APRIL 20, 2020 COMMUNITY UPDATE

SCHOOL BUILDINGS TO REMAIN CLOSED FOR REMAINDER OF 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

Governor DeWine announced that students will continue to go to school remotely for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year. At this time, no decisions have been made regarding whether or not schools will reopen in the fall.

VILLAGE TO BEGIN VIRTUAL MEETINGS

Our first virtual Village Council meeting will be held April 21, 2020 at 6:30pm. A copy of the agenda can be found here.

This will be a virtual meeting and we ask that if you have general public comments or a comment on legislation to be considered, please notify the Clerk of Council by emailing your name, address and comment to so that we can work to accommodate.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/johnstown/42120—village-council-meeting

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212

Access Code: 732-165-325

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/732165325

To read complete drafts of any legislation scheduled on the agenda please contact the Clerk of Council for a copy at tmonroe@johnstownohio.org or by calling 740-967-3177 ext 5

JOHNSTOWN PD TO DISTRIBUTE FREE HAND SANITIZER

The Village of Johnstown, Ohio Police Department has partnered with Apeks Supercritical by GIBRALTAR to distribute free hand sanitizer to those who are considered most vulnerable to infection of COVID-19. Those individuals are defined as (1) Elderly individuals or (2) Individuals with serious underlying health conditions, including high blood pressure, chronic lung disease, diabetes, obesity, asthma, and those whose immune system is compromised such as by chemotherapy for cancer and other conditions requiring such therapy.

Apeks Supercritical is providing the hand sanitizer at absolute zero cost to the community! Supplies are limited so please be patient.

Please complete the information HERE to be placed on a list to receive a bottle of hand sanitizer. Our Police Officers will delver to your front door with no contact needed.

You will receive an email when our Officer delivers your bottle.

Questions? Email Jim Lenner, Village Manager at jlenner@johnstownohio.org.

LOUD VEHICLES / NOISE ORDINANCE

We’ve received numerous complaints in North Main Street / Leafy Dell neighborhood about extremely loud vehicles in the area. The Chief of Police is aware of the situation and targeted enforcement will begin. We won’t tell when for obvious reasons.

JOHNSTOWN POINTE BEGINS CONSTRUCTION

The green fence at 383 W. Coshocton Street indicates construction has begun on the 81 -bed Johnstown Pointe Transitional Care Facility. The project received its final approval from the Village Planning & Zoning Commission on February 25th. 

The proposed structure will be approximately 58,000 square feet and will be constructed as a single story, protected wood frame building.

POLICE DEPARTMENT STEPS UP FACEBOOK UPDATES

If you haven’t already, check out the Village Police Department Facebook Page. Under the direction of Chief of Police Haroon, more information will be posted in a timely manner to assist our community.

PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING TO LOCAL FOOD PANTRY

VILLAGE PARKS ARE OPEN

Even though our playgrounds are closed, you can still get out and enjoy the parks in town or in Licking County. Please remember to keep proper distance from others.

US 62 ROAD CLOSURE

Revised date of closure..the first day of complete closure has been moved to May 20. The road will be closed to all traffic (except for home access). The closure will be from Williams Street to the Post Office and last 60 days.

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4 thoughts on “APRIL 20, 2020 COMMUNITY UPDATE

  1. Jim, what is the reason for the 6 week delay on the US 62 project and what is the time frame for post office to Benedict phase.

    Thanks,
    Lewie Main

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  2. not sure what is wrong have called number 3 times and put in access code.. Just silent. Click on Go to and says that name is not in system. Talk to Union all the time and not problems..??? Still trying. Sharon

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