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June 1, 2024

Council Member Catherine Mills Reynolds

Montgomery Made Better by Volunteers

Posted on June 1, 2024

By Council Member Catherine Mills-Reynolds I have now been on council for a little over five months. In these past few months, I have learned much. One of the highlights for me has been getting to know more of our citizens and becoming more familiar with our outstanding volunteers and their significant impact on our...
Hopewell Cemetery

Hopewell Cemetery Maintenance Updates

Posted on May 28, 2024

The City of Montgomery values the beauty and tranquility of Hopewell Cemetery and periodically reviews best practices for grounds maintenance and safety from local cemeteries and professional organizations. As a result of this review, several changes have been made to the policy regarding the decoration of gravesites and the placement of monuments. To preserve the...
Andy McGuffy, Dan Pohl, Becky Koligian

Montgomery Police Welcome Three New Staff Members

Posted on May 23, 2024

The City of Montgomery proudly welcomes two new police officers and a new Police Clerk to our department. All three bring experience to their positions. ANDY MCGUFFY has worked in law enforcement for ten years. He has worked in Colerain Township and Fairfield. “What I find most rewarding in police work is the opportunity to...
Officer Paul Payne

Thank You for Your Service, Paul Payne!

Posted on May 23, 2024

Congratulations to Montgomery Police Officer Paul Payne on his retirement! Paul spent 35 years in law enforcement, including over 22 years in the City of Montgomery. Paul also worked for Elmwood Place, Loveland Police, Ohio State Park Rangers, and at the Warren County Sheriff’s Office. During his career in Montgomery, Paul served as Sycamore High...
2024 Adult Best of Show Sharon Naderman- Rainstorm at Kings Island Haunt

2024 Exposure: Montgomery Photo Contest Winners

Posted on May 23, 2024

2024 Adult Best of Show Sharon Naderman- Rainstorm at Kings Island Haunt Twenty local amateur photographers were recognized for artistic excellence at EXPOSURE Montgomery, the City’s 36th Annual Photography Competition, on Sunday, May 5. The competition was judged by Michael Sanders, professor at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash, Allie Blankenship, curatorial assistant with the...
Jane Garfield, Alice Aguilar, and Bob Saul

City Honors Newest Volunteer Walk of Fame Inductees

Posted on May 23, 2024

On April 17, the City inducted its newest members into the Volunteer Walk of Fame. Jane Garfield, Alice Aguilar, and Bob Saul, and Patrick Stull were all honored for achieving the required 250 hours of volunteer service to have a brick placed in the Volunteer Walkway in Montgomery Park. These dedicated volunteers have collectively served...
2024 Volunteer Family Challenge Winners

Family Challenge Winners

Posted on May 6, 2024

Congratulations to the Vernick Family who won our Family Pool Membership! This was the Vernick’s second year participating in the challenge. Some of the notable items on their checklist were donating food and household items to charities, serving at Matthew 25 Ministries, and baking and delivering plates of cookies to their neighbors. Even completing just...
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Montgomery Partners with Care Solace to Provide Mental Health Resource for All Residents

Posted on May 3, 2024

Beginning June 1 Montgomery has partnered with Care Solace to continue our commitment to provide accessible mental health and community-based resources for all residents. As a central hub of care, Care Solace serves as a critical liaison between first responders, justice systems, social agencies, and mental health providers. With a team of 500+ dedicated Care...
Callery Pear

Non-native Invasive Plant Species in Montgomery

Posted on May 1, 2024

With Spring in full bloom, a lot of attention has been paid to "Invasive Plant Species," which are non-native plants that can spread unchecked because they lack local natural deterrents to keep them in balance with other native species. Most non-native plants have been introduced for erosion control, landscaping, culinary and medicinal use, wildlife foods,...
Craig Margolis

What You Should Expect From Me, Your Local Government Representative

Posted on May 1, 2024

By Council Member Craig Margolis I am honored to be serving another term on Montgomery City Council. I am encouraged that many have trust in me to serve their interests with the governance of the City of Montgomery. Elected officials in small cities play a pivotal role in shaping the community’s present and future. We are...
Montgomery On The Move

Montgomery on the Move

Posted on April 30, 2024

If you’ve been to a recent event or driven by City Hall, you’ve probably seen our Montgomery on the Move vehicle. This former ambulance, now a mobile city hall, was taken out of service due to its age. We’ve transformed the vehicle by removing the medical equipment and adding a sliding window on the side....
Mike Gertz

Mike Gertz Joins the Montgomery Public Works Team!

Posted on April 29, 2024

The City of Montgomery proudly welcomes Mike Gertz to our Public Works Department. Mike is a graduate of Lakota West High School. After graduation, he went to work for the City of Sharonville as a part-time employee for a year in their parks department. In his spare time Mike likes to play basketball and football,...
Asha

Meet Asha, Montgomery’s Therapy Dog

Posted on April 29, 2024

The City of Montgomery is proud to introduce Asha, a one-year-old standard poodle and therapy dog who will be working closely with Montgomery staff. Asha is available to all city staff but will primarily report to work each day at our Montgomery Safety Center. The City recognizes the vital role played by its first responders....
Universalist Church

Join Us for a Historic Walking Tour to Celebrate National Historic Preservation Month

Posted on April 26, 2024

The month of May is designated as National Historic Preservation month. The National Trust for Historic Preservation established this event in 1973 and it is celebrated every year by cities, historical societies, preservation groups and various civic organizations throughout the country. Founded in 1795 by settlers from Montgomery, New York, the city has a rich...
AED Donation

City Received AED Donation for Swaim Park

Posted on April 26, 2024

The City of Montgomery would like to thank the Realtors with Heart and Project Heart ReStart. REALTORS with Heart, a committee of the REALTOR Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, donated an Automated External Defibrillator or AED to Swaim Park. The Realtors with Heart’s mission is to make Greater Cincinnati more heart-safe through CPR/AED Training, AED Placement,...
This Is Our Moment

Montgomery’s Moment – Our Future is Bright!

Posted on April 2, 2024

The Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee has continued to actively meet to incorporate public comments from last winter regarding development opportunities. From a future policy perspective, the preliminary conclusions revolve around 1) Enhancing Montgomery Road’s Corridor Character, 2) Support Strategic Growth in Key Places, 3) Expand Housing Options, 4) Increase Safe Walkable/Bikeable Travel and 5) Foster...
Chris Dobrozsi

Leading in Mental Health Awareness

Posted on April 1, 2024

Council Message by Council Member Chris Dobrozsi Happy Spring 2024 to all. I hope everyone had a wonderful winter season and you were able to enjoy the few snow events we had – nothing is more beautiful than pure white snow blanketing the barren trees and landscape. With April upon us, my family and I...
Safety Village 2023

Safety Village

Posted on April 1, 2024

Safety Village is a one-week summer safety camp for children entering kindergarten in the fall. Students will learn basic pedestrian and traffic safety rules, personal safety, school bus, and fire safety. Safety Village is held at Montgomery Elementary in three one-week sessions. June 3-7: 9:00 a.m. - noon or 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. June 10-14:...
Workers resurfacing a street

Street Resurfacing Program Begins This Spring

Posted on March 26, 2024

The City awarded the 2024 street resurfacing program to John R. Jurgensen Company.  This year’s program includes 4.6 centerline miles of public roadway.  The following streets will be completed: Shadowhill Way (Windhaven Court to Lakewater Drive) Lakewater Drive Valleystream Drive Deerfield Road (Montgomery Road to Hartford Hill Lane) Hartford Hill Lane Kenilworth Lane Huntersknoll Court...
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