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VILLAGE INITIATES COMPRENSIVE ZONING AND SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE REVISION

VILLAGE INITIATES COMPRENSIVE ZONING AND SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE REVISION

About the Zoning Code Revision -The Village of Johnstown Zoning Code Revision is a collaborative process that will revise village-wide zoning regulations to shape future growth and help realize the community’s vision for the future – a safe, beautiful, vibrant and livable community with a robust local economy. Johnstown’s original zoning code was adopted in 1983 with no compressive revision since.

What is the Zoning Code and why is it important? The Zoning Code is one of the most influential policy documents to shape the future of the Village of Johnstown. It will build upon the foundation of the 2006 and 2012 Strategic Plan and other prior planning endeavors.

How long will the Zoning Code Revision take? The Zoning Code Rewrite will be a yearlong process.

How can I get involved? There will be many ways to be involved. The Village is currently accepting letters of interest from any Village resident or business owner/operator. Letters of interest can be emailed to Teresa Monroe (tmonroe@johnstownohio.org) or by mail to Teresa Monroe, Clerk of Council at 599 S. Main Street, PO Box 457, Johnstown, Ohio 43031. Letters must be received by September 12th at 1:00pm.

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Water Bills have a a new look!

Be on the lookout for your September water bill, it will have a new look!  Starting in September, your new water/sewer bill will arrive in a full size window envelope and contain a full page invoice that will be easier to read, give you more information, and have a return envelope for your payment convenience.

If you have any questions regarding your new bill please call the Village offices at 740-967-3177

 

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Village Administrative Offices will be closed on Monday Sept. 1st

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Public Notice: Special Council Meeting August 25, 2014 5:30pm

Agenda

Special Council Meeting

Monday, August 25, 2014 5:30 p.m.

1.   Call to Order

2.   Roll Call

3.   Invocation & Pledge of Allegiance                              

4.   Public Comment 

5.   Executive Session – To consider the employment of a Finance Director           

6.   Adjournment

 

 

Next Regular Village Council meeting:   September 2, 2014   7:00 pm 

Next Planning and Zoning meeting:   September 3, 2014    6:30 pm

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Public Notice: Hydrant flushing

Annual Hydrant Flushing Schedule for 2014

 

The Village of Johnstown Water Department will be flushing hydrants weekdays between the hours of 7am to 5pm through the month of September. 

 Hydrant flushing is an important preventative maintenance procedure that helps us to ensure that our hydrants are working properly and to remove accumulated sediment in the water mains.  Residents may notice lower than normal pressure, air in the lines or slight discoloration of water.  If you experience some discolored water, let the cold water tap run for a few minutes and it should clear up.

 

If a problem continues please call Patti Barlitt at 740-967-1139.

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Special Council Meeting scheduled

Mayor Staneart has called for a Special Council meeting to be held on Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.  The regular Council meeting scheduled for July 1st, 2014 has been cancelled.

Village Council meetings take place in Village Council chambers 599 South Main Street

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Our Village Manager in the News!

jim.lenner.flagVillage Manager Jim Lenner helps get the word out about Johnstown, Ohio through his various networking efforts. Read the articles below to see how he helps represent and promote our community.

Faces of the Future (American City and County)

Emerging Local Government Leaders (Knope of the Week: Jim Lenner, Village of Johnstown, Village Manager)

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Administrative offices closed Monday, May 26th

The Village of Johnstown Administrative offices/water office will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 26, 2014 and will re-open with regular hours at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday the 27th

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BOIL ALERT CANCELLED

The Water Boil Alert has been cancelled for State Route 37 (Main Street) between Pratt Street and College Avenue

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BOIL ALERT

State Route 37 (Main Street) between Pratt Street and College Avenue is under a boil alert due to  water main work done in the area.

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