City Council Meeting

City Council is held a work session on September 22 at 5:30 PM and a regular meeting at 6:30 PM. Due to the current public health regulations, the public is invited to participate digitally via livestream on the City’s YouTube channel here. If you’re unable to watch the meeting live, the video will be on the [...]

By |2020-09-23T15:36:53+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

City Council Special Meeting Held Tonight

A special Huron City Council meeting will be held tonight at at 6:30PM to discuss the recommendation of the Planning Commission relating to amendment of the zoning code to allow residential uses in a B-2 District. According to the Agenda for the Planning Commission the B-2 District is ,"The area immediately surrounding the Boat Basin [...]

By |2020-09-09T16:12:42+00:00September 9th, 2020|City of Huron|0 Comments

US 6 Construction Update

US 6 Construction Update: Starting Tuesday September 8th, the traffic signal at the Berlin Road and US 6 intersection will be converted to a 2-way stop with flashing lights for through traffic on US 6. The light will remain in this state for 30-days, upon which time the light will be removed entirely. Stop signs [...]

By |2020-09-08T16:54:34+00:00September 8th, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Safety Ladders Installed at Pier

In an effort to increase safety on the Huron Lighthouse Pier, the city received a grant to cover 75% of the cost to install new life rings and safety ladders. The ladders were finished up last week. Huge thanks to Latanick Equipment for getting the ladders fabricated and installed!

By |2020-09-03T16:02:33+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron, Local News|0 Comments

Farmers Market and More Vendor Update

THE SUN WILL COME OUT TOMORROW...and so will our makers & growers @ Huron Farmer's Market & More!! Stop for a bite to eat at Heavy G's while you pick up some fresh fruits, veggies, herbs and flowers...stop and smell the candles, grab some lotion and a treat for your favorite furry family member, and [...]

Huron Farmers Market and More Commercial

Every Thursday until October, the Huron Chamber of Commerce hosts their Huron Farmer's Market & More at the City of Huron Boat Basin! It is a great place to buy produce, organic food, candles, cookies, soap, and so much more! Be sure to check it out here!

Note on the Rt 6 Project

As part of the US 6 project and future Berlin Road waterline replacement, a segment of waterline in the intersection of US 6 and Berlin Road was replaced. The new connection is being activated today. As a result, there is a mandatory boil alert. All properties that are affected by the advisory will have physical [...]

City Announces Road Closures

Norfolk Southern is closing the railroad crossings at Williams St., River Rd. and Berlin Rd. from 7/27-7/31. They will only be closing one crossing at a time. The closures will start at Williams St. and they will work moving east with roughly two days of work per crossing.

Zoning and Finance Office Changes

Beginning Monday, July 27, 2020, the City of Huron Finance Office and Zoning Office will not be conducting any in- person business until further notice. In the meantime, the Departments will be staffed. For more information click here. If you need to contact the Finance or Zoning Department for any reason, you can do so [...]

By |2020-08-18T21:56:19+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

State-wide Mask Order

Governor DeWine announced that beginning on Thursday, July 23, at 6:00 p.m., a statewide mask mandate will go into effect for citizens living in all 88 Ohio counties. With some exceptions, all individuals in Ohio will be required to wear a mask in public. "Our preliminary data indicate that the rate of increase in new [...]

By |2020-08-18T21:56:19+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Details on Upcoming Council Meeting

Pursuant to Resolution No. 2020-44 adopted by the Huron City Council on June 17, 2020, this regular meeting of Council will be conducted in person in Council Chambers at Huron City Hall and live-streamed on the City of Huron's YouTube channel. The public is free to access, observe and hear the discussions and deliberations of [...]

By |2020-08-18T21:56:25+00:00July 15th, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

City Seeking City Manager

The City Council of Huron, Ohio is seeking a progressive, forward-thinking, management professional for the position of Huron City Manager. The City is a stand-alone, full-service organization providing police, fire, planning/development, water utilities, engineering/public works, and administrative services. The City Manager is the chief administrative officer and reports to a Council consisting of seven elected [...]

By |2020-08-18T21:56:25+00:00July 14th, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Information on the City Transient Rental Program

In March of this year, the City established a transient rental registration and certification program and expanded the lodging tax to incorporate any short-term rental properties in the City. All owners/operators of facilities must do the following to comply with the new program: 1. Complete the City’s Transient Rental Registration Application here. 2. Submit the [...]

