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February 2, 2023

The City of Montgomery Welcomes Two New Officers

Posted on February 2, 2023

The City of Montgomery is proud to welcome two new police officers to our department. Andre Jones comes to Montgomery from the Colerain Township Police Department, where he spent seven years. Andre graduated from Colerain High School, received an athletic scholarship to play football for the University of Cincinnati, and graduated with a degree in...

Officer Jeff Barger Promoted to Sergeant

Posted on February 2, 2023

Police Officer Jeff Barger was recently promoted to the rank of sergeant with the Montgomery Police Department. Jeff began his career in Montgomery in April 2018 and has served in different assignments during his career with the City. Before joining Montgomery, Jeff worked as a police officer in Norwood for over 16 years. He has...
Chris Dobrozsi

A United Montgomery in 2023

Posted on January 1, 2023

Council Message by Chris Dobrozsi Happy New Year to all. I hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday season and was able to relax and enjoy time with family, friends, and neighbors during the most magical time of the year. My family and I certainly made the most of our time as we enjoyed the...
Holiday Greenery Recycle

Unlimited Yard Waste Continues, and Holiday Greenery Pickup Begins

Posted on December 27, 2022

The weekly unlimited yard waste pick-up will resume again on January 7, when it will be collected along with holiday greenery. Christmas trees, wreaths, and swags can be placed at the curb along with yard waste. Residents will not be required to have a yard waste sticker attached to them. Please place all waste at...
Montgomery Quarter Rendering 2

Montgomery Quarter Questions Answered

Posted on December 14, 2022

Progress continues at Phase I of the mixed-use Montgomery Quarter at the southern gateway to Historic Montgomery. The development team of Brandicorp, Neyer Properties, and Jeffery R. Anderson Real Estate, Inc. is working to bring this premier $150 million mixed-use development project to life. With construction continuing, residents have many questions about what is happening at...
Montgomery Quarter Overhead Rendering

Storm Water Management at the Montgomery Quarter, More Than Meets the Eye

Posted on December 12, 2022

It is amazing to see this 21-acre mixed-use development for shopping, dining, working, and living rising from the remnants of two old auto dealerships. In addition, the Montgomery Road and Cross County Highway interchange has been truly transformed with the completion of a large traffic roundabout. Importantly, the construction of such a project presented an...
Harvest Moon Craft Volunteers

Volunteering is Good for Your Mental Health

Posted on December 12, 2022

December is not just the holiday season; it's also the month of giving back. Many people donate to their favorite charity this time of year, but you can also donate your time. Volunteering can be a positive step toward improving your mental health. Reducing Stress - relax and volunteer at an activity that you enjoy doing....
Lee Ann Bissmeyer

Happy Holidays, Everyone!

Posted on December 8, 2022

Council Message by Vice Mayor Lee Ann Bissmeyer I hope the City of Montgomery can help you get into the holiday spirit! We have quite a few events to add to your calendar if you are looking for some holiday cheer. On Saturday, December 3, we are kicking off the season with the annual lighting...

Montgomery welcomes two new members of the Public Works team

Posted on December 8, 2022

Montgomery would like to welcome Cody Carlson and Eric Deidesheimer to our staff. Cody first worked for the City of Montgomery as a seasonal employee in the summer of 2021. He was then hired on as a full-time employee in Monroe but decided to return to Montgomery in August 2022. Cody likes to golf, bowl,...
Lost Heroes, Missing Money Podcast

City to Mark 40th Anniversary of Plane Crash with New Podcast

Posted on December 7, 2022

The City of Montgomery will remember the 40th anniversary of the plane crash that killed four FBI agents and two others with a new podcast about the tragedy. On December 16, 1982, FBI agents Robert Conners, Terry Hereford, Mike Lynch, and Charles Ellington were flying to Lunken Airport with convicted bank embezzler Carl Henry Johnson...
Operation Give Back Elaine Hipps and Clare Salter, volunteer pantry coordinator WeTHRIVE!

City Seeks Applicants for Service and Engagement Grant

Posted on November 29, 2022

The City of Montgomery is seeking applications for the Service and Engagement Grant. This grant is open to all not-for-profit and local service organizations with innovative ideas and the skills necessary to execute creative community projects benefiting or engaging the citizens of Montgomery. Applications that provide a beneficial service, project, or event that engages or...
Craig Margolis

Preserving Relationships in Polarized Times

Posted on October 28, 2022

Council Message by Mayor Craig Margolis I am a modern-day citizen of Montgomery. I crave diversity, whether I am walking into a fast-food restaurant and ordering a meal “my way” or acquiring news to satisfy my curiosity about the world around me. I do not think I am unique, yet I hear stories of coworkers,...
Wendy Grethel

Welcome Montgomery’s New Customer Service and Volunteer Specialist, Wendy Grethel

Posted on October 21, 2022

Wendy Grethel began working as our Customer Service and Volunteer Specialist for the City of Montgomery in the fall of 2022. Prior to working for the city, Wendy worked as an Administrative Specialist for 15 years at Sycamore Presbyterian Church. Wendy and her husband, RJ Grethel, have lived in Loveland for 33 years – In...
2022 Landmark Ornament

The Historic Landmark Ornament Program Returns

Posted on October 17, 2022

The Historic Landmark Ornament Program has returned, featuring the Jonathan Crain House for 2022. Jonathan Crain built this Federal-style home around 1845. The Crains were pioneers who moved in with the second wave of Montgomery settlers. The Jonathan Crain House was beautifully restored in 2020 and is now home to Clarity House Bakery. Ornaments are...
Pfeiffer Deerfiled Roundabout Construction Oct 2022

Roundabout Construction at Pfeiffer and Deerfield Intersection

Posted on October 17, 2022

Work is well underway to construct the roundabout at the Pfeiffer Road and Deerfield Road intersection. So far this year, Duke Energy and Altafiber relocated overhead utilities. Duke Energy also installed a new gas main. While Barrett Paving installed a new Greater Cincinnati Water Works water main. The remaining work this year by Barrett Paving...
Ron Messer

Drug Addiction Awareness

Posted on October 17, 2022

Council Message By Ron Messer More than 107,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2021. That is more than gun deaths (49,000) and vehicle deaths (43,000) combined. It’s a staggering number that was up 15% from 2020, and it’s on pace to far eclipse that number this year. Yet the news media seems to pay...
Leaf bags

Unlimited Yard Waste Collection Starts October 31

Posted on October 13, 2022

Unlimited Yard Waste Collection begins Monday, October 31, and ends on December 23, 2022. The City will also provide collections during the first three Saturdays in January to coincide with the Christmas tree and greenery collection. Guidelines Place leaves in regular 30-gallon trash cans, paper leaf bags, or yard waste toters (available through Rumpke). 30-gallon...

September is National Preparedness Month

Posted on September 6, 2022

September is National Preparedness Month.  In this edition, we will look at things to prepare for during a Power Outage. Take an inventory now of the items you need that rely on electricity. Make backup plans, including relocation plans, if you have medical equipment or assistive technology devices that are dependent on power for life-sustaining...
Ken Suer

Thoughts and Observations

Posted on September 1, 2022

Council Message by Ken Suer How did the Sycamore “Aviators” name come about? Well, the District was formed in 1949, and around the same time, the former Blue Ash Airport came into being. There was a contest to come up with a mascot name. A student submitted “Aviators” and won. The new Tapestry Collection hotel...
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