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New Utility Payment Drop Box

For your convenience, a new utility payment drop box has been installed in the municipal parking lot behind the Utility Office.  Utility payments can be placed in the box 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.  Payments are collected each day the Utility Office is open.  Do not place cash in the drop box; personal checks or money orders only. 

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat for the City of St. Marys is Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

City Linemen Helping With Recovery Efforts In Florida

Two City of St. Marys linemen left for Florida Sunday morning to help with Hurricane Irma recovery efforts.  They met up with 10 employees from Hamilton, Ohio and were headed down in a convoy that included bucket trucks and digger trucks.  Pictured below are Jason Durkee and John Vogel.  Thanks guys for volunteering!  Be safe!

School and City Partnership

The City of St. Marys has partnered with the St. Marys Memorial High School, FFA/Agricultural Department, to allow the school to do agricultural activities on City owned property located on McKinley Road.  This partnership allows the students to get experience in crop production.  From planning, development, managing and monitoring agricultural crops, the students will learn to manage all aspects of actual farming practices.

Congressman Jim Jordan's Deputy District Director will be at the Municipal Building on September 13th

Cameron Warner will be available to meet with constituents regarding any concerns they may have on Wednesday, September 13th from 2-4 p.m. at the City Municipal Building, 101 E. Spring Street.

Adjusted Pool Hours

Beginning August 18 through September 3:  Open Swim 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
September 4:  Open Swim 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Thank you for a great season!

Congressman Jim Jordan Speaks With City Employees

United States Congressman Jim Jordan, representing Ohio's 4th district, visited employees of the City of St. Marys on August 9th. 


Pool Closing

The Family Aquatic Center is closed today due to weather. 

Congressman Jim Jordan's Deputy District Director Will be at Municipal Building on July 12th

Cameron Warner will be available to meet with constituents regarding any concerns they may have on Wednesday, July 12th from 2-4 p.m. in Council Chambers at the City Municipal Building, 101 E. Spring St.

Commercial Property For Sale Located On Spring Street

A commercial property located at 302 E. Spring Street, St. Marys, is for sale by the City of St. Marys. Below are photos of the building.  If interested, please contact Mike Burkholder at 419-300-3117.

Swimming Pool

Due to inclement weather the swimming pool will be closed today, Friday, June 23rd.

St. Marys Aquatic Center Closed

Due to cooler temperatures, the St. Marys Aquatic Center will be closed today, Wednesday, June 7th.

Department Welcomes New Officer

The Police Department welcomes its newest employee, Officer Thomas (Will) Walter III.  Will is a graduate of Memorial High School and currently serves as a reservist in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. Welcome aboard!  

Pool Passes - Early Purchase Dates and Times

Pool passes will be available for purchase on May 22 - May 24, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

National Lineman Appreciation Day

April 18, 2017, is National Lineman Appreciation Day.  Join us in showing our appreciation and gratitude to our Electric crew for their hard work and dedication.

National Telecommunicators Week

It's National Telecommunicators Week.  The City of St. Marys would like to recognize and thank our Dispatchers for their hard work and dedicated service to our community. 

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LIA Annual Summer Kickoff Festival

The Lake Improvement Association will host the third annual Summer Kickoff Festival on Saturday, June 3rd, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., near the Villa Nova shelter house on the northeast side of Grand Lake St. Marys.  Admission is free to the public, with all proceeds from events and concessions going toward the improvement of Grand Lake St. Marys.  Learn more at

Congressman Jim Jordan's Deputy District Director at City Municipal Building on April 12th

Cameron Warner will be available to meet with constituents regarding any concerns they may have on Wednesday, April 12th from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the City Municipal Building in Council Chambers, 101 E. Spring Street.

Kevin Schwartz Retires!

Kevin Schwartz, Supt. of Water Distribution/Sewer Collection retired February 28 after 27+ years of service.  Thank you Kevin for all your hard work and dedication!  Enjoy your retirement!

Life Flight Award

The Life Flight "Dr. Frank Foss" award was presented to us for our departments' role in an accident that happened in Mercer County on May 23rd of 2016.  Life Flight, Care Flight, and Samaritan air ambulances responded as well as ambulances from Celina, Rockford, and St. Marys.  There were multiple vehicles involved with multiple patients. Our responding paramedics were Curt Gabel, Nick Scott, and Jake Berelsman.  A job well done!

American Legion Firefighter of the Year

Josh Haney is the recipient of the 2016-2017 Firefighter of the Year Award from the St. Marys American Legion Post #323. We are pleased to have Josh as a part of our department. He has been with us since February 22, 2016.  In the short time that Josh has been with us, he has made a great impression among the members of the Fire Department and the members of the community.  Congratulations, Josh!  We look forward to watching you grow within the department.