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Decision expected Monday Night regarding increase in Wastewater rates in Mount Vernon

Downloads:AgendaAgenda Packet I.Committee Meetings1.Executive Session: Collective Bargaining Matters2.Executive Session: Purchase or Sale of Property3.HR Director Discussion4.Sam Filkins Update on Downtown Plan5.Res. 2021-02 ADF ContractII.MEETING WILL RECESS UNTIL 7:30 P.M.III.Call to Order1.Roll CallIV.InvocationV.Pledge of AllegianceVI.Acceptance of Minutes1.Minutes of Jan 11, 2021 7:30 PMVII.Receive Petitions and CommunicationsVIII.Receive Committee ReportsIX.Liquor Control LicenseX.Proclamation1.Proclamation Recognizing Holocaust Remembrance DayXI.Persons speaking on Matters of City ConcernXII.Resolutions for …

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Snow Plowing Safer for City of MV

MOUNT VERNON – The consolidated Division of Public Works offers Mount Vernon residents an improvement in managing city streets to keep them clear and safe during events of heavy snowfall. Under the new organizational structure, a new “Snow Plowing Crew” list has beendeveloped which includes crew members not only from the street department, but staff from public buildings and lands, …

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Vrable Healthcare Companies signs educational partnership with Mount Vernon Nazarene University

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Vrable Healthcare Companies, a collection of Ohio-based senior care facilities, has begun a new educational partnership with Mount Vernon Nazarene University. The company’s 500 associates are now eligible for a tuition discount towards MVNU’s online programs. Vrable Healthcare also offers a tuition reimbursement program in support of its associates furthering their education.   “Vrable Healthcare is very …

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Seven Found Guilty in Mount Vernon Municipal Court

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found seven guilty after arraignments and hearings were held at the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on January 19, 2021.Garrett Gillispie, 22 of Galion, was found guilty of Possession of Marijuana. The Court sentenced him to pay a $50 fine and suspended his operators license for 180 days.Noe Tercero, 28 of Mount Vernon, was found …

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City of Mount Vernon holds public meeting to discuss potential Wastewater Rate Increase

There was a public meeting Tuesday night via Zoom in the City of Mount Vernon to discuss the potential vote for increases in Wastewater rates in the City. We talked with City Council President Bruce Hawkins following the meeting, he gave us some insight. Hawkins says that almost everyone that joined the meeting agreed there needed to be an increase …

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Knox County awarded Federal funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county

MOUNT VERNON – Knox County has been awarded Federal funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county, the Knox County Commissioners and United Way of Knox County Ohio, Inc. This award is considered Phase 38 fiscal year (FY2020) funding and is awarded to Knox County in the amount of $23,991. The selection was made by a national …

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New Grant Available for Central Business District Businesses

At Your Side Small Business GrantThe “At Your Side” Small Business Grant Program is provided by the National Main Street Center and will provide funding to brick-and-mortar small businesses in designated Main Street districts as they work to adapt to COVID-19 and prepare for the next phases of reopening across the country, while also helping to revitalize and strengthen older …

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Fredericktown Village Utility Bills hit snag

Due to the US Postal Service being greatly affected by the pandemic, some Fredericktown Village utility bills have not yet been delivered to customers. All bills were mailed out on time so all customers should be receiving their bill soon, if they haven’t received them already. There will be no late fee charged to those customers that did not receive …

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COVID-19 Vaccine available next week for those over age 80

Knox County residents age 80 and older can receive COVID-19 vaccine beginning next week.Knox Public Health, Knox Community Hospital (KCH) and Kroger have each received limited amounts of the COVID-19 vaccine and each will be distributing vaccine by appointment only. Because of the limited supply ofvaccine, scheduling by appointment is the only way to ensure that a person will receive …

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