EAST PALESTINE, OHIO

CURRENT EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

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UPDATED 3/28/17

 

We are currently accepting applications for the recently vacated Park Board seat.  Letters of interest will be accepted until April 7 at the Municipal Building

 

The Village of East Palestine is accepting applications for part time seasonal life guards and park crew.  Applications are available  at the Municipal Building and will be accepted until March 31st at 4PM.

 

The next Council meeting is April 10, 2017

 

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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny (Sponsored by EP Rotary) Saturday April 1 from 9 to 11 am at Park Community Center.  Adults $5.00 Children $2.50

Easter Egg Hunt Saturday April 1 at EP Park at 11:30 am.

 

CURBSIDE SPRING CLEAN UP APRIL 17, 2017

**ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED**

TVíS, HAZARDOUS WASTE, PAINT, OIL/SOLVENTS, PROPANE TANKS & CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS.

**ITEMS MUST BE AT THE CURB BY 5AM ON 4/17/17-CURBSIDE PICKUP ONLY-NO ALLEY PICK UP**

**ALL ITEMS MUST BE BAGGED, BUNDLED OR TIED. LOOSE ITEMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED, DO NOT USE YOU HOME GARBAGE CAN**

** NEAT PILES OF TRASH, APPLIANCES/ELECTRONICS (NO TVíS) , WOOD, TIRES, & BATTERIES.  NO BAGS OVER 50 LBS OR ITEMS OVER 4 FT IN LENGTH.

**THIS SERVICE IS LIMITED TO SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCES INSIDE VILLAGE LIMITS**

**ANY MESS CREATED BY SCAVENGERS IN YOUR TRASH WILL NOT BE CLEANED UP, IT IS YOUR JOB TO POLICE THE SCAVENGERS.  THERE ARE LIMITS TO WHAT WE WILL TAKE FOR FREE, PLEASE USE COMMON SENSE AND BE CONSIDERATE.**

**THIS IS A FREE SERVICE PROVIDED BY THE VILLAGE WITH DONATION OF LABOR, FUEL, AND EQUIPMENT BY CSI ENVIRONMENTAL.  YOUR COOPERATION WILL ENSURE THE CLEAN UP IS A SUCCESS AND THAT IT WILL CONTINUE FOR NEXT YEAR**

                                                                                                        **FOR QUESTIONS ON SPECIFIC ITEMS PLEASE CONTACT CSI ENVIRONMENTAL AT 330-886-5008

 

                 **       ANNUAL STREET FAIR (SPONSORED BY THE EP CHAMBER OF COMMERCE) MAY 25, 26, 27 & 28, 2017       **

 

 

                    Park Community Center

                    Tai Chi Classes Monday 6pm, Tuesday & Thursday 10:30 am.  Senior Stretch Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9am

                        Line Dancing 7pm Tuesdays & 9 am Wednesday at park Community Center. $2 per class. Velma Buhecker Instructor

 

DOGS ARE NOW PERMITTED IN THE PARK - (PER ORDINANCE #21-2015 PASSED ON DECEMBER 14, 2015)  No person shall bring into , permit, have or keep in the park a dangerous dog as defined in Section 618.17 of the code.  A person in possession of a dog in the park shall keep the dog physically  confined or restrained by an adequate leash no more than six feet in length, keep the dog under immediate control of the owner and remove any waste left by the animal.  All dogs must be properly licensed.  No dog, except a service dog, shall be allowed in the pool or splash pad areas of the park.  Dog owners are financially responsible for any and all damages to persons or property caused by their dogs.  Dogs may be removed from the park upon request by any Village Police officer or Village Manager.

www.eastpalestine-oh.gov

VILLAGE COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE HELD THE 2ND AND 4TH MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH.  FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF MEETING DATES CLICK ON "VILLAGE MEETING SCHEDULE" ON THE MAIN PAGE.

 

CARING HANDS FOOD MINISTRY

Located at the First Church of Christ at 20 W. Martin St. in East Palestine

 Distributing food to those in need.  The first Monday of every month 

 

 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Applications are always accepted from people who would like to become firefighters, emergency medical technicians or paramedics in East Palestine.  Training (at the Fire Department's expense) will be provided if necessary.  Applications can be obtained from the Fire Chief.  Call 330-426-4341 for additional information.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS:
For information regarding economic development programs for small businesses and residents through the Ohio State Treasurer's Office see:  
www.OHIOTREASURER.GOV
 

LET'S GO FOR A WALK
  The East Palestine Community Trail, including the Antoni Gaudi Scenic Way, is open year-round for hikers and walkers.  The trail is nearly 3 miles in length.  It can be accessed from City Park or from various parking lots located on State Route 170 and Hamilton Road. 

 

THE COMMUNITY CENTER IN EAST PALESTINE PARK

    Are you planning an informal reception, shower, reunion, birthday, anniversary, retirement or graduation party?  The Park Community Center is heated and air conditioned and available for rentals all year.  It seats approximately 150-160, has a kitchen and indoor restrooms.  The Center is located just steps from tennis courts, basketball courts, ball fields, the swimming pool, the Community Trail and Rainbow Dreamland, East Palestine's large all-wooden playground.   Additional Park photos, information and prices are shown in the "PARK" section of this web site.  Call 330-426-4367, Extension 20, or visit the Municipal Building to reserve the Center (September to May).   Visit the Park Pool Ticket Office or call 330-426-2301 to make reservations during the summer.   Please note that alcohol is not permitted in our Community Center or anywhere in the park.

 
 E P CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: The  Chamber meets monthly at the Municipal Building at 85 N. Market St. See the Chamber's web site ( www.eastpalestinechamber.com ) or call 330-426-2128 for additional Chamber information

COMPLAINTS ABOUT GARBAGE, JUNK,  HIGH GRASS, OR JUNK VEHICLES ARE NOW BEING HANDLED BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.   CALL 330-426-4341.   DO NOT CALL 9-1-1 OR THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING.

Building permit applications are available from the Village Municipal Office at 85 North Market Street from 8 to 4, Monday through Friday.  Completed applications, with non-refundable fee attached, must be returned to the same office.  After receiving your completed application, the City must conduct a review and inspection prior to start of construction.  Building permits will be issued after the review and inspection are complete.   Apply for your building permit early, as review and property inspection may take up to three business days.  (No inspections will be conducted and no permits will be approved on weekends or holidays.) 

Unsafe building condemnations and demolitions are being handled by the office of the City Manager at 330-426-4367, Extension 20

Contact sewer and water department personnel at 330-426-4367, Extension 10 or Extension 11, for plumbing inspections and requests for sewer/water tap-ins.   

The above procedures were approved by a motion of City Council and are effective as of June 1, 2009

For information concerning various children's sports programs in East Palestine (not affiliated with the programs in the schools) browse the EAST PALESTINE YOUTH SPORTS ASSOCIATION web site.  Click here:   www.EPYSASports.com .  The school's athletic schedules and other information can be found at www.epschools.k12.oh.us/.   The local Rotary organization sponsors a children's soccer league in the fall. 

 HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT DOG DAYS EVENT
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   COMMUNITY CRIME WATCH meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday each month at Bea's Insurance office, 31 N. Market.