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A Conversation About Parks

26 Jun , 2019  

You are invited to a conversation about parks in the City of Mansfield.

Mayor Tim Theaker and Parks Manager Mark Abrams have extended an invitation to the public to a Master Park Planning meeting. The meeting will be held at North Lake Park,629 Hope Road in Mansfield at 7:00 PM on Thursday, June 27. More…

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Volunteers Needed For Save Our Streams

16 Jun , 2019  

The City of Mansfield has announced an effort to clean up the John Todd Park Stream as the 2019 effort of the City’s Stream Outreach Program, known as S.O.S. (Save our Streams). More…

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Sweep And Plant Downtown This Tuesday

20 May , 2019  

The City of Mansfield and Downtown Mansfield, Inc. have announced, that Tuesday, May 21 will be Operation Sweep in support of Earth Stewardship Month and the Great American Clean up.

Volunteers, local business people, and organizations are being asked to don their work clothes and meet at the Gazebo in Central Park (near the Gazebo) between 4:45 PM and 5:00 PM to “Plant Pride, Not Litter.” More…

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Bike-A-Palooza On Saturday

18 May , 2019  

The Mansfield Division of Police would like to remind the public to attend the annual 2019 “Bike-A-Palooza” community event at North Lake Park from 9 AM to 2 PM on Saturday, May 18.

Bike-A-Palooza is a free family festival hosted by the Mansfield Division of Police and featuring a bike ride with a cop, bicycle safety rodeo, bicycle raffle, bike inspections, small bike repairs, face painting,family entertainment, food and the Mansfield Fire Department’s “House of Hazards.” More…

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Take A Survey, Make A Difference For Mansfield Parks

17 May , 2019  

The City of Mansfield has set out to look at options for the future of its city parks. As a part of that process, it has set out to obtain views and comments from citizens as it creates a park system master plan.

Such a master plan will enable the identification of long-term directions for the parks, the services each offers, and ways to create a sustainable park system that prioritizes projects in a cost effective manner. More…

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Mansfield To Celebrate Tree City Status With Tree Planting

23 Apr , 2019  

On Monday, Mayor Tim Theaker’s office announced that the National Arbor Day Foundation has named the City of Mansfield a “Tree City USA” for the 24th consecutive year.

To receive this award, a community and its Shade Tree Commission must demonstrate a commitment to implementing a sound urban forestry policy. More…

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Downtown

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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