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Posted on: November 9, 2017

City Beautiful Award: Holiday Edition!


Does your Dayton home or business sparkle with style during the holidays? 

The Dayton City Beautiful Award is proud to announce a special holiday edition, an opportunity to nominate and showcase beautiful and imaginative holiday decorating through...


Posted on: November 6, 2017

DAY terminal upgrades on the way


Dayton International Airport's terminal modernization project begins this month, with interior work. Construction is expected to last approximately 18 months and will not disrupt passenger travel. Additional concierge personnel will be available in late f...


Posted on: October 25, 2017

Mayor Whaley announces Mayor's Award winners

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Five honorees of the 2017 Mayor's Award have been announced. Find out which individuals and organizations are being acknowledged for their extraordinary community service. More here


Posted on: October 13, 2017

West Dayton lake is once again a community asset

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Residents, volunteers and labor groups have worked to restore beauty and accessibility to Lakeside Lake. Learn more here: https://youtu.be/OOZiL-13guY

Posted on: October 10, 2017

Gettysburg Green Landfill - Here's how to use it

The Gettysburg landfill is free for your use, but please follow these easy guidelines:  https://youtu.be/ZN_uXD5vjDo.

Posted on: September 28, 2017

Traffic safety cameras active in October


Traffic safety enforcement cameras are again active on Dayton streets, with ten cameras posted at five locations across the city. The City of Dayton began operation of a new camera system on October 1, following an Ohio Supreme Court ruling that overturne...


Posted on: September 13, 2017

Dayton is America's first Certified Welcoming city

Certified Welcoming City

The Dayton City Commission announced at its September 13 meeting that Dayton is the first Certified Welcoming city in the United States. Certified Welcoming is a formal designation for cities and counties that have taken action on their commitment to immi...


Posted on: September 6, 2017

Congratulations to the Victory Project!

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The Victory Project was awarded with a 2017 Mayor's Award for being a Workforce Pipeline Partner. Click the link to find out more:  https://youtu.be/WBErOKSuyZ0


Posted on: September 7, 2017

City Clerk awarded Certified Municipal Clerk designation

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City Commission Clerk Rashella Lavender has earned the designation of Certified Municipal Clerk, as awarded by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC). The designation is granted only to those municipal clerks who complete demanding educati...


Posted on: August 18, 2017

City Manager highlights the importance of downtown

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City Manager Shelley Dickstein shares the economic importance of downtown and highlights the City's investment. 

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Dayton Survey shows progress in key areas


Community response to the 2017 Dayton Survey indicates many areas of improvement, particularly in community optimism and satisfaction, customer service and police-community relations.

By a ratio of two-to-one, residents indicated "things in Dayton are...


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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Mayor and City Commission send proclamation to City of Charlottesville, VA


At the August 16 City Commission meeting, Mayor Whaley offered words of support in recognition of the incidents that occurred in Charlottesville, VA on August 11. A proclamation has since been issued.

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Porter Wright Honored with Mayor Award for family friendly policy

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On August 16, Mayor Nan Whaley recognized Porter Wright with a 2017 Mayor Award.  

Porter Wright is one of five recipients Mayor Whaley will recognize over the next several weeks. The law firm was recognized for its work in adopting family friendl...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

24 neighborhoods earn mini-grants for civic projects

The City of Dayton is announcing the recipients of the 2017 Neighborhood Mini-Grant Program. A total of $99,161 will be awarded to 24 neighborhood and civic associations for physical improvements, community events, marketing programs and other initiatives...


Posted on: July 12, 2017

Traffic camera program is back

Dayton police will begin using hand-held speed detection devices and mobile trailer units to increase safety on our roads.  After analyzing crash data, the locations these locations were selected:

Red light:

W. Third @ James H. McGee

Linden @ Smithv...


Posted on: June 15, 2017

Dayton awarded AmeriCorps program for 2017-18

Mayor Nan Whaley has announced the formation of Dayton Corps, a special community-building team that will employ AmeriCorps members focused on sustainably improving quality of life in city neighborhoods.

The City of Dayton is partnering with the University...


Posted on: June 15, 2017

State opioid budget proposal

Statement from Mayor Nan Whaley:

"Since the opioid epidemic began, local communities have been forced to focus our time, attention and taxpayer dollars on keeping up with this growing state of emergency. We have significantly increased our ambulance r...


Posted on: June 15, 2017

City of Dayton and IGS Energy announce new electricity savings

Residents and small businesses participating in the City of Dayton electrical aggregation program will be spending even less on electricity starting this summer, following an agreement between the City of Dayton and IGS Energy.

Since the aggregation progra...


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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Dayton Police discuss strategies to reduce violence

Excerpt from City Commission work session, April 2017.

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Pedestrian improvements planned in West Dayton

Acting Chief Engineer Keith Steeber explains the pedestrian improvements that will be made along Gettysburg Ave. as part of the West Dayton Development Strategy.

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Mallory Spray Park and Playground Upgrades Highlighted

Spray Park upgrades are scheduled to be completed in May.

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Steve Whalen Memorial Policing Award Nominations

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Nominations are now being accepted for the Steve Whalen Memorial Policing Award. The annual award recognizes a Dayton Police Department officer demonstrating extraordinary commitment to the community.

