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Columbia Township fire levy may be on fall ballot

Columbia Township residents who live in the Ridge Fire District may be asked to approve a fire levy this fall. The township’s Board of Trustees will vote Tuesday, May 10, on whether to ask the Hamilton County Auditor to certify how much a 3.4-mill levy would cost homeowners in the Ridge Road-Highland Avenue area annually [...]

By |2016-05-13T14:14:49-05:00April 22nd, 2016|Levy, News Article|Comments Off on Columbia Township fire levy may be on fall ballot


Hamilton County Engineer 223 West Galbraith Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45215 Traffic Department April 8, 2016 ***NEWS RELEASE***WALTON CREEK ROAD CLOSURE **** Between Muchmore Rd. & Varner Rd.****IN COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP / INDIAN HILL Theodore B. Hubbard, the Hamilton County Engineer, would like to announce the full closure of Walton Creek Road, between Muchmore and Varner Roads [...]

By |2016-05-13T14:19:11-05:00April 13th, 2016|Announcement, News Release|Comments Off on ***NEWS RELEASE***WALTON CREEK ROAD CLOSURE

CBT Co. Announces Acquisition of FDL Automation & Supply Company

Acquisition to strengthen CBT’s position in the automation and MRO services in west central, Ohio SIDNEY, OHIO – April 1, 2016 –CBT Co. (formerly Cincinnati Belting & Transmission) announced that it has acquired FDL Automation & Supply Company, a locally owned electrical distributor based in Sidney, Ohio. FDL provides electrical products and solutions to the contractor, original equipment manufacturer, and the industrial market. This acquisition will expand CBT’s Rockwell Automation/ Allen Bradley distributor territory to include all of the counties surrounding Sidney, Ohio, including Shelby, Clark, Auglaize, Logan, Champaign and Hardin. CBT and FDL have a similar offering in automation and electrical supplies, and CBT will add their additional power transmission, belting, and pneumatic products and services to the Sidney location with the acquisition.

By |2016-05-13T14:27:25-05:00April 5th, 2016|Business, News Article|Comments Off on CBT Co. Announces Acquisition of FDL Automation & Supply Company

JEDZ performs well for Columbia Township

A new economic-development tool in Columbia Township is performing well. Township officials had projected a new business tax connected to its joint economic-development zone with Fairfax would produce about $706,000 annually for economic-development efforts, and it produced $760,000 in 2015. “The JEDZ performance is critical to the delivery of services and economic development aid and [...]

By |2016-05-03T16:34:50-05:00March 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on JEDZ performs well for Columbia Township

Finding your way to Columbia Township businesses

A Columbia Township business district could have the best hardware store, grocery and nail salon in the world, but if people can’t find them it’s all for naught. So township officials are inviting businesses in the Ridge Road and Highland Avenue area to help implement a wayfinding system to steer people to the businesses. “We [...]

By |2016-05-13T14:28:34-05:00March 8th, 2016|Business, News Article, Ridgewater Plaza|Comments Off on Finding your way to Columbia Township businesses

Ridgewater Plaza Sold for $10.5M

Cincinnati Enquirer -February 18, 2016  A Columbia Township grocery-anchored shopping center has been sold for $10.5 million, according to the commercial real estate services firm that helped broker the sale. New York-based Garrison Investment Group sold the 43-year-old Ridgewater Plaza at 5371-5385 Ridge Ave. to Frayer Enterprises of Oklahoma, according to information from Marcus & [...]

By |2016-05-13T13:54:36-05:00February 18th, 2016|News Article, Ridgewater Plaza|Comments Off on Ridgewater Plaza Sold for $10.5M

CBT president: City didn’t do enough to help us

Construction is continuing on the new headquarters for CBT in Columbia Township as the company plans to move at least 120 jobs from Cincinnati later this year. And with CBT's move, questions are emerging about whether the city did enough to convince the company to stay within its borders. The move is a big deal for [...]

By |2016-04-06T11:52:41-05:00February 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CBT president: City didn’t do enough to help us

Columbia Township roundabout dead

A plan for a $2 million-plus traffic roundabout in Columbia Township some five years in the making is dead at the hands of businesses and residents. The Columbia Township Board of Trustees had agreed to contribute $446,000 in matching funds to a $1.76 million grant from the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments for a roundabout [...]

By |2016-05-03T16:44:22-05:00November 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Columbia Township roundabout dead

Roundabout Project Canceled

Our plan for a $2 million-plus traffic roundabout has been canceled. The Township had been working on a plan for a roundabout in the Bramble Avenue-Plainville Road area, which could make traffic flow more easily and encourage economic-development there. However, residents and businesses were against the plan.

By |2016-01-29T08:19:24-05:00November 27th, 2015|Community|Comments Off on Roundabout Project Canceled