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Village Announcements and News

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Village Council Meeting — Monday, May 11, 2020

Due to Governor DeWine/Dr. Acton COVID-19 orders to not have more than 10 people gather, the Village Council meetings are conducted virtually using Zoom conferencing. The agenda for May 11th can be found here.  Information to participate can be found below. Topic: Council Meeting 5/11/2020 Time: May 11, 2020 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and… Read more »

Arbor Day

Typically our community celebrates Arbor Day with a school program, a proclamation by the Village Mayor and the planting of a tree by the sixth grade students. Like many things, alternate methods needed to be considered. In order to continue the honoring of Arbor Day, the Village of New Bremen/New Bremen CIC coordinated a poster… Read more »

ATTN: Homeowners Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

The Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Department of Commerce have issued a FAQ for Homeowners Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic.  The FAQ can be found here.

Ohio EPA Advises Against Flushing Wipes

As some Ohioans search for alternatives to toilet paper, Ohio EPA is advising people not to flush any product other than toilet paper to avoid clogging sewers and septic systems. Flushing products other than toilet paper is generally a bad idea. Cleaning wipes, tissues, and paper towels will eventually clog public sewers and home septic… Read more »

Road Widening Project: SR274/White Mountain Drive

For the past year, the Village has been working with ODOT and Choice One Engineering to address the widening of SR 274 at White Mountain Drive (the entrance of Bunker Hill Industrial Park). Due to the expansion of Crown Equipment Corporation’s Plant #4, and anticipated increase in truck traffic, the village was eligible for funding… Read more »

Community Scavenger Hunt

The New Bremen CIC partnered with the New Bremen Historic Association to create a fun community activity, a scavenger hunt. The route is 1.1 miles, starting at the New Bremen Historic Association-Pape House at 236 N. Main Street, ending at the Auglaize County Board of Developmental Disabilities, located at 20 E. First Street. The scavenger… Read more »

Utility Office Update

Due to COVID-19, we ask that those who typically bring their payment to the office use the night drop (located before the drive-up window) until further notice. If you should need trash tags, please contact our office at 419-629-2447. We will let you know the amount due for your tags, then you can place your… Read more »

Utility Assistance Programs Extended

Information from Lt. Governor Jon Husted: The Ohio Development Services Agency has secured approval from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to extend the Winter Crisis Program from March 31, 2020, to May 1, 2020, and to extend the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) from March 31, 2020, to June 1, 2020…. Read more »

Local Income Tax Filing Date Extended

The 133rd General Assembly of 2019-2020 enacted House Bill 565 to extend the filing and payment dates for state, municipal, and school district income taxes by the same period as any federal income tax extension granted in response to the COVID-19 disease outbreak.  This includes local taxes for the Village of New Bremen (municipal taxes)…. Read more »