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Archive for May, 2019

Boil Order

The BOIL ORDER from South Michigan Avenue to South Arkansas Avenue and from 11th Street to Broadway Street that was issued on May 16th HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Effective May 19, 2019  11:30 am

Street Sweeping

Beginning Monday May 20, through Friday May 24, the city will be sweeping streets in the downtown area. This will start at 5:00 AM each day and could run as long as 5:00 PM each day. Please try to refrain from parking in the downtown area as much as possible during these times.

Thank you!

To our voters,

We are encouraged by the fact that our citizens can see the big picture when it comes to supporting the levies. We need to continue the progress we have made in the last eight years! Thank you for your support in so many ways.

Mayor Connie Pelletier

Weeds and Mowing

WEEDS
§ 93.15  CUTTING REQUIRED.
(A)   Any person owning or having charge of land (this would include any owner, company or lending institution) within the city shall keep the property free and clear of all grass , noxious weeds and rank vegetation, and shall cut all of such on the lots owned or controlled by him or her at least four times in every year, two weeks before Memorial Day in May, two weeks before Independence Day on July 4th, two weeks before the end of July and two weeks before Labor day.
(2003 Code, § 93.15)
(B)   Any person owning nonresidential developed land may be exempted from this regulation by the Director of Public Service, and the owner may cut such land once per year.
(C)   If the owner or person having charge of such land fails to comply to cut grass /weeds, the Director of Public Service shall cause the grass , weeds and rank vegetation to be cut and destroyed and may employ the necessary labor to perform such task, if there is sufficient money appropriated to do so.
(D)   The Director of Public Service, through the City Auditor, shall make a written return to the County Auditor of their actions under this section with a statement of the charges for its service, the amount paid for labor, the fees of serving such notices and a proper description of the premises. Such amounts, when allowed, shall be entered upon the tax duplicate and shall be a lien upon such lands from and after the date of the entry and be collected as other taxes, and be turned in to the city into the General Fund.
(E)   The owner or person having charge of such land, (this would include any owner, company or lending institution) who fails to comply with the notice to cut weeds as described in division (A) above, and violates this section, is guilty of a minor misdemeanor, and shall be fined up to $150.
(F)   The owner or person having charge of such land, (this would include any owner, company or lending institution) who fails to comply with the notice to cut weeds as described in division (A) above, and violates this section, shall be charged $250 per each incident for a city lot of up to 120 x 60 feet.
(2003 Code, § 93.17)
(Ord. 1788, passed 8-1-1963; Ord. 3202, passed 5-21-1998; Ord. 2015-050, passed 2-5-2014; Ord. 2017- 15, passed 4-20-2017; Ord. 2018-18, passed 5-3-2018) Penalty, see § 93.99

§ 93.99  PENALTY.
(A)   Any person violating any provision of this chapter for which no specific penalty is prescribed shall be subject to § 10.99 of this code of ordinances.
(B)   Whoever violates § 93.01 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.
(2003 Code, § 93.01)  (R.C. § 3767.99(B))
(C)   Whoever violates § 93.02 is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.
(2003 Code, § 93.02)
(D)   Whoever violates § 93.03 is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.
(2003 Code, § 93.03)  (Ord. 3149, passed 5-2-1996)
(E)   Whoever violates § 93.04 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree. The sentencing court may, in addition to or in lieu of the penalty provided in this division, require a person who violates this section to remove litter from any public or private property or in or on waters of the state.
(F)   Whoever violates § 93.15 is guilty of a minor misdemeanor and shall be fined up to $150.
(2003 Code, § 93.04)  (R.C. § 3767.99(C)) (Ord. 2017-15, passed 4-20-2017)

Memorial Day

Wellston city offices will be closed on Monday May 27th for Memorial Day.  Trash pickup for Monday and Tuesday will be picked up on Tuesday May 28th.  Please have your trash out early.