May 23, 2017

Forest Hills Responds to Water Testing Results

Dear Parents/Guardians, Forest Hills is committed to protecting the health of our students, employees, parents and guests. To do that, the district voluntarily tests each school’s drinking water for lead.  Greater Cincinnati Water Works conducts testing in Forest Hills and recommends taking action if lead is found at any water outlet at levels above 15 parts per billion (ppb). Although the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires action if samples are greater than 20 ppb, Forest Hills follows GCWW standards and recommendations. Water testing results for Ayer Elementary, Sherwood Elementary, Summit Elementary and Wilson Elementary are summarized below.  Last week, water…

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Get Street Smart About Drug Culture

From Anderson Township Have you heard the phrases “chasing the rainbow” or “riding the elevator”” Your child probably has. Current drug trends and terminology will be explored in Operation: Street Smart, an adult drug education program presented in Anderson in January. The free adult drug education program is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 6 at Anderson Center, 7850 Five Mile Road. It is designed to educate parents, teacher, healthcare workers and others who work with children exposed to the drug culture. The program is conducted by three current/former undercover detectives, who will arm adults with…

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Public Hearing Notice Hamilton County Regional Planning Commision

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING FOR REVIEW OF REQUEST FOR SUBDIVISION OF LAND  The Regional Planning Commission will consider the subdivisions for approval at its regular meeting on the below date beginning at 1:00 p.m., in Room 801 in the County Administration Bldg. 138 E. Court St., Cincinnati, Ohio. Subdivision Name: Parke Place at Coldstream Revision Total Lots: 32   Acreage: 59.27 Location: Anderson Township: On the north side of Ayers Road, approximately 1,500 feet east of the Ayers Road and Asbury Road intersection (Book 500, Page 181, Parcels 4 & 5 AND Page 182, and Page 190, Parcel 42 & 44) Subdivision Name:…

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Anderson voters support electric aggregation issue

Anderson Township voters indicated they were in favor of moving forward on an electricity aggregation issue which was on the November 8 ballot. The go-ahead from voters means Anderson Township has permission to form an aggregated buying group on behalf of its citizens and small businesses. The goal of the program would be to save money for township residents. Township residents who choose to be in the program would receive a bulk price on electricity in a deal that is negotiated by a broker. Now that the voters have given their approval, Anderson will continue to explore electricity aggregation and…

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Old SR 74 Closure

SAFETY IMPROVEMENT WORK ON OLD SR 74 WILL REQUIRE A FIVE-MONTH CLOSURE  BEGINNING THIS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14  Old SR 74 between Olive Branch-Stonelick Road and Amelia-Olive Branch will be closed  Batavia, OH –  The Clermont County Engineer’s Office has announced that work to improve the safety and flow of traffic on a portion of Old SR 74 between Olive Branch-Stonelick Road and Armstrong Boulevard will begin on Monday.   The first phase of this construction project will require a road closure on Old SR 74 between Olive Branch-Stonelick Road and Amelia-Olive Branch Road to widen the bridge on Old SR…

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Public Safety Levy Would Cover Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement Protection for Five Years

Passage of levy on November 8 maintains same level of public safety services currently in operation  When Anderson Township residents go to the polls on Election Day 2016, they’ll see a 3.55 mill public safety levy on the ballot. After stretching the 2008 public safety levy three years beyond its projected five-year life, Anderson Township Trustees decided in July to return to the voters to secure funding for safety services over the next five years. If approved by the voters, the levy would cover fire, EMS and law enforcement operating costs, including salaries for 65 fulltime firefighter/paramedics and 35 sheriff’s…

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Five Mile Road Daytime Closure Near Withrow Nature Preserve Begins November 7th

The Hamilton County Engineer’s Office announces the daytime closing of Five Mile Road, between Ayers and Birney Roads, near the Withrow Nature Preserve.  The closure will allow for bridge wall/channel repairs, which is being performed by Prus Construction Co.   Work will begin Monday, November 7, 2016, and is anticipated to last until November 18, 2016 (weather permitting).  Five Mile Road will be closed during work hours only, and the detour will be routed over Five Mile to Markley Road to Bennett to Birney Road and vice versa.  Access to the Withrow Nature Preserve will be provided from north/east (Ayers &…

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Help Shape the Future of Anderson Township

What’s Next for Anderson Township? Help make our community even better. This workshop is a chance for anyone who cares about Anderson Township to share ideas and insight as the Township updates its plan for the future. YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED What will happen at the What’s Next Workshop? You will join with others who care about the future of the community to help answer the question, “What’s next for Anderson Township?” The workshop will be interactive with opportunities to share your ideas and give input about how to make a great place even better. What is a comprehensive plan? A…

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Senior Center Changes Announced

Anderson Township and Cincinnati Area Senior Services to provide services at Anderson Senior Center Anderson Township announced today that Cincinnati Area Senior Services (CASS), a private non-profit organization operating for five decades, will begin to provide services for seniors at the Anderson Senior Center, tentatively starting July 5, 2016. Earlier this year it was announced that Senior Independence, the organization that had been operating the Senior Center, would not continue in the community-based senior services management business. Its announced departure date was the end of August 2016. Anderson Township administrators have since worked to secure continued benefits for the center…

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Anderson, Great Oaks partnering for local leadership training

A new partnership between Great Oaks Career Campuses and the Anderson Township Fire and Rescue Department will benefit Anderson Township residents. Great Oaks’ Public Safety Services is now offering their Fire Officer 1 (Supervising Officer) training at Anderson Township Station 6 (Beechmont Avenue). This will prepare current firefighters for greater leadership and supervisory roles in the department, and be offered to Anderson Township Fire and Rescue Department employees. Fire and Rescue Chief Mark Ober said the collaboration is a win-win for both organizations. “Great Oaks has extensive experience in this area and can provide the training cost-effectively for Anderson Township…

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