A comprehensive plan put together in 2000 by residents and council members is causing concerns in Amelia. Planning Commission spokesman David Woessner reported that several developers are interested in Amelia property but were concerned that a plan to develop the Village Parkway to alleviate traffic could later affect their plans.
The 17th annual Grassy Run Heritage Rendezvous will be held at the Williamsburg Community Park April 24-26. Sponsored by The Grassy Run Historical Arts Committee, the event celebrates the history of Clermont County and is an excellent educational opportunity for anyone interested in the area’s pioneer past.
The Clermont County Board of Commissioners made a decision Feb. 25 to award a janitorial contract to Alpha and Omega Building Service, of Kettering, after terminating the contract with Scioto Services, of Cincinnati. The contract with Scioto Services was terminated for non-compliance and theft.
The Union Township website redevelopment project is finally underway. Township trustees approved the recommendation of Township Administrator David Duckworth for N6 Design Group to begin the reconstruction process during their meeting on Tuesday, April 14.
Several issues will be on the Tuesday, May 5 ballot in Clermont County. Voters from around the county will be deciding on the future of four school districts and the fate of one village. In the Village of Amelia, voters will be deciding on the future of the village.
There’s a new business in Bethel that is attracting a lot of attention. Bethel Hometown Flea Market opened its doors on April 18 and will be open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, and from 12 – 8 p.m. the first Friday of every month. Owner Anna Bingamon has lived in Bethel for 15 years and says that she wants to keep that “hometown feel” with the new business.
The power was off in Bethel as the Clermont County Trustee Association began its 58th Annual Banquet in the darkened cafeteria at Grant Career Center, but association president Tom Dix, of Washington Township, used a megaphone to assure those in attendance that the evening would go on as planned.
A large crowd of law enforcement officials from southwest Ohio met in Loveland for a special luncheon Thursday, April 16. Mothers Against Drunk Driving hosted the Third Annual Recognition and Top Cop Awards to honor outstanding efforts in the community to stop impaired driving.
Earth Day was celebrated throughout Clermont County with the Clean and Green Program. Clermont 20/20 sponsored the Clean and Green Spring Litter Pickup in Amelia, Batavia Township, Bethel, Goshen, Milford, New Richmond, Owensville, Union Township, Williamsburg and Withamsville on Saturday, April 18. The event will be held 9 a.m. – noon. Saturday, April 25, in Felicity and from 9 – 11 a.m. Saturday, April 25, at Point Pleasant.
Union Township Junk Days, sponsored by the township trustees, will be held 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday, April 20 – Friday, April 24 and 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday April 25.