The 7th Annual Freeze Out will be held Sunday, February 19th. There will be a 5k run or a 1k run/walk along with a Chili Cook-off and Dessert Auction. Entry for the race is $10 with all proceeds benefiting Running4Life. Entry into the chili cook-off and dessert auction is free.
Registration starts at 1:00pm with the race beginning at 2:00pm. Chili (chili must be of crock pot size) & desserts may be dropped off beginning at 1:00.
Race participants will receive a participation medal, a cup of chili, and a drink. The cook-off winner will receive a trophy.
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There will be a Street and Utility Committee meeting on Friday January 13th at 10:30am at the Municipal Building.
There will be a Safety Committee meeting on January 14th at 9am at the Municipal Building, 18 N Main St.
Hydrant Flushing - Nov 7-11
The Village will be flushing fire hydrants week of November 7-11. Flushing is done to remove sediment from the pipes in order to maintain water clarity and quality in the distribution pipes. Your water is safe to drink. Occasionally, water becomes discolored after hydrant flushing. If this happens, run your cold water tap for a few minutes until the water clears. If it doesn't clear the first time, wait a few minutes and run the water again. You should avoid washing clothes until the water clears.
Habitat is building our second home in Mechanicsburg at 141 E. Race Street. We are in need of volunteers to assist with the build on every Saturday beginning at 8 a.m., breaking for a lunch we provide, and working until 2 p.m. Of course volunteers are free to leave when necessary.
No open toes shoes are allowed on the build site. Only those 18 and older may build on a Habitat site. We are thankful for any volunteers. Contact Marica Ward at 937-657-6782 or email at email@example.com We are currently putting sheeting on the roof in preparation for roofing.
On August 8, 2022, Chief John P. Alexander, sadly left the Mechanicsburg Police Department after over 16 years of service with the Department with 8 years as our Chief.
Village of Mechanicsburg, Mayor Gregory Kimball has appointed Lt. David C. Patrick, II as Chief of Police, the Village of Mechanicsburg Council confirmed Lt. Patrick as Chief on August 15, 2022, at a regularly scheduled council meeting. Chief Patrick has been with the Department for just over 6 years and has 10 years of law enforcement experience. Chief Patrick last role with the Department was as Administrative Lieutenant. Chief Patrick is a graduate of the Clark State Community College Police Academy in 2012. Chief Patrick served with the St. Paris Police Department after graduating the academy and in 2016 started serving the Village of Mechanicsburg. Chief Patrick is a graduated, magna cum laude, from Clark State Community College with a associates degree in criminal justice. Chief Patrick has also graduated, cum laude, from Ohio University with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. If you see Chief Patrick out in the community, please congratulate him.
VILLAGE OF MECHANICSBURG
2022 Street Paving
Engineers Estimate $250,000
Sealed bids will be received by the Village of Mechanicsburg, 18 N. Main Street, Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044 at said offices until 4 P.M. on, August 5, 2022, for the above-identified project. No late bids or FAX bids will be accepted.
The project work shall consist of paving as provided for on the plan and specifications and related appurtenances and equipment, including all labor, materials, and equipment necessary to complete the construction.
Bid documents and plan may be obtained at the following location:
Village of Mechanicsburg
18 N. Main Street
Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044
Each bid shall be accompanied by a Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond as required by Section 153.54 of the Ohio Revised Code in an amount equal to the sum of the bid submitted by each contractor. In lieu of posting the bond, a bidder may use a Cashier’s Check, Certified Check or Letter of Credit for ten percent of the Contractor’s bid as bid security. When a check or letter of credit is used, the bidder shall be required to post a 100 percent Performance Bond and a 100 percent Labor and Material Payment Bond, upon the signing of the contract.
Bidders must comply with the prevailing wage rates on Public Improvements in Champaign County and the Village of Mechanicsburg, Ohio as determined by the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, Wage and Hours Division, (614) 644-2239.
The Village of Mechanicsburg reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and the right to accept the lowest and best bid, the right to waiver minor irregularities on any bid, and the right to accept the bid proposal which promotes the best interest of the Village.
Failure to submit the Bid Guaranty Bond with the bid shall be cause for considering the bid submission incomplete and for the rejection of the bid.
Each Proposal must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the proposal and all persons interested therein. Each bidder must submit evidence of its experiences on projects of similar size and complexity. The owner intends and requires that this project be completed no later than October 31, 2022.
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