City Council VIRTUAL Meeting
Monday, May 10 at 7:00 pm
Due to social distancing recommendations on preventing the spread of the COVID-19, Nelsonville City Council will be meeting in regular session Monday, May 10, 2021 at 7PM via a virtual meeting.
The public may not attend the meeting in person. Citizens comments and business and organizational comments may be made online or Emailed to email@example.com by 1PM, Monday, May 10, 2021. The meeting will be streamed on the City of Nelsonville Facebook Page (City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity). The public is invited and encouraged to attend virtually online.
City Offices Closing 11:00 am, Friday, May 7
In Honor of Senior Firefighter Jeff Armes
The City of Nelsonville announces that all City offices will close at 11:00 AM, Friday, May 7, 2021 to honor Nelsonville Senior Firefighter Jeff Armes and allow City employees to attend his funeral. City offices will re-open for business on Monday, May 10, 2021 for regular business hours.
Senior Firefighter Jeff Armes Funeral Service
Funeral services for Nelsonville Senior Firefighter Jeff Armes have been revised to handle the volume of mourners expected. Friends may call at Roberts Funeral Home, 60 West Hunter street Logan, Ohio from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Guests are required to follow current pandemic guidelines by wearing masks and practicing social distancing.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, May 7, 2021 at the Logan Conference Center, 30682 Chieftain Drive, Logan, Ohio. Following the service there will be a procession to Greenlawn Cemetery in Nelsonville, where Firefighter graveside services will take place. All Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement and public are welcome to this event.
The Logan Fire Department will be coordinating all apparatus staging around the Logan Conference Center. Any department planning on sending apparatus to the funeral service should contact Logan Fire Chief Brian Robertson, 740-216-0099 or Waterloo Township Fire Chief Craig Churchheus, 740-707-2146.
Leaving Logan Conference Center, vehicles will turn right onto Chieftain Drive and continue onto US-33 East.
The procession will exit on John Lloyd Evans Memorial Drive and continue through Nelsonville east on Canal Street and continue onto Elm Rock Road and into Greenlawn Cemetery. Once in the cemetery please follow the lead vehicles. Excess apparatus and vehicles will be staged on Elm Rock Road.
Any department wishing to join the procession from Nelsonville can stage on Diamond Brick Road prior the Nelsonville roundabout. Radio communications for procession apparatus will be on a MARCS XECOMM 14. Please use this talk group to coordinate arrival and for use during the procession.
Boil Order Canceled
The Nelsonville Water Department has canceled the boil order for all water customer North of the Public Square. Thank you for your time and patience during this incident.
Committee Meetings Canceled
For Monday, May 3, 2021
The City of Nelsonville Utilities and Finance Committee virtual meetings scheduled for Monday, May 3, 2021 have been canceled. Both committee meetings will be rescheduled in the future.
Nelsonville Firefighter Jeff Armes
Collapses and Dies in Line of Duty
The Nelsonville Division of Fire is mourning the death of one of our own. Nelsonville senior firefighter, Jeff Armes, collapsed and died at the scene of a structure fire Sunday, May 2, 2021.
At around 5:04 pm, Sunday, May 2, the Nelsonville Division of Fire was alerted for a structure fire on Pleasantview Avenue.
While on scene and active in firefighting operations, firefighter Armes collapsed. Firefighters and EMS administered CPR and advanced life support care immediately. Armes was transported by Athens County EMS to OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital in Athens where he was pronounced dead.
Nelsonville Fire Chief Harry Barber informed the Department of the Line of Duty Death and asked everyone to “please keep all our firefighters and their families in your thoughts and prayers as we work through this difficult time.”
Scott Frank, Nelsonville City Manager, said “This is a day that we have all dreaded in our minds. We are keenly aware of the dangers of our public safety professionals, but we all have hoped they would continue to be looked over and protected. Now that tragedy has stricken our City, we must not fall apart but stand strong and band together to support the Armes family and those who are closest to them.”
As additional details, including funeral arrangements, become available they will be posted.
Boil Order Notice
The Nelsonville Water Department is currently working on a water main break on Pleasantview Avenue. Due to the water main break a boil order has been issued for all water customer North of the Public Square.
The Boil Order was issued due to a repair of a leak on the mainline. When a boil order is in effect, we ask those affected to boil their drinking and cooking water for three minutes before being consumed.
This Boil Order is in effect until further notice, unless notified otherwise.
City Council Meeting Recording
From Monday, April 26, 2021
The City of Nelsonville, City Council held a virtual regular meeting Monday, April 26, 2021 at 7PM. The meeting was streamed on the City of Nelsonville Facebook Page (City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity).
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City Council VIRTUAL Meeting
Monday, April 26 at 7:00 pm
Due to social distancing recommendations on preventing the spread of the COVID-19, Nelsonville City Council will be meeting in regular session Monday, April 26, 2021 at 7PM via a virtual meeting. The meeting agenda and proposed ordinances are available at https://nelsonvillecity.files.wordpress.com/2021/04/nelso-council-agenda-04262021.pdf
The public may not attend the meeting in person. Citizens comments and business and organizational comments may be made online or Emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 1PM, Monday April 26, 2021. The meeting will be streamed on the City of Nelsonville Facebook Page (City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity). The public is invited and encouraged to attend virtually online.