Clayton also is working to finish another project that has been ongoing the past few years. In it, 105 sidewalk ramps have been put in or replaced, including 55 in 2017 in the Seville Plat.
The Americans With Disabilities Act-compliant ramps have been paid for mainly by a grant from Community Development Block Grant from Montgomery County.
Also, gutters throughout the city have also been replaced. Home owners can either hire their own contractor or have the city contractor do the work.
Kuntz said, “Any amount which totals $2,500 or less is spread out on the property tax assessment over five years, and if the amount is more than $2,501, it is spread out over 10 years. The majority of the property owners choose to have the amounts placed on their property taxes in order to soften the financial burden.”
Letters were sent to the residents months in advance explaining the project and giving the city’s cost estimates. This gave time for the residents to decide to chose the city to take care of the gutters or hire their own contractor.
The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission gave a grant to the city of Clayton for $109,438 to resurface a 2.25-mile stretch of Hoke Road, according to Public Service Director Randy Sanders. That work is planned for 2019.
Visit the city's website for more information, or contact Kuntz or Sanders at (937) 836-3500.