May 2023 Spotlight on Mount Vernon with Mayor Matt Starr

Mount Vernon Mayor Matt Starr shared updates on the City with The Morning Thing on Friday, 5/26/23.

Click HERE to hear the full conversation.

Topics included:

  • A discussion about current construction projects for the city
  • Update on the State Route 13 project and how the grant received from the state of Ohio will impact what we can do locally
  • Details about the public hearing coming up on 6/26 to discuss changes around the property of Mount Vernon Farmers Co-Op
  • Updates from Mount Vernon City Council including recent discussion on DORA, signage for designated areas, and the vision shared by Experience Mount Vernon
  • Updates from the Mount Vernon Police Department including new hires and a grant for a community advocate liaison
  • Updates from the Mount Vernon Fire Department including new hires and visits to elementary schools
  • Goals for the month of June
    • Decrease vandalism
    • Making our parks safer
    • New equipment at parks 
  • Upcoming events on the city’s calendar
    • Memorial Day Parade and Service
    • June First Friday
  • The opening and summer operation of the Hiawatha Water Park and Pool
  • Mayor Starr tells us how we can pray for his team as they head into the month of June.
  • Residents can stay connected to the City of Mount Vernon on their brand new Linked In page, City of Mount Vernon, Ohio. You can find routine updates, job postings and more.
    Citizens can still check the City’s website and Facebook.

To stay in touch with the City, go to:

  • Website –
  • Facebook – The City of Mount Vernon
  • Twitter – CityMV1805
  • YouTube – The City of Mount Vernon
  • LinkedIn – City of Mount Vernon, Ohio

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