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Shelby Issuing Peak Power Alerts

21 Jul , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

Many Ohio communities are facing difficulties over the last few weeks caused by an unseen agent.

No, we’re not talking about COVID-19. We’re talking about heat. It’s been an unusually warm and humid summer in Richland County, and air conditioners, fans, and other cooling devices have been running at full tilt.

Excessive use can lead to difficulties for energy companies. For municipal electric systems, like those in Shelby and Galion, they can have ramifications not only on systems, but on the cost of power itself. More…

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Going Broadband In Shelby?

8 Jul , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse

Just think — sometime a couple of years from now, a Shelby resident can stream their favorite movie through their own municipality’s broadband network.

As part of its effort to assess the opportunities for high speed interest service for the entire community, the City of Shelby is currently taking steps to determine what citizens think of the idea.

To that end, the City has authorized an online survey to help determine if a municipal broadband utility would work. More…

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Shelby Finance Committee Hears Some Good News

16 Jun , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse Staff

Consistent with the experience of other local communities, the City of Shelby is finding out that the COVID-19 hit on city finances is not as bad as first suspected.

In fact, when Shelby City Council’s Finance Committee met on Monday, the financial news was rather positive as Director of Finance Brian Crum led members through spreadsheets delineating fund balances, income, and expenditures.

The following were among highlights shared: More…

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City Of Shelby Has A New Online Look: In Fact, Three Of Them

2 Jun , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse Staff

It’s getting to be quite the trend in Richland County, as local governments update their web presence in an effort to keep citizens informed and potential investors impressed.

This past week, we shared news of the City of Ontario’s brand-new website which presents their community in a new way.

Not to be outdone, the City of Shelby is the latest municipality in the area to activate a new website. In this case, however, they launched three new ones — for the City of Shelby, the Shelby Community Improvement Corporation (CIC), and the Shelby City Health Department. More…

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City Of Shelby Recieves Safety Award, Mayor Announces

5 May , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse Staff; American Municipal Power

At Monday evening’s meeting of Shelby City Council, Mayor Steven Schag has a bit of good news to share with those gathered.

The meeting in question was held in-person as one of the only public meetings in the area that have continued to be held in that manner. The April 20 meeting of Council was also held in that manner.

In his comments, Schag told members that the City of Shelby had received recognition from American Municipal Power (AMP) for safety levels at the City’s electric transmission facilities. More…

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Shelby Mayor Declares State Of Emergency

20 Mar , 2020  

On Thursday, Shelby Mayor Steven Schag  declared a state of emergency in the City of Shelby concerning local  impact of the COVID-19/Coronavirus.

In his two page  order, Mayor Schag covered a number of points related to City operations, facilities, and personnel.  A copy of the order is below. More…

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Shelby Issues Peak Power Alert

30 Jan , 2019  

The City of Shelby has issued a Peak Power Alert for Wednesday evening between 6 -9 PM and tomorrow morning between 7 – 9 AM.

As temperatures are expected to drop well below zero during the next couple days, electric customers are being asked to conserve power.   Some methods to help conserve electricity would be reducing a thermostat temperature setting by 2 degrees, turning off lights that are not needed, and delay washing and drying clothes during these target times. More…

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Shelby Winding Up Leaf Pick Up

28 Nov , 2018  

Shelby residents have been advised that the City of Shelby Service Department‘s last day for leaf pick up will be this Friday, November 30. More…

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Shelby Council Is Seeking Board Of Review Members

19 Feb , 2018  

Shelby City Council is seeking two resident electors to serve on the newly-established City Income Tax Board of Review.

Members of the Board serve two-year terms without compensation and may not be employees, elected officials, or contractors with the City of Shelby at any time during their terms or in the five years immediately preceding the date of appointment. More…