1/31/2023, 4:00PM – The snow emergency for Athens County has been canceled. Please drive carefully some hazardous road conditions may still exist in remote areas of the county.
1/31/2023, 12:07 AM – Athens County is under a LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY. Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.
The Nelsonville City Council held a special meeting on Monday, January 30, 2022, at 7:00 PM, at City Hall. The purpose of the meeting was,
To discuss and vote on the hiring of Nathan bail to the position of Police Officer.
To discuss and vote on the possible appointment of a temporary city manager.
The meeting was streamed on the City of Nelsonville YouTube channel at, https://tinyurl.com/bhv6bp4u.
The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Athens County in effect from 9PM, Monday, 1/30/23 until 12PM, Tuesday, 1/31/23.
WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze.
WHERE…Portions of southeast Ohio and central, northern and western West Virginia.
WHEN…From 9PM, Monday, 1/30/23 until 12PM, Tuesday, 1/31/23.
IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Slow down and use caution while traveling.
Additional information can be found at https://www.weather.gov/rlx as well as on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
A light wintry mix will develop across portions of the area this evening as temperatures continue to gradually cool. Minor ice and snowfall accumulations may occur. While road temperatures are near or above freezing, slick spots will be possible on untreated and elevated surfaces. Use caution if driving or walking this evening and allow extra time to reach your destination.
The Nelsonville City Council will hold a special meeting on Monday, January 30, 2023, at 7:00 PM, at City Hall. The purpose of the meeting is,
- To discuss and vote on the hiring of Nathan bail to the position of Police Officer.
- To discuss and vote on the possible appointment of a temporary city manager.
Citizens comments may be made in person or Emailed to email@example.com by 1PM, Monday, January 30, 2023. The meeting may be streamed on the City of Nelsonville YouTube channel https://tinyurl.com/bhv6bp4u. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
The Municipal Civil Service Commission of the City of Nelsonville has two (2) open position 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.
- For a term of one (1) year.
- The commission meets on an as needed basis.
To apply for the positions on the City of Nelsonville Municipal Civil Service Commission please submit letters of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com as soon as possible.
The City of Nelsonville City Council held a regular meeting Monday, January 23, 2023, at 7PM. The meeting was streamed on the City of Nelsonville YouTube channel at, https://tinyurl.com/bhv6bp4u.
The City of Nelsonville announces that Chestnut Street from DeSteiguer Street to Harper Street will be closed to traffic and no parking will be permitted from Monday, January 23, 2023, through Wednesday, January 2, 2023. The roadway is being closed to repair a sink in the roadway. Please avoid this area and use an alternate route.
Auditor of State Keith Faber is pleased to announce that the City of Nelsonville has received the Auditor of State Award for their 2021 clean audit report.
The Auditor’s office presents the Auditor of State Award to local governments and school districts upon the completion of a financial audit. Entities that receive the award meet the following criteria of a “clean” audit report:
The entity must file financial reports with the Auditor of State’s office by the statutory due date, without extension, in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles;
The audit report does not contain any findings for recovery, material citations, material weakness, significant deficiencies, Uniform Guidance (Single Audit) findings or questioned costs;
The entity’s management letter contains no comment related to:
- Ethics referrals
- Questioned costs less than the threshold per the Uniform Guidance
- Lack of timely annual financial report submission
- Bank reconciliation issues
- Failure to obtain a timely Single Audit in accordance with Uniform Guidance
- Findings for recovery less than $500
- Public meetings or public records issues
- The entity has no other financial or other concerns
Nelsonville City Auditor, Taylor Sappington released the following statement. “After an immense amount of scrutiny, we have earned this sought-after recognition thanks to our excellent 2021 Audit. The City’s first such award in almost a decade. I put transparency, honesty, and clean audits at the top of my priority list on day one and I am so proud of the hard work from my staff and employees around City Hall to make it happen. Lastly, it shows that good honest work can be recognized even in today’s divisive environment, and I thank the Auditor of State for acknowledging City Hall’s efforts even in the midst of our head-to-head campaign, last fall. Now to continue the work, improve, and give the service that our Nelsonville deserves.”