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St. Marys Named A Top Place To Live

24/7 Wall St. analyzed over two dozen measures from sources like the U.S. Census Bureau and the FBI to identify 50 of the best cities to live in and St. Marys made the list!  The article was in USA Today on September 10th.  Click below to read. 

New Police Officer, Jacob Little

Ptl. Jacob Little, hired November 4, 2019, took his oath of office at Monday night's council meeeting.  Jacob is a graduate of Memorial High School and Wright State University - Lake Campus Police Academy.  Welcome aboard Jacob!

Trick or Treat

Trick or treat will be held in St. Marys on October 31 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. as scheduled.  Based on the information we currently have, there is no forecast of hazardous weather. 

Walk With Nature Fall Festival 50th Anniversary

The Kiwanis Club of St. Marys and Heritage Trails Park District invite you to enjoy the Miami & Erie Canal Towpath Trail during the Annual Walk with Nature and Fall Festival October 20th from noon to 5:00 p.m. in Memorial Park St. Marys.  

Public Power Week October 6th - 12th

The City of St. Marys Municipal Electric System is celebrating Public Power Week October 6-12.  Community-owned, not-for-profit public power utilities power homes and businesses in 2,000 communities across the U.S. and safely provide reliable, low-cost electricity to more than 49 million Americans.  Pictured below is Mayor Patrick McGowan and Electric Department Superintendent, Mack Kuenning.  

 

 

St. Marys Makes the List of 50 of the Best Cities to Live In

24/7 Wall St. analyzed over two dozen measures from sources like the U.S. Census Bureau and the FBI to identify 50 of the best cities to live in and St. Marys made the list!  The article was in USA Today on September 10th.  Click below to read. 

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2019/09/10/americas-50-best-cities-to-live/40089949/

 

St. Marys Beat Cancer Community T-Shirt Day

St. Marys Mayor Patrick McGowan signed a Proclamation proclaiming Friday, September 13, 2019, Beat Cancer Community T-Shirt Day.  Money raised supports the Tailgate for Cancer mission "Together We Will Win" in helping to save lives and creating a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, by helping people get well, and by finding cures for cancer by fighting back.  Mayor McGowan encourages citizens to support and participate in the St. Marys Beat Cancer Community T-Shirt Day and Tailgate for Cancer activities.  

Students Raise $1225 To Benefit Tornado Victims

Seven local students sold lemonade and cookies and presented the proceeds, a check for $1225, to Celina Mayor Jeff Hazel to benefit victims of the recent tornado in Celina.  

Recycle Your Refrigerator or Freezer and Receive $60 from Efficiency Smart

For a limited time, Efficiency Smart is making appliance recycling even more rewarding for City of St. Marys Municipal Electric System customers. Schedule a FREE pick-up of a working refrigerator or freezer between July 1 and August 31, and you’ll receive $60 for recycling your unit!  You can also save up to $150 a year by not running your old appliance. Call 844-260-3487 or visit www.efficiencysmart.org/st-marys-ohio and select “Appliance Recycling” to schedule.

 

Curt Gabel Promoted to Captain-Paramedic

On May 27th, Curt Gabel was promoted to Captain-Paramedic and took his oath of office at a recent council meeting.  Curt has 14 1/2 years with the Fire Department and is a graduate of New Knoxville School.  Congratulations Curt on your promotion!

Captain Wayne Sweigart Retires

May 26th marked Captain-Paramedic Wayne Sweigart's last day with the St. Marys Fire Department.  Captain Sweigart served full-time with the department for 25 years and an additional 11 years as an Auxiliary Firefighter.  Congratulations Wayne!  We wish you the best!

Welcome Kyle Froning; new Firefighter/Paramedic

The St. Marys Fire Department welcomes Firefighter/Paramedic Kyle Froning to their staff.  Kyle is a graduate of St. Henry High School and Rhodes State College.  In addition to his Paramedic certification, he also has obtained Firefighter II certification, and certification in HAZMAT/WMD Operations, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Program, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support Program.  

Welcome aboard Kyle!

BALL DIAMONDS CLOSED

ALL BALL FIELDS ARE CLOSED 5/3/19 THROUGH 5/5/19 IN ALL ST. MARYS PARKS DUE TO WET CONDITIONS.

ARBOR DAY EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION FOR FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2019 HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED.

Water Boil Advisory Cancelled

The City of St. Marys water boil advisory for the area of Park Place and businesses south of Celina Road/State Route 703 from Windsor Drive to the Freewalt Way Subdivision has been cancelled. Test results have been completed and verified no presence of bacteria. Normal water usage and service is restored. If there are any questions or concerns, please call the Water Department at 419-394-4114. Jeff Thompson

Notice of Water Boil Advisory for Specified Area of Park Place and businesses south of Celina Road/State Route 703 from Windsor Drive to Freewalt Way

The City of St. Marys Water Department has issued a boil water advisory for a specified area in the City of St. Marys beginning March 12, 2019, due to a water valve installation on Freewalt Way.  This will affect the area of Park Place and businesses south of Celina Road/State Route 703 from Windsor Drive to the Freewalt Way Subdivision (former K‑Mart Plaza).  Click icon below to see the Media Release information and area map. 

Jeff Thompson
Superintendent of Water and Sewer Departments

Notice of Temporary Water Shut Off March 11 for Specified Area

The City of St. Marys will be installing a water valve for Freewalt Way on the evening of March 11 beginning at 9:00 p.m.  This will require shutting the water off at 9:00 p.m. for a few hours affecting ten businesses and twelve residential homes in the area of Park Place and businesses south of Celina Road/State Route 703 from Windsor Drive to the Freewalt Way Subdivision (former K‑Mart Plaza) as shown on the attached map (please click icon below for map).

Electric Outage

A power outage to conduct electrical work is scheduled for Wednesday, January 16, beginning at 9:00 p.m. and last approximately one to three hours.  Such outage affects residents on Windsor Drive and businesses located in front of Windsor Drive who already have been notified. 

Kosei's Acquisition of AAP St. Marys

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

RE: Statement on Kosei’s acquisition of AAP St. Marys

ST. MARYS –  The City of St. Marys would like to welcome Kosei into the community following its recent acquisition of AAP St. Marys.  

30th Anniversary of Setex, Inc.

The City of St. Marys joins in the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of Setex, Inc. to recognize and honor this company for the outstanding contributions it has made in our community.  Setex serves as an industrial leader in our community contributing to the economic well-being of the City and surrounding region.  Mayor Patrick McGowan congratulates Setex with a proclamation and key to the City.  

 

 

Downtown Traffic Study

The PDF below contains a presentation given by Choice One Engineering regarding the results of a traffic study conducted in the downtown district.  Based on those results, Choice One Engineering has recommended the removal of several traffic signals.

  Traffic Study Presentation

 

New Four Way Stop Intersections

Motorists in St. Marys will see a few changes to traffic patterns in the coming weeks.

Dental Discharger Forms Now Available On-line for the New Wastewater Treatment Plant

Fillable forms are available at this website under Water and Wastewater Department tab, select Wastewater, then select Wastewater Treatment.

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