By |2020-08-18T21:56:38+00:00June 18th, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Nature Tour of Huron

HURON has nature!! Not only do we have beautiful beaches and parks, we also have nature preserves, trails and friendly greeters along our paths. #visithuronoh #huronoh Erie MetroParks Sheldons Marsh Old Woman’s Creek James A. McBride Arboretum Thank you @susanshamhart and unknown others for the great pictures! Check out the video here. [/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

By |2020-08-18T21:56:43+00:00June 16th, 2020|City of Huron|0 Comments

Route 6 Closed at Chaska and Eagle Crest

US-6 (Cleveland Road East) between Gateway Blvd and Lincoln Avenue is CLOSED to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic due to a large tree down on a power line. Please use Berlin Road and 61 as an alternative route. Once Ohio Edison makes the power lines safe crews will cut the tree down. Thank You! If [...]

City Census Update

Thank you to everyone who has responded to the census!! Huron has a response rate of 64.8%! We’ve fallen behind the State response rate. If you haven't had a chance to respond yet, you can at 2020census.gov The census provides critical data for lawmakers, businesses, and school systems to provide daily services, products, and support [...]

By |2020-08-18T21:56:45+00:00June 11th, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Information on City Council Special Meeting

NOTICE REGARDING COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING: The Huron City Council has scheduled a Special Meeting via WebEx teleconference for Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 5:30 pm to hold an executive session to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion, or compensation of a public employee or official. The meeting can be joined by dialing 1-408-418-9388 [...]

By |2020-06-04T16:42:56+00:00June 4th, 2020|City of Huron|0 Comments

Bulk Pickup Coming Back Around

Due to an increase in bulk pick up items yesterday, Republic Services was not able to collect garbage and bulk pick up in parts of the City. Republic will be coming back to finish the pick up today 6/2. If you have questions please contact 1-800-234-3429.

By |2020-06-02T17:38:16+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Huron Census Update

Thank you to everyone who has responded to the census!! Huron has a response rate of 64.6%! Again, we’ve fallen behind the State response rate. If you haven't had a chance to respond yet, you can here. The census provides critical data for lawmakers, businesses, and school systems to provide daily services, products, and support [...]

By |2020-06-01T14:35:34+00:00June 1st, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

US 6 Phase 1 Construction Update

US 6 PHASE 1 UPDATE - CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN MONDAY JUNE 1 Phase 1 includes improvements from the eastern city limits to the Williams Street intersection. The project, which is being completed in partnership with the State Dept. of Transportation and Erie County, includes a re-work of the Berlin Road intersection (2-way stop), new pedestrian [...]

By |2020-06-01T14:33:21+00:00June 1st, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Nickel Plate Reopened

Nickel Plate Beach is now officially open for the season. Crews have been putting the final touches on all of the necessary safety and public health improvements to ensure the park is ready to go. We thank everyone in our community for their patience and look forward to a fun and safe summer at the [...]

By |2020-08-18T21:56:49+00:00June 1st, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

City Council Meeting Details

City Council held a work session and regular meeting on Tuesday of this week to discuss the following: Work Session: 1. The City Manager Search Committee provided an update on the current search for a new City Manager. The committee is completing the advertisement packet with the goal of beginning the advertisement in June. Council [...]

By |2020-05-28T14:25:03+00:00May 28th, 2020|City of Huron|0 Comments

City Council Approves Temporary Outdoor Seating

In an effort to assist restaurants and bars, City Council adopted legislation allowing the temporary creation of outdoor dining areas to recoup dining capacity lost due to current social distancing guidelines. The regulations were adopted and go into effect immediately. For the application and the list of regulations / guidelines, head to the City's website [...]

By |2020-05-28T14:19:51+00:00May 28th, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Nickel Plate Closed until 6/1

In an effort to provide the safest overall experience, the City has temporarily closed Nickel Plate Beach until May 31st. As part of the Responsible Restart Ohio initiative, the State released guidelines on beaches within the last 24 hours which made it difficult for us to accommodate all the necessary parameters in time to meet [...]

Special Huron City Council Meeting Thursday

A special Huron City Council Meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, May 21st at 5:30PM to hold an executive session for the purpose of meeting with legal counsel regarding pending or imminent court action. UPDATE: The information for the meeting has been revised to add that the executive session will be to consider the appointment, [...]

By |2020-05-20T17:43:59+00:00May 20th, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Huron Fire Dive Team Training at White Star Quarry

Yesterday’s training took the Dive Team to White Star Quarry. 2020’s team is comprised of 11 divers, with training levels varying from Open Water/Dry Suit all the way up to Certified Public Safety Divers. 10 divers were in attendance yesterday, which always makes for a better training. This year’s Diver roster represents the highest number [...]

