Nelsonville Council virtual special meeting Tue, 7/14/2020, 7PM, Facebook, City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity

The Nelsonville City Council will hold a special Council meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM via a virtual meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to interview candidates for the open council seats.  There will be an executive session and there is the possibility of action in open session after the interviews. The public may not attend the meeting in person. The meeting will be live streamed from the City of Nelsonville Facebook Page, (City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity). The public is invited and encouraged to attend virtually online.

Nelsonville City Council virtual meeting Mon, 7/13/2020, 7PM, on Facebook (City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity)

Due to social distancing recommendations on preventing the spread of the COVID-19, Nelsonville City Council will be meeting in regular session Monday, July 13, 2020 at 7PM via a virtual meeting. The public may not attend the meeting in person. The meeting will be live streamed from the City of Nelsonville Facebook Page, (City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity). Citizens comments and business and organizational comments may be made to council by Emailing them to councilclerk@cityofnelsonville.com, no later than 12PM Monday, July 13, 2020. The public is invited and encouraged to attend virtually online.

ATHENS CO HEAT ADVISORY, THU, 7/9/2020, FROM 12 NOON TO 8 PM, HEAT INDEX UP TO 100, TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS OUTSIDE!!

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY FOR ATHENS COUNTY THURSDAY, 7/9/2020, IN EFFECT FROM 12 NOON TO 8 PM.

WHAT – Heat index values up to 100 expected again.

WHERE – Portions of southeast Ohio, northeast Kentucky and central, northern, southern and western West Virginia.

WHEN – From noon to 8 PM Thursday.

IMPACTS – High temperatures and humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur, especially given the persistence of this heat wave.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose-fitting clothing when possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air-conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.

Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9-1-1.

Nelsonville Civil Service Commission has 2 open positions available, send letter of interests to City Manager

The Municipal Civil Service Commission of the City of Nelsonville has 2 open positions available.

  • The Commission is composed of three (3) persons who are appointed by council. 
  • The commission serves in the manner provided for in Section 124.40 of the Ohio Revised Code and rules and regulations of the Nelsonville Municipal Civil Service Commission relative to civil service in the City of Nelsonville. 
  • One for a term of two (2) years, one for a term of three (3) years.   
  • The commission meets on an as needed basis.

Send your letter of interests to Scott Frank, Nelsonville City Manager at citymanager@cityofnelsonville.com or mail to 211 Lake Hope Drive, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764.

Nelsonville Finance Committee virtual meeting Thu, 7/9/2020, 8PM, FB, City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity

The City of Nelsonville Finance Committee will hold a virtual meeting on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 8:00PM. The meeting is being held to discuss the city’s finances. The public may not attend the meeting in person. The meeting will be streamed on the City of Nelsonville Facebook Page (City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity).

Nelsonville Police & Fire Committee virtual meeting Thu, 7/9/2020, 7PM, FB, City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity

The City of Nelsonville Police and Fire Committee will hold a virtual meeting on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 7:00PM. The meeting is being held to discuss City Code and Police procedures. The public may not attend the meeting in person. The meeting will be streamed on the City of Nelsonville Facebook Page (City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity).

Nelsonville east side Poplar St at Harper St closed 7AM Wed, 7/8/2020 until 4PM Fri, 7/10/2020, please avoid this area

The City of Nelsonville announces that the east side of Poplar Street at Harper Street will be closed at 7:00 AM Wednesday, July 8, 2020 until 4:00 PM Friday, July 10, 2020. Poplar Street will only be closed on the east side of the intersection and all houses east of Harper Street will still be accessible heading west bound from Second Street. The roadway is being closed for an emergency storm sewer repair. Please use an alternate route.

Nelsonville Code Enforcement Office reminds residents of city ordinance that outlines rules for yard and garage sales

The City of Nelsonville Code Enforcement Office wants to make the residents of Nelsonville aware that there is a city ordinance that outlines the rules for yard and or garage sales in the City of Nelsonville. We have listed those rules below.

  • No more than (4) four sales per year
  • Sales can be no more than three (3) days in duration
  • Sales can start as early as 8:00 AM and run during daylight hours only
  • Signs advertising the sale can be erected on the premises or on the public right-of-way adjacent to the property
  • Signs cannot be posted off-site on utility poles, public utilities such as traffic control panels, or on private property except with the permission of the property owner
  • Signs need to be removed after twenty-four (24) hours at end of sale.
  • Sale merchandise is limited to household and personal items and shall not include separately obtained or purchased items or merchandise where the sale of such items would constitute a business activity or otherwise constitute a business use required to be located in a commercial or industrial zoning district. 

Please contact Becky Barber, Code Enforcement Officer, if you have any questions or concerns. (740 753-1314 or administration@cityofnelsonville.com