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June 20, 2017 City Commission Meeting Agenda

Posted on: June 16th, 2017 No Comments


Piqua, Ohio City Commission

TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
7:30 PM










Approval of the minutes from the June 6, 2017 Regular City Commission Meeting


2. RES. NO. R-93-17
A Resolution of Intent to Vacate Public Right-of-Way

3. RES. NO. R-94-17 (Public Hearing)
A Resolution accepting for statutory purposes a budget for the calendar year 2018

4. RES. NO. R-95-17
A Resolution requesting authorization to enter into an agreement with Levin Porter Architects for Design and Construction Management of the new Health and Sanitation Facility

5. RES. NO. R-96-17
A Resolution awarding a contract to Perry Protech, Inc. and GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation for the lease of copiers for the City of Piqua

6. RES. NO. R-97-17
A Resolution for preliminary consent to award a contract to Peterson Construction Company for the Expansion and Upgrade of the Wastewater Treatment Plant

7. RES. NO. R-98-17
An Intent to award a Resolution in Amending the contract with CDM/Smith shall include Construction Administration and Applications Engineering for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion & Upgrade

8. RES. NO. R-99-17
An Intent to award a Resolution Requesting authorization to enter into an Agreement with Bowser-Morner, Inc. for the Testing and Observation Services of the Expansion/Upgrade for the Wastewater Treatment Plant

9. RES. NO. R-100-17
A Resolution approving the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Community Development Allocation Program ad Downtown Revitalization Program Applications for Program Year 2017 and authorizing the City Manager to submit the Applications to the Ohio Development Services Agency, Office of Community Development

10. RES. NO. R-101-17
A Resolution awarding a contract to Walls Bros. Asphalt Co., Inc. for the Covington Avenue Resurfacing Project

11. RES. NO. R-102-17
A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the Ohio Department of
Transportation (ODOT) – Office of Aviation for the Fiscal Year 2017 Ohio Airport Grant Program

(This is an opportunity for citizens to address the City Commission regarding agenda items, issues, or to provide information. Comments are requested to be limited to five (5) minutes and specific questions should be addressed to the City Manager’s office.)




a. To consider confidential information related to economic development as further defined by Ohio Revised Code Section 121.22 (G) (8), specifically to discuss confidential information related to the negotiations with another political subdivision respecting a request for economic development assistance provided or administered under Revised Code Chapter 1724 and that the Executive Session is necessary to protect the interests of the applicant or the possible investment or expenditure of public funds to be made in connection with the economic development project.



June 20, 2017 City Commission Meeting Agenda Packet



Mosquito Fogging Scheduled for June 20, 2017

Posted on: June 16th, 2017 No Comments


The City of Piqua is scheduled for mosquito fogging on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Fogging will begin at 9:00 PM. A1 Able Pest Doctors has been contracted for fogging services.

The fog may have a slight odor but should not be strong smelling. The fog is not harmful to breathe though individuals should not follow the truck or stand directly in the fog’s path. Fogging will continue all night until every street has been covered.

Any comments or questions should be directed to A1 Able Pest Doctors at 800-737-8189 or the Piqua Health Department at 937-778-2060.



Job Opportunities: Underground Utilities Maintenance Worker

Posted on: June 16th, 2017 No Comments


The City of Piqua is accepting applications for the position of Underground Utilities Maintenance Worker.  For more information, check out the Job Opportunities page.




Ohio Means Jobs – Miami County Monthly Newsletter for June 2017

Posted on: June 13th, 2017 No Comments



For information about available jobs/positions, go to the Ohio Means Jobs website, click the link below or contact the Ohio Means Jobs Center – Miami County at 937-440-3465.

Ohio Means Jobs – Monthly Jobs Newsletter

2017 Piqua 4th Fest

Posted on: June 13th, 2017 No Comments



The annual Piqua 4th Fest is back! The City of Piqua invites you to a family fun packed day beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 4th at Fountain Park. We will kick the festivities off with a bicycle parade through the park. Come with your bike already decorated or decorate your bike upon arrival at the park, decorations will be provided. Following the decorating, there will be a bike parade through the park ending at the Pavilion with prizes being awarded on stage!

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Fountain Park Family-Fun Activities

Madcap Puppets, out of Cincinnati, will be back and are performing two shows inside the dining hall. The first performance will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by the second performance at 1:30 p.m. We are excited to welcome back the Piqua Civic Band, who will be performing at 2:00 p.m. on stage at the Pavilion.

There will be plenty of exciting activities happening throughout the park at no cost including putt-putt golf, face-painting, caricature portraits, a photo booth, balloon sculpturing, a dunk tank, and so much more. Enjoy science experiments with the COSI-Science Exhibition and test your fears with our new attraction this year, a high ropes course and a 32-foot rock wall!

