17th October 2017

City of Vandalia seeking tree donation for 2017 Christmas season

The centerpiece for the City of Vandalia’s Annual Tree Lighting ceremony may very well be in your back yard.

Since 2008, the City has rung in every holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony at the Vandalia Sports Complex. This year the tree is scheduled to be unveiled to the community on December 3, at 6 p.m. to kick off the holiday season.

Before the tree can be decorated, however, a suitable tree for the event must be located.

“We’re looking for a Norway Spruce, a Blue Spruce or a Green Spruce that someone may wish to donate to the event,’” explained Rudy Wells, facilities superintendent of Vandalia Parks and Recreation. “The tree should be at least 20 feet tall, and should be positioned within a yard so that it will be easy to remove,”

Wells said the City will remove the donated tree free of charge.

“There’s no way of knowing how many potential trees there may be in Vandalia that fit the bill,” Wells said. “We just hope we’re able to locate a special tree for this special event.”

If you have a Spruce that you are willing to donate, please call Rudy Wells, 415-2345.

12th October 2017

Upcoming Event? Post it on Vandalia Perfect Fit!

Do you have an upcoming event or holiday bazaar in Vandalia you’d like to spread the word about? Post it on Vandalia Perfect Fit!

CLICK HERE to get started on posting YOUR event!

It’s fast and easy to submit your event!

12th October 2017

Beggars Night is Tuesday, October 31

We’ve started getting calls on the official date of Beggars Night here in Vandalia.
This year the big candy grab will take place on Tuesday, October 31, from 6-8 p.m.
And a word to the wise… keep an eye peeled for Vandalia Police and Fire vehicles which will be patrolling the neighborhoods.
Word is the drivers of these vehicles will also have some candy to give away!

4th October 2017

Council to hold budget meetings on October 9, October 12 and October 17


The Vandalia City Council will hold budget workshops to review the proposed 2018 budget, commencing on each of the following days:

Monday, October 9, 2016 AT 3:00 PM
Thursday, October 12, 2016 AT 5:30 PM
Tuesday, October 17, 2016 AT 5:30 PM

The October 9 and October 12 workshops will be held in the Community
Room located in the Justice Center, 245 Jas. E. Bohanan Memorial Drive.

The October 17 workshop will be held in the basement of the Municipal
Building, 333 Jas. E. Bohanan Memorial Drive



CLICK HERE for official meeting notice.

28th September 2017

DID YOU KNOW… You can access Vandalia’s leaf collection schedule on a street-by-street basis!

With cooler weather FINALLY in the forecast, we’re expecting trees to begin the slow process of letting go of all of their leaves. That means that soon, we’ll all be raking our leaves to the curb and waiting for them to be picked up.
The plan is for every street to be visited by leaf collection crews at least four times over the course of the fall.
We always publish a map that breaks the City into zones and then lists the dates that each zone will be visited.
If you’re someone who has a hard time reading the map or determining your zone, you can access a leaf collection schedule online that lists the exact dates for every City street.
CLICK HERE for the complete street by street schedule. 

22nd September 2017

City Council to hold Public Meeting on November 6, regarding retirement and possible rehiring of city manager

Pursuant to Section 145.381 of the Ohio Revised Code, notice is hereby given that Jon Crusey will be retiring from his employment with the City of Vandalia on or about November 30, 2017 and is seeking re-employment with the City as the City Manager.

The City Council is considering the reemployment of Mr. Crusey as the City Manager and has scheduled a public meeting to discuss the issue of Mr. Crusey’s re-employment as a public employee.

The Vandalia City Council will hold a public meeting on November 6, 2017, to discuss the planned retirement of City Manager Jon Crusey. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Vandalia Municipal Building, 333 James Bohanan Drive. 

CLICK HERE for the official meeting notice.

1st September 2017

Vandalia Recreation Guide available online

Looking for things to do? The Vandalia Recreation Center’s quarterly rec guide is a great place to start!

It’s chock full of classes and activities designed to keep you and your entire family happily active through the end of the year.

CLICK HERE to check out the current activity guide!



7th August 2017

Applications are being accepted for Temporary Part Time Public Works Technician

With a busy fall ahead, the Vandalia Public Works Department is accepting applications for a Temporary Part Time Technician. 

Candidates must be at least 18 and have a valid Ohio driver’s license.  Those with recent, demonstrated successful experience in landscaping, construction work or similar work will be given first consideration, as this position primarily involves outdoor labor.

The position is temporary.  Work hours will be 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. up to five days per week through November.  Hourly pay rate is $8.15.  There are NO health care or other benefits; the position is strictly temporary and is ideal for a student attending college locally, a retiree or as a supplement to another flexible part-time job.

Oral interviews will be conducted as well as an extensive background investigation and drug testing for those holding commercial driver’s licenses. 

Applications may be obtained at the Vandalia Municipal Building, 333 James Bohanan Memorial Drive or on the City’s website, www.vandaliaohio.org.  Position is open until filled.

The City of Vandalia is an equal opportunity employer and ADA compliant.

30th May 2017

Hotel/Motel Tax Rules and Regulations

The City of Vandalia has changed some aspects of its Hotel/Motel Tax rules and regulations. 

These new regulations go into effect the last day of July, 2017.

For a complete listing of Hotel/Motel Tax rules and regulations, CLICK HERE.