By |2020-05-13T14:15:05+00:00May 13th, 2020|City of Huron|0 Comments

City Provides Food Pantry Once a Week

The Huron Helping Hands Food Pantry has bad a steady presence in the Huron community since 1996. They serve around 120 families a month in normal times, however, with the outbreak of COVID-19 the amount of families they serve has increased. Now, instead of one time a month, families can come to get food every [...]

By |2020-05-12T14:01:30+00:00May 12th, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

2020 Census Update – Huron, Ohio

Thank you to everyone who has responded to the census!! Huron has a response rate of 62.9%! If you haven't had a chance to respond yet, you can here. The census provides critical data for lawmakers, businesses, and school systems to provide daily services, products, and support for our community. Every year, billions of dollars [...]

By |2020-05-07T18:39:49+00:00May 7th, 2020|City of Huron|0 Comments

The City Thanks Everyone’s Mom

Last summer, Laurel Cooley saw a hurting community and decided to do something to help. She founded the organization Everyone's Mom with the mission statement "Loving our children, becoming the village." Cooley went to the schools during lunch periods everyday to offer kids someone to talk to. When the COVID-19 shut down started, Cooley realized that [...]

By |2020-05-05T18:26:14+00:00May 5th, 2020|City of Huron|0 Comments

Safety Town is Cancelled

The Huron Parks & Recreation 2020 Safety Town Program has been cancelled, in keeping with the State of Ohio’s guidelines during the continued virus battle. We LOVE hosting Safety Town, and share the disappointment of our Pre-K Students, our Teachers, Presenters and Counselors! We hope to adjust next year's Safety Town Program to include those [...]

City Newsletter Coming to You Soon

A new issue of the City of Huron newsletter should be hitting your mailbox soon! One thing that has changed since it was finalized is that Republic Services will be resuming yard waste and bulk pick-up. Yard waste services will still be starting this upcoming Monday and bulk pick-up will resume May 4th!

By |2020-04-28T17:28:25+00:00April 28th, 2020|City of Huron|0 Comments

We Count Huron

Thank you to everyone who has responded to the census!! Huron has a response rate of 55.1%! If you haven't had a chance to respond yet, you can here The census provides critical data for lawmakers, businesses, and school systems to provide daily services, products, and support for our community. Every year, billions of dollars [...]

By |2020-04-28T17:05:37+00:00April 28th, 2020|City of Huron|0 Comments

Message from the Mayor and City Manager

Click here to read the statement from Mayor Sam Artino and Interim City Manager Mike Spafford regarding out-of-town travel. For a copy of this letter and other updates/information regarding the current public health crisis, check-out the webpage below. Be sure to continue following various State and Local officials for all of the latest information.

By |2020-04-10T19:17:05+00:00April 10th, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

City Partnering with Barnes for Yard Waste Disposal

The City is partnering with Barnes Nursery to provide free yard waste drop-off for all City residents at its compost facility on Camp Road. In order to utilize the program, please bring your City water bill for proof of residency. If you no longer have your bill, we can make it available for you by [...]

By |2020-04-06T19:35:19+00:00April 6th, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Republic Suspends Bulk and Yard Waste Pickup

Republic Services is suspending yard waste collection and bulk pickup effective immediately. There is no scheduled end date for this change, but we'll keep the community posted as Republic issues updates. In order to provide an option for yard waste services during this time period, the City has partnered with Barnes Nursery to offer a [...]

By |2020-04-02T13:15:21+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Take the Bunny Challenge

While "Breakfast with the Bunny" and the Egg Hunt was cancelled — we can still have fun (while staying safe) and help our community! Normally, the Huron Lions Club prepares the pancake breakfast, and we accept non-perishable food donations for the Huron Helping Hands Food Pantry. During these times, the Food Pantry still needs your [...]

Hot Topics for 3/31 City Council Meeting

Top 3 Things for Tuesday, March 31st’s Huron City Council Meeting 1) Council will vote on a Memorandum of Understanding for the USGS Project at ConAgra. Council previously entered into and extended a Memorandum of Understanding with the Port Authority for the USGS. 2) Council will vote on approving a contract to hire the law [...]

By |2020-03-31T00:30:23+00:00March 31st, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Parking Reminder from the Huron Police

Can we agree we can do a better job? We have seen too many instances of vehicles parked across the sidewalk in neighborhoods throughout the city. This unnecessarily forces pedestrians and our children into the roadway. With the nicer weather coming and an increase of pedestrian traffic during this stay at home order, lets clear [...]

