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Recycling containers: tips for better service

Earlier this year the first phase of City-provided recycling containers were delivered to portions of several collection routes. Over the next several years, additional recycling containers will be purchased and delivered to all residents. Our goal is for recycling, like waste pick-up, will be automated. Until you receive the City recycling container, make sure that the orange ‘RECYCLING’ sticker is readily visible on your container. If you need the sticker, Call Public Works, 428-4782, and we’ll mail it to you. The City reminds residents of the proper placement of your waste and recycling containers. We ask that your two containers – waste and recycling - be placed on opposite sides of your drive, but not within 3 feet of a mailbox of other structure.
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Second Quarter 2017 Traffic Analysis

The Centerville Police Department recently completed their 2017 second quarter traffic analysis and has determined the top five roadways with the highest accident rates based on traffic volume. pdf Click here for the press release.  (4 KB)

City of Centerville Earns Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Centerville’s recent financial audit by the Auditor of State’s Office has returned a clean report, qualifying for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. “Clean books are vital to accountability in government,” State Auditor Dave Yost said. “Centerville is clearly committed to maintaining accurate records, and I am proud to present it with this award.” pdf Click here for the press release.  (232 KB)

Auditor’s Office reevaluates all properties in Montgomery County

As part of the tax valuation process, the Montgomery County Auditor’s Office analyzes the value of every property located within the county every three years. According to the Auditor’s Office, on average, the valuation for residential properties in Centerville has increased 7.21 percent since 2014.   All properties affected by the change in valuation will receive notification from the Montgomery County Auditor’s Office. For more information, call the Auditor’s Office, 225-5096 or visit www.mcrealestate.org. pdf Click here for further information. (252 KB)

Mobile Food Vendor Quick Reference Guide and Application

Below is an application to be licensed as a Mobile Food Vendor in the City of Centerville in accordance with Chapter 844 of the Centerville Municipal Code. Any operator of a Mobile Food Vehicle, as defined in the ordinance, must first obtain a license prior to selling ready-made culinary items to the general public either along the public right-of-way or on private property in coordination with a permitted Community Event, Sidewalk Sale, or other similar temporary use. Please call 433-7151 for more information on obtaining a license or for an explanation of how Mobile Food Vendor sales may be conducted in the City.
Quick Reference Guide      Mobile Food Vendor Application

City sponsors community forum on opioid, program video available

As opioid and heroin use and overdoses continue to rise, the City of Centerville coordinated a community forum on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in the Police Department. A panel discussion included Centerville Police Chief Bruce Robertson; April Anderson, MD, emergency physician at Miami Valley Hospital; Wendie Jackson, CDCA II, Community Outreach Manager and Front Door Program Manager, Cornerstone Project; Jodi Long, LISW-S, LICDC-CS, Director of Treatment and Supportive Services for Montgomery County ADAMHS Board and Charlie Stiegelmeyer, Director  of the Tactical Crime Suppression Unit - Investigative Unit.

Online Tax Preparation Tool

taking_notes.jpgThe City of Centerville is again offering an on-line tax calculation tool for local income taxes. This is an easy tool to calculate and prepare your City tax return for filing with the tax office. At this time, we are not able to offer electronic filing (that is, the tax return and applicable attachments still need to be submitted to the Tax Office).

Please click here to access the site.  You will need your social security number to get started, and then you will assign your own PIN. Please contact the Tax Department with questions concerning this process or any other tax issues, you can also click here to download tax forms. 

2017 State of the City Address

Attached is the text of the pdf State of the City Address (97 KB) , delivered by Brooks Compton, Centerville Mayor on March 20, 2017. 

Bicycle Safety Reminders from the Centerville Police Department

As we anticipate the increase in bicycle traffic, the Centerville Police Department would like to remind the bicyclists and motorists alike to keep an eye out for each other and share the roads safely. Motorists should always look twice and signal before changing lanes, turning at intersections, and allow a safe distance between your vehicle and cyclists as you pass. Bicyclists share in the same responsibilities and should obey all traffic laws just as the drivers of vehicles do. Regardless of your age, you should always wear a protective helmet when riding a bicycle to help prevent often avoidable head injuries and set a great example for our youth. If you are under eighteen years of age we want to remind you and your parents of the City of Centerville ordinance that requires you to wear an approved bicycle helmet when operating or riding as a passenger on a bicycle in the City of Centerville. pdf Click here for the press release. (763 KB)

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