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Public Hearing Notice - Community Development Block Grant Funding

The Village of Cleves will hold public hearings on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:45 pm, and Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 6:45 pm to discuss applications for Community Development Block Grant Funding. The Village will be applying for approximately $30,000.00, and the funding generally must benefit low to moderate income persons or eliminate slum and blight.

Halloween 2014

Trick or Treat in the Village will be held on Friday, October 31st from 6:00pm until 8:00pm.

November 2014 Notice of Public Meeting Changes

The Village of Cleves, Hamilton County, Ohio, will change the following Meeting Schedules for November, 2014.

Meeting: Public Utilities, Streets, Garbage & Maintenance Meeting
Place Of Meeting: Village of Cleves Municipal Building
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Date Cancelled: November 11, 2014
Date Rescheduled: November 4, 2014

Meeting: Community Parks Meeting
Place Of Meeting: Village of Cleves Municipal Building
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Date Cancelled: November 4, 2014
Date Rescheduled: N/A

Written Public Comments May Be Submitted To:

Village of Cleves at 101 N. Miami Avenue.

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Become a volunteer for a public health emergency

Are you willing to serve your community in the event of an emergency? Hamilton County Public Health is looking for volunteers to assist with their community’s Point of Dispensing (POD) in the event of a public health emergency.

A POD is a location where medications or vaccines will be distributed to residents in Hamilton County. It will be opened if many people within our community have been exposed to an infection that may make them sick and disease from that infection can be prevented by antibiotics or a vaccine.

Gas Inspections for Duke Energy

In 2014 between August 22 and October 1, Duke Energy Ohio, Inc. will be performing inspections on our gas metering equipment and piping located inside buildings in the Cleves Area. These inspections are required by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and are necessary for safe natural gas pipeline operations.

On average, an inspection should take approximately ten minutes to complete. Duke Energy Ohio has contracted Southern Cross to complete these inspections at residences and businesses with inside gas meters. The Southern Cross technician will be readily identifiable by:

  • Wearing a

Recycling Containers

The Village of Cleves now has a second recycling container located at the Waterworks building at 92 E. Cleves Avenue. The first recycling container is located at the Cleves Maintenance building at 695 N. Miami Ave.

These containers are available for FREE for residents to use for recycling.

Energy Aggregation Programs

In November 2012, voters approved an Electric and Natural Gas Aggregation programs for the Village of Cleves. The purpose of an aggregation program is to harness the large number of users within a municipality that enables a more competitive price to be secured for all residents and small non-residential customers. General questions regarding the Cleves Aggregation Programs may be addressed to Eagle Energy at 513.251.7283 or

Electric Aggregation Program:
The current schedule is for a new opt-out program to be announced in September and effective in October

Cleves Residents Recycled 38 Tons in 2013

Congratulations Cleves residents! In 2013, we recycled 38.05 tons of metal, glass, plastic, and paper. Cleves recycled 6 more tons in 2013 than in 2012! Residents saved resources, conserved energy, and reduced pollution by recycling.

The recycling efforts in Cleves:

  • Conserved enough energy to power every home in Cleves for two days.
  • Reduced more greenhouse gas pollution than if every household in Cleves rode their bicycle to work for two weeks.
  • Saved 325 trees from being harvested.

Recycling reduces pollution so the air we breathe is cleaner, conserves natural resources so we will have them

Village of Cleves Billing for Rumpke Recycling

Effective April 1st, 2014, the Village of Cleves has entered into an agreement with Rumpke Recycling which will result in a savings for you on your recycling costs. You will no longer be receiving your recycling bills from Rumpke. The Village will be billing you for your recycling on your quarterly garbage bill. This change has dropped your recycling cost from $3.60 a month to $2.65 a month! In addition, Rumpke has dropped any additional fuel surcharge resulting in more savings to you. Your total savings is $2.85 a quarter or $11.40 a year - not including the dropped fuel charge!

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2013 Recycling Participation Increase

In 2013, thanks to efforts paid for through a District Priority Grant from Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste, the Village of Cleves saw an increase of 54% in the number of households who participated in curbside recycling! The more our community recycles, the more funds the Village receives through the Resident Recycling Initiative (RRI) program. Currently, the Village of Cleves recycling rate is 2% which equates to approximately $400-500 every six months in RRI funds.