Bruce E. Duke Re-Elected to the National League of Cities Board of Directors

Posted on December 1, 2022

Kettering (OH) City Council Member Bruce E. Duke was re-elected to the National League of Cities (NLC) Board of Directors by NLC’s membership at the 2022 City Summit in Kansas City, MO. Duke was elected to a one-year term and will provide strategic direction and guidance for NLC’s federal advocacy, governance and membership activities. NLC...

Matt Greeson Selected As Next City Manager

Posted on October 7, 2022

Kettering City Council is pleased to announce the selection of Matt Greeson to serve as Kettering’s next city manager effective January 1, 2023. Mr. Greeson will start his service on December 12 in a transitionary capacity. He will succeed Kettering’s sixth City Manager, Mark Schwieterman, who will continue his role through December 31, 2022. Mr....

Kettering Community Block Party Canceled for This Evening

Posted on June 8, 2022

Kettering’s Community Block Party, scheduled for June 8 from 6-8 p.m., is canceled due to the forecast for inclement weather. City officials are working to determine a rain date that will be announced as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.

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

Posted on April 25, 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...

Juneteenth in Kettering: A Celebration of Shared Freedom

Posted on April 22, 2022

  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...

City of Kettering Announces Partnership with altafiber to Provide Wi-Fi at Multiple High-Traffic Public Venues

Posted on April 12, 2022

CITY OF KETTERING, Ohio – altafiber and the City of Kettering are pleased to announce a new partnership as the technology company continues to expand beyond its traditional footprint of Greater Cincinnati. Under terms of the five-year agreement, altafiber and its Smart City organization – branded as UniCity –  will provide a state-of-the-art, fiber-enabled Wi-Fi...

Kettering’s Racial Equity Survey Report Is Available

Posted on February 23, 2022

Kettering, OH – In January 2021, The City of Kettering’s Board of Community Relations (BCR) conducted an online racial equity survey as a first step toward better understanding the perceptions of race relations in Kettering. Complete racial equity survey results are available for viewing at Established by City Charter in 1969, the BCR is...

AES (formerly DP&L) Announces Power Outage

Posted on February 3, 2022

AES Ohio (formerly DP&L) advised that a power outage will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., due to a necessary circuit repair. Kettering areas likely to be impacted are located between Dorothy Lane and Stroop Road and just east of Ackerman Boulevard to Shroyer Road. Thank you.  

Kettering Prepares for Impending Severe Weather

Posted on February 2, 2022

The City of Kettering is monitoring weather forecasts and preparing for anticipated ice and snow as temperatures drop Wednesday evening. Once the rain begins to freeze, street crews will salt the major routes throughout the city. Crews will remain focused on these roadways as precipitation transitions to snow later in the day Thursday. Once the...

Kettering and Day Air Launch Programs to Help Homeowners

Posted on December 13, 2021

Kettering, Ohio, December 8, 2021 – The City of Kettering and Day Air Credit Union announced two new programs to provide affordable and sustainable homeownership and home improvement for Kettering residents. The First-Time Homebuyer Assistance Program and the Home Improvement Assistance Program will provide low-interest, forgivable loans to help offset down payment and renovation costs...

National Make A Difference Day Is October 23

Posted on October 22, 2021

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...

Paving on County Line Begins October 14

Posted on October 13, 2021

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....

Kettering Welcomes New Economic Development Manager

Posted on June 23, 2021

Press Release - Economic Development Manager - Schrimpf  

Overnight Roadway Work – West Dorothy Lane at the Ridgeway Road Bridge

Posted on April 11, 2021

Due to overnight work on the Ridgeway Bridge replacement project, West Dorothy Lane will close to through traffic between Southern Boulevard and Far Hills Avenue from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 13 and again on Wednesday, April 14. These closures are necessary as beams will be delivered and set into place for the...

Bruce Duke Elected to the National League of Cities Board of Directors

Posted on January 4, 2021

Bruce Duke, City Council Member of Kettering, Ohio, was elected to the National League of Cities (NLC) board of directors by NLC’s membership at the 2020 Virtual City Summit. Duke was elected to a two-year term and will provide strategic direction and guidance for NLC’s federal advocacy, governance and membership activities. NLC is the largest...

Kettering Police Department Plans to Enhance Safety and Transparency with Body-Worn Cameras

Posted on October 12, 2020

In light of local and national discussions focused on making law enforcement more transparent, Kettering’s Police Chief Chip Protsman reached out to the community in a public letter explaining department policies in place to address citizens’ concerns, as well as future plans to continue exceptional public safety services. One way the department plans to increase...

Public Comment Period for Amendment to City of Kettering Citizen Participation Plan

Posted on May 21, 2020

A fifteen (15) day public comment period will commence on May 24, 2020. To submit a comment, please contact Angela Brown, Community Development Manager at 937-296-2524 or The City of Kettering will accept written comments on the Amendments from Sunday, May 24 until 5 pm on Monday, June 8, 2020. Draft Citizen Participation Plan

Montgomery County to Conduct Revaluation Field Checks

Posted on June 4, 2019

The Montgomery County Auditor's Office will conduct the next phase of the mandated 2020 Revaluation for Montgomery County this week through July. Locally based Lexur Appraisal Services will complete this work. Beginning this week, they will begin to do field checks in Kettering to verify changes in property characteristics. This will require Lexur’s appraisers to...

How to Help in Tornado Recovery Efforts

Posted on May 31, 2019

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...

Kettering Water Update

Posted on May 28, 2019

***05.28.2019 - 2:15PM Update: TIPS FOR BOIL ADVISORY *** All those in the city of Kettering remain under a boil water advisory and Montgomery County is asking that everyone continue to conserve water. Tips from the CDC on what to do during a Boil Water Advisory: Boiling water Fill a pot with water. Heat the water...
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