Announcements

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the City of Defiance! Offices will be closed on Monday-Tuesday, December 24-25, 2018 in observance of Christmas, and on Monday-Tuesday, December 31-January 1, 2019 in observance of the New Year! Have a joyous Holiday Season and stay safe friends! The City of Defiance   news, announcements, and events…

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Sulfur Spring Locations in Defiance

No, that’s not milk or illicit discharge into the Maumee near the Clinton street bridge.  There are several natural sulfur spring locations in Defiance, including three near the confluence.  Sulfur is naturally occurring and is NOT considered pollution. Sulfur Springs General Info: Sulfur is a mineral naturally occurring near hot springs and volcanic craters. Water…

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Santa House Dates & Times

2018 Santa’s House Dates and Times: Saturday, December 1 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, December 2 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday, December 7 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, December 8 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, December 9 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday, December 14 from…

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INFORMATION ON CLINTON STREET BRIDGE CLOSING

We are as excited as you are to find out when the Clinton Street Bridge will close! The replacement of the Clinton Street Bridge is an Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Funded Project, not a City Project. So, when ODOT announces the closing date of the Clinton Street Bridge AND WHEN the bridge Contractor gives…

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Fort Defiance 225th Anniversary Tour – July 27, 2019 Info

FORT DEFIANCE 225th ANNIVERSARY 1794 – 2019 The Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum is preparing to commemorate the 225th anniversary of the building of Fort Defiance and the Battle of Fallen Timbers. Tentative plans for the summer of 2019 include a 1794 Military Staff Ride. The 1794 Military Staff Ride is a guided bus tour…

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City Announces Public Meeting on Proposed Ottawa Ave (SR15) & Cleveland Ave Improvements: 12-18-18, 6-8 pm

News Release City of Defiance Announces Public Meeting Proposed Ottawa Avenue (SR15) & Cleveland Avenue Improvements DATE: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 TIME: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. – Brief Presentation 6:30 p.m. – Public Meeting Open House LOCATION: Defiance Christian Church | 955 Standley Road | Defiance, Ohio 43512 The public is invited…

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Defiance Community Band Holiday Pops Concert 12-4-18

Join the Defiance Community Band for their annual Holiday Pops Concert on Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Defiance High School Gymnasium! FREE Admission.  news, announcements, and events ASK THE MAYOR SERIES 2019 Calendar: Community Events and City Dates GET PROGRESS UPDATES: 2019 Clinton Street Bridge Replacement Project Defiance Splash Park Award! COFFEE…

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Fifty and Still Going Program on 12-6-18 at 7pm

The Fifty and Still Going Program is honoring The Northwesternaires Barbershop Chorus on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Stroede Center for the Arts. The program will include a welcome, a proclamation, and a performance by the group featuring four Christmas songs that we all know so well. This event is sponsored in…

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UPDATE: 2018 Leaf Pick Up Schedule

Pile of leaves with rake

The City Streets Department is currently behind about a day-and-a-half because of the recent snow. One final pass for leaf pick up will be added for next week. We will catch up this week and start on Holgate Ave on Monday working through the City one last time. After Friday, November 30, 2018, the Streets…

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Ottawa Avenue Neighborhood Update Meeting

Ottawa Avenue Neighborhood Update Meeting Monday, November 12, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. LOCATION: Hebron Ministries 1123 Ayersville Avenue Defiance, Ohio The City of Defiance will provide updates on project funding and timelines for the Ottawa Avenue area. Defiance College Service Leader students will be present to kick-off a new heritage program for the area, as…

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SURVEY: Housing Market Potential & Development Strategies

Defiance Community, The City of Defiance is currently completing a plan for Housing Market Potential & Development Strategies. As part of the strategy, we would like to get input from area residents to gain insight on several factors including: rent vs. own; perceived housing affordability, types of housing needs and wants, potential development ideas for…

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INTRODUCING DECKED – A positive economic growth step for Defiance

Economic development is the process by which a nation improves the economic, political, and social well-being of its people. (Wikipedia) Located at 25401 Elliott Road in Defiance Ohio, the addition of the business DECKED is just another positive step for Defiance’s growing economy. MANUFACTURED IN THE HEARTLAND, ENGINEERED IN THE MOTOR CITY. 100% MADE IN USA.  Introducing DECKED Defiance,…

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