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Archive for April 27, 2021

Carey named to Fourth Ward

Lynley Carey was named as the new Fourth Ward City Councilwoman by members of the Jackson County Republican Party’s Northern Caucus during the Monday, April 26th meeting. Carey is a graduate of Wellston High School and went to Ohio University for her bachelor’s degree. She resides in Wellston with her husband, John, and two sons Justin and Jordan. She has 24 years of public school teaching experience and also has two master’s degrees. Carey currently serves as the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College.

Census Numbers Are In…

Wellston has retained its city-status!  In order to be considered a city, an incorporated municipality must have a population greater than 5,000; smaller municipalities are villages. Wellston’s count came in at 5,507– up 15 people from the last Census taken in 2010.


Jobs are everywhere right now, but what about a career? WPD offers great pay and benefits! If you meet the minimum qualifications, please attend the Civil Service Exam. See dates below for dates of examination.

*The Civil Service Commission will meet on Tuesday, April 6, 4:00 at City Council Chambers.



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.

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