By |2020-08-18T21:57:17+00:00March 31st, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Together We Count – 2020 Census

The 2020 Census officially kicked off on March 12th. The census provides critical data for lawmakers, businesses, and school systems to provide daily services, products, and support for our community. Every year, billions of dollars in federal funding go to hospitals, fire departments, schools, roads, and other resources based on census data. Each home will receive [...]

By |2020-03-28T17:00:09+00:00March 28th, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

COVID Update from the City

Be sure to follow Governor Mike DeWine, Ohio Department of Health, the Ohio Channel to catch the daily briefing regarding the coronavirus. See the story from yesterday's briefing. Local information can be found by following the Erie County Health Department, all City Department pages, and Huron Ohio News. The Huron Chamber of Commerce is keeping the community updated regarding the local business activity. [...]

COVID-19 Updates from individual entities

Stay healthy! Stay engaged! Support local! City of Huron - Government Huron Ohio News CDC Huron City Schools https://www.facebook.com/eriecohealth/

Updated Information from the City of Huron

Please take a moment to read through the following information as it relates to the city of Huron’s plans for various operations. Also, be sure to follow both the Ohio Department of Health and Erie County Health Department Facebook pages, utilize the State of Ohio's coronavirus website, and please continue to practice social distancing and the recommended hygiene initiatives. [...]

New Signs on Lighthouse Pier – Updated with Article

The Federal Government has installed new signs at both the Huron Lighthouse Pier (north of the "blockhouse") and the East Pier (attached Nickel Plate Beach). Both of those areas are Federally owned and under their jurisdiction for access management. The City did not install these signs nor were we notified of the intention to install [...]

By |2020-03-10T18:52:29+00:00March 6th, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Updated Video Feed from City Council Meeting

Due to technical difficulties, parts of the Huron Insider Videos from February 25th contained no audio. You can listen to the full audio of the meeting from the city here. Also, part of the ending from the City Council Meeting Video was missing you can watch the entire meeting here. Top 3 Takeaways from Tuesday’s [...]

By |2020-02-28T17:36:36+00:00February 28th, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Hagy Hosting Town Hall Meeting

As discussed during his campaign, and in order to facilitate more engagement, and open communication with our city council - Joel Hagy is hosting a town hall event at the Huron Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. All registered Huron City voters are welcome. Please join us for an informal Q&A session. No presentations or speeches - [...]

By |2020-02-25T20:30:00+00:00February 25th, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Tonight’s City Council Meeting Reminder

Meeting Reminder: City Council will be holding a work session and regular session meeting on Tuesday, February 25th. The Work Session begins at 5:30 PM and is in the conference room of City Hall. The Regular Session begins at 6:30 PM and is in Council Chambers. Get the agenda on the City's website here.

By |2020-02-25T20:24:27+00:00February 25th, 2020|City of Huron|0 Comments

Update on Water Main Break in Berlin Township

-WATER MAIN BREAK IN BERLIN TOWNSHIP- Due to a water main break Erie County Water Department will be issuing a boil advisory to the following water customers. Those affected are Berlin and Huron Township water customers: 1814-9410 River Road, 1309-9410 Jeffries Road, 6408-6317 Darrow Road, 9101-9811 Barrows Road, 4786-5706 Knight Road, 2008-2009 Berlin Road, 9005-11003 [...]

Special Meeting of City Council Wednesday

*Special Meeting of City Council* City Council has scheduled a special meeting for Wednesday, February 19th at 5:30 PM. The purpose of the meeting is for the consideration of hiring outside legal counsel. An agenda will be published Tuesday and posted to the City's website.

By |2020-02-16T20:43:38+00:00February 16th, 2020|Announcements, City of Huron|0 Comments

Celebrate Huron: State of the Community

Once again, BGSU Firelands will be hosting the Celebrate Huron: State of the Community on Tuesday, April 21 from 6-8pm. Updates will be provided from the city, township, library, schools and the Chamber of Commerce. The event is open to the public and more information can be found on the Chamber Facebook page here.

WATER MAIN BREAKS

The Huron Water Department is currently managing two water main breaks. 400 block of Ohio St. - relatively minor leak. Crews are on-site making necessary repairs. A boil alert is NOT anticipated as part of this repair. Huron Heights on Geauga and Cuyahoga Drives: Crews are on-site presently. As of this moment, there is no [...]

By |2020-08-18T21:57:26+00:00February 14th, 2020|Alerts & Closings, City of Huron|0 Comments

City Finalizing the Phase 2 of the US 6 Project

The City is finalizing the design for Phase 2 of the US 6 project. Utilizing traffic data, a computerized model was established to simulate traffic flow with the proposed modification at Center St. and US 6. There are two simulations: AM peak traffic and PM peak traffic. AM Peak: https://youtu.be/76anPX_hcYQ PM Peak: https://youtu.be/vbve5v4MUAA The City will be [...]

