MORE Exciting News for DEFIANCE!!

MORE Exciting News for DEFIANCE!!  April 15, 2021 Ohio Department of Transportation sent this bulletin at 04/15/2021 09:40 AM EDT Purple Heart Bridge named 2020 Outstanding New Short Span Partnerships key to project success in Defiance Renamed the Purple Heart Bridge, the structure on Clinton Street in downtown Defiance is a link for the community…

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CLEAN UP YOUR PARKS DAY-April 10, 2021

 “Clean Up Your Parks Day” is Saturday, April 10, 2021 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.  An estimated 300 volunteers show up with their garden tools to aid in cleaning up the winter debris at their favorite park. The City of Defiance Parks and Recreation department will be celebrating 25 years with volunteers and residents that…

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TREE CITY USA – GROWTH AWARD

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The City of Defiance recently earned recognition as a 2020 Tree City USA and for receiving a Growth Award by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management!  The citizens of Defiance should be proud to live in a community that makes the planting and care of trees a…

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KELLER LOGISTICS GROUP “Charity Truck” cause for 2020

KELLER LOGISTICS GROUP:  Autism awareness is the “Charity Truck” cause for 2020. Hayden Doehrmann designed a wrap for a brand-new Volvo VNL760 with the nationally recognized symbols created by the Autism Society of America. While traveling across the country, a percentage of this truck’s revenue will be donated to initiatives related to Autism awareness and…

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PUBLIC PARKING AREAS

Look for the new Public Parking signs to indicate proper lots you can park for FREE in the downtown Defiance area. These were made possible by a great partnership between the City of Defiance and the Defiance Development and Visitors Bureau – Design Committee. Pictured are (from left) D.J. Zeedyk, Assistant Director of Service; City…

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DROP OFF BOXES

INFORMATION ON DROP OFF BOXES: Pursuant to §1169.10 (D) (8) of the Codified Ordinance of the City of Defiance, drop off boxes at collection facilities for recycling are not permitted within municipal boundaries effective December 1, 2020. Any such container found shall be removed at the expense of the property owner.

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COVID-19: TAKE THIS SERIOUS, FOLKS!

A gentle, but firm reminder to the community from Mayor Mike McCann: We are in this TOGETHER, Defiance! I am asking ALL citizens to take this virus seriously and wear a mask, wash your hands, and watch your distance at all times. #InThisTogetherOhio #DefiStrong #DefianceCountyStrong #MasksOnOhio #StaySafeOhio The Ohio Department of Health has launched a…

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Patrolman John Williamson honored!

City of Defiance twenty-eight year experienced Patrolman John Williamson was not only chosen for the local and district Ohio Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) law enforcement award, but was chosen for the State of Ohio honor as well! The prestigious Ralph Arms/Larry Thall Law Enforcement Award Emergency Service Gold Medal was given to Ptl. Williamson…

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Land To Lake magazine

The Autumn 2020 issue of Land to Lake magazine is here. This issue features Conservation & Preservation In Our Neck Of The Woods 🍁 Maumee River Watershed Conservation News 🍁 Friends of Cedar Creek 🍁 Thoreau Wildlife Reserve 🍁 Urban Stormwater: Leave the Leaves 🍁Conservation Kick: investing in water quality See the digital magazine here,…

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