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Round 2 CARES Act Grant Info

The City of St. Marys has announced Round 2 of its CARES Act grant program for local small businesses and non-profits. The attached PDFs include the application and guidelines for Round 2. The deadline to apply is Oct. 28, 2020. 

Utility Bill Due Date


UTILITY BILLS
The due date on utility bills recently distributed was incorrectly printed with a due date of 10/10/
2022 instead of 10/10/2020.  We apologize for this error.  The payment for these utility bills is due on the 10th of October 2020.  Thank you for your understanding.  

Trick or Treat

Trick-or-Treat night is scheduled for Thursday, October 29, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  If residents are uncomfortable participating, there is no need to do so.  The decision is up to parents if they want their children to participate and up to residential households if they want to hand out treats.  Participants can take basic precautionary measures per COVID-19 guidelines for a safe and enjoyable trick or treat.

SPECTRUM ENGINEERING

SPECTRUM ENGINEERING WILL BE WORKING ON CITY ELECTRIC MAPPING PROJECT SEPTEMBER 28, 2020 THROUGH OCTOBER 2, 2020.  THEY WILL HAVE IDENTIFICATION TAGS.  IF YOU SEE SOMEONE IN YOUR YARD YOU CAN ASK TO SEE THEIR ID.   THANK YOU.

Fire Department Customer Service Survey

The City of St. Marys Fire Department is continually exploring ways to better serve the community.  It is the Fire Department’s ultimate goal to provide the best service possible.  In order to evaluate and improve our services, we need your input!  Please complete the attached survey regarding the services provided by our staff by pressing the link below.  Your response to this survey is appreciated.  Thank you!   

CARES Act Grant Info

The attached information is related to the small business grant program for local businesses under the CARES Act. 

Trick or Treat Night Set

The City of St. Marys intends to hold Trick-or-Treat night on Thursday, October 29, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  If residents are uncomfortable participating, there is no need to do so.  The decision is up to parents if they want their children to participate and up to residential households if they want to hand out treats.  Participants can take basic precautionary measures per COVID-19 guidelines for a safe and enjoyable trick or treat.

Properties Available For Bidding

The City of St. Marys is currently advertising the sale of two properties via sealed bids. The properties are 611 South Beech Street and 224 South Pear Street. For more information, call 419-300-3117 or email mburkholder[at]cityofstmarys[dot]net. 

Grand Opening For New Splash Pad June 15th

A grand opening will be held at 12:30 p.m. June 15th for the St. Marys Community Splash Pad near the High Street shelter house.  The event will feature students from Mrs. Guy’s then fourth grade class who were the inspiration for the splash pad and also state and local officials as well as donors to the project.  Following the completion of the grand opening, the splash pad will be open to the public for use.  Hours will be 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Labor Day weekend.

Downtown Storefront For Rent

The St. Marys Community Improvement Corporation has a downtown storefront for rent. The storefront is located at 110 West Spring Street. For inquires, call 419-300-3117. 

Memorial Day Parade Cancelled

News Release

May 6, 2020

The American Legion leadership, Executive Board and City of St. Marys have decided it is in the best interest of all involved to cancel the annual Memorial Day Parade and subsequent ceremony held at Elm Grove Cemetery scheduled for Monday, May 25, 2020. This was a very difficult decision to make, but in the interest of public safety as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic, we believe it is the right decision. Stay safe and we hope to see everyone next year.
 

Small Businesses Can Provide Feedback

Below is information from the Ohio Economic Recovery Task Force.  

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Main Street Water Tower To Be Painted

The City of St. Marys Water Department would like to make the public aware that a scheduled Main Street water tower maintenance project will be commencing the week of April 13th.  The contractor will be updating safety items and prepping the tower for painting.  During the prepping and painting process, the water tower will be shrouded to contain air blasting materials and paint.  Vehicle traffic will be maintained, but pedestrian traffic on the water tower site will be restricted for safety reasons.

Income Tax Filing and/or Payment Date Extended

The income tax filing and/or payment due date is now extended to July 15, 2020.  

City Restricts Facilities Access

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Council Recognizes Kraig Noble and His 40 Years As Law Director

Kraig Noble, after 40 years of service as Law Director for the City of St. Marys, has turned over the reins to the new Law Director, Zach Ferrall.  Council recognized Kraig with a Resolution of Appreciation for all his hard work and countless hours serving as Law Director from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2019.  His leadership and devotion to St. Marys will serve as an example to others who follow in his footsteps. 

New Firefighter/Paramedic Emma Tobias

The City welcomes the newest member of our Fire Department, Firefighter/Paramedic Emma Tobias.  Emma is a resident of St. Marys; originally from Akron, Ohio.  She received her paramedic certification in 2013.  Welcome aboard Emma!

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