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Posted on: September 21, 2020

HARRISON IS HIGHLY DESIRABLE, BUT AFFORDABLE

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LendEDU has ranked the City of Harrison as one of the fastest growing, yet most affordable cities in Ohio and the U.S. Harrison is projected to grow by 16.76% over the next five years and the median monthly home cost in Harrison is $1,346, which means it&...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2020

HARRISON PD INTRODUCES NEW OFFICERS, PROMOTIONS

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People who live or work in the City of Harrison may have noticed two new uniformed police officers in the past year.

Officer Trevor Lutterbie was sworn-in to serve the Harrison Police Department in May 2019. He has been a certified Ohio peace officer since...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: September 3, 2020

SCHOOL DISTRICT SHARES TRAFFIC INFORMATION

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Southwest Local School District has provided the following information with regard to students returning to school in-person, starting Sept. 8, 2020, People who live, work or drive through the City of Harrison should be advised of these plans, which could...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: August 31, 2020

COMPANY BRINGS JOBS, HQ TO HARRISON

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Harrison City Council approved a Community Reinvestment Area tax abatement August 18 to encourage Cincinnati Asphalt to build a 14,500-square-foot office headquarters and warehouse. The $2 million facility will be located at 10200 Harrison Ave. The Cleves...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: August 25, 2020

CITY-WIDE YARD SALE IS SATURDAY, SEPT. 5

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Harrison’s City-Wide Yard Sale is Saturday, Sept. 5 at the Harrison Community Center (300 George Street). Shoppers can park and safely browse dozens of sales without having to drive around town. 

The event will be open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.&a...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: August 20, 2020

HARRISON BUSINESSES ELIGIBLE FOR RELIEF FROM COUNTY

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Hamilton County will begin accepting applications Aug. 24 for round two of the Hamilton County Small Business Relief Program that awards $2,500, $5,000 and $10,000 grants to eligible businesses. City of Harrison businesses may consider applying for the re...
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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: August 17, 2020

RESTAURANTS, STORES CHOOSE HARRISON

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A growing list of restaurants and stores are choosing Harrison for their business. 

In the historic downtown district, the Harrison Planning Commission has approved six new businesses in 2020. The Drunken Hog BBQ at 102 Harrison Avenue is expected...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: August 10, 2020

GOLF OUTING WILL SUPPORT HARRISON MAYOR'S FUND

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The 29th Annual Harrison Mayor’s Fund Golf Outing is Sept. 19 at Grand Oak Golf Club in West Harrison. The outing is an important source of income for the Harrison Mayor’s Fund, a charitable organization dedicated to helping those in n...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: August 3, 2020

GRANT WILL IMPROVE WEST ROAD OVERPASS

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The City of Harrison is taking steps to improve pedestrian safety on West Road. The City has been examining the West Road overpass and commissioned a traffic study that counted both cars and people using the bridge. Now the City has secured grant funds to...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: July 27, 2020

COUNCIL APPROVES OUTDOOR REFRESHMENT AREA

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City Council has moved forward with plans to establish a designated outdoor refreshment area, or DORA, in Harrison’s historic downtown district. A DORA allows people to enjoy alcoholic beverages while walking between participating establishments...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: July 20, 2020

PICKLEBALL POPULARITY GROWS IN HARRISON

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It’s not uncommon to see a friendly, socially-distanced crowd gathering around Harrison’s pickleball courts. Since the two courts were installed in 2018, a growing group of “pickleballers” are getting out there to e...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: July 10, 2020

POLICE FOCUS ON COMMUNITY RELATIONS

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The Harrison Police Department has been focusing on community relations in two important ways. 

The Department has been taking a close look at recent instances of police brutality in other parts of the country. This has led to adjustments in polic...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: July 6, 2020

SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS HONORED IN HARRISON

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The City of Harrison installed 35 lamp post banners to honor active duty service members and veterans from the City and surrounding townships.

The banners were hung just before Fourth of July festivities and will remain on display until September throughou...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: June 29, 2020

JULY 4 FESTIVITIES INCLUDE PARADE & FIREWORKS

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**UPDATE 7/1/20 The Miss Jacque concert at 7 pm has been canceled. The parade and fireworks will proceed as long as weather and State of Ohio restrictions permit.

