2022 Calendar

2022 Community Events and City Dates: Defiance's Community Calendar: visitdefianceohio.com/events/ COMMUNITY INFORMATION: 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 Area Chamber of Commerce:...

Read More »

Help us PLAN DEFIANCE!

DEFIANCE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN Help us to Plan Defiance! Community officials have started the process to update the community’s comprehensive plan, and we need your help. You can start doing your part to Plan Defiance by taking a community survey that can be found by clicking here: TAKE THE SURVEY HERE!! What is the purpose of...

Read More »

MY DEFIANCE APP REPLACES NIXLE!

The new MY DEFIANCE GOGov APP is available to everyone! City of Defiance Communication in the Palm of your Hand!  We will keep you informed with a trusted source of alerts, advisories, notifications, and community events. Critical content will be pushed to your Email and Mobile, and pushed to the City Facebook and City of…

Read More »

Arbor Day: City Celebrates its 150th!

Arbor Day Celebration – 150th year! City Officials held the yearly tradition of tree planting on Arbor Day which was observed on Friday, April 29, 2022. A few City staff members and the Shade Tree Commission members planted a Chinkapin oak tree at Eastside Park on Karnes Avenue.  Special guests included helpers (students) from the…

Read More »

G.A.C. PROJECT IN PRODUCTION!

The Defiance Water Plant's Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) Project is IN PRODUCTION! The planning and implementation process of the $10 million-dollar Granular Activated Carbon System (“G.A.C.”) at the Water Treatment Plant has been a long one for the City of Defiance. According to Plant Superintendent Adam McDowell, discussions first started in 2012. FINALLY, on April...

Read More »

UPCOMING THINGS TO DO IN DEFIANCE!

LET’S KEEP OUR BEAUTIFUL PARKS CLEAN!! THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU to all that helped with the City Park Clean up!! 375 Volunteers !! 48 bags of trash 106 bags of leaves 35 bags/piles of sticks and... 5 TRUCK LOADS at Riverside Cemetery (2 more than last year!) THANK YOU DEFIANCE COMMUNITY and CITY...

Read More »

Swearing-In Ceremonies

We congratulate and welcome both men to the Defiance Fire Department. Fire Lieutenant Israel Frazer was sworn into office on April 5, 2022 during a small ceremony by taking a formal oath.           Firefighter James Weaver was sworn into office on April 5, 2022 during a small ceremony by taking a...

Read More »

BUCHMAN PARK on the Glaize

BUCHMAN PARK on the GLAIZE Randy Buchman, a long-time Defiance history expert, is being honored for his services as city historian for the City of Defiance, history professor Emeritus at Defiance College, and Director of the Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum by having a park named after him. The park will eventually have a Native...

Read More »

CITY JOB OPENINGS

City of Defiance logo

Do you want to work for the City of Defiance? Get the details on the open positions here: OPEN POSITIONS SEASONAL MAINTENANCE and GROUNDS EMPLOYEES:  Download the Job Application Here! SEASONAL LIFE GUARD:  Download the Job Application Here! WASTEWATER COLLECTION SUPERVISOR:  Download the Job Application Here! POLICE OFFICER NOTICE OF CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION:  All interested…

Read More »