Officer Steve Whalen was killed in the line of duty in ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Survey: Broadband in Dayton

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Connect Ohio has selected Dayton to participate in its Connected Community Engagement Program. The City will receive a comprehensive technology assessment and innovative project plan to enhance the community's technology standing in today’s digital econom...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Mayor's Neighborhood Fund Projects for 2017 Announced

Mayor's Neighborhood Fund

Mayor Nan Whaley has announced that five Dayton neighborhoods will present special programs and events in 2017 after successfully applying for support from the Mayor’s Fund for Neighborhoods. The participating neighborhood associations and proje...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Police Targeting Aggressive Driving at Dangerous Intersections

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The Dayton Police Department will operate enhanced enforcement of speed limits at some of the city's most dangerous intersections on February 3, 10 and 24.

Officers will be stationed at key intersections on North Main Street and Wayne Avenue for two- to fo...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Division of Golf Seeks Seasonal Maintenance Workers

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The City of Dayton's Division of Golf is looking for energetic and motivated individuals to maintain golf course grounds and facilities for the enjoyment and safety of golfers. This is manual work in the performance of unskilled and limited skilled mainte...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Residents and Police Join in Training, Engagement Sessions

The Dayton Mediation Center in partnership with the Dayton Police Department is launching an innovative program designed to build relationships between officers and community members.

The "Responding, Not Reacting to Conflict" program will bring ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Mayor Nan Whaley: Dayton Is a Welcoming Community

A statement released by Mayor Whaley on January 26, 2017: 

The City of Dayton is a welcoming and inclusive community, committed to supporting the success of every person who lives here. We have made a commitment to treat all residents equally rega...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

EITC Awareness Day Kicks Off Free Tax Preparation

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Community leaders and volunteers gathered at the Montgomery County Job Center on Friday, January 27, to mark EITC Awareness Day in Dayton. The event kicks off tax season and attempts to educate the public how workers can take advantage of free tax return ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Dayton Participating in 10-Year Compassionate City Campaign

The Dayton City Commission passed an informal resolution at its January 25 meeting affirming the Charter for Compassion, a worldwide statement and commitment to creating and fostering a compassionate environment. The resolution also added Dayton to the ne...

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

Dayton and Region Awarded Homeless Care & Housing Funds by HUD

The Dayton-Kettering-Montgomery County Continuum of Care (CoC) will receive grant awards totaling $8,907,293 from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) as part of the 2016 Continuum of Care Competition.

According to HUD’s award announceme...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Submit a Photo and Share Your View!

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Submit your best photos of Dayton—the skyline, local landmarks and architecture, parks and natural areas, neighborhoods, events, etc.—and your work may be featured on daytonohio.gov and/or the City's social media sites. Photo ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Municipal Income Tax Rate Change January 1, 2017

The City of Dayton Income Tax Ordinance 31288-14 levies an annual income tax of two and one quarter percent (2.25%) and Ordinance 31500-16 levies an additional income tax of one-quarter percent (0.25%) effective January 1, 2017, for a total of tw...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Dayton Reacts to Southwest Announcement

City of Dayton leadership was informed by Southwest Airlines that despite its success in the Dayton market with passenger load factors in the high seventy and low eighty percent range, the airline has decided to leave the market in June 2017.


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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Help Wanted: Seasonal Street Maintenance

The City of Dayton needs help this spring and is looking to fill seasonal positions. All applicants must have a resume and a valid Ohio driver's license to be considered. 

There are two shifts available:

  • 7:00am-3:30pm
  • 3:00pm-8:00pm

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  • Mow...
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Posted on: December 8, 2016

City Dedicates Employee Clinic and Wellness Center

City officials including Mayor Nan Whaley will dedicate the newly-opened City of Dayton employee clinic and wellness center on Monday, December 12 at 4 p.m. The clinic is located at 1222 S. Patterson Blvd. (Wright Health Building, main floor).Known by emp...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Dayton & Montgomery County Effectively End Veteran Homelessness

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Montgomery County Commissioners Judy Dodge, Dan Foley and Debbie Lieberman, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley and the Dayton VA Medical Center are proud to announce that the City and County have successfully met the objectives of the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

City Earns Recognition for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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The City of Dayton has again earned recognition for excellence in financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFAO).

The national professional organization awards its annual Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial R...

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

Employees Receive Cline Award for Public Service Excellence

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City Manager Shelley Dickstein and The Dayton Foundation have announced the winners of the annual Joseph T. Cline Award honoring City of Dayton employees. Ten recipients were presented the award at the November 16 meeting of the Dayton City Commission.&am...

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Dayton Selected to Participate in National Education Initiative

The National League of Cities (NLC) has selected Dayton as one of 12 cities to participate in a meeting to explore and build equitable pathways to postsecondary education and workforce success. Each city participating in NLC's Leadership Academy: Promotin...Read More

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

City Launches New Podcast

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The City of Dayton Office of Communications & Public Affairs presents a new opportunity to help keep you informed about the exciting developments that shape our city.

"Birthplace of Next" is a podcast where City officials and community l...Read More

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

City of Dayton Public Opinion Survey Results Available

From May 21 to July 2, 2016, the City of Dayton conducted the "Dayton Survey" to measure resident satisfaction with City of Dayton services and living in the city of Dayton.

An independent research firm, OpinionWorks LLC of Annapolis, MD, de...Read More

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