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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...

Racial Equity Survey

Posted on January 26, 2021

Hello Neighbor, Like many communities across the nation, the City of Kettering is taking a closer look at racial equity in our approach to employment, housing, education, access to healthcare, transportation and public safety. Kettering's Board of Community Relations (BCR) is a volunteer group of fellow citizens who are dedicated to creating and maintaining an...

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 angela.brown@ketteringoh.org 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...

Tornado Recovery Resources

Posted on May 28, 2019

Here's an update on tornado recovery from our partners at the City of Dayton and Montgomery County. City of Dayton Tornado Recovery Resources Notices from Montgomery County as of 05.28.2019 at 8:00 PM: We are still encouraging water customers to conserve water. Conservation will be crucial to getting the water system running properly again. A...

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...

MVCC GATEway Project

Posted on May 24, 2019

You may have wondered what is happening with the giant spools of blue and orange conduit being installed throughout the Miami Valley. Led by the Miami Valley Communication Council and Miami Valley Education Computer Association, a fiber optic service ring is being installed to connect the communities of Kettering, Centerville, Oakwood, Moraine, West Carrollton, Miamisburg...

Show Us Your Heart

Posted on May 24, 2019

If you volunteer in Kettering, either for the city, a faith-based organization, a scout group, a non-profit agency, a school, a hospital, etc., we need you for a unique photo opportunity! In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the City of Kettering Volunteer Program, hundreds of volunteers are needed to create a human “heart” shape...

No Solicitors Window Clings

Posted on May 24, 2019

  Door to door solicitation is permitted in the City of Kettering. Property owners are able to discourage door to door solicitors by posting a sign which is at least 3" x 4" in size that says “No Solicitors” in letters at least 3/4" tall.  If an unwanted solicitor approaches your property ignoring the sign,...

50 Ways to Support a Healthy, Inclusive Community

Posted on May 16, 2019

Brought to you by the Kettering Board of Community Relations, bringing neighbors together for 50 years!   Make a point of introducing yourself to new neighbors, and saying hello often to familiar neighbors. Support local Kettering businesses, restaurants and service providers. Encourage your favorite local business to think about ways they could make their business...

Spring Leaf Collection

Posted on March 18, 2019

Spring leaf collection will take place the week of April 15, 2020. This will be a single pass through all districts.  Please have your leaves raked and placed by the curb before we get to your area. Please remember not to mix sticks and limbs in with your leaves. Please check the map for your...

Keith Thompson

Posted on March 15, 2019

The City of Kettering joins the entire Kettering community in mourning the loss of Keith Thompson, a beloved leader of our Kettering Police Department and former member of Kettering City Council. Keith Thompson was a dedicated public servant, selflessly giving 55 years of support and dedication to the best interests of the Kettering community. In...

Schantz Avenue Bridge Project

Posted on March 15, 2019

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...

2019 MLK Essay Winners Announced by Board of Community Relations

Posted on March 12, 2019

In order to encourage Kettering residents to reflect on the life and teachings of Dr. King and to promote his dream and legacy for America, the Board of Community Relations sponsors an annual essay contest for Kettering students.   Congratulations to the following 2019 MLK Essay Winners: Junior High / Middle School  First Place: Jilyan...
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