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PUBLIC NOTICE ZONING: Conditional Use Permit

Public Notice            

The Village of Johnstown Planning and Zoning Commission will consider an application request for 383 West Coshocton St for a Conditional Use Permit to allow a Transitional Care Facility (Nursing Home) as required in Chapter 1131.

The Conditional Use Permit application will be heard on Tuesday February 25, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at 599 S. Main Street. (Auditors Pin# 053-177564-00.000)

                       For more information contact:

                                         Jim Blair
                            Johnstown Zoning Inspector
                                       740.967.3177
                            jblair@johnstownohio.org

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Police Chief

We are currently seeking individuals to fill the role of Police Chief with the Village of Johnstown, Ohio Police Department. The Village’s current Chief retired after serving 24 years as Police Chief and 49 years as an Officer. This position requires leading a department of 14 civilian, sworn and volunteer employees, taking charge of an annual budget of 1 million dollars, and being a leader in the community. The next Johnstown Police Chief will be an active member of the community by becoming involved in various civic organizations as well as participating in department activities such as community patrol, town hall meetings and other innovative ways to connect with businesses and residents. Per Village Charter 6.03 the Police Chief shall be appointed by the Village Manager and shall serve at the pleasure of the Village Manager.

Attached is: Position Profile, Position Description and Community Survey

Police Chief Recruitment Brochure

Police Chief Position Description January 2020

Police Chief Community Survey 12_2019

 

 

NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP): COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL DESIGN GUIDELINES ***Update 1/24/2020 Response to Questions posted.

Notice of Request for Proposals (RFP) for Creation of Commercial and Residential Design Districts and Guidelines ***Update. Response to Questions posted 1/24/2020

RFP Design Guidelines Link

PROJECT SUMMARY: The Village of Johnstown requests proposals from urban design and planning consulting firms to develop commercial and residential design guidelines for the Village. The purpose of the design guidelines will be to provide direction and guidance to Village staff, commissions, and applicants on the desired aesthetics of each area.

Date of Issue: January 3, 2020
Deadline for Questions: January 16, 2020
Response to Questions Posted: January 24, 2020
Proposal Submittal Deadline: February 14, 2020
Selection Completion: March 6, 2020
Commencement of Project: April 1, 2020

Contact Person: Bailey Klimchak, Village Planner
Village Office, Village of Johnstown
599 S. Main Street, Johnstown, Ohio 43031
Phone: 740-967-3177 Ext. 6 Email: bklimchak@johnstownohio.org

Questions: All inquiries and questions about this project must be submitted in writing by email to Bailey Klimchak at bklimchak@johnstownohio.org. Questions must be submitted by January 16, 2020. All responses to submitted questions will be published in the form of an addendum on the Village’s website at http://www.johnstownohio.org on January 24, 2020.

RFP – Response to Questions

WATER SERVICE INTERRUPTION & BOIL ALERT – Update**1/3/2020 BOIL ALERT LIFTED

UPDATE 1/3/2020; THE BOIL ALERT HAS BEEN LIFTED, WATER USAGE MAY RESUME AS NORMAL, AFFECTED RESIDENTS WILL RECIEVE A DOOR TAG TO NOTIFY.

The Village will be repairing a waterline valve on Thursday, January 2, 2020. Affected residents will be without water service that day and will need to observe a Boil Alert when service is restored after the repair.  Affected residents will be Luke’s Crossing apartment numbers 198-298 and Briarwood apartments numbers 340-362 and will receive a yellow door hanger.

Anyone with questions may contact the Administration office at 740.967.3177.

CENSUS 2020

Census workers are canvassing in our area
How Can You Verify That Someone Is a Census Worker?

If someone visits your home to collect information for the 2020 Census, you can do the following to verify their identity:

  • First, check to make sure that they have a valid ID badge, with their photograph, a U.S. Department of Commerce watermark, and an expiration date.
  • If you still have questions about their identity, you can contact your Regional Census Center to speak with a Census Bureau representative.

