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Population:  4,460

Mayor:  J. Dean Meyer
 
 

 

 

 

 

  • The Mayor and Council of the Village of Ottawa declare support for State Issue 1, and urge Village of Ottawa voters to cast their votes in support of continuing the infrastructure improvement and job creation Issue 1 will foster.  At the regular meeting on April 14, 2014, Council passed a resolution outlining their support.
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  • RAIN BARREL REBATE PROGRAM!  The Village has initiated a one time $20 rebate program for residents who install a rain barrel between March and October 2014.  Please call the Municipal Building for more information at 419.523.5020 or contact Council President Tim Macke at tmacke@ottawaohio.usClick here to download the application

     

  • The Village of Ottawa has requested $90,000 from the Ohio Water Supply Revolving Account for the Lime Sludge Lagoon Project.  To view the Public Participation Fact Sheet- Click here.  To view the Notice of Issuance of a Limited Environmental Review and Final Finding of No Significant Impact - Click here.

     

  • The Village of Ottawa has prepared a report to provide information to the consumers on the quality of our drinking water.  Included within the report is general health information, water quality test results, how to participate in decisions concerning your drinking water, and water system contacts.  Click here to view the 2012 Consumer Confidence Report. 
     
  • Village of Ottawa Council passed legislation to authorize golf carts in the Village.  To check the specific laws that are applicable, please review Chapter 345 in the codified ordinancesA copy of the revised inspection report is available for reviewA map was designed which denotes areas golf carts are prohibited.  

     

  • Pay your water/sewer bill with a credit / debit card by clicking on the "Make A Payment" tab at the top.

      

  • The Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) offers free E-filing of Village of Ottawa income taxes and employment taxes.  E-File is the fast, simple, secure and free way to file your taxes.  For more information visit the RITA website at www.ritaohio.com or phone RITA at 1-800-860-7482.   

     

  • Attention Rental Property Owners.  The Village of Ottawa Income Tax Ordinance requires the owner of rental or leased units to report names and addresses of renters moving in or out of their properties to the Village semi-annually on or before January 31st and July 31st of each year.  The required occupancy form is available here, or by contacting the Clerk's Office.  The form must be returned to the Village at 136 North Oak St. in Ottawa or you may fax it to 419-523-4246.  If you  have questions, please contact the Income Tax Commissioner at 419-523-5020. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  

  • Volunteers needed to help in Memorial Park at 6:30 p.m. on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Monday evening of each month starting in May 2014. 

     

  • Village employees are working to change out the old water meters with new radio read meters.  This project should be accomplished within one year.
  • What's happening in Ottawa?  View the latest issue of "Community Connection."This source of information is delivered bi-monthly to all utility customers.