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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Summer Camp Registration Re-Opened! Spots Filling Fast! Register Today!

We still have a few openings in our Summer Camp program! Hurry and register your child today, spots are filling fast! The first week of camp begins on July 6th. For questions email Program Specialist, Laura Sowers @ lsowers@ci.athens.oh.us or cal...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Athens Community Center Offering Membership Deals until July 4th

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CHECK IT OUT!! For a LIMITED TIME ONLY, we will be offering these awesome membership deals! There are three package options. The RED package includes a 30 day membership for $25, the WHITE package includes a 3-month membership for $60 and the BLUE package...

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Arts, Parks, & Recreation Department
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Arts, Parks, and Recreation Re-Opening Updates and Timeline

The City of Athens Arts, Parks & Recreation Department announces its facility reopening schedule in response to recent announcements from Governor DeWine RESPONSIBLE RESTART OHIO. Click the link for more detailed information. 

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Additional Info... Arts, Parks, & Recreation Department
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Athens Rocks! All-Abilities, Touch Free Community Rock Hunt

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Join us this summer in our all-abilities, touch-free rock hunt!

Conditions:1. Leave behind for others to find2. Take only pictures, leave only memories

Use the map to find all 12 rocks throughout the City of Athens. Post photos of your rock hunting online a...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Youth Summer Camp Postponed until July 6th

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Keeping the health and safety of our staff and campers at the forefront of our decision making, the city of Athens Arts, Parks and Recreation has decided to delay the start of summer camp, provisionally, until July 6th. Laura Sowers, Program Specialist, w...

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Read the Official Memo Here Arts, Parks, & Recreation Department
Posted on: April 3, 2020

For the Love of Athens Photo Contest Call for Submissions

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As we continue to shelter in place, Arts West wants to offer an opportunity for the community to celebrate our beautiful county through photographs! Arts West typically begins accepting photographs for the contest in September, but this year we are openin...

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Additional Info... Arts, Parks, & Recreation Department

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Bridge Inspections

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The City of Athens announces American Structure Point will be conducting annual bridge inspections in the City beginning June 29 and ending July 1, 2020.  They will be wearing safety vests and may be using ladders and hydraulic lifts in the areas...

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Engineering and Public Works
Posted on: June 11, 2020

2019-20 Consumer Confidence Report is now available online

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Columbia Avenue Retaining Wall and Sewer Repair

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The project includes the installation of a retaining wall and sewer line repair near Columbia Avenue, between Madison Avenue and Briarwood Drive.

The Contractor for the project is Skeens Excavating. They expect to begin work June 15 and expect to complete ...

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Engineering and Public Works
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Safe Routes to School, Grant Street Sidewalk Project

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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. The project includes the installation of a sidewalk on Grant Street, betwe...

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Engineering and Public Works
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Hocking River - River Level

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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.  This station is monitored and reported by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

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Engineering and Public Works

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News Flash

Posted on: June 30, 2020

Fabulous 4th Fireworks

City of Athens Fabulous FourthAthens Fabulous 4th - While the 4th of July may look different than years past, the City of Athens will still be holding its annual fireworks display on July 3 at 10 pm. The display will be set off toward the end of East Stat...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Summer Camp Registration Re-Opened! Spots Filling Fast! Register Today!

We still have a few openings in our Summer Camp program! Hurry and register your child today, spots are filling fast! The first week of camp begins on July 6th. For questions email Program Specialist, Laura Sowers @ lsowers@ci.athens.oh.us or call the Com...

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Register Online General City News Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Athens Community Center Offering Membership Deals until July 4th

firecracker membership deals

CHECK IT OUT!! For a LIMITED TIME ONLY, we will be offering these awesome membership deals! There are three package options. The RED package includes a 30 day membership for $25, the WHITE package includes a 3-month membership for $60 and the BLUE package...

Read on...

General City News Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Arts, Parks, and Recreation Re-Opening Updates and Timeline

The City of Athens Arts, Parks & Recreation Department announces its facility reopening schedule in response to recent announcements from Governor DeWine RESPONSIBLE RESTART OHIO. Click the link for more detailed information.

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Additional Info... General City News Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Safe Routes to School, Grant Street Sidewalk Project

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. The project includes t...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2020

City of Athens Curbside Composting Program

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City of Athens Curbside Composting Program

Recently the City of Athens passed a new trash and recycling contract with Athens Hocking Recycling Center (AHRC) that includes a curbside composting program.

Beginning on July 1, 2020 all non-commercial residents ...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Youth Summer Camp Postponed Until July 6th

APR.PR. summersamp.memo.5.11.20

Keeping the health and safety of our staff and campers at the forefront of our decision making, the city of Athens Arts, Parks and Recreation has decided to delay the start of summer camp, provisionally, until July 6th. Laura Sowers, Program Specialist, w...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Athens County COVID-19 Phase II Business Recovery Survey

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 ant...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2020

The Athens 2040 Comprehensive Plan Draft is complete and ready for public comment and review.

The Athens 2040 Comprehensive Plan Draft is complete and ready for public review and comment. 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, c...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2020

For the Love of Athens Photo Contest Call for Submissions

For the love of athens photo contest promo 2020

As we continue to shelter in place, Arts West wants to offer an opportunity for the community to celebrate our beautiful county through photographs! Arts West typically begins accepting photographs for the contest in September, but this year we are openin...

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Additional Info... General City News Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2020

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. Of significant importance to us was the provision authorizing the State Ta...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2020

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. Business Owners -...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2020

City of Athens Income Tax Department partners with the Ohio Attorney General for collections

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In September 2019 the City of Athens Income Tax Department partnered with the Ohio Attorney General (AG) to collect delinquencies.  Accounts with past due balances can now be forwarded to the AG for collection.  O...

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General City News Releases

News Flash

Posted on: March 30, 2020

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. Of significant importance to us was the provision authorizing the State Ta...

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Income Tax
Posted on: February 19, 2020

City of Athens Income Tax Department partners with the Ohio Attorney General for collections

Attorney General Program

In September 2019 the City of Athens Income Tax Department partnered with the Ohio Attorney General (AG) to collect delinquencies.  Accounts with past due balances can now be forwarded to the AG for collection.  O...

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Income Tax

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