If you would like to earn some money, be a Census worker! Pay is $16.50/hour (must be at least 18)

Census timeline

2020

  • March 12 – 20: Households will begin receiving official Census Bureau mail with detailed information on how to respond to the 2020 Census online, by phone, or by mail.
  • April 1: Census Day is observed nationwide. By this date, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. Once the invitation arrives, you should respond for your home in one of three ways: online, by phone, or by mail. When you respond to the census, you’ll tell the Census Bureau where you live as of April 1, 2020.
  • April: Census takers will begin visiting college students who live on campus, people living in senior centers, and others who live among large groups of people. Census takers also begin conducting quality check interviews to help ensure an accurate count.
  • May – July: Census takers will begin visiting homes that haven’t responded to the 2020 Census to help make sure everyone is counted.
  • December: The Census Bureau will deliver apportionment counts to the President and Congress as required by law.

2021

  • March 31: By this date, the Census Bureau will send redistricting counts to states. This information is used to redraw legislative districts based on population changes.

More information can be found on the Census Bureau website

WATER SERVICE INTERRUPTION & BOIL ALERT – **Update 12/20/19 BOIL ALERT LIFTED

The Village will be repairing a waterline valve on Wednesday, December 18th on Woodgate Drive. Anyone affected by the waterline repair will received a yellow door hanger. The area shown on the map will be on a boil alert once the repair is completed.

Anyone with questions may contact the Administration office at 740.967.3177.

**UPDATE 12/18/19  2:49pm;  water service has been restored, Boil alert in effect – properties will be notified when boil alert lifted.

**UPDATE 12/20/19 THE BOIL ALERT HAS BEEN LIFTED.

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PUBLIC NOTICE: PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION INTEREST

PUBLIC NOTICE

Johnstown Village Council is accepting letters of interest for two seats on the Planning and Zoning Commission. Terms will begin January 1, 2020 and expire December 31, 2023. Letters will be accepted by the Clerk of Council until noon on November 25, 2019.

Any current Village resident may forward their letter by email to tmonroe@johnstownohio.org

In person, or by mail to:

Clerk of Council
599 South Main St.
Johnstown, Oh 43031

 

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE: Johnstown Comprehensive Plan Draft ready for review

2019 Comprehensive Plan

At the beginning of the year, the Village decided it was time to once more update the Strategic Plan. An up to date plan helps the Village establish a vision for the future, address community challenges and support future projects. Working with Burton Planning Services and members of the public, the Village of Johnstown Comprehensive Plan was written. The Village Comprehensive Plan will act as a toolbox for Village administrators and decision makers as the community continues to grow.

The Johnstown community was instrumental in the writing of the 2019 Comprehensive Plan. Many residents, business owners and others attended three public engagement sessions held by the Village. At these meetings, members of the public were encouraged to share their ideas and goals for the future of the community as well as current challenges Johnstown needs to address. A steering committee was also formed with fourteen members of the Johnstown community. The steering committee was able to delve deeply into all parts of the plan to ensure that it was addressing the needs of the Village.

As of November 2019, a draft of the plan has been completed. The Village encourages members of the public to review the plan using the link provided below. The 2019 Village of Johnstown Comprehensive Plan will be presented to the Planning and Zoning Commission on November 12, 2019 at 6:30 and to Village Council on November 19, 2019 at 6:30. Both meetings will be held in Council Chambers at 599 S. Main Street.

Johnstown Comprehensive Plan Draft

All members of the public are welcome to share their comments at either meeting.

 

CENSUS 2020 INFORMATION

Census workers are canvassing in our area

How Can You Verify That Someone Is a Census Worker?

If someone visits your home to collect information for the 2020 Census, you can do the following to verify their identity:

  • First, check to make sure that they have a valid ID badge, with their photograph, a U.S. Department of Commerce watermark, and an expiration date.
  • If you still have questions about their identity, you can contact your Regional Census Center to speak with a Census Bureau representative.

More information can be found on the Census Bureau website

BOIL ALERT LIFTED 10/7/2019

The boil alert has been lifted.