Tipp City plans for numerous city projects, hire fire personnel in 2023


TIPP CITY — The city of Tipp City has many capital improvement projects planned for 2023 and seeking to hire new personnel.

The city of Tipp City has submitted the following report on its upcoming new projects , starting with municipal services:

— The construction projects planned for the 2023 calendar year include:

• Asphalt resurfacing — The city has budgeted $700,000 for street resurfacing. The tentative streets to be included in this year’s project are; North 4th Street (culvert to North Ave), North 5th Street (Franklin to Kilgore Street), Donn Davis Way (Co Rd 25A to East Kessler-Cowlesville), Success Circle, Heathwood, Teakwood, and Pinehurst.

• Alley maintenance — The city will has allocated $100,000 of asphalt resurfacing funds to spend on alley repairs. The city is working to determine which alleys to include in this year’s project based on condition. The plan is to continue this alley program annually.

• Interstate 75 exit 68 beautification — This project includes the beautification and landscaping along the entrance and exit ramps of I-75 exit 68 (at state Route 571/Main Street). This project also includes the replacement of fencing of the I-75 overpass with decorative fencing.

• Sanitary sewer upgrades — This project consists of installing a new sewer main from Abbott Parkway on County Road 25A to Kinna Drive on state Route 571. This project also consists of installing additional sanitary sewer from South Hyatt Street over to South First Street. The estimated cost of this project is $5,000,000.

• North Fourth and North Fifth Street waterline replacement — The city is working to make infrastructure improvements throughout the city. Part of this plan is ensure all old, undersized water mains are replaced. This project will replace old 4-inch waterlines on North Fourth Street (from the Amokee Place ditch culvert to North Avenue) and on North Firth Street (from Kilgore Boulevard to Franklin Street). The city was able to obtain Ohio Public Works Commission grant funds for this project. The total project cost is estimated to be $500,000 with the city responsible for $100,000 of the total costs. Engineering is currently underway. The project is anticipated to begin in the spring of 2023.

— Emergency Services

Tipp City Fire and Emergency Services is constantly recruiting personnel. We are accepting applications at all levels of fire and EMT certification. We currently have openings for volunteer and part-time positions.

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