Check out the bear hunt details in the Sandusky Register article here.
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 [...]
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. [...]
Stay healthy! Stay engaged! Support local! City of Huron - Government Huron Ohio News CDC Huron City Schools https://www.facebook.com/eriecohealth/
Read the farewell details from the Sandusky Register here
More details surrounding the delayed voting can be found on the Sandusky Register page here.
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. [...]
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 [...]
*Now Hiring* The City of Huron is seeking applications for a part-time Zoning Inspector. Click here for more information about the position. The deadline for applications is March 13th.
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 [...]
View the meetings by using the links below. City Council work session City Council meeting 2/25
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 - [...]
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.
Learn more about the upcoming move on the Sandusky Register here.
-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* 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.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
It's never too early to plan your SUMMER FUN! Check out the Huron Boat Basin 2020 schedule here.
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
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 [...]
The City of Huron and Republic Services will be offering Christmas Tree pickup on January 6th and 13th. Trees should be placed next to your trash can on the curb for pickup.
Get introduced to our new mayor, Sam Artino through the Sandusky Register here.
City Council will be meeting on Tuesday, December 10th at 6:30 PM. The packet for the meeting can be found on the City's website (here). The City's Finance Committee will be meeting at 5:30 PM in the conference room.
Check out the photo gallery from the Sandusky Register here.
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Read the Sandusky Register article here.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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
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
Get the details on the Sandusky Register here.
City Council Candidate Debate held by Sandusky Register at Huron High School on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. Click the link here to be directed to Youtube to watch the debate.
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 [...]
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!
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 [...]
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, 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 [...]
Read more about the improvements in the Sandusky Register article here.
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 [...]
Thank you to all our candidates, volunteers, McCormick School, and voters who joined us at our Candidates’ Forum for a very informative evening!!
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 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.
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
*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.
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Get all the details from the Sandusky Register article here.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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!
Read the details on council's newest member and the upcoming election in the Sandusky Register article here.
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 [...]
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.
The Tornado Sirens are due to waterspouts spotted on Lake Erie and a funnel cloud that was observed in the south east corner of the county. Keep and eye on the sky and be safe.
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, [...]
Check out the Register photos here.
See if the Register caught you having fun at the River Fest here.
Have fun but play it safe. Check out the recommendations from Firelands Regional Medical Center via the Sandusky Register here.
Check out the article and beautiful pictures here.
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 [...]
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!
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 [...]
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.
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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 [...]
*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.
Huron Chamber of Commerce is proud to bring all these talented business owners to Lake Front Park on Saturday, June 8th.
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 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
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
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…
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
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 [...]
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.
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!
Huron River Boat Access Ramp has two new life ring buoys thanks to Fish Huron. Please Boat Smart from the Start!
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.
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.