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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Officer Reed receives Casey Elliott Memorial "City's Finest" Award

Office Reed Honored

Officer Chris Reed, a nine-year veteran of the Xenia Police Division (XPD) was recently recognized with the division’s highest honor, the Casey Elliott Memorial “City’s Finest” Award. Xenia Police Division awarded m...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) to begin collecting income taxes for City of Xenia


In the coming days, Xenia residents and businesses will be receiving notices from the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) announcing that beginning on September 1, 2020, RITA will be collecting municipal income taxes for the City of Xenia. RITA currently co...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Self-response for 2020 Census extended to October 31

Census News

Make Xenia Count!

The 2020 Census count is still ongoing, and the self-response deadline has been extended to October 31! Please respond if you haven’t already – this will help to make sure that you and your community are properly repre...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

What drivers need to know about navigating Xenia's first roundabout


After several months of construction, Xenia’s first roundabout at the intersection of US 42 and E. Church Street has opened.

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) was responsible for the construction of the project which began in March of ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Meet Sugar, a Diabetic Alert Dog for longtime City of Xenia employee

Sugar News

The City of Xenia’s employees have a new member of the family.

On Wednesday, February 5, ’Sugar’ the mini Aussie-Doodle was introduced to staff. Sugar is now a constant companion to Public Service employee Rodney Smith.

Rodney ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Claims and facts regarding the EMS billing change in Xenia

The City of Xenia’s EMS Billing policy is changing effective February 1, 2020, in an effort to educate the public about the change, we have compiled a list of ’claims and facts’ about the new policy.

Read: Change in EMS billin...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Raising awareness about when to call and when not to call 911

During 2019, the City of Xenia Fire Division responded to more than 6,100 calls for Fire and EMS service. Of those calls, 5,008 were for emergency medical service (EMS), making the division’s front line medic crews the busiest in Greene County.


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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Mayor issues proclamation for Xenia Public Service workers credited with saving man's life

Xenia Public Service News

Two Xenia Public Service workers are being honored for their quick thinking and action, which medics say saved a man’s life.

On Tuesday, December 3, Bill Rogers and Bob Hughes, who are both Equipment Operators for Xenia Public Service, were runni...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Xenia Finance Department honored with Auditor of State Award with Distinction

Finance Department News

The City of Xenia’s Finance Department was given a prestigious honor during Thursday night’s City Council meeting, as it was presented with the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. The award is given by the Ohio Auditor of...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Go behind the scenes with Xenia Public Service during hydrant flushing

Hydrant Flushing News

Each day in the City of Xenia there is more than 200 miles of pipes delivering excellent water to residents of the city.  In order to maintain water quality, Xenia Public Service flushes hydrants twice a year.

During the course of the year, sedime...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Xenia Fire Division welcomes firefighter/paramedic Justin Cason

XFD News

The Xenia Fire Division family is growing as firefighter/paramedic Justin Cason was sworn in Monday afternoon.

(City of Xenia Law Director Donnette Fisher facilitates swearing-in ceremony for Justin Cason.)

Cason is a 2013 graduate of Shawnee High School in...

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