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Public Notice of Kettering Police Department Accreditation Site Based Assessment

Posted on June 27, 2019

The Kettering Police Department is scheduled for a site based assessment as part of a program to maintain accredited status for law enforcement and the dispatch center by verifying it meets professional standards. Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA), the accreditation programs require agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards...

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, 2019. 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 will undergo a complete replacement and the retaining wall along South Dixie Highway will be repaired and sealed. Construction is now underway. The project is expected to take 7 to 8 months. Construction Details and Progress Updates  Schantz Avenue is closed at the bridge. Access to South...

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...

2019 Charter Mandated Postcard

Posted on March 1, 2019

This spring, all registered voter households in the city of Kettering will receive a postcard in the mail that lists salary and benefit information for a very small number of City of Kettering employees. A recent amendment to the City Charter requires that in odd numbered years, the city must create a document that provides...

Boil Advisory

Posted on February 14, 2019

The City of Kettering just received confirmation from Montgomery County that Kettering is NOT in the impacted area for the boil advisory. The following are some bullet points for any residents who may have questions: Montgomery County has advised that the boil advisory is no longer county-wide, but rather limited to a portion of the...

Jan 30 & 31 Waste Management Collection Delays

Posted on January 30, 2019

Due to the cold weather, Waste Management will delay collection for all Wednesday and Thursday Kettering routes this week until Saturday Feb. 2.

2019 State of the City

Posted on January 23, 2019

Did you know that Kettering secured well over 500 new jobs in our community in the past year? Last evening Kettering Mayor Don Patterson gave his annual State of the City presentation, celebrating the successes Kettering enjoyed in 2018 and announcing the major city projects & initiatives which will take place in 2019. View the...

Preparing for Winter Weather

Posted on January 18, 2019

The most damaging winter weather is freezing rain and high winds, which can take down trees and power lines. The following information is provided by DP&L to help you prepare for a power outage as a result of a winter storm. Safety First Always assume fallen or sagging electrical wires are live and stay away...

CANCELED: Public Hearing for Rezoning

Posted on October 11, 2018

The public hearing scheduled to take place at the October 23, 2018 City Council meeting for the requested rezoning of parcels at 104 Carrlands Avenue and 15 Southmoor Circle NE which would allow for the construction of Raising Cane's location is canceled.  The applicant has withdrawn their request. RCO Limited informed the city that they...

Senior Rate for Trash Service

Posted on June 5, 2018

The City of Kettering contract with Waste Management offers a reduced rate for income eligible and age qualified seniors. To be eligible for the Qualified Senior Rate, participants must be 65 years or older and must have reported less than $30,000 in all sources of income on the previous year’s tax returns. If you are...
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