Information on the First Energy Solutions Letter

You may have or will soon be receiving a letter from First Energy Solutions offering a competing rate to the existing electric aggregation price offered by Dynegy through the City’s program. The letter references a rate of 4.69 cents per kilowatt-hour for a 12-month period and compares it to a rate of 4.79 cents offered [...]

Save the Date – Coffee Connections with Andy White and Dennis Muratori

Mark your calendar for February 22, 2020, from 9:00 am to 10:00 am, for Coffee Connections with Mr. Andy White and Mr. Dennis Muratori. [Huron, Ohio] Connect over coffee with Huron City Manager Andy White and Huron Schools Superintendent Dennis Muratori, on Saturday, February 22, from 9-10 at the Huron Public Library. The Huron Chamber of [...]

City Council Work Session Minutes

City Council held a work session on Tuesday to discuss the following items: 1. Expansion of the lodging tax and creation of a transient rental registration program: In order to expand the lodging tax, Council must first consider a modification to the zoning code to allow for the transient rental of residential properties. Planning Commission [...]

City of Huron Online Checkbook Portal LIVE

The City of Huron's online checkbook portal is officially live. The link is posted to the Finance Department's page on the City's website and also below in this post. Link to online checkbook: https://huron.ohiocheckbook.com/transparency#/ Press Release from the State Treasurer: http://ohiotreasurer.gov/News/17256

Information on the City of Huron’s Contract with Buckeye

In 2002, the City adopted Ordinance 2002-27 establishing a franchise agreement with Buckeye Cablesystems. The franchise agreement granted Buckeye Cable the ability to utilize the City’s right-of-way for installation of the necessary infrastructure to deploy a cable video and internet utility. In exchange for use of the city’s right-of-way, the City established a franchise fee [...]

Photos from Winter Fest – Were You Spotted?

Check out the photo gallery from the Sandusky Register here.

City Council Minutes from 12/2

City Council met on Monday, December 2nd at 5:30 PM. The packet for the meeting can be found on the City's website (link here). At the December 2 City Council meeting, the newly elected members were officially sworn in and the Council chose a new Mayor and Vice-Mayor. Congratulations to those newly elected and re-elected [...]

Register now for the 2020 Dawg Days at Fabens

The Dawg Daze Girls Softball Tournament, sponsored by Huron Parks & Recreation, will be held on July 31-Aug. 2, 2020 at Fabens Park. Age Divisions are 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U. This will be our 20th ANNUAL tournament! We are proud that this well-respected tournament draws teams from multiple states as well as Ohio, [...]

Winter Fest Saturday, December 7

As you "kick-off" the holiday season -- add the Huron Winter Fest on December 7th (2-7pm) to your celebration schedule! Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive at the Boat Basin at 2pm --Free carriage rides will take you down N. Main to a wide variety of activities -- from cookie decorating to Santa's Market. FIREWORKS [...]

New Edition to HFD Fleet

This past week the Huron Fire Department took delivery of our newest addition to the fleet, a 2020 Freightliner M2 chassis with a Life Line Emergency Vehicles Highliner ambulance box. “413” has been placed in service and will be the front line ambulance out of Station 1. Adding this ambulance to our fleet allows us to have [...]

By |2019-11-21T17:26:07+00:00November 21st, 2019|City of Huron, Local News|0 Comments

Huron FD Completes Diver Certifications

Over this last weekend, four Dive Team members completed their Public Safety Diver certifications with New Wave Scuba From New Wave Scuba's Facebook page Congratulations to: William Evert, Tyler Sams, Judd Ernst, Chris Folger, Charles Ruggles and Dana Portentoso on your PADI PSD (Public Safety Divers) certification last weekend at Whitestar Quarry. Instructors Patrix Heschel and [...]

Save the Date – 2019 Winter Fest

It's not too early to mark Dec. 7th on your holiday calendar! In partnership with the CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, we are excited to expand the Winter Fest to include more fun activities, including Fireworks! We will continue the tradition of Santa and Mrs. Claus visiting with children at the HURON BOAT BASIN! Check the Huron Parks [...]

