Athens County Community Improvement Challenge 2017
The Athens County Community Improvement Challenge is meant to support and assist communities and individuals seeking improvement. Community is defined as a group of people living in the same place, having a particular characteristic in common, or a feeling of fellowship with others as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. Athens County proudly supports the multitude of communities that provide vibrancy to Athens County.
Which communities can participate?
The Athens County Community Improvement Challenge 2017 is specifically geared towards the smaller, more rural communities in the county. The City of Athens and Nelsonville are exempt from this challenge. The first 10 communities to submit a completed application to the Athens County Planner will be accepted as Athens County Community Improvement Challenge 2017 participants. Completed applications can be hand delivered to 280 West Union Street, Suite B, Athens, OH or submitted electronically to email@example.com.
Athens County has 8 incorporated villages: Albany, Amesville, Buchtel, Chauncey, Coolville, Glouster, Jacksonville, and Trimble. The mayor and council members would be eligible elected officials.
Athens County has 5 census designated areas: Hockingport, Millfield, New Marshfield, Stewart, The Plains. These areas would require the support of township trustees to participate as the elected official.
Athens County has 31 unincorporated communities:
Beaumont, Beebe, Bessemer, Big Run, Burr Oak, Canaanville, Carbondale, Doanville, Frost, Garden, Glen Ebon, Guysville, Hamley Run, Hartleyville, Hebbardsville, Imperial, Kilvert, Lottridge, Luhrig, Mineral, Modoc, New England, New Floodwood, Pleasanton, Pratts Fork, Redtown, Shade, Sharpsburg, Torch, Utley, and Augustine/ Sugar Creek. These areas would require the township trustees to participate.
See attachment for details and the application: Athens County Community Improvement Challenge 2017