Here are details regarding City of Harrison Fourth of July festivities.

4 P.M. FOURTH OF JULY...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: June 24, 2020

PART OF CAMPBELL ROAD CLOSED THURSDAY & FRIDAY

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UPDATE 6/25/20 4:30 P.M.
Campbell Road will be closed between Featherwood Drive and State Street Friday, June 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. as cleanup continues. 

ORIGINAL POST 6/24/20 
The stretch of Campbell Road between Featherwood Drive and ...
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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: June 22, 2020

HARRISON COUNCIL CONSIDERS GOLF CART LEGISLATION

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UPDATE JULY 23, 2020 City Council will consider an ordinance to permit under-speed, low-speed and utility vehicles to operate on designated streets within Parks of Whitewater, Whitewater Trails and Hickory Flats subdivisions.  A vote is ...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: June 15, 2020

TRADITION OF GIVING CONTINUES WITH MAYOR’S FUND

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It all started with a single turkey. The bird was given to Harrison Mayor Clyde Small, who didn’t need it, so he gave it to Fred Dole, co-owner of the Whitewater Market on the corner at 102 Harrison Avenue. There, Mr. Dole cut the turkey in half...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: June 8, 2020

CITY LAUNCHES COMMUNITY PRIDE CAMPAIGN

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The City of Harrison is asking residents to share photos of their yard or home improvements to feature on social media and the Community Connect newsletter. All City residents who participate will be placed in a random drawing in September 2020 for a $100...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: June 1, 2020

JULY 4 FIREWORKS & SUMMER CONCERTS PLANNED

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The City will continue some of its summer traditions in 2020, with a few changes. 

The Fireworks Will Go On, Parade Plan in the WorksThe City of Harrison will have its annual Fourth of July fireworks display. Weather permitting, residents are invi...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: May 26, 2020

SERVICE EXPANSION BEGINS WITH YARD WASTE EVENT

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Although some programs and events are canceled and many facilities are not readily accessible, the City of Harrison will begin easing some local COVID-19 restrictions at the end of May. Perhaps the most notable sign of this will be the Yard Waste Clean-Up...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Residents Improve Curb Appeal in Harrison

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In neighborhoods throughout the City of Harrison, residents are making efforts to improve curb appeal. One of the most noticeable differences is the storage and screening of trash cans, fire pits, tools, and other items.

“We appreciate the steps ...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Deputy Fire Chief Chetwood Remembered

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Former Harrison Deputy Fire Chief Gregory W. Chetwood, 58, was honored in funeral services Wednesday, May 13. 
Deputy Chief Chetwood passed away May 9 after battling ALS. He was with Harrison Fired Department for 32 years and had served 16 years i...
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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: May 8, 2020

APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE FOR BUILDING AND ZONING

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Residents (or other parties) interested in obtaining building permits may access them online  and deposit them into the window slot at the Community Center (300 George St.) with a check or money order. Or, if there are questions or issues with th...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: April 29, 2020

NEW COVID-19 GUIDELINES SET FOR CITY PROPERTIES

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City of Harrison Mayor Bill Neyer has set new policies for City employees and properties, beginning May 1. The highlights of the policies include:

Beginning May 1:

  • All City employees will wear protective masks while at work, unless alone in their private of...
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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: April 27, 2020

STATE ISSUES BUSINESS OPENING REQUIREMENTS

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At his COVID-19 news conference on Monday, April 27, Governor DeWine and the Ohio Department of Health issued requirements for businesses to gradually open in Ohio. Harrison Mayor Bill Neyer has stated that the community will follow Ohio’s requi...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: April 23, 2020

CENSUS PARTICIPATION IS KEY FOR HARRISON

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As the number of residents in Harrison grows, it’s vitally important that our population is reflected in the 2020 Census results. This ensures fair representation in Congress, as well as our share of funding for schools, hospitals, roads, and mo...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: April 20, 2020

City Council Meetings Available Online

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The postponed Harrison City Council meeting from April 7 will be conducted Tuesday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. Immediately following that very short meeting (perhaps 5-10 minutes), the regular April 21 Council meeting will begin. 

