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  1. Boil Advisory in the City of Athens, OH. See message for details.

    Advisory - July 8, 2020:

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  2. Heat Advisory until 08:00PM Thursday

    Alert - July 8, 2020: * WHAT...Heat index values up to 100 expected again.

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City News & Information

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    Safe Routes to School, Grant Street Sidewalk Project

    The Contractor for the Safe Routes to School project on Grant Street will be transitioning to Phase 2 of the project on Monday, July 13. Read on...
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    Ohio Ave./Wallace Dr./ 60 Morris Ave. Planned Water Outage 7/8/2020

    The City of Athens announces that Ohio Ave. (from Wallace Dr. to Watt St.), Wallace Dr., and 60 Morris Ave. will experience a loss of water service beginning at 8 A.M. on Wednesday, July 8th for approximately 8 hours. Read on...
  3. 2019-20 Consumer Confidence Report is now available online

    Since 1894, the City of Athens has depended on ground water for its public drinking water source. Ground water is stored beneath the earth’s surface in geological formations called aquifers. Water is pumped out of the aquifer by wells. Read on...
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    Columbia Avenue Retaining Wall and Sewer Repair

    The project includes the installation of a retaining wall and sewer line repair near Columbia Avenue, between Madison Avenue and Briarwood Drive. Read on...
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    Hocking River - River Level

    With spring rains upon us, the City of Athens would like to share a link to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) gauging station near the Stimson Avenue Bridge. Read on...
  6. Mayor Patterson to Hold Special Edition of the Mayor's Weekly Update Today at 5pm

    Mayor Patterson will discuss issues facing our community. Zoom login information is below. In addition, one may watch on the city Facebook page, city website or on TGC cable channel 1024 Read on...
  7. Safe Routes to School, Grant Street Sidewalk Project

    The City of Athens was awarded funds through the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to complete a sidewalk project on Grant Street as part of a Safe Routes to School program. Read on...
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    City of Athens Curbside Composting Program

    Beginning July 1, 2020 all non-commercial residents will be enrolled in curbside composting. Read on...
  9. Athens County COVID-19 Phase II Business Recovery Survey

    This is a Phase II follow-up survey to the ACEDC, Chamber of Commerce and City of Athens' "Impacts of COVID-19 on Athens County Businesses" survey. Questions aim to identify anticipated challenges to resuming business operations when the economy re-opens. Read on...
  10. The Athens 2040 Comprehensive Plan Draft is complete and ready for public comment and review.

    This plan has been in the works for almost three years. It is the result of information provided by hundreds of Athenians who took the time to attend meetings, complete surveys, offer expertise and feedback along the way. Read on...
  11. For the love of athens photo contest promo 2020

    For the Love of Athens Photo Contest Call for Submissions

    As we continue to shelter in place, Arts West wants to offer an opportunity for the community to celebrate our beautiful county through photographs! Typically submissions for the contest begin in September, but we are opening the submission process early. Read on...
  12. City of Athens extends tax filing date until July 15, 2020

    On Friday Governor DeWine signed HB 197 a technical tax corrections and COVID 19 bill that provides instruction and relief in many areas regarding the impacts of the coronavirus. Read on...
  13. Athens Businesses please take a survey to collect information on the impacts of COVID-19 Coronavirus

    The Athens County Economic Development Council, Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Athens Planning Office created a survey to collect some information from Athens County businesses about the impacts of COVID-19 Coronavirus. Read on...
  14. City of Athens Income Tax Department partners with the Ohio Attorney General for collections

    City of Athens Income Tax Department partnered with the Ohio Attorney General to collect delinquencies. Accounts with past due balances can now be forwarded to the AG for collection. Read on...
  15. City of Athens extends tax filing date until July 15, 2020

    On Friday Governor DeWine signed HB 197 a technical tax corrections and COVID 19 bill that provides instruction and relief in many areas regarding the impacts of the coronavirus. Read on...
  16. City of Athens Income Tax Department partners with the Ohio Attorney General for collections

    City of Athens Income Tax Department partnered with the Ohio Attorney General to collect delinquencies. Accounts with past due balances can now be forwarded to the AG for collection. Read on...
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