Nelsonville City Council regular meeting Mon, 6/27/22, 7PM at City Hall, the public is invited and encouraged to attend

The Nelsonville City Council will hold a regular Council meeting on Monday, June 27, 2022, at 7:00PM in Council Chambers at City Hall.

Citizens comments and business and organizational comments may be made in person or Emailed to nelsonvillecity@gmail.com by 1PM, Monday, June 27, 2022. The meeting may be streamed on the City of Nelsonville YouTube channel at https://tinyurl.com/bhv6bp4u. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Governor DeWine Announces H2Ohio Project to Improve Water Quality in Nelsonville, Ohio

June 23, 2022 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio EPA Director Laurie A. Stevenson announced today that the city of Nelsonville in Athens County will receive $171,000 in H2Ohio funding to improve drinking water quality and to upgrade aging water infrastructure.

Nelsonville will use the H2Ohio funding to purchase new equipment that will support the long-term functionality of its drinking water system and help prevent the system from going offline for a significant periods of time.   

“Clean and safe drinking water is vital for every community in Ohio, and I am pleased that H2Ohio is continuing to invest in infrastructure and equipment to assist communities like Nelsonville to provide a reliable source of water for residents,” said Governor DeWine. 

Governor DeWine also announced today that the H2Ohio program will fund repairs and replacements for failing home sewage treatment systems in Hocking, Jackson, Portage, Ross, and Seneca counties. Health districts in each county will receive $115,000 each to help low- to moderate-income homeowners repair and replace failing household sewage treatment systems.

“Throughout the state, addressing failing household sewage treatment systems – either through providing funds for replacements or upgrades, or the extension of centralized sanitary sewers – is a key goal of H2Ohio,” said Director Stevenson.

Governor DeWine launched H2Ohio in 2019 as a water quality effort to provide clean and safe water to Ohio. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Ohio Department of Agriculture, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, and Ohio Lake Erie Commission each have a significant role in H2Ohio through the natural infrastructure of wetlands, the reduction in nutrient runoff, and increasing access to clean drinking water and quality sewer systems. To learn more, go to h2.ohio.gov.

Athens Co Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10PM, Wed, 6/22/22, watch for rapidly changing weather conditions

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Athens County in effect until 10:00 PM, Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

Remember, a Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are favorable for Severe Thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings. Severe Thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce Tornadoes.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio, local TV, radio or your cable television provider for later statements and possible warnings.

Athens Co Heat Advisory, Wed, 6/22/2222, 1PM until 7PM, take precautions against heat illnesses

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Athens County in effect Wednesday, June 22, 2022, from 1:00 PM until 7:00 PM.

WHAT…Heat index values of up to 104 expected.

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

WHEN…Wednesday, June 22, 2022, from 1:00 PM until 7:00 PM.

IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

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 Finance Committee meeting on Wed, 6/22/22, 7PM at City Hall, public invited and encouraged to attend

The City of Nelsonville Finance Committee will hold a meeting on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 7:00PM at City Hall. The meeting is being held to discuss City finances.

Citizens comments may be made in person or Emailed to nelsonvillecity@gmail.com by 1PM, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. The meeting may be streamed on the City of Nelsonville YouTube channel https://tinyurl.com/bhv6bp4u. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Nelsonville Police and Fire Committee meeting on Wed, 6/22/22, 6PM at City Hall, public invited and encouraged to attend

The City of Nelsonville Police and Fire Committee will be holding a meeting on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 6:00 PM at City Hall. The meeting is being held to discuss Police Department staffing and Fire Chief salary.

Citizens comments may be made in person or Emailed to nelsonvillecity@gmail.com by 1PM, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. The meeting may be streamed on the City of Nelsonville YouTube channel https://tinyurl.com/bhv6bp4u. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Nelsonville Aquatics Center twilight swim party, Sat, 6/25/22, 9PM to 1PM, admission $3 per person, information (740) 753-7003

The Nelsonville Aquatics Center will be sponsoring a twilight swim party on Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 9:00PM until 11:00PM. Admission for the twilight swim party is $3.00 per person, season and individual passes are not valid during this special event. The public is invited to come out and enjoy an evening of swimming under the stars.

For information about hours, services, admission, and season passes please call the Nelsonville Aquatics Center at (740) 753-7003.

West side of Nelsonville Public Square CLOSED, 2:30PM Fri, 6/17/22 to 10PM, Sun, 6/19/22, use alternate routes to avoid the area

The City of Nelsonville will be closing the West side of Nelsonville Public Square to vehicle traffic and parking starting at 2:30 PM Friday, June 17th through 10:00 PM, Sunday, June 19th

The Public Square is being closed for special events being held on the Square in Nelsonville this weekend.  Please watch for increased pedestrian traffic and use alternate routes to avoid the area.

Athens Co Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 9PM, Thu, 6/16/22, watch for rapidly changing weather conditions!

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Athens County in effect until 9:00 PM, Thursday, June 16, 2022.

Remember, a Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are favorable for Sever Thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings. Severe Thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce Tornadoes.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio, local TV, radio or your cable television provider for later statements and possible warnings.