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New Cleves Police Chief Announced


The Village of Cleves Mayor Danny Stacy announced last week that Richard K. Jones Jr. has been selected as the new Police Chief for the Cleves Police Department. Chief Jones took the helm on September 10, 2015.

Chief Jones comes to the Village of Cleves having served in Law Enforcement since 2001 in Oxford, Warren County (sheriff), Fairfield Township and Metroparks Butler County. Beginning on the road in 2001 he was immediately reassigned to the county task force for drug operations. Chief Jones has steadily rose through various positions to include Captain and Chief.

Chief Jones is

Cleves Replacing Water Lines with Funding from Ohio EPA

The Village of Cleves will replace two water lines to improve service in the Jackson Street/Hooven Road and East State Road areas. The project is being financed with a low- interest loan from Ohio EPA.

The project also includes extending a new water line along St. Anne’s Avenue. The construction actions will complete an operational water supply loop and eliminate water main breaks in the existing aging and deteriorating water lines. The project will provide customers more reliable and safe water service. The project should be completed by the end of 2015.

Read the full News Release.

September 2015 Public Meeting Changes

The Village of Cleves, Hamilton County, Ohio, will change the following Meeting Schedule for September, 2015.

Meeting: Communications Committee
Place Of Meeting: Village of Cleves Municipal Building
Date: September 28, 2015
Time: 7:00pm
Time Rescheduled: 6:30pm

Written Public Comments May Be Submitted To:
Village of Cleves at 101 N. Miami Avenue.

Bulk Water Station

The Village of Cleves bulk water station will be re-opened Wednesday June 24, 2015.

Open Hours and Days:
10:00am to 2:00pm - Monday and Friday
6:00pm to 8:00pm on Wednesdays

Closed on Holidays.

The fees to purchase water (including service fee) are outlined below. These fees are charged per load. Cash only accepted.

  • Up to 500 gallons: $5.00
  • 500-1000 gallons: $10.00
  • 1000-1500 gallons: $15.00
  • 1500-2000 gallons: $20.00
  • 2000-2500 gallons: $25.00

Evening hours may be considered in the future based on need.

First Ever Village Administrator Named for the Village of Cleves

At the April 8, 2015 council meeting, the Village of Cleves Council unanimously approved and Mayor Danny Stacy appointed Michael Rahall as the first Village Administrator for the Village of Cleves effective April 27, 2015.

In January, after a year-long fact-finding process regarding the organization and efficiency of the present structure of management for the governmental operations of the Village, Council embarked on a nation-wide search for their first Village Administrator.

2014 Recycling Information

Cleves Residents Recycled 42.44 Tons in 2014. This consisted of metal, glass, plastic and paper. Residents saved resources, conserved energy, and reduced pollution by recycling.

The recycling effort in Cleves:

  • Conserved enough energy to power every home in Cleves for two days.
  • Reduced more air pollution than if every household in Cleves rode their bicycle to work for two weeks.
  • Saved 289 trees from being harvested.

Recycling reduces pollution so the air we breathe is cleaner, conserves natural resources so we will have them to use in the future, and decreases the energy needed to make new

2015 Rumpke Holiday Schedule

Christmas Day: Friday, December 25, 2015 (Week of December 20-26)

Waste and recycling service will not occur on Friday, December 25. Friday customers will be collected on Saturday.

New Year's Day: Friday, January 1, 2016 (Week of December 27 - January 2)

Waste and recycling service will not occur on Friday, January 1. Friday customers will be collected on Saturday. Collection will be delayed one day for the rest of the week.

2014 Annual Financial Report

The 2014 Annual Financial Report for the Village of Cleves has been completed and filed with the Auditor of State’s Office. A complete copy of the report is available at the Village of Cleves Clerk’s office.

Electricity and Natural Gas Aggregation Programs

In November 2012 the residents of the Village authorized the Village Council to implement aggregation programs for electricity and natural gas. The purpose of the aggregation programs is to provide a choice and to lower cost obtained by consolidating the consumption of all residents and small businesses. A secondary benefit is to minimize the potential of fraud, which frequently occurs when individual residents act on their own.

Our first round of contracts for both services ended with savings for natural gas in excess of $10,000 and electricity savings of $83,000. New contracts became