Blog Entries - 2021

Deer Park Police Civil Service Exam

Posted on: December 29, 2021

The Deer Park Civil Service Commission will be holding a civil service police entrance exam for qualified applicants on Tues Jan 25, 2022, at 7 pm, at the Deer Park Community Center, 7640 Plainfield Road.

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Holiday trash pick fyi

Posted on: December 28, 2021

Since Christmas Day and New Year's Day fall on Saturdays this year, there is no change to your pick up day during the upcoming holidays.  *** Christmas trees can be placed at the curb for disposal as part of the weekly brush chipping service. Brush

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Induction of newly elected City Council members

Posted on: December 27, 2021

The 6 newly elected city council members were given their oath of office by the Honorable Robert C. Winkler, in Council Chambers at 7 pm on Dec 1, 2021.  The members are:

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Chamberlin Park Public Input -Presentation Video

Posted on: December 20, 2021

We are in the third and final phase of the master planning process for Chamberlin Park. Community feedback from the first two phases has been incorporated into a cohesive park plan.  The first page of the survey has links to the presentation and

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Chamberlin Park Public Input - Session #3

Posted on: December 7, 2021

As part of a Chamberlin Park Development / Community Enhancement Study, the City is hosting an open-to-the-public forum at the Deer Park Community Center on December 16th, 2021, at 7 pm.  This is an informational forum as an update to

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Curb Side Leaf Collection 2021

Posted on: December 6, 2021

The City of Deer Park's annual leaf collection, curb side with a vacuum leaf pickup machine, is scheduled for mid October thru mid December.  (2021 start date of Oct 18th.)  Please be reminded that the weekly Brush Chipping service is suspended

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Holiday Spirit Award 2021

Posted on: December 1, 2021

Nominate your neighbor - or anyone in town - for the 2021 Holiday Decoration Spirit Award !  Deadline is 12/17/2021.   Form can be obtained by clicking here, or from the City Office. 

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Chamberlin Park Public Input - Session #2

Posted on: December 1, 2021

As part of a Chamberlin Park Development / Community Enhancement Study, the City is hosting a 3rd of 3 open-to-the-public forum at the Deer Park Community Center on December 16th, 2021, at 7 pm.  This is an informational

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Temporary Road Closure - Galbraith

Posted on: November 30, 2021

East Galbraith Road will be temporarily closed just east of Blue Ash Road for water main work starting tonight 11/30 at 7 PM to Wednesday 12/01 at 6 AM. The temporary closure will be near Shell and the Deer Park Vet. Please use Dalton & Oakwood as a detour.

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Nov 18 BLUE ASH ROAD CLOSED (one day)

Posted on: November 15, 2021

Please be aware that BLUE ASH RD, between GALBRAITH & KUGLER MILL, will be CLOSED on Thurs Nov 18, 2021.  This is for utility work, and is scheduled for one day of road closure.  Detour signs will be posted.

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Early Tax Reminder

Posted on: November 9, 2021

For the up coming 2021 tax year, you can E-File with the City of Deer Park. If you are a new resident, you will need to be registered with our office BEFORE you can E-file on our website. PLEASE do not wait until April 15th and try to obtain information

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Chili Challenge !

Posted on: November 5, 2021

The Deer Park Business Association is hosting their 11th annual Chili Challenge fundraiser. Sat, Nov 13, 2021, from 4 pm - 6 pm, at the Deer Park Community Center (7640 Plainfield Rd, 45236). Enter your chili

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Deer Park Schools Holiday Food Drive

Posted on: November 2, 2021

The Deer Park Schools has placed a barrel in the lobby of the Municipal Building for their Holiday Food Drive Program.  Click here for add'l information this program.  Anticipated pick up date is by Dec 3rd, 2021. Thank you !

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Park Survey Results & Open Public Meeting

Posted on: October 27, 2021

As part of a Chamberlin Park Development / Community Enhancement Study, the City is hosting an open-to-the-public forum at the Deer Park Community Center on November 11th, 2021, at 7 pm.  This is an informational forum as an update to the October event

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Duke Energy Customer Winter Assistance

Posted on: October 26, 2021

Winter brings colder weather, which in turn brings higher energy costs. Please click the link below to see Duke Energy's tips, programs, and also local, state, and federal assistance programs.  Click here Duke Energy Winter Bill

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Mandatory 10 digit dialing eff Oct 24, 2021

Posted on: October 15, 2021

Eff Oct 24, 2021, those with area code 513 or 859 must dial the area code to complete a local call (full 10 digit phone number).  This is due to a new 3 digit service (988) for the National Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Crisis Lifeline. 

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Park (Future) Use Survey ! Input Requested !

Posted on: October 15, 2021

We are looking at ways to make Chamberlin Park even Better for the Future!  Please take a moment and help us out by taking a short survey. (Survey closes on Oct 21, 2021.)  Thank you !   

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HIRING for Service Dept - Full time position

Posted on: October 14, 2021

We are accepting employment applications for a full time position in our Service Department.  Please see Government Page,  Employment link for more info.

