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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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Additional Info... Arts, Parks, & Recreation Department
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Arts West and Casa Nueva present the Cat Art Online Show

ArtsWest Cat Art Show Online 2020

Everyone is feeling a bit more like a house cat than ever before, as we all shelter in place for the pandemic. What better way to pass the time while connecting to community than to participate in the Cat Art Online Show, produced in partnership with Arts...

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Additional Info... Arts, Parks, & Recreation Department
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Reminder: All playgrounds, shelter houses, picnic tables, courts, and restrooms are currently CLOSED

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Just a friendly reminder that our parks are still open but the playgrounds, shelter houses, restrooms, picnic tables, and courts are all CLOSED at this time. We encourage you to go outside and get some fresh air in our open spaces but PLEASE maintain a 6 ...

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Arts, Parks, & Recreation Department
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Spring Fitness Classes CANCELLED

Due to the extension of the social distancing order and out of concern for our patrons and instructors, we are cancelling all Spring fitness classes. If you were registered for one of these classes we will be in contact with you over the next week regardi...

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Arts, Parks, & Recreation Department
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Career Camp Registration Open Now Through June 25th for Students in grades 6th-8th

Career Camp Promo

We are excited to partner with Project RISE for a FREE career camp June 29 - July 2 for students entering 6th-8th grade. Campers will travel locally by bus to gain a first-hand experience into healthcare, manufacturing and civil service career fields. Enr...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Youth Summer Camp Registration Begins March 2nd! For ages 6-14 years.

Summer Camp Brochure 2020

Summer Camp 2020! Hot off the press! Registration starts Monday, March 2nd at 8:30 am online, in-person, or over the phone.

More Info Arts, Parks, & Recreation Department

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: April 3, 2020

Terrace Drive - Gas Main Line Replacement 4/6 - 4/10

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The City of Athens announces that Columbia Gas and contrac...

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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
Posted on: March 5, 2020

NW Athens Bikeway Spur, Phase 3

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Allard Excavation, LLC will resume work on the NW Athens Bikeway Spur Phase 3 Project the week of March 9, 2020.   The project includes the construction of an 8-foot wide paved bikeway that will connect Armitage Road to University Estates Bouleva...

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Engineering and Public Works
Posted on: February 26, 2020

West Union Street Improvements Project

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Documents from the Open House for the West Union Street Improvements Project are available for viewing online at the following location: http://www.ci.athens.oh.us/310/Projects .

The purpose of the West Union Street Project is to improve: safety conditions...

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Engineering and Public Works
Posted on: January 6, 2020

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. Please see below for additional information from Columbia Gas. Questions or concerns may be addressed to Miche...

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Engineering and Public Works

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News Flash

Posted on: April 8, 2020

Municipal Court: April 9 Jury Trial Cancelled

There will be no jury trial scheduled at Municipal Court on April 9th

General City News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Update on the gas line project in your neighborhood

Update on the gas line project in your neighborhood

Dear valued customer,

Safety is at the forefront of everything we do at Columbia Gas of Ohio. This focus permeates every aspect of our business, including the health and wellness of our customers.

In light ...

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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: April 1, 2020

Extra Trash Stickers and Yard Waste Bag/Brush Sticker Sales

Due to the COVID-19 response efforts, City of Athens Residents have the following options for the purchase of extra trash stickers or yard waste bags or brush stickers*:

1. Citizens may call Utilities Billing at 740-592-3347 during regular business hours a...

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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 30, 2020

Changes To Athens Public Transit & Athens On Demand Transit Effective Monday March 30th

CHANGES TO ATHENS PUBLIC TRANSIT & ATHENS ON

DEMAND TRANSIT EFFECTIVE MONDAY, MARCH 30th

Fare and Schedule Changes for Public Transit Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

ATHENS, OH – Starting Monday, March 30th Athens Public Transit and Athens on Demand

Tr...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Updated 2020 Primary Election Voter Information

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The opportunity to vote by mail has been extended to April 28, 2020. Ohio’s Secretary of State will send a postcard to each registered voter, notifying you of: Your options to obtain an application for an absentee ballot, the procedures and dead...

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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: March 24, 2020

OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital Announces Opening of Medical Supply Donation Site

OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital Announces Opening of Medical Supply Donation Site

Drive-through collection site provides, safe, easy way to support COVID-19 response

 ATHENS, OH -  OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital is announc...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Help protect collection workers by doing these simple things.

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- Bag your trash in as few bags as possible

- Don’t bag your recycling

- Sanitize the lids of your containers


General City News Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Athens County Municipal Court is making the following changes

THE ATHENS COUNTY MUNICIPAL COURT

CITY BUILDING8 E. WASHINGTON STREETATHENS, OHIO 45701

Todd L. Grace, Judge Phone: 740-592-3328

General Order of the Court

Effective Monday, March 23rd, 2020

In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the Athens County Muni...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2020

The Athens City-County Health Department is offering essential services only.

March 18, 2020

Contact: 

Dr. James Gaskell, Health Commissioner, 740-592-4431 ext 5903, jgaskell@athenspublichealth.org

Ruth Dudding, Public Information Officer, 740-592-4431 ext 5912,rdudding@athenspublichealth.org

 

The Athens City-County H...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Mail in or pay your city income taxes online.

For the health of our employees due to the spread of COVID-19, the Athens City Income Tax Department is asking taxpayers to reduce in-person contact with our employees. 

For questions and help with tax forms, we will be available by phone at 740-5...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Spring Cleanup Week- April 20th-24th, 2020

Spring Cleanup Week- April 20th-24th, 2020

During this week, residents are allowed to place an unlimited amount of trash bags at the curb on their regular trash pickup days at no additional cost. Please place trash out for collection before 7:00am on your ...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2020

ATHENS COUNTY TIRE RECYCLING DROP OFF

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March 21 and April 18, 2020 9am—1pm Athens County Fairgrounds 286 W. Union St. Athens, Ohio 45701

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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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General City News Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Youth Summer Camp Registration Begins March 2nd! For ages 6-14 years.

Summer Camp Brochure 2020

Summer Camp 2020! Hot off the press! Registration starts Monday, March 2nd at 8:30 am online, in-person, or over the phone.

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

AHSWD 2020 Recycling Events

AHSWD 2020 Event List

AHSWD 2020 Recycling Events

Click below to see a large flyer of all of the events

https://www.ci.athens.oh.us/DocumentCenter/View/5504/AHSWD-2020-Recycling-Events

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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: March 17, 2020

Mail in or pay your city income taxes online.

The City of Athens has closed City Hall to the public due to the spread of COVID-19. For the health of our employees, the Athens City Income Tax Department is asking taxpayers to follow these guidelines:

For questions and help with tax forms, we will be av...

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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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