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Chillicothe City Council approves 2021 COBRA rates and adopts Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Chillicothe City Council on January 25th approved 2021 COBRA rates and a resolution adopting the Hazard Mitigation Plan. City Administrator Darin Chappell explains if someone leaves the employment of the city, he or she is entitled to have COBRA coverage on health insurance for 18 months with the city insurance company. The city has […]

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The race is on for Chillicothe First Ward City Councilman

There is a race for Chillicothe’s First Ward in the April 6th election. Michael Smith filed on January 19th for the position. Reed Dupy previously filed for the First Ward. Other candidates previously filing include incumbents Mayor Theresa Kelly, City Clerk Rozanne Frampton, City Auditor Hannah Fletcher, Councilman-At-Large Thomas Ashbrook, Second Ward Council Member Wayne […]

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Several file for re-election in Chillicothe

December 15th is the first-day candidates can file for the April 6th election. Several candidates have filed for reelection in Chillicothe. Those include Mayor Theresa Kelly, City Clerk Rozanne Frampton, City Auditor Hannah Fletcher, Councilman-At-Large Thomas Ashbrook, Second Ward Councilman Wayne Cunningham, and Fourth Ward Councilman Pam Jarding. Others filing for positions in Chillicothe include […]

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Livingston County mask mandate and fines not enforceable until adopted by Chillicothe City Council at next meeting

Livingston County Health Center Administrator Sherry Weldon has provided more information about the mask mandate going into effect on November 20th to slow the spread of COVID-19. The executive order from the health center, Chillicothe Mayor Theresa Kelly, and Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas requires persons at least seven years old to wear face masks or […]

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Livingston County to institute face mask mandate on November 20, 2020

An executive order will go into effect in Livingston County on November 20th establishing the requirement to wear a face mask in certain locations to prevent or limit the spread of COVID-19. The executive order by the Livingston County Health Center, Chillicothe Mayor Theresa Kelly, and Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas requires all persons at least […]

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Jay Ashcroft and Chillicothe Mayor Theresa Kelly to promote voting options for November 3 election

Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft and Chillicothe Mayor Theresa Kelly will join other local officials at City Hall on Wednesday, Sept.23, 2020, at 11:00 am to promote the safety of in-person voting and the new 2020 absentee and mail-in voting options. The public is encouraged to attend the event on the front steps of City […]

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Chillicothe City Council denies request to repeal ordinance regarding zoning

The Chillicothe City Council did not accept a request the night of Monday, August 31st to repeal an ordinance regarding rezoning. City Administrator Darin Chappell reports 420 Martin Street was rezoned from R-3 to MU-1 about three weeks ago, and neighbors the night of Monday, August 31st night asked for the zoning to be reverted […]

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Community leaders in Livingston County encourage wearing of masks in public

Livingston County health, governmental, business, and school officials are encouraging people to wear a mask in public where social distancing is difficult to maintain. The plea comes following an increase in positive COVID-19 cases in Livingston County during the past several weeks. Officials they want to stop the spread of the virus now, so the […]

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Chillicothe officials close facilities in city parks system

By executive order from Chillicothe Mayor Theresa Kelly, several facilities in the Chillicothe Parks System will close to public use effective immediately due to concerns of COVID-19 and in line with city, county, state, and federal guidelines and recommendations. Chillicothe playgrounds, fitness equipment, shelter houses, and restroom facilities will be closed until further notice. The […]

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Video: Chillicothe Police Department conducts MILO training

The Chillicothe Police Department conducted training with the Multiple Interactive Learning Objectives Training Simulator this week. The department reports MILO is a response to a resistance training tool, which simulates real-life, potentially fatal situations law enforcement officers encounter on duty. Participants are equipped with tools officers would normally find on their duty belt, including a […]

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Chillicothe Mayor to fill three advisory board vacancies

Chillicothe Mayor Theresa Kelly is accepting applications to fill vacancies on three advisory boards. Appointments to be filled are for the Board of Adjustments, Planning and Zoning Commission, and Railroad Board. Interested individuals can pick up a volunteer form at the Chillicothe City Clerk’s Office at the Chillicothe City Hall. Forms must be submitted by […]

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Livingston County activates Emergency Operations Center

The Livingston County/Chillicothe Emergency Operations Center has been activated due to major flooding and road closures. Livingston County Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas and Chillicothe Mayor Theresa Kelly report provisions for shelters have been set up. Residents are advised to travel only if necessary and to verify road conditions before traveling with proper authorities. Livingston County […]

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Filing deadline passes finalizing candidates running for office in Chillicothe

Several races exist in the City of Chillicothe April 2nd election. One of the races is for Mayor with Theresa Kelly and incumbent Reed Dupy both filing for the position. Other races include councilmen positions for two of Chillicothe’s four wards including Dennis Albertson, Junior and Adam Brown filed for First Ward Councilman. John E. […]

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Jon Maples files for Chillicothe City Constable

Chillicothe City Clerk Rozanne Frampton reports a candidate has filed for Chillicothe City Constable. Jon Maples filed to fill the position on Tuesday. Other filings for the Chillicothe City Council include Theresa Kelly and Reed Dupy for mayor; Rozanne Frampton, city clerk; Tom Ashbrook, Councilman-At-Large; Dennis Albertson, Junior and Adam B. Brown, First Ward Councilman; […]

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Jarding files for Chillicothe councilman seat

Another candidate has filed for a position on to the Chillicothe City Council.  City Clerk Rozanne Frampton reports Pam Jarding filed for the fourth ward councilman position. Candidates who previously filed include Theresa Kelly and Reed Dupy for Chillicothe mayor, Rozanne Frampton for city clerk, Tom Ashbrook for councilman-at-large, Dennis Albertson, Junior for first ward […]

Candidate filings continue to roll in for positions in Chillicothe

Another candidate has filed in Chillicothe for the April 2nd Municipal Election. City Clerk Rozeanne Frampton reports John E. Plaster, Junior filed for the third ward councilman position. Others who filed in Chillicothe include Theresa Kelly and Reed Dupy for Mayor, Rozanne Frampton for city clerk, Tom Ashbrook for councilman-at-large, Dennis Albertson, Junior as first […]