April 8, 2022
News and information from the City of Blue Ash
Inside this issue:

  • Blue Ash named one of the top 10 places to live in Ohio!
  • Guess the headliner for Red, White & Blue Ash
  • Blue Ash Golf Course ranked #1 thanks to your votes
  • Congrats to seven Blue Ash-based companies on the Fast 55
  • Summit Park Observation Tower temporarily closed
  • Spring curbside leaf pick-up on April 11
  • Help available for those struggling with water bill payments
  • Roundabouts project update
  • Public Works Name a Snow Plow contest continues
  • Upcoming events and important dates
Blue Ash named one of the top 10
places to live in Ohio!
The City of Blue Ash is once again one of the top ten Best Places to Live in Ohio and one of the top five in the Cincinnati Region!

Blue Ash ranked number 8 in the state and number 3 in the region and was awarded an overall grade of A+, according to Niche.com. Read more.
Guess the headliner for Red, White & Blue Ash
The City of Blue Ash is pleased to announce the return of a full-fledged Red, White & Blue Ash on July 4, 2022, at Summit Park!

The headlining artist will be announced on April 13. 

In the meantime, we’ll be dropping hints on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter so try to guess who is coming to perform! All the details will be posted at www.blueash.com/rwba.
Blue Ash Golf Course ranked #1
thanks to your votes!
The Blue Ash Golf Course has been picked as the number one golf course by readers of City Beat!

Votes in the Best of Cincinnati Reader’s Picks in the Parks and Recreation category ranked the Blue Ash Golf Course as the top public course in 2022.

Thanks to everyone who voted!
Congrats to Blue Ash-based businesses on the Fast 55
Seven Blue Ash-based companies have made the Fast 55 list!

Congratulations to the following companies for seeing the highest percentage of revenue growth from 2019 to 2021, according to the Cincinnati Business Courier:

  • Callibrity
  • Club Essentials
  • Infotrust
  • Kinettix
  • Precision Staffing Services 
  • River City Mortgage
  • Stack Construction
Summit Park Observation Tower
temporarily closed
The Summit Park Observation Tower is temporarily closed due to a series of upcoming improvements.

There will be enhancements and improvements made to the flooring and railing as well as the completion of additional maintenance work during this time.

Due to unknown variables in the supply chain and construction schedules, the exact timeline is uncertain, but it is anticipated that the Tower will remain closed much of the summer.

Thank you for your patience as we upgrade the Observation Tower.
Spring curbside leaf pick-up set for April 11
Spring curbside leaf pick-up is scheduled for April 11.

Leaves must be raked to the curb prior to 7:00 AM for collection by the City. Read more.
Help Available For Those Struggling
With Water Bill Payments
Help is available to those struggling to pay water bills in Blue Ash and Greater Cincinnati.

Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW) returned to the pre-pandemic practice of water utility shutoffs for delinquent accounts and late fees for past-due balances this week.

Help is available to assist customers with outstanding balances.

Customers can set up interest-free payment plans through GCWW’s PromisePay portal GCWW.promise-pay.com as well as apply/qualify for pandemic financial relief assistance through available funds - 513relief.org or Assistance.myGCWW.org. You can also call 513-591-7700 for more information.  
Name a Snow Plow contest continues
"Snow-B Wan-Kenobi", "The Blue Blade", and more!

We are getting a lot of amazing name suggestions for the Public Works Name a Snow Plow contest.

Keep 'em coming! Learn more and submit your name, here www.blueash.com/nameaplow, or at the drop box at the Blue Ash Recreation Center.
HAM-Plainfield Roundabout Update
4/8/2022 HAM-Plainfield Roundabout construction update:

Hunt and Plainfield:
  • Tonight (4/8), Lane restrictions will begin on the off-ramp of Ronald Reagan Hwy and on Hunt Road. Also, PNC Bank’s Hunt Road entrance will be closed to allow for excavation work on the former Speedway site.
  • Excavation is underway at the former Speedway site (photo). Next steps will include cement stabilization and curb work.
Plainfield and Peppermill: 
  • Tonight, lanes will be narrowed for the installation of temporary pavement. 
Hunt and Kroger:
  • Tonight, fire hydrant relocation work will begin near McDonald’s.  

All work is weather permitting. Remember to drive safely and slowly through the construction zone. Do you have questions about the project? Email: PlainfieldRoundabout@primeeng.com

Be a part of the Blue Ash Memorial Day Parade!
Be a part of the Blue Ash Memorial Day Parade! Applications are now open and are due by Friday, May 20. Learn more and sign up here.
Mark your calendar for these
important dates and upcoming events!
Click the links below for more information on these important dates and events in Blue Ash.
1:00 - 4:00 p.m., 4364 Hunt Road

Today only

April 14: City Council Meeting
7:00 p.m. Council Chambers, 4343 Cooper Road

April 15: Good Friday
City Offices close at 12:00 p.m.

April 18: Tax Day

April 22: Blue Ash Police Department Drug Take Back Day
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Blue Ash Police Department, 4343 Cooper Road

April 23: Earth Day Event
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road

April 28: City Council Meeting
7:00 p.m. Council Chambers, 4343 Cooper Road

May 3: Primary Election Day
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. polls open

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
COVID-19 information
As of June 2, Ohio has lifted COVID-19 related health orders across the state.

If you are looking for information on COVID-19 vaccinations, Hamilton County Public Health has answers. This webpage has a breakdown of when each age group may be vaccinated and a list of providers with contact information.

The Ohio Department of Health has a wealth of information about the vaccinations here. In-depth information can also be found at the CDC website.
For the latest information from County, State and National officials on COVID-19:
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