Nelsonville City Council virtual regular meeting Mon, 8/24/2020, 7PM, FB, 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, August 24, 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, August 24, 2020. The public is invited and encouraged to attend virtually online.

The City of Nelsonville Street Committee held a Virtual Meeting, Tue 8/18/2020 Recording https://youtu.be/twtr7lnOwrA

The City of Nelsonville Street Committee held a virtual meeting on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 7:00PM. The meeting was held to discuss street issues relating to the sewer projects and other general street issues. The meeting was streamed on the City of Nelsonville Facebook Page (City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity).

Nelsonville Oak St and Lancaster St closed Clinton St to Madison St, Mon, 8/24 and Tue, 8/25, 20, 7AM to 5PM daily

The City of Nelsonville announces that Oak Street and Lancaster Street will be closed from Clinton Street to Madison Street, Monday, August 24 and Tuesday, August 25, 2020 from 7:00AM until 5:00PM daily.  The roadway is being closed for an R&R Pipeline gas line repair project, weather permitting.  Please use an alternate route.

Nelsonville Planning Commission 1 open position, send letter of interest to City Manager at citymanager@cityofnelsonville.com

The Planning Commission of the City of Nelsonville has One (1) open position available.

  • The Planning Commission shall consist of five (5) members serving overlapping terms of five (5) years each, provided that initial appointments under this Charter shall be as follows: One for a term of one (1) year, one for a term of two (2) years, one for a term of three (3) years, one for a term of four (4) years, and one for a term of five (5) years.
  • The Council, by ordinance or resolution, shall designate the Planning Commission to serve as the platting commission of the City, and the Commission shall have control of platting and shall recommend regulations to Council covering the platting of all lands within the City.
  • The Planning Commission shall recommend to Council, for the Council’s adoption with or without revisions thereto, a comprehensive general plan or revisions thereto for the physical development of the City, which shall include, but not be limited to:
    • The location of public ways, property, bridges, utilities, buildings, parks, playgrounds, bikeways, and recreation areas.
    • The comprehensive general plan shall show the existing school locations in the City and shall show the projected locations of all new schools as determined by the governing board of the appropriate school district.
  • The Planning Commission shall prepare and recommend to Council such ordinances and resolutions as will promote the general welfare of the City and its inhabitants; recommend for the Council’s approval a base map to be titled the “Official Map of the City of Nelsonville”; and exercise control over the subdivision of lands and the improvement or development thereof as authorized by the City’s ordinances and resolutions.
  • In the performance of its functions, the Planning Commission may enter upon any land in a lawful manner to make examinations and surveys, and place and maintain necessary monuments and markers thereon.
  • The Planning Commission shall have such other powers and perform such other duties and functions as provided by the City’s ordinances and resolutions.

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 Zoning Board 3 open positions, send letter of interests to City Manager at citymanager@cityofnelsonville.com

Nelsonville Zoning Board

The Municipal Zoning Board of the City of Nelsonville has Three (3) open positions available.

  • The Commission is composed of Five (5) persons who are appointed by council.  
  • The Board obtains its jurisdiction, power and limit of authority from the Council of the City of Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio under Nelsonville City Charter §7.02, Ordinance 44-98 (“the Zoning Code”) of the City of Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio and any amendments thereto which became originally effective December 28, 1998; Ordinance 59-06 (“the Sign Regulations”) of the City of Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio and any amendments thereto which became  originally effective on February 8, 2007; and Ordinance 21-85 (“the Flood Damage Reduction Code”) of the City of Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio, and any amendments thereto which became originally effective on January 6, 1986 and substantially amended on December 18, 2009.
  • The Board will hear cases as provided in applicable codes which include appeals.

                  (a)   alleging error in an administrative order or decision

                  (b)   alleging error in interpretation of application information

                  (c)   requesting variance from the Zoning Code

                  (d)   requesting variance from the Sign Regulations

                  (e)   requesting variance from the Flood Damage Reduction Code

             and applications for.

                  (f)    conditional or special use permits

                  (g)   change to non-conforming uses or buildings

                  (h)   bed and breakfast establishments

                  (i)    home occupations

                  (j)    extension of permits for temporary buildings

  • 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 Parks and Recreation Committee meeting Wed, 8/19/20, 7PM, FB, City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity

The City of Nelsonville Parks and Recreation Committee will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 7:00PM. The meeting is being held to discuss the pool closure and projects at Polley Field. 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).