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Road Work Orchard Ln

Posted on: October 13, 2021

Please be advised that milling & grinding of the following streets is scheduled to start Fri Oct 15, 2021:  Orchard Ln, Richmond Ave, Duneden Ave, and Blue Ash Rd.  This is for the sections where Greater Cincinnati Water Works came through with

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Utility reconnect & housing assistance resources

Posted on: October 12, 2021

Please see attached for information on this winter's utility reconnect assistance program (WRO), and well as Hamilton County housing financial assistance programs for hardships. Click here for the electric/gas WRO fact sheet.  Click here for the housing

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Oct 23 Hamilton County Hazardous Household Products Drop Off event

Posted on: October 1, 2021

For Hamilton County residents: Hazardous Product event Oct 23, from  8 am - 1 pm.  You must register.  Click here for flyer.

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Fuel cost leads to increase in trash collection fee

Posted on: September 23, 2021

Per ordinance passed by City Council, effective Oct 1, 2021, the monthly fee for trash collection will increase by $2.00.  This is to cover increased fuel costs.  This applies to owners of single and two family residences, and will be reflected on the billing in October, 2021.

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Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Posted on: September 21, 2021

The month of September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Please take the time to check in with family, friends, and neighbors, and offer both fellowship and a helping hand.  Click on following links for more information

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Duke Energy Customer Assistance

Posted on: September 13, 2021

As part of Duke Energy's ongoing support for customers struggling to pay utility expenses due to the economic impacts of COVID-19 or other hardships encountered over the last year, we are sharing a resource the company has developed to help people secure

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Public Wi-Fi Coming to Deer Park

Posted on: August 20, 2021

Free public Wi-Fi is coming to Deer Park this fall! We are sending out letters to property owners along  Blue Ash Road, Webster Ave, Plainfield Road, E Galbraith Road, and Matson Ave. In this mailing is information in regards to what we need to

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9-11 Memorial Dedication

Posted on: August 18, 2021

On Sat Sept 11, 2021, at 10 a.m., the City of Deer Park's World Trade Center/9-11 Memorial Committee will host a dedication ceremony for the new 9-11 memorial 

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Drone views - Festival 2021

Posted on: August 10, 2021

Photographer & Videographer Jeff Blomer, in working with the Park Board, has provided a Drone's eye perspective of the recent Days in the Park Festival.  Click here for short DRONE video clips and photos of the Festival.  Click here

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Prescription Drug Disposal

Posted on: August 3, 2021
Tags: Recycling News

Have you ever wondered what to do with old/outdated prescription drugs you have and just want to get rid of? You can bring them to the Deer Park Police Department and they will safely dispose of them for you.  Simply bring them up to the Police

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Days in the Park Festival 2021

Posted on: July 14, 2021

The Deer Park Park Board is having our annual Days in the Park Festival on Fri Aug 6 & Sat Aug 7 Friday  Aug 6, 2021  6 pm - midnight   (Band @ 8 pm: Paisley Cane) Saturday Aug 7, 2021 6 pm - midnight  (Band @ 8 pm: Cassette

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Beautification Award Program

Posted on: June 15, 2021

The City of Deer Park’s Beautification Awards program is a city wide recognition program that acknowledges businesses, residences, organizations and other establishments for contributing to the improvement and beautification of our community.  The application deadline is

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Memorial Day drone views & video

Posted on: June 14, 2021

Photographer & Videographer Jeff Blomer has graciously offered for view, a Drone's eye perspective of the 5/31/2021 Silverton/Deer Park/Sycamore Township Memorial Day Parade.  Click here for short DRONE video clips and photos.  Jeff's

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BLUE ASH RD project - Blacktopping

Posted on: June 11, 2021

The final course of black top for the Blue Ash Road Improvement Project is scheduled to be done during the week of June 14 - 18, 2021.  Striping to be completed the week of June 21 - 25, 2021.  The parking areas will be milled & ground, and then the road & parking re-surfaced.  There is no parking along the R/R tracks during the construction.

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Grant rec'd for Public WiFi !

Posted on: June 10, 2021

A $90,000 grant from the federal Community Development Block Grant Funding has been awarded to the City of Deer Park for 22 access points along the newly improved Blue Ash Road corridor

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Road Work St. Johns Terrace

Posted on: June 2, 2021

St. Johns Terrace from Plainfield to the dead-end into the park will begin utility and road construction June 7 & run through October 15, 2021.  During that time, the street will be open to residents only.  Construction hours are from 7 am -7 pm, & no on-street parking will be allowed. 

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

There will be a Public Hearing regarding the City of Deer Park 2022 Tax Budget on June 14,2021 at 6:30 PM at the City Building, 7777 Blue Ash Road before the regular council meeting. The public is invited to attend.

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Summer employment (Seasonal)

Posted on: March 29, 2021

*position has been filled* City of Deer Park, Ohio: Summer/Seasonal position: City Service Dept Laborer

The City of Deer Park is accepting applications for 2021 Summer employment in the Service Dept.

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Posted on: March 25, 2021


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Posted on: February 2, 2021

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:  An appointment is required to file your City of Deer Park taxes in person. You can submit a copy of your tax information (1040, all W2's, 1099's, and any schedule E or C's) to us several different ways: by mail, the drop box located on the walk way by the parking lot, using our secure link to email to us on our website, or we do now have E-File on our web site as well. If you chose to E-file, we will still need hard copies…. (Please click 'read more' below for add'l info)

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Credit card fee to be assessed

Posted on: January 8, 2021

Deer Park City Council has voted, eff February 1, 2021, that persons or organizations making payments made to the City, by credit card, will be assessed the credit card fee (3 %)  to cover the cost from the credit card company for

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