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Piqua Tennis Tournament Registration Deadline is Monday, August 27, 2018

Posted on: August 1st, 2018 No Comments

 

The registration deadline for the Piqua City Open Tennis Tournament to be held over Labor Day weekend, is Monday, August 27, 2018. Entry forms must be received by that Monday, not mailed by Monday.

Entries will be accepted for the following categories: men’s and women’s singles and doubles with events in the open division, and 35 and over, as well as men’s 50 and over, and 62 and over. There will also be mixed doubles in the open category. The 62 and over men’s doubles will be a “Golden Buckeye Blind Draw.” Those interested in playing need not have a partner; partners will be assigned. The entry fee is $15.00 per person for each event entered.

There will also be a separate youth tournament this year. The deadline for these entries is the same as above. Categories for the youth tournament are boys singles for ages 12, 14, 16 and 18.

The tournament will be held at the Piqua Junior High Tennis Courts. Modern restroom facilities, air conditioned hallways, shade tents and bleachers are on site. All participants will receive a tournament t-shirt. Championship and runner-up trophies will be awarded in all categories.

Entry forms are available at Schroeder Tennis Center or may be downloaded from the City of Piqua web page at www.piquaoh.org (click on the How Do I…. tab) or below.

Anyone with questions should contact the tournament coordinator at (937) 524-1904.

 

2018 Piqua City Tennis Tournament Entry Form

 

2018 Piqua City Junior Open Tennis Tournament Entry Form

 

 

August 2018 Golf Advisory Board Meeting

Posted on: August 1st, 2018 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 http://piquaoh.org/city-government/boards-and-committees/golf-advisory-board/.

TIME: 4:00 PM

DATE: Thursday, August 23rd

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

Miami County Current Construction For the week of July 23rd – 29th

Posted on: July 23rd, 2018 No Comments

 

Miami County Current Construction

For the week of July 23rd – 29th

SIDNEY (Monday, July 23, 2018) – The following closures are currently in effect for the week of July 23rd – 29th:
• SR 48 between Perry Road and Klinger Road, BRIDGE CLOSURE July 19th – August 3rd. The official detour is: SR 48 to US 36 to SR 721 to SR 185 to SR 48.
• SR 41 Ramp to I-75 north, RAMP CLOSURE July 16th at 7 pm – July 23rd at 7 pm. The official detour is: SR 41 to I-75 south to SR 55 to I-75 north.
• Garbry Road between Centre Court and Looney Road, ROAD CLOSURE July 10th – November 30th. The official detour is: Garbry Road to North County Road 25A to US 36 to Looney Road to Garbry Road
• Looney Road between US 36 and Patrizio Place, Lane width restriction and traffic pattern shift July 10th – November 30th. Southbound lane will be shifted to the northbound side and northbound lane will be shifted to the right. One lane will remain open in each direction. Lanes restricted to 10 feet.
• I-75 between CR 25A (Tipp City) and Eldean Road, Lane closures June 18th – August 31st. These will become double lane closures each night between 7 pm and 6 am. One lane will remain open at all times. *These closures will not be in effect Friday mornings – Sunday afternoons.
• US 36 between Scott Drive and Aerovent Drive, Lane closure April 26th – August 31st. One lane will remain open in each direction.

 

UPCOMING CLOSURES:
• Miami – SR 589 between Troy Urbana Road and SR 55, ROAD CLOSURE July 30th – August 3rd. The official detour is: SR 589 to US 36 to SR 235 to SR 55 to SR 589

Contact: Mandi Dillon – (937) 497-6820
ODOT closures focus on Interstate, US and State routes. For information on local roads you will need to contact the county, city or township where the road is located. Arrow boards and signs will be in place prior to the work zone to alert motorists of the upcoming closure. All work is weather permitting. Safety is a top priority at ODOT. To help ensure the safety of the construction workers as well as the traveling public, motorists should remain alert, reduce their speed and watch for stopped traffic while passing through the work zone.

