Legal Notice of Public Hearing

Public Hearing


The Mount Vernon City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, July 25, 2022 at 6:45 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 40 Public Square, Mount Vernon, Ohio for the purpose of hearing public comment considering a Planned Neighborhood District Comprehensive Development Plan submitted to the City of Mount Vernon’s Municipal Planning Commission by the Ohio Eastern Star Home for 1451 Gambier Road, and accepted by the Commission on June 9, 2022.… Read full story

City Council Passes Ordinance

At the June 13th, 2022 meeting, the Mount Vernon City Council passed ORD. 2022-22, regarding the installation of accessible crosswalk signals during the construction of new, or reconstruction of existing intersections.  This legislation was created as a direct response to concern from community members about the accessibility of our city for the visually impared. Read full story

No Swimming Lessons at Water Park This Summer

Widespread lifeguard shortage forces City to make change at Hiawatha

MOUNT VERNON, May 10, 2022 – Swimming lessons will not be available at the City’s Hiawatha Water Park this year. A severe shortage of lifeguards has necessitated the cutback.
“The lifeguard shortage is not just a statewide phenomenon but something that’s taking place on a nationwide level.… Read full story