Lockland Residents Recycled 22 Tons in 2016
Congratulations Lockland residents! In 2016, we recycled 21.86 tons of metal, glass, plastic and paper. Residents saved resources, conserved energy, and reduced pollution by recycling.
The recycling efforts in Lockland:
- Conserved enough energy to power every home in Lockland for one day.
- Reduced more air pollution than if every household in Lockland rode their bicycle to work for one week.
- Saved 192 trees from being harvested.
On average, each household in Lockland recycled 27 pounds in 2016. That’s 1.81% of all the waste we generate.
Want to start recycling? Call 761-1124 for more information about our drop-offs today.
|We Can Recycle:|
Plastic bottles and jugs
and steel cans
|Paper (newspaper, cardboard, mail, and paperboard)|
Have a question about recycling? Call Hamilton County’s Recycling Hotline at 946-7766 or visit www.HamiltonCountyRecycles.org.
- Lockland Old School Tattoos purchased 712 Wyoming from the Village and is in the midst of renovations. They expect to have the shop up and running in three months. They plan to have tattoos, permanent cosmetics, salon services and a Yoga studio. More here- https://www.facebook.com/lostshopllc/
- Lockland CIC was awarded a $20k planning grant for phase 1 of Wyoming Avenue Revitalization. This was announced in an WCPO Article
- Village of Lockland installed a “for sale” sign on the 5 acres of land at the northwest corner of Shepherd and Wyoming.
- BAD Properties is in the process of interviewing realtors to market 6 acres of their land at northeast corner Shepherd and Wyoming.
- Track Side BBQ is open at the corner of Central and E Wyoming. They serve food Thursdays-Saturdays. (Currently closed for the season)
- A new photo studio opened at the corner of Wyoming & Mill.
Natural Gas Aggregation Program
Constellation Newenergy is the provider of natural gas in our aggregation program. You may use this information to access details of the program and enroll or opt out of the offer.
Toll free number: 877-885-4344
Time period: October billing 2016-September 2017 billing.
Rates: 51.78 cents per CCF
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is aggregation?
A: Local governments utilize aggregations programs to bring the community together for improved group purchasing power. The community benefits by receiving competitively-priced natural gas from retail natural gas supplier certified by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.
Q: How is my community able to chose a certified natural gas supplier on my behalf?
A: Residents voted to allow the community to negotiate on behalf of the community to contract a natural gas supplier on their behalf.
Q: How do I enroll?
A: Eligible residential or small business customers will be automatically enrolled.
Q: Who is eligible for the aggregation program?
A: Most residential and small business customers residing with the the community receiving natural gas from the local utility are eligible (local utilities include: Dominion East Ohio Gas, Columbia Gas of Ohio, Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio, and Duke Energy of Ohio).
Q: Who is not eligible?
A: Residential and business customers who are not eligible for automatic enrollment in the program include:
- A customer that is not located within community boundaries
- Percentage of Income Payment Program (PIPP) customers
- A customer who is under contract with another natural gas provider
- A customer who has a special contract with the natural gas utility company
- Customers who are behind on the payments to the utility
- A mercantile customer that has not provided consent to join the program. “Mercantile customer” means a commercial or industrial customer if the natural gas consumed is for nonresidential use and the customer consumes more than 500 Mcf per year or is par of a national account involving multiple facilities in one or more states.
Q: Does it cost to enroll?
A: No. Constellation does not charge any enrollment or switching fees.
Q: When will I see my new rate?
A: Customers can expect to see the new rate one to two billing cycles following your enrollment in the program. Please note: supply rates do not include taxes, delivery service charges or other utility fees.
Q: Who will bill me for natural gas?
A: You will continue to receive one monthly bill from your local utility company, which will include Constellation’s commodity charges.
Q: Can I still have my payment automatically deducted from my checking account as I do now?
A: Yes, How you pay your natural gas bill will not change.
Q: Who is responsible for delivery of natural gas to my home of business?
A: Your local utility company will continue to deliver your natural gas to your home or business.
Q: Who do I call if I have a problem with my natural gas service?
A: To report service problems, a gas leak and for billing questions, contact your local utility company.
Q: What if I already have selected another supplier?
A: If you have already selected another supplier, your account will not be enrolled with Constellation. You will remain with the supplier you selected. If you wish to join the aggregation program, check the terms of your agreement for restrictions and early termination fees before contacting Constellation.
Q: Is there an early termination fee for leaving the program outside of the 21 day opt-out period?
A: No. There is no early termination fee.
A Book About Lockand’s History
Lockland Ohio “A Thousand Memories In A Mile” By John Wesley Campbell
Available for Purchase!
The book may be purchased by mail (check or money order) for the grand total of $47.95 per copy (this includes postage) and payment may be sent to:
Overpeck, Ohio 45055-0176
Please be sure to clearly include your complete name and mailing address with your order!
If you prefer to use a credit card or bank account, payment made be made using Paypal.com. When directed to enter the recipients email address please use: LocklandHistory@aol.com followed by the amount ($47.95) and indicate that it is for “Goods or Services, there is no fee for you to use this service.
Hamilton County Head Start Program
Hamilton County Head Start is is now enrolling 3-4 year olds for their preschool program. For additional information please visit http://hcescheadstart.org/
Hamilton County is offering a free one hour evening seminar that focuses on the basics of backyard composting. For more information call 946-7734.
Water Bill Drop Box
For the convenience of our water customers, the Village has installed a locked drop box on the side of Town Hall.
Thru the Valley Project
Residents and businesses interested in staying informed about the possibility of Interstate 75 being widened and access/egress points improved, can now access updates on the web at www.thruthevalley.com.
A mobile display board is also on display in the Village at this time, and will return periodically over the next several years.