Nelsonville City Council virtual regular meeting Mon, 3/8/21, 7PM 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, March 8, 2021 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 online. The public is invited and encouraged to attend virtually online.

Athens Co and Nelsonville now using HYPER-REACH Emergency Notification System to mass notify residents in emergencies

Athens County and the City of Nelsonville are now using the HYPER-REACH- Emergency Notification System to notify Athens County residents in emergency situations where events have occurred and special instructions to residents in a specific neighborhood are needed.  Examples of those instructions include missing persons where their life may be endangered, emergency evacuation or shelter in place instructions, or other critical life safety information.

This system will allow you to receive notifications via landline, cellular phone or e-mail by simply following the registration steps.

If you have previously registered your phone(s)/email(s) with the past system, you can register them again if you need to update the name/address. If you are unsure as to if your phone is in the database, please register. Database administrators will remove duplicate entries.

Registering the additional information in the Community Alerts option will allow your unlisted phone, cellular phone, email, and/or TDD to be notified for local emergencies and community alerts as well.

Selecting the Weather Alerts option will enable weather notifications to any phone or email address. If you opt-out of Weather Alerts, you will not receive them, even on your landline (if you enter it below).

The information provided will not be used for any purpose other than community announcements and weather alerts.

There are three (6) ways to sign up.

1. Scan QR Code

2. Go to:  https://signup.hyper-reach.com/hyper_reach/sign_up_page_2/?id=101142

3. Call: 740-762-6165

4. Text “alerts” to 740-762-6165

5. Tell your Alexa unit “Alexa, enable Hyper-Reach”

6.  Go to: http://hyper-reach.com/ohathenssignup.html

Are you on the move but still want to know what is going on around Athens County? Then sign up for Hyper-Reach Anywhere application and add a rich new dimension to alerts that you receive on your smartphone and mobile devices. Receive messages and push notifications on your mobile devices.

***NOTE – You must register for a standard account for the App to function on your mobile device.

The Hyper-Reach Anywhere application supports both Apple® iOS and Android™ users, just go to the app store or play store and search for “Hyper-Reach Anywhere”. Remember the application is FREE!!

The City of Nelsonville Planning & Development Committee held a Virtual Meeting, Mon 3/1/2021 Recording https://youtu.be/Rpb97CyR7Bg

The City of Nelsonville Planning and Development Committee held a virtual meeting on Monday, March 1, 2021 at 6:00PM. The meeting was held to discuss camping in the City, trash cans, all-terrain vehicle, (ATV) use in the City. The meeting was streamed on the City of Nelsonville Facebook Page (City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity).

Nelsonville, Ohio Special City Council Virtual Meeting, Mon, 3/1/2021 Recording at https://youtu.be/IV1UFCUgUv8

The City of Nelsonville, Ohio City Council held a special virtual meeting Monday, March 1, 2021 at 7:00PM. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss and have the first reading of an ordinance authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract for refuge and recycling services ordinance. The meeting was streamed on the City of Nelsonville Facebook Page (City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity).

Nelsonville water line repairs complete, full depressurization will take 4hrs, Boil Order in effect until further notice

The City of Nelsonville has completed repairs on a 10-inch water main break located at the intersection of Jefferson Street and Fayette Street. The City is in the process of repressurizing the water system. Full depressurization of the water system will take approximately 4 hours to complete. A boil order will be in effect until further notice for all Nelsonville water customers including the Village of Buchtel.

When a boil order is in effect, we ask those affected to boil their drinking and cooking water for three minutes before being consumed.

This Boil Order is in effect until further notice, unless notified otherwise.

Nelsonville water main break requires water system shut off, boil order until further notice all Nelsonville water customers

The City of Nelsonville is currently working on a 10-inch water main break located at the intersection of Jefferson Street and Fayette Street. The repair will require that the City’s water system be shut off until the water line is repaired. This water outage will affect all Nelsonville water customers including the Village of Buchtel. A boil order will be in effect until further notice for all Nelsonville water customers.

When a boil order is in effect, we ask those affected to boil their drinking and cooking water for three minutes before being consumed.

This Boil Order is in effect until further notice, unless notified otherwise.

ATHENS CO FLOOD WARNING UNTIL 5PM, SUN, 2/28/2021, FLOODING IS ON GOING, TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN!

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a FLOOD WARNING for Athens County Until 5:00 PM, Sunday, 2/28/2021.

At 11:24 AM, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain occurring across the area. Flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the warned area. Between 1.5 and 2.5 inches of rain have fallen and water levels will rise throughout this afternoon.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Athens, Nelsonville, Glouster, and Albany.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become unstable and unsafe.