Upcoming Events

Trenton Beggar's Night
October 31, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
--------------------------------------Council Meeting & Work Session
Civic Hall
November 6, 2014
Work Session - 6:30 PM
Council Meeting - 7:30 PM
Planning Commission Meeting
November 10, 2014
7:00 PM
Council Meeting & Work Session
Civic Hall
November 20, 2014
Work Session - 6:30 PM
Council Meeting - 7:30 PM




Welcome to The City of Trenton - Ohio


City of Trenton
- Beggar's Night -
October 31, 2014
5:30PM - 7:00PM


Butler County
Recycling and Solid Waste District

Waste Tire Recycling Event
Saturday, November 15, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Ross High School
3601 Hamilton-Cleves Road
Hamilton, OH 45013

Accepting Car, Truck, and Tractor Tires

Limit 10 Tires per household
Open to all Butler County residents


The City of Trenton is accepting applications for a full-time Public Works Department Laborer.
Salary DOQ/E + benefits. Physical exam and drug test required. CDL required within first 6 months of hire date. Applications may be filled out and returned to Trenton Civic Center, 11 East State Street, 45067.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

• Operates a variety of specialized equipment and performs manual labor tasks in order to maintain safe parks, streets and City facilities as assigned; duties will vary according to job assignment.
• Operates and maintains vehicles, tools and equipment in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures; identifies and reports problems requiring additional attention.
• Assists in the repair and maintenance of roadways; maintains landscaping and park grounds; clears trash, brush, weeds and debris from roadways, structures, grounds and facilities.
• Digs and fills holes; patches streets; clears and repairs roadway, shoulders and adjoining areas; installs and maintains signs;
• Cleans and maintains City facilities and buildings; makes minor facilities repairs.
• Install and maintain street signage.
• Recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents and injuries.
• Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Experience: High School diploma or GED equivalent, AND one year of general maintenance experience.

Special Requirements:
Required Licenses or Certifications:
•Must possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License.
Required Knowledge of:
•City policies and procedures. •Basic tools and equipment used in streets, parks, facilities and grounds maintenance. •City safety rules and regulations, occupational hazards and safety precautions.
Required Skill in:
•Safe and efficient operation and maintenance of tools and equipment according to standard operating and safety procedures.
Physical Demands / Work Environment:
•Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions, with exposure to hazardous equipment, requires constant physical efforts, and ability to lift and move items weighing up to eighty (80) pounds.
•May be required to work immediately before, during or after an emergency or disaster.

Miscellaneous Information
Benefits include Ohio Public Retirement System; paid vacation and sick accrual; medical, dental and life insurance.

Deadline is Monday, November 10, 2014. For further information, contact Sharon Jackson at 513-988-6304, ext. 150.
Trenton is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


City Earns Auditor of State Award

     The City of Trenton was among seven entities to receive Auditor of State Awards this week for meeting criteria for a "clean" audit report.
     The honor is bestowed to local governments and school district after completing a financial audit and among other criteria, filing timely financial reports with the state auditor's office; not having any finding for recovery; and not having any ethics referrals.

{Staff Report, Middletown Journal-News, Local & State - In Brief, September 18, 2014}


Planning Commission Meeting
November 10, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Discussion of City of Trenton
Fencing Regulations, reported problems with the code, and possible changes to recommend to City Council.

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Christmas in Trenton Writing Contest!

"What Christmas means to Me"

As part of Christmas in Trenton 2014, the City of Trenton is sponsoring a writing contest for kids, entitled "What Christmas means to Me!"

Submittals from any community are welcome!

Submittal requirements:
-In the participant's own handwriting
-Not to exceed one page
-Include name, address, phone number, and participant's age as of November 19th
-Have them at the Trenton City Building by November 19th

The two "What Christmas means to Me" winners will be announced and recognized at the Trenton City Council meeting on Thursday, December 4th at 7:30 PM.  The parade meets at Trenton Community Park at 11 AM on Saturday, December 6th.



 The OKI Regional Council of Governments is updating a policy plan to improve quality of life and service to the public in southwest Ohio, northern Kentucky, and southeast Indiana, and they want to hear from you. To find out more and share your opinions, visit www.howdowegrow.org


Public Surplus Auction


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Trenton Fire Department Taking Applications for Certified Firefighters/EMTs
{Click for Application}

Position: Volunteer Firefighter / EMT (Paid per call and part time positions)

a. Attend Monday Night Trainings
b. Clean driving record - no felony or DUI/OVI
c. Pass a drug test
d. Certification Firefighter any level
f. Certification minimum EMT Basic

Applications may be picked up at the Administration Office at the Trenton City Building.


Middletown-Oxford Shuttle

Now stops in Trenton
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Middletown Transit System












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Pay your City Utilities Online
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Butler County
Current Snow Advisory Level


There is no snow advisory in effect.

Roadways are hazardous. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.

Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads can be very icy. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways. People should contact their employer to see If they should report to work. Obviously, if you are driving, use extreme caution.

All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one should be driving during this condition unless it is absolutely necessary or a personal emergency exists. All employees should contact their employer to see if they should report for work. Anyone traveling on the roads may subject themselves to arrest.