Huron Lighthouse Lighting Project Moves Forward

Crews completed the majority of the work necessary for the Huron Lighthouse lighting project. There are still minor tweaks being made to the system but we hope to have it up and running very soon. The City did a demo last night and will be doing a few more demos soon. #huronohio #greatlakeplace #huronlighthouse #lighthouse

Election Day Concludes in Huron

For all the details on the 2019 election, read the two Sandusky Register articles below. Three newcomers win Huron council seats, Dike re-elected Dewey elected to Huron Township fiscal office

HFD Recognizes Anniversary Dates

During the month of November, the following personnel are observing the anniversary of their original hire dates: Firefighter Nick Thaxton - 11 years (10 Full-time) Firefighter Gia Gennari-Lynch - 6 years Firefighter Austin Gardner - 5 years Firefighter Kegan Lobsinger - 3 years Firefighter Erik Hansberger - 3 years Firefighter Chuck Smalley - 3 years

Leaf Pickup Started

The City's annual curbside leaf pick-up program officially began 10/28. For more information, click here to check out the flyer that was mailed out earlier this month. The Street Department will be making regular sweeps of the community with hopes of hitting each area at least twice during the program window. As a reminder, this [...]

City Leaf Program Starting

This season's leaf pick-up program begins on October 28th. The program is conducted on a rotating basis similar to last year. The program is scheduled to run through December 6th (weather dependent). For more information, check out the City's website!

Huron City Council Agenda Packet Available

The Huron City Council Agenda Packet for the next meeting (Tuesday, October 22nd) is available for viewing on the City's website. City Council will also be holding a work session prior to the meeting at 5:30 PM in the small conference room. Follow the link to take you to the Legislative page of the City's website, which includes the current packets for the [...]

Did you get your latest email alert?

Check out the latest email news alert (link below)! Updates include the information for Tuesday's Council Meeting, Work Session and City Manager Update, an update on the latest edition of the newsletter, a link to information regarding this fall's leaf pickup program, and notice for the citywide Trick or Treat date/time. Also, if you haven't [...]

Fall Yoga Starting at the Boat Basin

Fall Yoga, held indoors at the Boat Basin Marina building, is underway! Tuesday evenings, 6-7pm. Class is designed for all skill levels - BEGINNERS WELCOME! The current session runs through Dec 17th (10 weeks) - Registration Fee is $50 for current session ($5. per class) - Fee can be pro-rated per class. Arrive early to [...]

Annual Operating and Capital Budget

Staff has finalized the initial draft of the 2020 recommended operating and capital budget for the City. The City Finance Committee will be meeting to discuss the budget through the months of October and November (meeting schedule on page 10 of the book).  The book includes analysis and departmental goals and objectives, 10-year forecasts for the [...]

Photos from the Candidates Forum

Thank you to all our candidates, volunteers, McCormick School, and voters who joined us at our Candidates’ Forum for a very informative evening!!

Ambulance Getting Finishing Touches

New ambulance 413 was at Station 1 yesterday, while making its journey from the factory in Iowa to have some final touches (lettering/striping, radios, computers, etc) put on in Akron. Shift #2 was able to perform the final inspection, take it for a ride, and most importantly, make sure it fit in its future spot. [...]

Huron fire receives grant for new equipment

Huron fire relies on Self-contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) — the mask, oxygen tanks and harness firefighters wear — when responding to fire calls. Get the details in the Sandusky Register article here.

Advertise Your Business at Pumpkin Fest

PUMPKINS FOR BUSINESS is a fun way to show your community spirit and benefit from FREE ADVERTISING at the Pumpkin Fest on Oct. 12th. More information can be found here.

Connect Over Coffee at Gathering Grounds

Connect over coffee with Huron City Manager Andy White and Huron Schools Superintendent Dennis Muratori. On Friday, October 11, from 9-10 at the Gathering Grounds Coffee House, the Huron Chamber of Commerce is once again sponsoring an informal public engagement opportunity for area residents. White and Muratori teamed up several years ago to offer citizens [...]

ConAgra Envision This Event

Huron City Council and the Huron Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the ConAgra Envision This event on Wednesday, September 18 at the ConAgra site. Developer/Broker reception will be held from 3:00 - 4:00pm. The event will open to the public from 4:00 - 6:00pm. The informal gathering will allow you to walk the site [...]

Building and Zoning Appeals Packet Available for 9/10 Meeting

The Board of Building and Zoning Appeals (BZA) is holding its regular monthly meeting on Monday, September 9th at 6:30 PM (City Hall). The agenda packet has been posted to the website here.

By |2019-09-09T16:47:50+00:00September 9th, 2019|Announcements, City of Huron, Local News|0 Comments

City Council Packet Available for 9/10 Meeting

The packet for the next regular meeting of City Council (Tuesday, September 10th, 6:30 PM) has been posted to the website. Visit the City's website here to view the packet as well as legislation, minutes, and audio of previous meetings.

