"The outside Warning Sirens will only be activated when a tornado has been sighted near or approaching the village of New Bremen. Residents are advised to seek cover immediately. The sirens will be sounded continuously as long as there is danger. When there is no further known danger, the sirens will be turned off. The stopping of the sirens is to be understood as the "All Clear" signal to resume normal activities.

The Warning Sirens will not be turned on for tornado watches, only for actual sightings of tornado's or extremely high winds that could cause harm."


911 Service Issues

When 9-1-1 lines are out of service, call 419.394.5227, which is a local call for New Bremen.


The Village of New Bremen Water Treatment Department has completed the monitoring cycle of the New Bremen public water supply for volatile organic chemicals (VOC's) as required by the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) Chapter 3745-81. Upon completion of each VOC monitoring cycle, state regulations also require the owner or operator of a public water supply to notify its consumers of the availability of the VOC analytical results for the period tested. Persons wanting to review the VOC results should contact:

Greg Dennings, Superintendent of Water Treatment
P.O. Box 27 
New Bremen, Ohio 45869 
Phone: (419) 629-3423 


Branch Collection Policy

Branches and limbs will be collected at the curb on Mondays. No Pickup will occur if any type of plastic material is mixed in. Residents having a large amount of material to be picked up are asked to call 419-629-2802 for assistance and arrangements will be made for a special pickup by Village employees. Limbs, brush, organic material, and grass clippings may be disposed of at the village yard waste facility on N. Walnut St. There is no charge for disposal bit the facility is restricted to village residents only.

Rapid Entry Boxes

Rapid entry boxes are required on properties that have alarm or medic alert alarms. This allows fire, rescue squads or the police departments to enter the building without breaking a window or door. Additional information can be obtained by contacting the fire chief at 419-629-3101.

If You Plan To Dig

If you plan to dig anywhere you should call 1-800-362-2764 to have your underground utilities located. The Village of New Bremen is a member of the Ohio Utilities Protection Service (OUPS) which is the toll free number shown above.

Policy On Advertising Sign Located At Washington & Monroe Street

  • Anyone wanting to place an advertising sign on the structure shall notify and reserve the space with the Village of New Bremen Utility office in advance via phone 419-629-2447 or email.

  • All American Legion functions will have first priority of advertising on the center section. The American Legion shall reserve those dates a minimum of 30 days in advance.

  • The two outside wings of the structure can be used on a first come basis if the center section of the structure is reserved or in use.

  • Only nonprofit organizations and the Village will be permitted to advertise on the sign structure. The village will remove all other signs.

  • Only sign inserts shall be used on the structure for advertising. The inserts shall be on aluminum with a painted background. Letter colors are optional and shall be painted professionally or with templates. The signs shall be 46 5/16" in width and depth. They shall be fastened onto the sign structure with the method in use on the structure.

  • All signs shall not be offensive, discriminatory or in bad taste.

  • No other signs shall be placed on the Village property unless approved by the Village Administrator. (419-629-2827) or at villageadmin@newbremen.com

  • The organization shall be responsible to put up and take the sign down after the event is over, no sign shall be placed sooner than two weeks prior to the event and shall be removed within 24 hours after the event.

  • A resolution committee shall be formed to resolve any problems that shall arise concerning the advertising sign; the committee shall consist of: Village Mayor, American Legion Commander, and the President of the Community Improvement Corporation.