MEETING CANCELLATION NOTICE: City of Piqua Golf Advisory Board

Posted on: July 20th, 2018 No Comments

***MEETING CANCELLATION NOTICE***

Please be advised of the cancellation of an upcoming scheduled meeting of the City of Piqua Golf Advisory Board.

TIME: 4:00 PM

DATE: Thursday, July 26th

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

 

 

 

Public Notice: Civil Service Commission to meet on July 23, 2018

Posted on: July 19th, 2018 No Comments

PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Piqua Civil Service Commission will meet on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. in the Administration Conference Room located on the 2nd floor of Municipal Government Complex, 201 West Water Street.

The purpose of the meeting is to establish an entry level Firefighter/Paramedic eligibility list, to obtain approval to announce the application period for Police Officer as well as an upcoming promotional exam for Fire Captain.

July 2018 Energy Board Meeting Canceled

Posted on: July 19th, 2018 No Comments

 

The regular scheduled Piqua City Energy Board meeting on July 24, 2018 has been canceled due to no business.  The next regular scheduled meeting will be held on August 28, 2018.

 

 

ODOT Bridge Construction Project

Posted on: July 16th, 2018 No Comments

 

Due to the ODOT Bridge Construction Project please expect delays when traveling on East Ash Street/ US Route 36.

To avoid traffic delays, please follow North Co Rd 25A.

 

This Small Town Piqua Music Video!!

Posted on: July 16th, 2018 No Comments

 

 

 

This Small Town Piqua Music Video is a collaboration project between The City of Piqua, Mainstreet Piqua, Piqua Arts Council & The Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce.

Made possible by grants from Lungard Foundation, Hartzell Norris Foundation & the Miami County Foundation.

Thanks to Superintendent of Piqua City Schools Dwayne Thompson for your support and help with our video! Hartzell Airport for the use of the Airport and a Plane Jim Sherry from Paul Sherry Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, for the use of an amazing Rocky Ridge Truck! Andy Hite & Johnston Farm & Indian Agency Chuck Morris & the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad. Tom Westfall and members of the Piqua High School Show Choir. Carl Phlipot and the Pride of Piqua Marching Band. Morgan Mohr and the Piqua Varsity Cheerleaders. Coach Bill Nees and the Piqua Indians Football Team. Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors (aka “Red Coats”). Jim Oda & the Piqua Library Staff. Jeff Cotner and Mulligan’s Pub. Rocky Gunnerman & Bing’s. Gregg & Kathleen Wyatt & 311 Drafthouse. Kathy & Jamie Mayse (Jared & Justin’s Nana & PaPaw) who hosted our bonfire scene. A VERY Special Thanks to Helga Leap and the Comfort Inn, who provided lodging for our Production Company and Crew. Piqua Police and Fire Departments.

This video happened because of over 200 local community members who answered our call for help and came out to help us with our project!

Thanks to our over 60 “cameos.” Obviously, we can’t name each and everyone of you that helped but you know who you are and please know that we appreciate YOU!!!

 

 

Executive Producer/Creative Director: Kathryn “Kazy” B. Hinds

Song Engineer: ReFlektion

Production Coordinators: Brittany Van Horn, Amanda Brown, Kathy Sherman, Lorna Swisher, Melissa Leingang and Jordan Knepper

Production Coordinator/BTS Videography: Anthony Ganger

BTS Videography: Morgan Ford

Director: Andrew White

Producer & Assistant Director: Lauren White

Script Notes & Makeup: Amanda Miller

Director of Photography: Jason Young

Assistant Camera: Michael Pelaez

DIT: Rhonda’Lyn Jamison

Production Assistant: Jordan Freshour

Editor: Kameron Davis

Colorist: Larry Williams

 

 

ODOT – Traffic Advisory: Miami County Current Construction for the Week of July 16, 2018 – July 22, 2018

Posted on: July 16th, 2018 No Comments

SIDNEY (Monday, July 16, 2018) –  The following closures are currently in effect for the week of July 16th – 22nd:

  • SR 48 between Perry Road and Klinger Road, BRIDGE CLOSURE July 19th – August 3rd. The official detour is: SR 48 to US 36 to SR 721 to SR 185 to SR 48.   
  • SR 41 Ramp to I-75 north, RAMP CLOSURE July 16th at 7 pm – July 23rd at 7 pm.  The official detour is: SR 41 to I-75 south to SR 55 to I-75 north.
  • I-75 south at US 36, Lane closure July 16th between the hours of 9 am and 11 pm. One southbound lane will remain open.
  • Garbry Road between Centre Court and Looney Road, ROAD CLOSURE July 10th – November 30th.  The official detour is: Garbry Road to North County Road 25A to US 36 to Looney Road to Garbry Road
  • Looney Road between US 36 and Patrizio Place, Lane width restriction and traffic pattern shift July 10th – November 30th.  Southbound lane will be shifted to the northbound side and northbound lane will be shifted to the right. One lane will remain open in each direction. Lanes restricted to 10 feet.
  • SR 55 Ramp to I-75 north, RAMP CLOSURE July 9th – 16th.  The official detour is: SR 55 to SR 41 to I-75 north.
  • I-75 between CR 25A (Tipp City) and Eldean Road, Lane closures June 18th – August 31st. These will become double lane closures each night between 7 pm and 6 am. One lane will remain open at all times. *These closures will not be in effect Friday mornings – Sunday afternoons.
  • US 36 between Scott Drive and Aerovent Drive, Lane closure April 26th – August 31st. One lane will remain open in each direction.

 

UPCOMING CLOSURES:

  • Miami – SR 589 between Troy Urbana Road and SR 55, ROAD CLOSURE July 30th – August 3rd.  The official detour is: SR 589 to US 36 to SR 235 to SR 55 to SR 589

 

Contact: Mandi Dillon – (937) 497-6820

ODOT closures focus on Interstate, US and State routes.  For information on local roads you will need to contact the county, city or township where the road is located.  Arrow boards and signs will be in place prior to the work zone to alert motorists of the upcoming closure.  All work is weather permitting. Safety is a top priority at ODOT. To help ensure the safety of the construction workers as well as the traveling public, motorists should remain alert, reduce their speed and watch for stopped traffic while passing through the work zone.

 

 

July 17, 2018 City Commission Meeting Agenda

Posted on: July 13th, 2018 No Comments

REGULAR PIQUA CITY COMMISSION MEETING
TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2018
6:00 PM
COMMISSION CHAMBER – 2nd FLOOR
201 WEST WATER STREET – PIQUA, OHIO 45356

CALL TO ORDER

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

ANNOUNCEMENTS

REGULAR CITY COMMISSION MEETING

CONSENT AGENDA

1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Approval of minutes from the July 3, 2018 Regular City Commission Meeting

NEW BUSINESS

2. RES. NO. R-101-18
A Resolution authorizing a purchase order to Compass Minerals America Inc. for the purchase of road salt for the Street Department

3. RES. NO. R-102-18
A Resolution awarding a contract to Tree Care Inc. for the 2018 Annual Tree Removal, Pruning and
Emergency Tree Removal

4. RES. NO. R-103-18
A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with LJB Inc. for the Environmental Services for the Great Miami River Trail Bridge project

5. RES. NO. R-104-18
A Resolution authorizing the disposition of part of Inlot No. 9042

6. RES. NO. R-105-18
A Resolution to Quit Claim Deed City Interests in part of Inlots 581, 582 and 583

7. RES. NO. R-106-18
A Resolution requesting consent to award a contract to Environmental Assurance Company, Inc. for the Former Mo’s Lounge Asbestos Abatement Project

8. RES. NO. R-107-18
A Resolution of authorization to submit an application for Ohio Public Works Commission State Capital Improvement and Local Transportation Improvement Program(s) and to execute contracts as required for the Catch Basin Replacement project

PUBLIC COMMENT
(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).

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT
STAUNTON SOLAR PROJECT UPDATE- MR. ED KRIEGER, POWER DIRECTOR

COMMISSIONERS COMMENT

ADJOURNMENT

 

July 17, 2018 City Commission Meeting Agenda Packet

 

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