City Applies for Water/Wastewater Infrastructure Grant Funds

State provides an additional $250M to continue funding popular program

MOUNT VERNON, February 9, 2023 – The City of Mount Vernon is not alone when it comes to meeting the challenge of updating its aging water and wastewater infrastructure.


Recognizing a need, the State in 2021 created the Ohio Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Grant Program, which quickly received more than 1,200 grant applications requesting nearly $1.4 billion in utilities infrastructure funding.Read full story

City Honors Employees for Going Above and Beyond

Inaugural Workforce Development Employee Appreciation Luncheon held

MOUNT VERNON, January 13, 2023 – More than 100 employees for the City of Mount Vernon gathered at the Station Break Senior Center on Jan. 11, 2023 to honor several of their co-workers.

The first Workforce Development Employee Appreciation Luncheon was organized to recognize 30 employees for serving the City for anywhere from five to 30 years, while six Team Member awards were also handed out.Read full story

Notice of Special Civil Service Commission Meeting

Public Meeting

The Municipal Civil Service Commission of the City of Mount Vernon, Ohio will conduct a meeting on Jan. 11, 2023 at 1-2 pm in the Council Chambers of City Hall to consider the following items:


Approval of new job description #327 Wastewater Superintendent
Approval of new job description # 211 Utility Administration Manager
Approval of new job description #116 Engineering Technician III (GIS)


Adjustments to “Essential Functions” & “Required Knowledge” in JD #102 (N) Public Utility Tech.Read full story