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Public Hearing set for March 19th in Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon intends to apply to the Ohio Department of Development forfunding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Small Cities Program,HOME Investment Partnership Program, and other related federally funded programsadministered by the State. The City is eligible for several different types of fiscal year2024 programs providing the City meets applicable program requirements. Theseprograms include but are not limited to …

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City to Host Public Meeting on State Route 13

MOUNT VERNON, September 15, 2023 – The City of Mount Vernon will host a public meeting ona proposal to improve South Sandusky Street, or State Route 13. At the meeting, attendees will beable to discuss the project with City officials, ask questions and provide input. The details of themeeting are as follows:Date: October 5, 2023Time: 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.Location: The …

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City of Mount Vernon sets Street Sweeping Schedule

The following is a list of city streets to be swept. The Street Department is asking for cooperation fromresidents in having their automobiles moved on the day their street is scheduled for sweeping. Next week’sschedule is as follows:NOTE: This schedule is subject to change or cancellation.Monday – August 21stLaurelwood Dr., Laurel Ct., Laurel Valley Dr., Laurel Hill Ct., Fox Chase …

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Mount Vernon, Salvation Army Introduce Pour It Forward

MOUNT VERNON, June 20, 2023 – The City of Mount Vernon and The Salvation Army arepleased to announce Pour It Forward, a new initiative beginning July 1 that will allow interestedresidents to help out their neighbors by assisting them with their utility bills. This donation-based program will allow qualified utility customers to maintain their access to cleanwater through the generosity …

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Mount Vernon to Enforce Sign Restrictions

MOUNT VERNON,– In about a month, Mount Vernon will begin removing anddisposing of any temporary signs that have been placed in the City right-of-way. This represents achange in enforcement for the City, which previously had left the small yard signs alone, leading toseveral complaints from residents that the proliferating signs were unsightly. In 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court decision in …

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Changes to Traffic Patterns Take Effect for Summer

MOUNT VERNON, June 8, 2023 – Motorists should be aware that a couple of traffic-patternchanges are in the works, or have already been instituted, on a handful of streets in the City ofMount Vernon. The changes are temporary, but could last through the summer. In accordance with City Ordinance 305.04 (Temporary Authority of the Director of Public Service-Safety), Safety-Service Director …

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Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony to Honor the Fallen ‘American Valor’ the theme of event scheduled for Monday, May 29

MOUNT VERNON, May 22, 2023 – The City of Mount Vernon’s annual Memorial Day Parade andCeremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 29, with Larry Angel, a U.S. Naval Veteran,serving as parade grand marshal. More than 40 participants have signed up to be part of the parade, Mayor Matt Starr said.“I would like to just remind everyone that …

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City of Mount Vernon Seeking Summer Workers for Hiawatha Water Park

MOUNT VERNON, March 21, 2023 – The City of Mount Vernon is seeking several seasonalworkers to staff the Hiawatha Water Park and Swimming Pool this summer. The facility will openfor the season on Saturday, May 27. The City has entered into contract with Columbus Pool Management to operate the HiawathaWater Park and Pool this year, and is currently looking to …

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Police Department Receives National Recognition

MOUNT VERNON, March 14, 2023 – The Mount Vernon Police Department is proud to announcethat it has been recognized for its exceptional work in implementing two programs, one focused onspecialized training and the other introducing a therapy dog to the community. The specialized training program, which was implemented threeyears ago, is designed to help officers by using a scenario-basedformat that …

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