EAST PALESTINE, OHIO
CURRENT EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Village Council meeting August 25, 2014
The annual Toys for Tots Car Cruise sponsored by the East Palestine Chamber of Commerce will be held on Saturday August 16 on Market St. starting at 2PM
The MEET THE TEAM parade will be held on Monday August 18th. Parade will form at 6:30 in the parking lot next to McDonalds and head North on Market St. and will end at the high school football field.
VILLAGE COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE HELD THE 2ND AND 4TH MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH. FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF MEETING DATES CLICK ON "VILLAGE MEETING SCHEDULE" ON THE MAIN PAGE.
CARING HANDS FOOD MINISTRY
Located at the First Church of Christ at 20 W. Martin St. in East Palestine. Distributing food to those in need. The first Monday of every month from 12-2.
Applications are always accepted from people who would like to become firefighters, emergency medical technicians or paramedics in East Palestine. Training (at the Fire Department's expense) will be provided if necessary. Applications can be obtained from the Fire Chief. Call 330-426-4341 for additional information.
For information regarding economic development programs for small businesses and residents through the Ohio State Treasurer's Office see:
LET'S GO FOR A WALK
The East Palestine Community Trail, including the Antoni Gaudi Scenic Way, is open year-round for hikers and walkers. The trail is nearly 3 miles in length. It can be accessed from City Park or from various parking lots located on State Route 170 and Hamilton Road.
THE COMMUNITY CENTER IN EAST
Are you planning an informal reception, shower, reunion, birthday, anniversary, retirement or graduation party? The Park Community Center is heated and air conditioned and available for rentals all year. It seats approximately 150-160, has a kitchen and indoor restrooms. The Center is located just steps from tennis courts, basketball courts, ball fields, the swimming pool, the Community Trail and Rainbow Dreamland, East Palestine's large all-wooden playground. Additional Park photos, information and prices are shown in the "PARK" section of this web site. Call 330-426-4367, Extension 20, or visit the Municipal Building to reserve the Center (September to May). Visit the Park Pool Ticket Office or call 330-426-2301 to make reservations during the summer. Please note that alcohol is not permitted in our Community Center or anywhere in the park.
E P CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: The Chamber meets monthly in the upstairs of the Masonic Lodge located at 19 1/2 North Market Street. See the Chamber's web site ( www.eastpalestinechamber.com ) or call 330-426-2128 for additional Chamber information. Additional event listings may appear on their site.
COMPLAINTS ABOUT GARBAGE, JUNK, HIGH GRASS, OR JUNK VEHICLES ARE NOW BEING HANDLED BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT. CALL 330-426-4341. DO NOT CALL 9-1-1 OR THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING.
Building permit applications are available from the Village Municipal Office at 85 North Market Street from 8 to 4, Monday through Friday. Completed applications, with non-refundable fee attached, must be returned to the same office. After receiving your completed application, the City must conduct a review and inspection prior to start of construction. Building permits will be issued after the review and inspection are complete. Apply for your building permit early, as review and property inspection may take up to three business days. (No inspections will be conducted and no permits will be approved on weekends or holidays.)
Unsafe building condemnations and demolitions are being handled by the office of the City Manager at 330-426-4367, Extension 20
Contact sewer and water department personnel at 330-426-4367, Extension 10 or Extension 11, for plumbing inspections and requests for sewer/water tap-ins.
The above procedures were approved by a motion of City Council and are effective as of June 1, 2009
For information concerning various children's sports programs in East Palestine (not affiliated with the programs in the schools) browse the EAST PALESTINE YOUTH SPORTS ASSOCIATION web site. Click here: www.EPYSASports.com . The school's athletic schedules and other information can be found at www.epschools.k12.oh.us/. The local Rotary organization sponsors a children's soccer league in the fall.
TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT DOG DAYS EVENT
COMMUNITY CRIME WATCH meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday each month at Bea's Insurance office, 31 N. Market.