Beginning Tuesday, August 11, 2020, there will be various railroad crossing closures to complete maintenance and repair. All five crossings within the Village will be closed within the next week for repair. Smalley Road, Wyoming Avenue, Dunn Street, Davis Street and Mill Street. Please follow the detour signs. The repair is expected to be completed in one week. Thank youView Post
Here’s a reminder about our COVID-19 pop-up testing dates this month!
The August 19th location has changed. Please share to help us spread the word!
Council on Aging is now accepting applications for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) from low-income seniors in our service area. The program provides fresh, nutritious, unprepared locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs and honey through farmers markets, roadside stands and community supported agriculture programs. This is the first year it is offered in southwestern Ohio. Vouchers for this program can be used at the Reading Farmers Market at 9150 Reading Road, Reading, Ohio 45215. More information may be found at the link below.View Post
Valley Interfaith Community Resource Center
420 West Wyoming Avenue
Lockland, Ohio 45215
Valley Interfaith’s current drive-through food distribution operates three days per week. Mondays & Fridays from 10am to noon and Wednesdays from 4 to 6pm.
Volunteer & Development Coordinator
(513) 821-3233 ext. 7
The Village of Lockland is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Part-time Code Enforcement Officer. The position can be part-time or independent contractor depending on qualifications. This position is responsible to enforce compliance with housing, building, and zoning codes, assist the police department in filing of complaints for violation, prepare evidence and documentation for said violations, assist property owners with compliance, make inspections of properties for compliance, maintain records on compliance with housing, building and zoning codes of the Village of Lockland. Qualified candidates will possess effective oral and written communication skills. Must have the ability to read, familiarize and interpret the Village Code of Ordinances. Experience is preferred but not required.
Submit resume to Krista Blum, Village Administrator, 101 North Cooper Avenue, Lockland, Ohio 45215 or by email @ KBlum@locklandoh.org. Salary DOQ. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Village of Lockland is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.View Post
As Ohio continues its phased reopening and businesses like yours are faced with the challenge of operating safely, the Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio, REDI Cincinnati, and JobsOhio will be distributing PPE Safety Toolkits to help ensure that you are equipped to keep your employees and clients safe and within the State’s guidelines. These PPE Safety Toolkits contain:
- 100 3 ply masks
- 10 KN-95 masks
- 24oz bottle of hand sanitizer
On August 8th, we will be distributing these Safety Toolkits throughout Southwest Ohio. Small Businesses with under 100 employees are eligible to participate. Each small business will receive one Safety Toolkit on initial distribution so we can serve as many companies as possible. Below is the date, time, and location for you to pick up a toolkit.
Saturday, August 8, 2020
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Army National Guard
Parking Lot across from the Armory
10050 Woodlawn Blvd
Cincinnati, OH 45215
The small business community represents the backbone of our economy. Throughout this pandemic, entrepreneurs, small business owners and employees have persevered through unprecedented challenges to keep moving forward. These Safety Toolkits represent a token of our gratitude and appreciation for our small business community. We are in this together and committed to keeping Ohio Safe and Ohio Working.
If you have any questions, please contact the Kristin Szatkowski at (513) 317-4813.View Post
The purpose of said meeting is to consider the following request:
- Request for variance at 315 South Cooper Ave
Commissioners recently announced $3.5 million in assistance to help tenants stay in their homes. The new program is for renters who are struggling to pay rent and utility bills due to lost income from the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you or someone you know is struggling to pay household rent and the utility bills, please refer them to the three providers who are administrating this program- Community Action Agency, Talbert House and the Freestore Foodbank.
The Hamilton County CARES Rent and Utility Relief Program draws on CARES Act funds to provide short term assistance to renters who live in Hamilton County. To apply and learn more about the program click here.
Hamilton County, Ohio | hamiltoncountyohio.govView Post
The Village of Lockland and the Lockland Police Department support and will comply with the new temporary order from the Ohio Department of Health that requires masks to be worn in Hamilton County.
The Lockland Police Department believes this will improve public health outcomes and a slow spread of COVID-19. This is a public health order and Hamilton County Public Heath is the appropriate agency to contact to report violations. Lockland Police Officers will not issue citations related to violations of this order.
The Police Department asks that you not call the local communications center (911) or it’s non emergency police number to report person in public without a mask.
The Police Department asks anyone wishing to report violations of the mask order to contact Hamilton County Public Health at (513) 946-7800.View Post
Town Hall Public Lobby
The lobby at Town Hall will open on Monday, June 1, 2020 with the following policy in place.
Office hours are Monday-Friday 8am-4pm.
Only one party will be permitted in the lobby at a time to provide social distancing. All others shall wait outside until the first party vacates the lobby to enter. For the purposes of this policy, a “party” is defined as an individual or group of individuals living in the same household such as a parent with children or an adult couple.
Mask will be required for residents/customers wishing to access the lobby.
We ask that you continue to use the other available options to conduct Village business when possible. Water/Utility Bills can be paid online at locklandoh.org, over the phone at 513-761-1124 with credit card or the payment drop box located outside the lobby entrance.
Visitors to Town Hall beyond the lobby will be by appointment only and approved by the Village Administrator.
Public Works Services
Trash set/out and set/back courtesy service to the elderly and handicap residents with an application on file will begin Tuesday, June 2, 2020.
Truck Rental will begin Monday, June 1, 2020. Please call Town Hall to reserve a truck at least 24 hours in advance. Trucks are available at a first come, first serve basis.
Trash disposal/dumping at the Service Garage will begin Monday, June 1, 2020. Dumping will be available on Monday of each week from 10am-12noon. Please call Town Hall to schedule at least 24 hours in advance. There is a fee of $10 to be paid upon scheduling.
Trash Containers are available for purchase for $75. Please call 513-761-1124 to order. Public Works will deliver to your address.
Parks and Recreation
Village Parks are open for recreation and exercise. Playgrounds and exercise equipment are open and available for public use. Due to the recent increase in coronavirus cases in Hamilton County and the Village of Lockland; park and ball field rentals, recreation hall rentals and public restrooms will remain closed until September 1, 2020. We will re-evaluate at this time.View Post