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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

Halloween 2014

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

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 Village of Cleves currently has an agreement with Dayton Power & Light offering residents and

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.

Three Rivers Schools Receives Grant from Cincinnati Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals announce a $200,000 grant to Three Rivers Schools for a new athletic field.

View the full Press Release

This money, combined with other grants and donations as well as the funds from the (soon-to-be completed) sale of the Middle School and Miami Heights will build the new field and stadium which will open next Fall.

Garbage Collection Reminders

To help Rumpke as they collect garbage throughout the village, we would like to share some reminders.

  1. Carpets and rugs need to be cut into 3 foot to 4 foot sections and placed to the curb.
  2. Couches and mattresses need to be wrapped in a plastic covering.
  3. Garbage cans are to be placed to the curb no earlier than 3pm the day before collection and must be taken in by midnight on the day of collection.

OKI Grant for Village of Cleves / Three Rivers School District

The Village of Cleves / Three Rivers Local School District received an OKI Grant for improvements to our area. The projects funded are:

  • A pedestrian crossing light at Miami Ave and State
  • A new sidewalk on Scott St. up to Westgate.

The link below shows all projects that received OKI funding. Our project is on page 23 of 29 in the document.

Thanks to everyone involved!

View the Projects Document