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  1. Fire Hydrant Flushing continues this week

    Community - September 15, 2020: Athens will be flushing hydrants Sept 15–Sept 18, 8am - 4pm in the areas of...

City News & Information

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  1. Stimson Avenue – Columbia Gas of Ohio

    Columbia Gas expects to be working on Stimson Avenue, Elliot Street, and Campbell Street, the week of September 21, 2020 to install a section of gas line. Read on...
  2. Columbia Gas will be working on Cornwell St., between Stimson Ave. and Morris Ave.

    Columbia Gas will be working on Cornwell St., between Stimson Ave. and Morris Ave. the week of September 14, 2020 to install a section of gas line. Traffic will be maintained with flaggers, but temporary lane closures will be in place in the work zone. Read on...
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    Stimson Avenue Improvements Project

    The City of Athens awarded the Stimson Avenue Improvements Project construction contract to Trucco Construction Company, Incorporated. Read on...
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    Safe Routes to School Project

    The Contractor for the Safe Routes to School project is upgrading curb ramps at the Morris Avenue/Watt Street and Morris Avenue/Campbell Street intersections. The work is expected to be completed the week of September 14, 2020. Read on...
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    Richland Avenue and Bobcat Lane Intersection

    Rietschlin Construction, Incorporated, the Contractor for the Richland Avenue Pedestrian Passageway Project, has delayed the intersection improvements at the Richland Avenue and Bobcat Lane intersection, and expects the work to begin at 8 AM on 9/14. Read on...
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    City of Athens - West Union Street Improvements Project - Public Comment Period Extension

    City of Athens – West Union Street Improvements Project – Public Comment Period Extension The comment period to allow interested parties an opportunity to review and comment on planned improvements for West Union St. and the extension of Herrold Ave. Read on...
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    2020 Street Improvements Schedule

    The City of Athens Engineering & Public Works Department will continue the 2020 Street Improvements, which will include milling, paving, and crack sealing of various streets within the City. Read on...
  8. 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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    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...
  10. "Athens Come to Your Census" a promotional campaign to encourage the completion of the Census

    City of Athens planner Paul Logue and planning intern Lauren Conner announced today that the City of Athens has launched a promotional campaign “Athens Come to Your Census” Read on...
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    Arts, Parks, and Recreation Dept. Fall 2020 Program Guide Now Available!

    Hot off the press!! Check out our Fall Program Guide! All classes will follow covid prevention guidelines and will be a maximum of 9 participants. We will not be doing drop-ins so you must register for the class if you want to attend. Read on...
  12. Spet 2020 Bring a Friend Friday

    Bring a Friend Fridays at Athens Community Center During the Month of September

    If you are a member of the Athens Community Center, you can bring one friend for FREE on Fridays during the month of September. Mention Bring a Friend Friday when checking in at the front desk.
  13. Start Smart Football Flyer_2020

    Start Smart Football for Ages 5-7 years: Registration runs Aug. 24th - Sept. 20th $35/child

    This is an introductory program for children ages 5-7 years to introduce children to the basics of football. No games will be played, instead focus is on skill building. Sessions will run from September 28th - October 28th. Read on...
  14. HAPCAP Announces Emergency Relief Grant Program for City of Athens Residents

    Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, on behalf of the City of Athens will begin accepting applications for the Emergency Relief Grant Program, rental and mortgage assistance program, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Read on...
  15. 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...
  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...
  17. 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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