Category: City News

City of Kettering Joins International Code Council for Building Safety Month 2022

In May 2022, The City of Kettering Planning and Development Department will participate in the 42nd annual Building Safety Month which is a worldwide campaign presented by the International Code Council, its members and partners to promote building safety. This year’s campaign, “Safety for All: Building Codes in Action”, raises awareness about the importance of … Continued

Juneteenth in Kettering: A Celebration of Shared Freedom

  Kettering Celebrates Shared Freedom: Public Invited to Juneteenth Lunch Event   KETTERING, OH – The City of Kettering will host its first official Juneteenth community celebration on Monday, June 20, with Juneteenth in Kettering: A Celebration of Shared Freedom. The catered box lunch event takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at Polen … Continued

Kettering Fall Leaf Collection Extended

Good news! Because the leaves began falling later this year, the 2021 fall leaf collection has been extended to allow one more pass through all of the districts beginning in District 1 as early as Thursday, December 9! Crews are currently working in District 11, and they will begin the fourth and final round starting … Continued

National Make A Difference Day Is October 23

One of Kettering’s favorite initiatives is National Make A Difference Day, and it’s Saturday, October 23, from 9:00 to noon! Everyone is welcome (children under 14 must be accompanied by adults). Volunteers will spend the morning clearing invasive honeysuckle from trails or planting seeds and seedlings at the Habitat Center, 3036 Bellflower St. If staying … Continued

Paving on County Line Begins October 14

Paving will begin on the east side (Beavercreek side) of County Line Road Thursday, October 14 through Saturday, October 16, depending on weather. Inclement weather could cause delays through the beginning of next week.   During the paving process, traffic on County Line Road will be reduced to one lane for both directions of travel. … Continued

How to Help in Tornado Recovery Efforts

Kettering is home to unparalleled generosity and as the reality of the region-wide disaster settles in, we know everyone wants to find a way to help those suffering from the tornado devastation. The American Red Cross is providing safe shelter, food, emergency supplies, emotional support and health services to those affected by this disaster. Volunteers … Continued

Schantz Avenue Bridge Project

The Schantz Avenue Bridge over South Dixie Highway underwent  a complete replacement, and the retaining wall along South Dixie Highway will be repaired and sealed. Construction Details and Progress Updates  The Schantz Avenue Bridge over South Dixie Highway is open to traffic. Minor construction activities will continue during the next few weeks prior to the project … Continued

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