construction update

Crosswalk replacement in Downtown Montgomery

May 23, 2023

Bulletin Cover

RFP for Printed Monthly Newsletter and Annual Calendar

Posted on May 18, 2023

The City of Montgomery produces a monthly printed newsletter and annual calendar delivered to all residents. The contract with the current vendor runs through October 2023. For planning purposes and consistency in design, the City of Montgomery is including both publications in a Request for Proposal for a one-year contract. The City of Montgomery is...
Craig Margolis

Hi Neighbor!

Posted on May 11, 2023

Council Message by Mayor Craig Margolis Are you a good neighbor? Do you think the art of being neighborly is lost? What does being a good neighbor in twenty-first century America actually mean? Montgomery prides itself on being a city of residents and neighbors. Where most of our land mass is single-family homes, your chances...
Maura Gray

Welcome Montgomery’s New Finance Director, Maura Gray

Posted on May 3, 2023

Maura started with the City of Montgomery in March of 2023. Previously she served as the Fiscal Officer of the Clermont County Public Library and has held other senior finance positions at the City of Sharonville and the City of Reading. She has a bachelor’s degree from Wilmington College in Accounting and a master’s degree...

Your Urban Agricultural Questions Answered

Posted on May 2, 2023

With interest in local food systems, food security, and rising food costs, more residents are looking to urban agriculture as an answer. Growing crops or keeping animals can create self-sufficiency, reduce grocery bills, promote healthy eating, and increase sustainability by reducing waste. The City of Montgomery Code of Ordinances permits various backyard farming practices, including...
Tree & Garden Tour

We want to see your garden!

Posted on April 17, 2023

Montgomery’s Beautification and Tree Commission is holding its annual Garden Tour in June. If you have a traditional, unique, newly planted, or well-established garden and want to be included on the tour, contact Darla Hall at The tour is scheduled for Sunday, June 25, from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. The Garden Tour features six...
Johnston Family Challenge

Family Challenge Winners

Posted on April 13, 2023

Congratulations to the Johnston Family who won our Family Pool Membership! The Johnstons had two entries into the drawing for completing all twelve challenges. Some of the notable items on their checklist included completing a blanket for the Linus Project and filling Valentine packs for Meadowbrook Care Center, volunteering at Matthew 25 Ministries and at...
Independence Day Parade

Join the Annual Independence Day Parade!

Posted on April 12, 2023

Strike up the band, put your marching shoes on, design a float or decorate classic cars in patriotic fashion for Montgomery’s long-time tradition. The annual Independence Day Parade is Tuesday, July 4. Residents, neighborhood associations, and local businesses are invited to be a part of Montgomery’s Independence Day Celebration, a day filled with patriotism, community...

2023 Exposure: Montgomery Photo Contest Winners

Posted on April 5, 2023

Federal Grant Leads to Upgraded Camera/Security System

Posted on April 5, 2023

In 2023 the City of Montgomery was awarded federal funding to significantly enhance the security and traffic camera system in the City. Currently, traffic cameras are installed at major intersections and several City facilities. These cameras have been instrumental in addressing property crimes and determining fault in traffic crashes. The new Federal grant provides funds...
We Love Our Volunteers

Congratulations to Our 2023 Volunteer Walk of Fame Members

Posted on April 4, 2023

This year’s Volunteer Walk of Fame inductees includes Elaine Cohen, Larry Schwartz, and Steve Uckotter. These outstanding volunteers have reached a milestone of 250 or more volunteer hours and will be included in the Volunteer Walk of Fame walk in Montgomery Park. Hats off to these exceptional volunteers! National Volunteer Week is the week of...
Safety Village

Safety Village

Posted on April 3, 2023

Officer Bob Otte with the Montgomery Police Department is conducting Safety Village at Montgomery Elementary School for children five and six years old entering kindergarten in the fall.  Safety Village is a one-week program that teaches children pedestrian and traffic safety rules, personal safety, school bus, and fire safety. There is a $25 fee for...
Mike Cappel

Inspiration for Change

Posted on April 1, 2023

Council Message by Mike Cappel Once I became involved with Montgomery as a volunteer and later as a Council Member, I began to meet inspirational people and businesses everywhere. Perhaps I didn’t recognize inspiration, but I found the Inspired within the ranks of Montgomery volunteers, staff, council and later in other communities, politicians and even...
Street Resurfacing

Street Resurfacing Program Begins This Spring

Posted on March 28, 2023

The City awarded the 2023 street resurfacing program to Barrett Paving Materials, Inc. This year’s program includes 2.0 centerline miles of public roadway. The following streets will be completed: Southwind Drive Westwind Drive Trailwind Drive (Southwind Drive to east terminus) Windpoint Place Windzag Lane (Zig Zag Road to Baywind Drive) Baywind Drive (Windzag Lane to...
2022 Winter Seasons of Beauty Winner - night

Winter 2022 Seasons of Beauty Award Winner

Posted on March 6, 2023

The City of Montgomery Beautification and Tree Commission has awarded the 2022 Winter Seasons of Beauty award to William and Patricia Matulewicz. The family has called Montgomery home since 1987, when they moved here from Montgomery, New York. They love being a part of the Montgomery, Ohio, community. The Matulewicz home was well-appointed for the...
Pfeiffer Rd and Deerfield Rd. Intersectin Improvements

Construction Update: Pfeiffer Rd. and Deerfield Rd. Roundabout

Posted on March 6, 2023

Construction is underway at the Pfeiffer Road and Deerfield Road intersection, converting the four-way stop to a single-lane roundabout. In 2022, construction consisted of utility work, including installing a new gas and water mains. In addition, a new storm sewer was installed, along with temporary asphalt pavement to the south side of Pfeiffer Road and...
Make Your Mental Health a Priority

REGISTER NOW for the Mental Health Fair on April 15

Posted on March 3, 2023

Looking back to May 12, 2022, when the City held its first community mental health presentation, the momentum to offer informative and educational mental health programming for the community continued to build and culminated in the City’s first-ever Mental Health Fair being hosted at Twin Lakes Retirement Community at 9840 Montgomery Road on Saturday, April...
Montgomery Arts Commission

The Montgomery Arts Commission wants your input!

Posted on March 2, 2023

The Montgomery Arts Commission is seeking your input to help guide current and future visual and performing arts offerings in our city. Please fill out our short survey to let us know your thoughts about the visual and performing arts in Montgomery. Complete the survey by April 30, and your name will be entered to...
Lisa Lorenz

Montgomery Welcomes Lisa Lorenz, Recreation Specialist

Posted on March 2, 2023

Lisa began working for the City as a seasonal employee in the summer of 2019. She returned in the summer of 2022 and was hired full-time in December. Before working for the City, she taught Spanish for fifteen years at Nativity and Sacred Heart Schools. Lisa holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from The...
Council Member Sasha Naiman

New Opportunities to Care for Our Community, Our Family, and Ourselves

Posted on March 1, 2023

Council Message by Council Member Sasha Naiman Amid day-to-day responsibilities, it is important (but sometimes difficult) to create meaningful opportunities for community engagement, family bonding, and personal well-being. Fortunately, Montgomery offers many wonderful ways to do all three—and sometimes all at once! Montgomery’s new “Family Volunteer Challenge” mixes community service with family fun and personal...
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