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Flu shots have arrived from the Ohio Department of Health at the Marietta/Belpre City Health Department. The health department will begin giving flu shots in Marietta at 304 Putnam Street on every Monday and Tuesday from 8:00-4:00 starting October 1st. We will begin administering flu shots in Belpre at the Belpre City Building at 715 Park Drive every Friday from 9:00-1:00 starting on September 28. Medicare, Medicaid and most insurances are accepted, or there is a charge of $25.00 for adults and $20.00 for children. No one will be turned away due to inability to pay. Please call 740-373-0611 Ext. 634 for further information.

Agility Test

Applicants WILL BE taking the agility test before the written exam (here is a link to the physical requirements). (here is a link to the physical requirements). Agility test will be held at the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on the Marietta College campus, on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.
Physical requirements and application can be picked up at the Mayor’s Office. Applicants may also access these documents at the City’s website: www.mariettaoh.net..

All applications MUST be returned in a sealed envelope, either mailed or hand delivered to the mayor’s office at 301 Putnam St., Marietta, OH. Any application not in sealed envelope will not be eligible to take the exam.
No Exceptions.

A signed release from a medical doctor is REQUIRED to take the Physical Agility Test. Bring the release with you. Failure to have a signed release will cause you to be ineligible to take the physical test.

Written Exam

Applicants will be taking the entry level written examination in the Classified Service to be held at Marietta College campus, Thomas Hall, Room 124 on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
A PHOTO I.D. WILL BE REQUIRED TO TAKE BOTH EXAMS
This examination is a written test. Passing grade – 70%
High School Education, GED equivalent required.
Age requirement – 21-40 inclusive
Applicants must pass both the written examination and agility test before being placed on the eligibility list.

Credit for Military Service/Peace Officer/College
Applicants who are residents of the State of Ohio and have been honorably discharged from active duty in the US Armed Forces are eligible to receive an additional credit of 20% of their passing score. Additional credit is also given for Peace Officer training and/or a college degree. DO NOT SUBMIT THESE DOCUMENTS UNTIL NOTIFIED.

All applications for this test must be returned by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2018

Sheila R. Weber
301 Putnam Street 
Marietta, OH 45750

Commissioners: Jeffrey Starner, Chairperson
Alan Hunt, Commissioner
Gary Bosworth, Sr., Commissioner

Posted: September 21, 2018

Public Resource

211 - Dial 2-1-1 for non-emergency social assistance - 24/7/365. Dialing 2-1-1 reaches a trained professional who can connect one to essential community services, such as utility assistance, food, shelter, counseling, childcare, job infotraining, senior services, disaster relief and much more. Whenever non-emergency social assistance is needed, 2-1-1 is the first number to call. http://www.211.org/

411 - The telephone number for local directory assistance in the United States and Canada.

511 - The telephone number for National traffic and road closure information. http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/trafficinfo/511.htm

611 - The telelphone number reserved in the U.S. and Canada for an immediate connection with a wireless service provider.

711 - Telephone number is used for the Telecommunications Relay Service to translate from TDD for the deaf to speech, and vice versa. The relay service allows deaf people to converse with the hearing over the phone through an operator.

811 - is a three-digit telephone number that has been mandated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). It is the national "call before you dig" number that is used to request an underground locate before any excavation activity. http://call811.com/

911 - The emergency telephone number (sometimes known as the universal emergency telephone number or the emergency services number) that allows a caller to contact local emergency services for assistance.

On Tuesday, August 28th, the City of Marietta held a public meeting regarding County Land Reutilization Corporations - commonly known as County Land Banks.

The meeting was led by Jim Rokakis, Vice President of Western Reserve Land Conservancy and Director of Thriving Communities Institute. Robin Thomas, Western Reserve Conservancy Land Bank Program Director, also provided a presentation on County Land Banks. Both their presentations shared valuable information defining land banks, the history of them, how they are formed, what the Ohio Revised Code permits, and the benefits to counties and cities who have them.

There are now 54 County Land Banks in Ohio with many other counties currently looking at creating one. County Land Banks are used throughout the United States by counties and cities in combating the ever-increasing problem of vacant, abandoned, and blighted properties.

As we know, vacant, abandoned, and blighted properties are an increasing problem in the City of Marietta, Washington County, and nationwide. This problem has a huge effect on neighborhoods, property values, crime, and overall economic development.

Click on this link for the full presentation (Click Here)

 

Street Sweeping Schedule

Monday:
Lower West Side and Harmar Hill

Tuesday:
Upper and Lower Norwood and South End.

Wednesday:
North Hills and Rathbone area Hillcrest and Cisler Dr.

Thursday:
Front through 10 Streets

Thursday evening:
Downtown District, bridges, Pike Street and Fort Harmar Drive.

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