The public may watch ...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Ohio Primary Election Extended to April 28

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Ohio’s Primary Election has been extended to April 28, providing citizens more time to cast a ballot. Polls were closed by public health order on the original election date (March 17) due to the Coronavirus crisis.

If you already voted early for ...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: April 3, 2020

MAYOR PROVIDES UPDATE ABOUT COVID-19

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Dear Residents and Community Members: 

On April 2, 2020, Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton extended, expanded and clarified the current "Stay at Home" Order through May 1, 2020. You may read the full language of the order,...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: April 1, 2020

EASTER CELEBRATION CANCELED

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Due to COVID-19 precautions, the City’s annual Easter Celebration, scheduled for Saturday, April 11, 2020, has been canceled. All activities including the Easter egg hunt, pancake breakfast breakfast and other activities are canceled. Residents ...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: March 23, 2020

NEW COVID-19 RULES GO INTO EFFECT

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As of midnight, Monday, March 23, the City of Harrison is following the new “Stay at Home” orders issued by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine regarding “essential businesses and employees. That means that:

  • All businesses deemed non-es...
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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: March 20, 2020

RELIEF OFFERED BY DUKE, SBA AND VA

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Duke Energy Keeps the Lights On, Waives FeesDuke has suspended disconnections for non-payment during the COVID-19 crisis. Also, effective March 21, Duke Energy will waive all late payment fees and fees for returned checks. Customers who were recently disc...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: March 16, 2020

CITY TAKES STEPS TO CURB COVID-19 CONTAMINATION

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UPDATE 3/18/2020 

Following are the latest steps taken by the City of Harrison to fight the spread of COVID-19.

CITY COUNCIL MEETING LOCATION CHANGEDThe March 18 Council meeting will be in the Multi-Purpose Room at the Community Center - NOT IN COU...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Tax Preparation Help Available for Residents

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City of Harrison residents can file City income tax in one of three ways: 

1.     Online: www.ritaohio.com

2.     Phone: 1 (800) 860-7482

3.     Mail: Regional Income Tax Agency, PO Box 94801, Cl...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Summer Fun Registration Starts in March

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UPDATE 3/17/2020: Summer Fun Registration has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. More information will be posted on this page when it becomes available. 

The City of Harrison Recreation Commission’s Summer Fun Program is a six-week...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: February 24, 2020

The Wall That Heals Coming to Harrison

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Update 4/15/2020: The Wall That Heals visit to the Harrison area June 11-14, 2020 has been postponed. The VFW, City of Harrison and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund jointly decided to postpone the visit out of an abundance of caution for our visitors an...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Mayor Reports on State of the Community

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The City is growing with new homes and businesses, reported Mayor Neyer at the Chamber’s annual legislative breakfast. 

Learn more by viewing the Mayor’s presentation (embedded below).

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Navigating Our New Website

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The City of Harrison has refreshed its website to make it easier for citizens to access services and information from their desktop or mobile device. Site features include:

Calendar Visitors can easily find senior activities, City meeting...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: December 31, 2019

New City Council Members Sworn In

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Three new City Council representatives and the Mayor were sworn in to four-year terms at the January 7 meeting. Pictured are elected officials serving the City of Harrison in 2020 (left to right): Jean Wilson (new City Council representative), Tony Egner ...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: December 31, 2019

Census Workers Needed in Harrison

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The results of the 2020 Census will be vitally important. The data collected will determine each state’s representation in Congress, as well as how certain funds are spent for schools, hospitals, roads, and more. 

You can play a part in ...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: December 31, 2019

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: December 31, 2019

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Access various alerts including road closures, parking alerts, boil water advisories, and more. Alerts will be displayed at the top of the website when active. Visitors can also sign up to receive notifications on specific categories to always stay inform...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: December 31, 2019

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Use Citizen Request Tracker to notify us about a general concern, comment, or compliment. Visitors can also log in to check on the progress of existing requests.

2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: December 31, 2019

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: December 31, 2019

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With the MyAccount feature, you can customize your viewing experience, sign up for notifications, and engage in information you care about.

2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements
Posted on: December 31, 2019

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Access various alerts including road closures, parking alerts, boil water advisories, and more. Alerts will be displayed at the top of the website when active. Visitors can also sign up to receive notifications on specific categories to always stay inform...

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2020 City of Harrison News and Announcements

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