environment for meetings and gatherings, the City of Montgomery has decided to extend shelter reservations this year to include November. Shelter reservations can be made online or in person at City Hall. Reservations can not be made over the phone. We ask any use...

2020 Summer Seasons of Beauty Award Winner

Posted on October 3, 2020

The City of Montgomery Beautification and Tree Commission has awarded the 2020 Seasons of Beauty award to James (J) and Jane Fleckenstein. The yard is adorned with both annuals and perennials in many textures and colors, including white, peach, pink, purple, and yellow. A red Threadleaf Japanese Maple, Blue Mink Ageratum, and White Bobo Hydrangeas...
Mayor Dobrozsi

Montgomery Employees Create Innovative Solutions to Build Community

Posted on October 2, 2020

October Council Message by Mayor Chris Dobrozsi With summer in the rearview mirror, I find the beautiful colors and smells of fall to be a warm welcome to us all as every day brings us one day closer to the end of these trying times.  Whether you are battling issues with employment, mental/physical health, financial...
Commercial Buildings MQ

Commercial Buildings Approved at Montgomery Quarter

Posted on September 4, 2020

The Planning Commission recently approved plans for the commercial buildings in Phase 1 of the Montgomery Quarter, except for the proposed boutique hotel and a commercial building along Main Street.  This approval also did not include approval of the proposed luxury, life-style apartments, which has been tabled by the Commission.  Phase I of the project...
Mike Cappel

I Don’t Miss Mayberry

Posted on September 2, 2020

September Council Message by Council Member Mike Cappel 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 my retirement savings...

Diversity and Inclusion Committee honored for innovation

Posted on August 19, 2020

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 awareness of diversity and inclusion to the Montgomery community. City Manager Brian Riblet, Matthew Vanderhorst, community...
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