By |2019-09-09T16:35:44+00:00September 9th, 2019|Announcements, City of Huron, Local News|0 Comments

Construction nearing conclusion at HFD Station 2

Exterior finishes are nearing completion at the Huron Township FD - Station 2 and interior rooms are beginning to take shape. Check out our Facebook page for the latest updates and pictures.

Reminder for City Garbage Bulk Pickup Schedule

*Garbage/Recycling/Yard Waste/Bulk Pickup Schedule Update* Due to the Labor Day holiday, weekly garbage, recycling, and yard waste pickup will be moved to Tuesday, September 3rd. Bulk pickup, which typically occurs on the first Monday of the month, will be moved to the following week - Monday, September 9th.

2019 Candidates Forum

Meet the local candidates running for office (Huron City Council, Township, Erie County and Huron School Board) presented by the Huron Chamber of Commerce and the Huron Public Library. All candidates have been invited to come and speak to attendees at the event. This is your opportunity to come and ask questions of the candidates. [...]

Boat to the Browns Scheduled

The City is partnering with the Lorain Port Authority and Jet Express Ferry to Put-in-Bay, Kelleys Island & Cedar Point to offer a fun way to head to the season opener for the Cleveland Browns - Sunday September 9! The trip departs the Huron dock at 9:30AM (please arrive 30 minutes early). Pickup occurs along the river wall [...]

City of Huron’s Electrical Aggregation Program

Starting this week, City residents may be receiving a letter regarding the City of Huron’s Electrical Aggregation Program. If you did receive this letter, it’s most likely because you are either not currently enrolled in the aggregation program or you are approaching the end of the 3-year enrollment period. In either case, if you would like [...]

City Finance Minutes from 8-14

The City's Finance Committee met last night (8/14) to review the first half of the year and to discuss the 2020 budget. Highlights from the meeting include the following: -Review of income tax collections and projections -Increase of the State’s gas tax and its local impact -Capital and debt financing -The 2020 budget process In [...]

City Council Minutes from 8-13

The Huron City Council met on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, to conduct the following items of business: - Newly appointed Councilmember John Jones took the Oath of Office. - Council voted to appoint Councilmember Glen Ginesi as the Vice Mayor. - Entertained a presentation from the Huron Joint Port Authority regarding a development proposal for [...]

By |2020-08-18T21:57:52+00:00August 15th, 2019|City of Huron, Local News|0 Comments

HFD Ruggles and Bower Recognized

At the August 13 City Council Meeting, Firefighters Charlie Ruggles and Kevin Bower were presented with the Award for Heroism from the Ohio State Fire Marshal. The award was given for their actions “on May 6th of this year, when personnel were dispatched to a mutual aid call for a vehicle submerged in water in [...]

City Seeking Appointment to the Erie County Board of Health

The City is accepting applications from interested residents to serve as the City's representative on the Erie County Board of Health to fill the unexpired term through August 31st, 2023. Please find the application and more information by following the link here. Applications are due to the Clerk of Council by Friday, August 16th, 2019 [...]

City Council Agenda Packet Posted

The agenda packet for this Tuesday's City Council meeting has been posted to the City's website (follow the link here). The meeting is at 6:30 PM. There is also a Finance Committee meeting on Tuesday in the Conference Room at 5:00 PM.

Huron FD Receives Award

Congratulations to Huron Fire Department for being recognized with the 2019 American Heart Association Bronze MissionLife EMS recognition award. EMS are an extension of our Heart Care Team. We thank them for their commitment to providing better outcomes for patients!

Safe Routes to School Project Starts 8/2

Crews are finalizing the construction schedule and layout for the upcoming Safe Routes to School sidewalk project on Cleveland Road West. The project includes installation of a new sidewalk along the southern portion of Cleveland Road West from Rye Beach Road to Jim Campbell Blvd. The project is slated to start in earnest August 2nd and [...]

Missing woman’s sister pleads for safety at Nickel Plate

Read the details in the Sandusky Register article here. Both the Huron Pier and Nickel Plate Beach are closed to the public until further notice.

Huron Fire Fighters Thank Parade-Goers

Thanks to the generosity of Huron River Fest parade-goers, the Huron Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 4168 were able to donate $886.88 to the MDA of Northeast Ohio through the annual Fill the Boot campaign. For 65 years, firefighters across the country have been “Filling the Boot” for Muscular Dystrophy. The money that is raised funds research for new treatments, [...]

