Amberley Village E-News
From the Amberley Village Manager:
The Village continues to remain diligent in monitoring the current information regarding the risks and concerns of the coronavirus. Please refer to the Village Website for regular updates. The following Village-related information has been added since March 18, 2020 and is effective immediately:

  • All direct access to administrative offices will be closed. Please utilize the following forms of communication:
  • Email - refer to the Village Website for contact information
  • Phone - Administration: 531-8675 or Police/Fire (non-emergency): 531-2040
  • All payments - please utilize the online payment system (please note: there is a 2.76% surcharge for this service) or the drop box located in the Municipal Building driveway
  • Permits may be submitted via email to Village Zoning Administrator Web Brown via email at wbrown@amberleyvillage.org or by U.S. mail.
  • All parks will remain open; however, all playground equipment will be closed
  • All Community Room events have been cancelled and the room closed to the public until further notice. As soon as meetings scheduled for this space are able to be rescheduled, notices will be sent publicly according to regular protocol.
  • Amberley Village is reviewing possible alternatives for public meetings, including digital meetings, live streaming options and investigating state mandates on the issue. We will keep everyone informed on plans for upcoming Village meetings.

Although these closures, cancellations and modifications are needed to ensure the safety of all our residents by promoting the federal and state safety guidelines during this pandemic, please know the Village is striving each day to ensure pertinent services continue.

Please take a moment to view the updated video message below, which was prepared this morning in response to Governor DeWine's Stay at Home Order, which takes effect at 11:59 p.m. today, Monday, March 23, 2020.

As always, thank you for your ongoing patience, understanding and flexibility during this unprecedented and continually changing time.

Scot Lahrmer
Village Manager
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Curbside Services Update
Rumpke waste and recycling services will continue as scheduled. See the related link below.
Village Maintenance services will be suspended for the foreseeable future to allow personnel, who also serve as firefighters, to expand our safety capacity during the coming weeks. Residents with immediate concerns can still reach the Village offices via phone, email and online e-Gov resources (see below).
One Stop Drop Cancelled

Amberley Village One Stop Drop has been cancelled. We will issue updates as soon as we are able to determine how we will proceed with plans for this event.

Please see the article with reminders on recycling guidelines in this issue as we prepare to spend time at home.
Elections to Be Held on June 2, 2020 -
Absentee Ballot Application Online
Residents who were unable to vote in the March 17 Primary Election due to in-person voting suspension can still register for their absentee ballot should they prefer not to wait for in-person voting on June 2.

Absentee Ballots are available by request online by clicking the button below.
Questions? Contact Hamilton County Board of Elections at 632-7000 or via website here.
Community Room Closed
Amberley Village has closed its community room to the public for the protection of residents and staff. Meetings scheduled for the Community Room will be rescheduled as soon as possible, and hosts of these events have been contacted by Village staff. Check our website at www.amberleyvillage.org for updates.
EMS Services Update
Reports on the first couple of months with Reading EMS have been favorable, with results as proposed. We continue to work with our new partners in Reading to provide residents with the best possible emergency medical care available.

Ongoing communication with Reading EMS ensures seamless service throughout the coming weeks as we navigate changes due to COVID-19.
From the Amberley Village Tax Office
Take advantage of our convenient
drive-through Tax Drop Box!
Amberley Village Tax Deadline
Amberley Village's tax filing and payment date is April 15.

Residents who need additional time to file income taxes are able to file an extension by filling out the form via the button at left.

To simplify the process during this difficult time, residents may also e-mail a request to Tax Administrator Patty Meiers.
Important Message for Residents:

Please note that filing for a federal extension does NOT automatically mean the extension applies to the Village. You will need to provide a copy of the extension, fill out a request, or email Ms. Meiers as outlined above.
Recycling Awareness Efforts Continue
The following list is a reminder of acceptable recyclables as we spend more time at home:

Please remember:
no plastic bags in the bin!
Respond to the Census Online
Residents should have begun receiving emails and mailings regarding the US Census. Here's some important information about the value of your participation:
Learn more about the Census, how it works and ways to participate in the short, two-minute video above!
Census Timetable:

Mid-March 2020:
Census invitations via email

March 12:
Census opens online

March 23:
Census opens by mail & phone

April 1:
Census Day

Mid-May - September:
Non-response follow-up by Census workers
Compare the median home value in Amberley Village with the rest of Hamilton County and the State of Ohio...


...census numbers can provide that!
Only census data can provide the official information that helps fund government programs that benefit EVERYONE in our community. And it produces some super fun facts, too! Check out our website for more information about our community, and keep abreast of updates in each issue of the Village e-News through April 2020!

Amberley Village encourages all residents to participate in the 2020 Census!
Coronavirus Resources
Johns Hopkins University has issued an interactive world map to indicate the spread of COVID-19 throughout the world. Residents interested in the effects of the virus internationally are invited to view the map via the button below.
Stay Informed. Get Involved.
Ways to connect in Amberley Village!

Online Photo Galleries

Photos help us all visualize a story, and with such a beautiful setting here in Amberley, why not capture it all? Look for more photos, and feel free to contribute your own by emailing them to:

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Tailor Your Notices
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Amberley Village is committed to keeping lines of communication open and accessible between residents and government officials. In this spirit, Amberley Village has incorporated Village-issued email addresses for Councilmembers into its digital communications protocol.

These measures unify the format, making it easier for residents to send a message when an issue comes to mind. The member's first initial followed by last name (no space) @amberleyvillage.org will get your message on its way to members of the Amberley Village Council.

Even easier, visit our website and just click on the links to reach your elected officials !
Show Your Amberley Village Pride!
Spirit Shop Remains Open During Closures!
The Amberley Village Online Spirit Shop offers a wide variety of fleece, outerwear and accessories. Show your Amberley Village pride with high-quality, branded gear - perfect for all seasons!
Amberley Village Council meets on the second Monday of each month
at the Amberley Village Municipal Building, located at 7149 Ridge Road.

The next scheduled meeting is for Monday, April 13 at 6:30 pm in Council Chambers.
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