2021 Calendar

  2021 Community Events and City Dates:   Defiance's Community Calendar: visitdefianceohio.com/events/ Details on Community Events: Bike, Hike, Run, Walk, Boat, Canoe, Kayak, and Fish: Maps and Trails in Defiance, Ohio Defiance Development & Visitors Bureau (DDVB): Visit the DDVB for more information Defiance Community Cultural Council (DCCC): Visit the DCCC for more information Defiance...

Read More »

LEAF PICK UP SCHEDULE

2021 LEAF PICK-UP SCHEDULE 2021 Leaf Pick-Up Schedule with Zones and Zone Map Leaf Pickup Map PLEASE NOTE:  THIS SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE Below dates are all weather permitting. Tues. Oct. 12:  Zone 1 All streets from Holgate Ave. to Grove St. including West corporation limits along Baltimore St. Wed. Oct. 13:  Zone 2…

Read More »

New Development Page

Our Engineers Office and City Officials are always working to improve infrastructure and keep Defiance a Great Place to Live. Our new Development page was designed for easy-access to information on Districts, Zones, Maps, Plans and to showcase some of our most recent Projects.

Read More »

HAPPENINGS MAGAZINE – NW OHIO LIVING

The Happenings Magazine – NW Ohio Living is a free lifestyle and community events magazine locally owned, operated, and printed by The Hubbard Company, Defiance, Ohio. SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2021 ISSUE JULY-AUGUST 2021 ISSUE MAY-JUNE 2021 ISSUE MARCH-APRIL 2021 ISSUE JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2021 ISSUE NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2020 ISSUE SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2020 ISSUE JULY-AUGUST 2020 ISSUE MAY-JUNE 2020 ISSUE

Read More »

IT’S ALL PART OF THE JOB!

It's all part of the job! A few City Council Members, Board of Control, and Water Pollution Control Staff take a tour of the Kingsbury Pump Station last night prior to the City Council Meeting. The Kingsbury Pump Station is one of 24 in the City and this group is reviewing this main pump infrastructure....

Read More »

G.A.C. PROJECT UNDERWAY!

The Defiance Water Plant’s Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) Project is underway! August 17, 2021 PROGRESS UPDATE: Crews from Peterson Construction have continued to make progress on the GAC project. Today they set the first four vessels. When the entire project is complete, water will pass through the carbon vessels and organics will be removed. Still…

Read More »

NIXLE ALERTS AND EVENTS GOES MOBILE!

Dear Defiance Community Nixle Subscriber, Nixle recently announced a change in how their platform delivers notifications. With SmartPath, Emergency Alerts will always go out via SMS, email, web, and the Nixle mobile app. Less urgent Advisory and Community messages will only be delivered to the email address on file and the mobile app, which also…

Read More »

Ottawa Ave/Cleveland Ave intersection closed beginning July 6, 2021

Vernon Nagel, Inc. will be closing the intersection of Ottawa Avenue and Cleveland Avenue beginning Tuesday, July 6, 2021.  The closure will be in place for 90 days while they reconstruct the intersection and complete other construction activities related to the project. The aerial depicts the improvements that will be made in the Ottawa Avenue…

Read More »

Shade Tree Commission

Every few years, the Shade Tree Commission injects a small amount of “Triage” into the base of the Ash Trees to protect the City’s remaining Ash trees from the Emerald Ash Borer. Brian Eitnear, Mark Newman, Josh Mast and Rob Cereghin were performing the injections. Also helping the Tree Commission this year were Ann Melton,…

Read More »