The Piqua Fire Department and Careflight will be joining the festivities in the afternoon with various demonstrations by the baseball field.

Non-profit organizations will be selling various types of food and drinks, as well as providing some kids activities. Bring your appetite and enjoy everything from pizza, hotdogs and walking tacos to lemon shake ups and slices of pie! Come on out and support our local Piqua non-profit organizations.

6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Lock 9 Park Festivities

After a short break join us at Lock 9 Park for live music and more food! The Riverfront will be the backdrop for the evenings event which will begin at 6:00 p.m. leading up to the fireworks. American flags and other goodies will be distributed to the children throughout the evening.

On stage, Mike Perkins out of Columbus, OH will open the night with original songs and some covers followed by our headlining act Paradise Island Band who is a six-piece band who play songs from all decades! Get your dancing shoes ready for a fun and exciting show!

There will be five food trucks lining Lock 9 Park including TK’s BBQ-n-Fixins, Tin Roof Mobile Food, TJ’s Nice Cream Truck and Gourmet Hot Dogs, Kona Ice and Susie’s Big Dipper. There will also be roasted nuts from Nutz 4 U for sale to enjoy during the music or for you to take with you to snack on during the fireworks!

To top off this spectacular day of fun, beginning at 10:00 a.m., you will be mesmerized by an amazing firework display over our Great Miami River. Viewing sites will be on the bike path bridge, Main Street bridge and along the bike path south of the bike path bridge. Fireworks are provided by Pyrotecnico, a family-owned fireworks business and are being shot off from the land of the local Piqua Materials. You do not want to miss this!

Join us for a fantastic day right here in your hometown PIQUA!



Public Notice: Cancellation Notice of City Commission Meeting

Posted on: June 12th, 2017 No Comments


Notice is hereby given that Piqua City Commission will cancel the Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Regular City Commission due to the holiday and the community festivities.

Piqua City Commission will hold one meeting in July, that being Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 7:30 PM.

The meeting will be held in the Commission Chamber on the 2nd floor of the Municipal Government Complex located at 201 W. Water Street.



Golf Advisory Board Meeting Notice

Posted on: June 9th, 2017 No Comments


Please be advised that the City of Piqua Golf Advisory Board will hold a public meeting at the time and location stated below. The minutes for the previous meeting and the agenda may be viewed by visiting

TIME: 4:00 PM

DATE: Thursday, June 22nd

LOCATION: Echo Hills Golf Course
2100 Echo Lake Drive
Piqua, Ohio 45356

This meeting is open to the public as an opportunity to speak on the recommendations and suggestions addressed by the Golf Advisory Board. If an individual is unable to attend the public meeting a written statement may be submitted to the address listed above.

Please contact this office if you have any questions pertaining to this public notice.

Chip Fox
Golf Professional
City of Piqua

Resolution of Appreciation for the Public Service of Elaine G. Barton as a City Employee

Posted on: June 7th, 2017 No Comments


Mayor Kazy Hinds (Right) Presents Proclamation to Elaine Barton (Elaine’s Husband Jim Standing Behind Elaine)




WHEREAS, Elaine G. Barton has retired as Human Resources Director with the City of PIqua ; and

WHEREAS, her retirement follows over 15 years of faithful and dedicated service to the City and its citizens;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Commission of the City of Piqua, Miami County, Ohio, all members elected thereto concurring, that:

SEC. 1: In recognition and appreciation of the public service of Elaine G. Barton as Human Resources Director with the City of Piqua, this Commission tenders its unanimous and respectful tribute by this Resolution, which shall be a matter of public and permanent record.

SEC. 2: This Resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.


PASSED: ________________________

ATTEST: ________________________



National Garbage Man Day

Posted on: June 7th, 2017 No Comments


Please join us the week of June 17th, 2017, to celebrate the hard-working Sanitation crew we are fortunate to have here in Piqua. We have a great group of dedicated, hard-working Sanitation staff members who perform their jobs day in and day out with excellence to keep Piqua safe and clean. Show your appreciation by thanking your trash collectors. Click on the link below for some Celebration Ideas to show your garbage collection providers that you appreciate them.


City of Piqua Sanitation Crew

Walk with the Mayor in Ward 2

Posted on: June 7th, 2017 No Comments


Join Mayor Kazy Hinds on Monday, June 26, 2017 for the next “Walk with the Mayor”.

Join the mayor and others for a walking meeting in Ward 2. The walk will start at the corner of Grant and Ford at 5:30 PM.

Ward 2 Commissioner Bill Vogt, City Manager Gary Huff, and City Planner Chris Schmiesing will be joining in the walk.

Come join the mayor and others on the Ward 2 walk. Be sure to bring your questions and suggestions.



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