Announcements

Announcements

Phase 2- Residential Meter Updates

The Village of Swanton has undergone an update to its water meter system since 2019. Beginning in 2019, commercial properties were updated to a new system. In 2020, the first phase of residential meters were updated. Last phase of the meter update project will include over 1, 330 meters in 2021. Water meters typically have a useful life of 15 to 20 years. The mechanics of a water meter slow down over time due to age and wear which results in the water meter not registering water usage accurately. Will begin in May 2021 and should be complete by the end of June 2021. If you are in this last phase please ensure you call 1.866.584.3846 to schedule your appointment. If you are unsure if you are in this phase, please call the Village and someone will be happy to answer your questions 419.826.9515. Please click here for an informational video related to the project.   

Voluntary Survey- Pipe material related to water service lines

The Village of Swanton kindly requests the following information concerning material of water service lines. This information will allow the Village of Swanton to follow State of Ohio and Federal regulations and requirements regarding lead and copper monitoring. The information garnered from this voluntary survey will help to determine what sites are deemed necessary, per regulations, for lead and copper monitoring in the future. We appreciate your cooperation to ensure the safety of our water. Who should fill this out?: Village of Swanton water customers What is the deadline?: This will be an ongoing survey Why should I fill this out?: It will help provide valuable information to ensure compliance of regulations Please click here for survey. 

Brush Pick Up- April 2021

Public Service is still collecting brush this week, however, the snow caused many limbs to fall which caused the crews to spend more time in certain areas. Further, the majority of these crews are also reading water meters this week.
We ask for everyone's patience as the crews will get to properties to collect brush. Thank you.
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Tax Deadline Extended

The deadline for filing municipal income tax returns is tied to that of the State of Ohio. Since the State of Ohio extended its income tax filing due date, the municipal filing due date is also extended - automatically- to May 17, 2021.

Reminders on a snowy February 16

⚠️Both Fulton and Lucas Counties are under a Level 3 Snow Emergency. If you do not need to be on the roads, please stay home.

❌Village of Swanton is under an Emergency Parking Ban. Police Officers will be out enforcing this.

🚗❄Public Service crews are beginning to head back out to resume plowing after a brief reprieve over the last couple hours. If you do have to be out on the road, please do NOT pass a snow plow.

🕐We ask for patience as our crews get out and plow roads. Primary roads are always cleared first and then secondary and alleys are tended to.

🚰🚽 Utility bills were due on February 15. However, as a result of the inclement weather and Municipal Building closure, if bills are received by 8:00 a.m. on February 18th, no late penalties will be assessed.

😀 Be safe out there Swanton!

Emergency Parking Restrictions- February 15

UPDATE: Please be advised that as of 5:30 p.m. on February 16, 2021, the snow emergency will be cancelled within the Village of Swanton.

Contact: Chief Adam Berg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEE:

spd@villageofswantonohio.us

Date: February 15, 2021

Emergency Parking Restrictions

SWANTON, OH-Due to the ongoing snowfall, in order to facilitate the cleaning of streets and alleys and to expedite the free flow of vehicular traffic, no owner or operator of any vehicle shall park or permit such vehicle to be parked on any street or alley at any time when the accumulation of snow upon the roadway exceeds three inches during any period of 24 hours or less. (Swanton Codified Ordinances 73.05)The Village of Swanton has instituted emergency parking restrictions as of 6:30 p.m. on February 15, 2021 and all vehicles parked on the street within the incorporated limits must be removed immediately. We thank you for your cooperation in this matter. Please be safe if you must be on the roads. -END-