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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Athens City Pool Closed for 2020 Season

COVID-19 UPDATE GRAPIC

After careful consideration, it is with much sadness we announce that the Athens City Pool will not be opening for the 2020 season. This decision was a difficult one and was not made lightly. APR consulted with the Athens City-County Health Department, th...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Community Recreation Centers remain on the states Continued Closure list

 Arts, Parks and Recreation Department COVID 19 Update: Community Recreation Centers remain on the states Continued Closure list.  

 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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