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Making A Move On Mulberry?

15 Apr , 2019  

Two measures coming before Mansfield City Council for the first time this week have a downtown flavor.

The first of those measures on Tuesday night’s agenda concerns the amendment of the current schedule of one-way streets to, as the legislation states, “remove one-way traffic restriction for Mulberry Street from Second Street to Fifth Street.” More…

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Keith Porch Named New Mansfield Chief Of Police

10 Apr , 2019  

On Tuesday, Mansfield Mayor Tim Theaker announced that after interviewing two qualified candidates and weighing all qualifications and aspects of the position, Assistant Chief of Police Keith Porch was offered and has accepted the position of Chief of Police. More…

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Three Mansfield Streets Closed Through Next Monday

4 Apr , 2019  

From the City of Mansfield Service Complex:

Due to sanitary main repairs it will be necessary to close sections of the following streets while work is being completed: More…

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Mayor Shares Annual State Of The City Report

28 Mar , 2019  

The Mayor of Mansfield, Tim Theaker, has shared his 2018 “State of the City” report.”

In it, the Mayor shared the following, “Mansfield, like many other cities, face challenges, and challenges are never easy, but together through collaborative efforts as highlighted above, we will keep building an affordable, more resilient and equitable city for Mansfield residents to proudly call home now and in the future.” More…

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Water Main Work To Close Wayne Street

12 Mar , 2019  

From the City of Mansfield Service Complex:

Due to water main repairs it will be necessary to close sections of the following road while work is being completed:

Wayne Street between Orange Street and Grace Street

The road will be closed Tuesday, March 12 at 8 AM and is expected to be re-opened by the end of the workday Friday, March 15 barring any unanticipated problems. More…

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Act Soon To Reserve A Mansfield Park Pavilion

6 Mar , 2019  

The City of Mansfield has announced that reservations for park facility rentals be available on Monday, March 18.

Pavilions will be available to rent starting April 13 and can be found at Prospect, Burton, North Lake, Johns, Liberty Upstairs & Down, and South Park. More…

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Mansfield City Council To Consider Grant To Promote Safe Neighborhoods

2 Feb , 2019  

At its meeting on Tuesday, February 5, Mansfield City Council will be taking an initial look at a proposed ordinance which would authorize acceptance of a grant for the purchase of data analysis software designed to assist the Mansfield Police Department in its efforts to create safe neighborhoods within the city.

The grant in the amount of $59,844 would come from Kent State University, a research partner in the Northern Ohio Violent Crime Consortium. This would be a one-time grant with no local match. More…

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City Of Mansfield Accepting Public Comment On Trail Proposal

17 Jan , 2019  

The City of Mansfield is applying to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for a 2019 Clean Ohio Trail Fund grant to build a 1.13-mile bike trail, connecting the existing B&O Trail to the newly constructed Trimble Road Trail.

The 10 foot wide path will be constructed with mostly asphalt pavement. A portion of the trail is proposed to consist of an elevated boardwalk in an effort to avoid disturbing a wetland. More…

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City Seeks Input From Businesses, Organizations, And Institutions

16 Jan , 2019  

As previously shared on 1812Blockhouse, the City of Mansfield is in the process of developing a new Consolidated Plan for the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Funds (HOME) through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Plan will cover the 2019-2023 period and will identify the City’s priorities for allocating these federal grant funds for the next five years.

To that end, the City is undertaking two public surveys. The first, which we discussed back on January 9, is for citizen input and can be accessed and responded to at this online location.

A separate survey involves businesses, organizations, and institutions, and in particular the following: More…

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City Of Mansfield Seeks Public Input On Priorities And Needs

9 Jan , 2019  

The City of Mansfield is in the process of developing a new Consolidated Plan for the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Funds (HOME) through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Plan will cover the 2019-2023 period and will identify the City’s priorities for allocating these federal grant funds for the next five years.

To that end, the City has created an online survey to gain citizens’ opinions on neighborhood and city needs. More…

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Mansfield City Council To Start New Year Right Away

31 Dec , 2018  

It is said that “time waits for no man.” Neither does it wait for city governments.

Wasting no time in getting ready for the new year, Mansfield City Council is set to meet this Thursday, January 2 at 7:30 at the Mansfield Municipal Building. More…

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Portion Of Ruth Avenue Closed Through Friday

20 Dec , 2018  

From the City of Mansfield Service Complex:

Due to water main repairs it will be necessary to close sections of the following road while work is being completed. Ruth Avenue from Wood Street to East Townview Circle. More…

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Council Agenda For Tuesday Meeting Includes Measure Related To Planned US30 Resurfacing

17 Dec , 2018  

The final regular meeting of Mansfield City Council for 2018 on Tuesday will see the body consider a number of important year-end matters.

In addition to routine end-of-the-year matters, included in the items to be considered is a measure related to the State of Ohio’s planned resurfacing of US30 from the Fourth Street intersection to the SR 309 intersection. More…

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Cookies, Santa, And More

11 Dec , 2018  

The world’s busiest man this time of year is making another local appearance.

The City of Mansfield has announced the that the 3nd Annual Cookies with Santa will be held at the Ocie Hill Neighborhood Center this Saturday, December 15 from 2 PM – 5 PM. The Ocie Hill Neighborhood Center is located at 445 Bowman Street. More…

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