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Proposed Amendments - Civil Service Rules & Regulations

The City of Sandusky’s Assistant City Manager, Fire Chief and Law Director have completed a review of the Rules and Regulations of the Civil Service Commission.  The rules and regulations are available to the citizens of Sandusky to review. 

The proposed amendments to the Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations for the City of Sandusky will be on the Civil Service hearing agenda set for Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 3:30 a.m. in the 1st floor conference room at City Hall.

Any questions regarding the proposed amendments to the Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations should be forwarded to Connie Nicholson at cnicholson@ci.sandusky.oh.us or 419.627.5968.

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Clock Icon Posted On March 15, 2021

Spring Yard Waste Disposal

The City of Sandusky is committed to promoting a cleaner community by offering options for yard waste disposal including Yard Waste Pick-up Service and the FREE Spring Yard Waste Drop-off Day at Barnes Nursey on May 15 from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm and Sunday, May 16 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. 

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Clock Icon Posted On March 08, 2021

City Wide Cleanup

The City of Sandusky is excited to announce that we will be hosting a City Wide Cleanup day on Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 9:00am to noon. This event allows City of Sandusky Residents the opportunity to get rid of various items within their households, that otherwise their refuse provider may not take.

For questions, please contact the Department of Public Works at 419.627.5829.

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Clock Icon Posted On January 01, 2021

2021 Water/Sewer Rate & Billing Changes

Water and sewer rates for 2021 have increased by 3%. This measure was approved in 2015, and additional information can be found in Codified Ordinances 939.13 and 933.25

Also effective January 2021, all billing statements will be sent only to the property owner. Tenants are still welcome to pay the bill.

Bills can be paid through the City’s free automatic bill pay service. Payments are also accepted online (for a fee), in-person in the city hall lobby or by mailing the payment to the City of Sandusky at 240 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, Ohio 44870. Payments can also be dropped in the drop box located curbside at the corner of Columbus Avenue and E. Washington Row.

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Clock Icon Posted On December 17, 2020

City of Sandusky Receives $750,000 in State Capital Dollars

The City of Sandusky was recently awarded $750,000 in state capital dollars for the Sandusky Bay Pathway and The Landing. These state capital dollars will be used for the portion of the Sandusky Bay Pathway that runs from Cedar Point Drive through The Landing.  The city prioritized this funding to provide additional public waterfront access. The Landing, which will be adjacent to and the third phase of the Cedar Point Sports Center Project, is in partnership with Cedar Fair and Erie Metroparks.  

The Sandusky Bay Pathway is a multi-use trail that stretches along the waterfront from the east corporation limit to the west corporation limit, connecting along the way to the new Cedar Point Sports Center Project. The goal is to eventually connect each neighborhood to the Sandusky Bay Pathway via neighborhood connector trails, safe pedestrian crossings, bike infrastructure, and multi-use pathways linking residential neighborhoods to the waterfront.

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Clock Icon Posted On December 07, 2020

City Announces Holody as Director of Community Development

The City of Sandusky recently announced that Jonathan Holody will be joining the City of Sandusky in January as the Director of Community Development. Selected from over 40 applicants, Jonathan’s responsibilities will include overseeing staff and activities related to planning, zoning, recreation, Sandusky Transit, community development and economic development.

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Clock Icon Posted On December 04, 2020

Holiday Lights Contest

It’s the jolliest time of the year, and Sandusky is celebrating with the second annual holiday lights competition sponsored by the City of Sandusky and the Sandusky Register.

We’re on a mission to find the best holiday lights in the city!

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Clock Icon Posted On November 30, 2020

Applications being accepted for Boards & Commissions

Have you wanted to be more civically engaged? Now is your chance. Volunteer to serve on the city's board and commissions. We need individuals interested in everything from ADA accessibility to the Rec Board.  Applications are due December 4 .

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Clock Icon Posted On November 24, 2020

Virtual State of the City

Due to COVID-19, the 2020 State of the City, typically held earlier in the year, had to be postponed. To adhere to the limit on social gatherings and social distancing, the City of Sandusky will be hosting a virtual State of the City on Wednesday, December 9 at 7 pm.

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Clock Icon Posted On November 09, 2020

First Virtual Holiday Lighting Celebration

The First Virtual Holiday Lighting Celebration will begin at 6:10 pm on Friday, November 27, 2020 on the City of Sandusky - Government Facebook Page
Viewers will be able to watch the festivities from the comfort of their homes or parked cars. 

Brought to you by KeyBank, in association with the Sandusky Celebrations Council. 

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Clock Icon Posted On November 08, 2020

Public Survey for Adult Fitness Park

The City of Sandusky and Firelands Regional Health System are partnering to provide a healthy option for adults to exercise in the city’s Shoreline Park adjacent to the Sandusky Bay Pathway.

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Clock Icon Posted On November 06, 2020

2020 #RUNDUSKY Race Series wraps up running season

The City of Sandusky’s Recreation Department is wrapping up the 2020 #RUNDUSKY Race Series with the fourth annual Dot the i, Block the M walk/run on December 12, 2020. The race series is sponsored by Firelands Regional Health System and participation is free, but participants must register for each race independently, prices and registration availability depend on each race.

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Clock Icon Posted On October 26, 2020

Leaf Pick-Up

The 2020 Leaf Collection Program will begin on November 9, 2020.  Leaf collection is performed in the fall to help prevent leaves from clogging the sewer system, create safe driving conditions and maintain a clean and healthy city. Streets & Traffic crews work together in groups to service the city by zone throughout November and December.  Additionally, there will be a leaf drop-off area near the Marquette Drive entrance to the City Service Center 7 days a week from October 26th through January 11th for those who miss their scheduled pick-up or have additional leaves for disposal. To participate in this free program, you must follow certain guidelines. 

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Clock Icon Posted On October 08, 2020

Proposed Charter Changes

On November 3, 2020, residents of the City of Sandusky approved the majority of the proposed charter amendments to the Sandusky City Charter.

If you have questions pertaining to recently approved Charter Amendments, please contact the City Manager’s Office at 419.627.5844 or the City Clerk’s Office at 419.627.5850.

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Shoreline Drive Rehabilitation Project

The City of Sandusky’s 2016 – 2020 Bicentennial Comprehensive Plan calls for building on our unique assets to cultivate a bright future, including a stunning waterfront. One major component of this particular goal is a complete rehabilitation of Shoreline Drive to create a connection between Sandusky Bay and Sandusky’s historic downtown. 




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Jackson Street Pier Project

 Photo credit: Jordan Sternberg

The City of Sandusky’s 2016 - 2020 Bicentennial/Comprehensive Plan calls for building on our unique assets to cultivate a bright future, including a stunning waterfront.  One major component of this particular goal is the redesign of the Jackson Street Pier.   When complete, the Pier will not only serve as a unique destination, but has been re-envisioned to create lasting memories for families and friends of the community

Click here to view  this project.

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Sandusky Bay Pathway

The City of Sandusky is committed to implementing the vision of the Sandusky Bay Pathway, a 12 mile waterfront bike path and boardwalk that will span the city's waterfront and eventually connect to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Sheldon Marsh Property.

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Capital Improvement Plan

The Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) is a comprehensive plan for proposed spending over the next five years, created for the people who have invested in Sandusky. Those who spend their time and money to benefit this city, including residents, business owners, civic servants, tourists and those who work and volunteer throughout the city, help to make this vision a reality.

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