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Fall Harvest Festival Oct. 31

On Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. children 14 and under are invited to the Fall Harvest Festival held at the Kettering Field Complex. This is a family-friendly, safe alternative to trick-or-treating. Wear your favorite costume and enjoy sweet treats, games and activities this Halloween. Family games and films will be available as well as trunk-or-treating.


Volunteers sought for land plan

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Trotwood is seeking volunteers to contribute to the update of the Comprehensive Future Land Use Plan. This is a temporary appointment for no longer than a four month term as needed. This committee will meet up to one time the week of Oct. 24 and two times the week of Jan. 23.

The committee meets as necessary at a location to be determined to advise on topics relating to the city’s Long Range Land Use Plan.

Citizens applying for this volunteer position must be a voting resident or owner/operator of a business in the City of Trotwood. Call the clerk of council Monday through Friday; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at 937-854-7212 or go online at

Volunteer applications may be found at and are available at the City of Trotwood Government Center, 2nd floor, 3035 Olive Road.

Alternately, you may contact Jeannie Peyton, Planning and Zoning Administrator for information regarding the committee responsibilities. She can be reached at 937-854-7216.


City receives grant monies

Brookville received a $40,000 Montgomery County Community Development Grant for sidewalk ramp improvements, which will be installed in 2017.

The project will include the replacement and reconstruction of approximately 70 existing sidewalk ramps currently not in compliance with ADA standards.

Brookville also received a $75,000 Montgomery County Community Development Grant for new handicap accessible restrooms and a sidewalk that will be included in the new Shelter #2 in Golden Gate Park in 2017.

The city also received more than $130,000 which will go toward milling and resurfacing of Wolf Creek Street from Westbrook Road to Market Street and grinding and resurfacing of Johnsville-Brookville Road from Westbrook Road to Brookville-Pyrmont Road.

City needs used motor oil

Used motor oil can be recycled by bringing it to the city garage where they will use it to fuel their clean burn furnaces which heat the service and police garages. Bring used oil to the city garage located at 700 Arlington Road between 8 a.m. and 3:30 pm.

Call 937-833-2135 to make arrangements to pick up large quantities of oil.

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