City News & Information

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  1. Guidance for Businesses Re-opening & Water Flushing

    As the State of Ohio initiates its Responsible Restart Ohio approach to COVID-19, The City of Athens is providing the following guidance to homeowners and business owners as they begin to reoccupy properties. 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...
  3. Columbia Gas Line Replacement: Fort Street and Fairview Avenue Area

    Columbia Gas main line replacement work is planned to begin the week of January 6, 2020 in the Fort Street and Fairview Avenue area of the City. Read on...
  4. COVID-19 UPDATE GRAPIC

    Athens City Pool Closed for 2020 Season

    After careful consideration, it is with much sadness we announce that the Athens City Pool will not be opening for the 2020 season. At the forefront the health and safety of our patrons takes top priority. We hope to see you again next year! Read on...
  5. Community Recreation Centers remain on the states Continued Closure list

    Community Recreation Centers have not yet been authorized to reopen. Once the Governor announces his approval to reopen community recreation centers an opening date will be established. Read on...
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    Youth Summer Camp Postponed Until July 6th

    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. Read on...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  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...
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