By |2019-07-18T17:59:54+00:00July 18th, 2019|City of Huron, Local News|0 Comments

Boat Basin and City to Add More Fireworks in 2019

Check out this summer’s (and now winter’s ❄️) fireworks schedule! Two new shows were added in addition to the Red, White & Blues Bang and @huronriverfest show. August 3 will commemorate the 20th annual All Classics Boat and Car Show and December 7th will be new for this year’s annual Winter Fest. All shows are at the [...]

Fourth of July Celebrations Set for July 6th at the Basin

Join the celebration at the "Red, White & Blues Bang" -Huron Boat Basin, on SATURDAY, July 6th. Entertainment features The Kingbees, 6pm - Rachel Brown & The Beanick Playboys, 8:30pm, and FIREWORKS at 10:15pm!

Huron Looking for RFI Bids

The City of Huron is requesting submissions of interest for development considerations on the City-owned parcel located at 508 N. Main St. Please see the attached Request for Interest (RFI) for more information on criteria and timelines for submissions. Submissions are due no later than Friday, July 19th. There will be a Q&A meeting on [...]

Second Week of Safety Town a Success

Huron Parks & Recreations put on another terrific program for incoming Kindergarten students. The 8-day planned curriculum program helped familiarize children with the school setting while learning important safety lessons.

Lake Front Market to open this Saturday

We are thrilled that the Second Annual Lake Front Market will be open on Saturday, June 8 from 10am - 6pm at Lake Front Park.  Here's what you need to know. Parking: In addition to street parking, there will be parking available at all public parking lots near the basin & lighthouse pier, Port Huron [...]

City of Huron looking for Executive Administrative Assistant/Clerk of Council

*Employment Opportunity* The City of Huron is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Administrative Assistant / Clerk of Council. The position will provide support to the City Manager's Office and City Council, among other administrative duties. Follow the link for more information including the job description and application instructions.

Fall Ball at Fabens

It may seem early ... but NOW is the time to secure a spot for the 2019 Fall Ball @ Fabens League! LEAGUE SPACES ARE LIMITED! Don't delay your registration. Team Registration (sorry, no individual registrations) information is available here.

Baseball Camp Coming to Huron

Baseball Camp with the Huron High School Coaching Staff begins on June 10th -- Register now to sharpen skills and have FUN with the "big kids" (Huron HS Team members) helping with camp! More information and ONLINE REGISTRATION link athttps://www.cityofhuron.org/government/departments/parks-and-recreation/programs

Track Camp Dates Available

Time to fly! Register now for Track Camp, June 5-7th. More information and online registration link at https://www.cityofhuron.org/…/departments/parks-an…/programs

Boating Season Kicks Off in Huron

We are excited to kick-off the Boating Season -- a great way to recognize National Safe Boating Week is to take a few minutes to review Safe Boating tips on the ODNR Watercraft website -- http://watercraft.ohiodnr.gov/…/safe-boating-campaign-remin…

Nickel Plate Beach Opens 5/25

Fun times ahead! Nickel Plate Beach "official" opening is tomorrow! Please take a few moments to review posted SAFETY information at the Beach. Reminder: $6.00 daily parking fee; season parking passes also available at the Entry Gate. Throughout the season, Erie County Health Department monitors water with results posted here

Re-Dedication of HHS Varsity Baseball Field

There was a special re-dedication of the HHS Varsity baseball field this coming Monday May 20th, 2019 at 4:45pm. The field will be renamed Campbell - Klein Field in honor of the late and legendary Jim Campbell of Huron, and highly decorated WWII veteran and lifelong Huron resident Dick Klein. Mr. Campbell is well known [...]

Youth Sport Camp Sign Ups Available

Don't delay registration in Youth Camps--SPACES ARE LIMITED! The Sports Camp schedule includes Track, Baseball, (Golf is FULL), Tennis, Cheer, Soccer & Basketball Camps -- Plus Summer Day Camps and Arts & Crafts Camp. Details and online registration link here.

Spring 2019 Parks and Rec Schedule

Happy to see some sunshine and busy getting ready for FUN Spring events. Programs and Youth Camps require pre-registration - details here. As in the past, Boppin' on the Basin is Free Admission --thank you to Key Bank for their sponsorship!

Swimming Lesson Schedule Announced

Swim Lesson registrations are now available online here. Class spaces are limited; if a class that you would like to attend is Full, please email your information to [email protected] -- this will allow us to notify those interested (by email) if a slot opens, for first-come, first serve registration.

Advertising at Fabens Park

Fabens Park is one of the busiest places in Huron during season! The Advertising Banner program is a great opportunity to have your business logo and message featured in a family-friendly atmosphere! Learn how easy (and economical) it is to participate here.

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