A Public Hearing is set for Monday, March 19, 2018 during the regularly scheduled council meeting, beginning at 7:00 PM. Residents in attendance may address any questions of the proposed zoning change for the Hager Street property from R2 to C1 during time set aside following the Mayor’s report. All property owners located near the proposed change will receive notification via US postal service from Council Clerk Brown.
As a precaution for receiving an extremely high utility bill…Check all toilets and faucets for leaks!
Leaky toilets and faucets are the biggest cause of wasted water resulting in large bills!
Leaks From the Toilet
The most common source of leaks is the toilet. Check toilets for leaks by placing a few drops of food coloring in the tank. If after 15 minutes the dye shows up in the bowl, the toilet has a leak. Leaky toilets can usually be repaired inexpensively. Toilets can account for almost 30% of all indoor water use, more than any other fixture or appliance!
Faucet leaks can start in various ways and they can appear in more places than just at the spout. If your household water usage is higher than normal look for less obvious faucet leaks that may be wasting water. Check for faucet leaks in the following three locations.
Leaks From the Spout
If you suspect…MORE the faucet may be dripping you can use a paper towel or small container to test it out. Dry the sink up after using the faucet and place a paper towel under the spout and check back later to see if it wet. Also, a cup or bowl would work if you can get it in the right position and let it sit a little longer.
If the faucet leaks at the spout you might need to change the washers on the faucet or replace the faucet cartridge to repair the leak.
Leak Around the Base of the Faucet
To check for a leak at the base of the faucet you will need to start by drying up all of the standing water. Then turn both handles on (or…MORE if it is a single handle faucet turn it in both directions) and see if water leaks around the faucet or at the top of the sink area.
A leak like this will usually be caused by an o-ring that has dried up or a worn out stem or cartridge. To repair the leak you can change out the o-ring or the stem or cartridge.
Leak Under the Sink
To check for a leak under the sink, start by taking everything out from under the sink and thoroughly drying everything off. Now you can run a bit of water to see where it is leaking from. Sometimes a faucet will have to be…MORE turned on all the way before it will leak and check both with hot and cold sides on. The leak can be very small, so if you suspect one but can’t find it, try leaving some dry paper towel all around the base of the vanity for a day or so and then check for water marks on the paper towels.
If the faucet leaks from underneath and you can verify that it is not the flex lines or the drain line leaking it could be a sign that you will need a new faucet. Changing the cartridge or the faucet stem can sometimes remedy the leak from underneath if you want to try to repair it.
Trumbull County Action Program (TCAP), 1230 Palmyra Road SW, will continue its utility bill assistance under the Winter Crisis Program, which will be available through Friday, March 31, 2018.
The program helps income eligible households avoid utility disconnection; restore disconnected service; establish new service; purchase fuel oil, propane, coal and wood.
Walk-ins are available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings only. TCAP will see 25 people first come, first serve. The doors will be open at 7:00 am. If during a holiday week, doors will open at 8:00 am. Appointments will be in the afternoon.
Monday and Friday will be all appointments. The doors will be open at 7:00 am. If during a holiday week, doors will be open at 8:00 am.
Doors will be closed from 12 noon to 1:00 pm for lunch.
Appointments can be scheduled by calling 1-866-747-1041. Callers must wait to receive a confirmation number to secure the appointment.
Applicants that cannot apply at the TCAP Warren office can apply at one of three satellite sites by appointment only from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Contact the following:
Tuesdays: Niles Community Center, 401 Vienna Avenue, Suite 2, Tiffany Square, Niles, Ohio 44446 – (330) 393-2507, ext. 227
Wednesdays: Newton Falls Methodist Church, 334 Ridge Road, Newton Falls, Ohio 44444 – (330) 393-2507, ext. 232
Thursdays: City of Hubbard Municipal Building, 220 West Liberty Street, Hubbard, Ohio 44425 – (330) 393-2507, ext. 230
For all other questions and additional information, call TCAP at 330-393-2507, ext. 225.
Household size Three Months One Year
1 $5,276.25 $21,105.00
2 $7,105.00 $28,420.00
3 $8,933.75 $35,735.00
4 $10,762.50 $43,050.00
5 $12,591.25 $50,365.00
6 $14,420.00 $57,680.00
The Hubbard Union Cemetery is again offering service to maintain the area in front of a head stone to begin in 2018. The cemetery employees will plant flowers (annuals) prior to Memorial Day. The plantings will be approximately fourteen inches deep and covering the width of the headstone. The flowers will be watered and fertilized during the summer months and removed after the first frost. Prior to Christmas, a wreath with a bow and stand will be placed in front of the headstone.
The total cost for this service is $300.00 and the service will be for a 5-year period. This cost is for double headstones in the cemetery (a double headstone is over two burial lots).
The service for a single headstone is $150.00 for a 5-year period (a single is over 1 burial lot).
Payments for this service are Non-Refundable.
NOTICE: To the folks that took advantage of the last offer for this service:
- It is now time to renew your service. Your current service ends December 31, 2017
Please contact Jeff Graban, Hubbard Union Cemetery for further assistance at (330) 534-1633.
You are invited to lunch!
Any person age 60 and over and spouses of persons age 60 and over are invited to lunch at the Hubbard Senior Center, 220 West Liberty Street (in back of the City Building). Lunch is served Monday through Friday, at 3:30 PM, but you MUST make a reservation.
Please call two (2) working days in advance to make a reservation by calling Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs at (330) 675-2486 before 2:00 PM or come into the Senior Center weekday afternoons and talk to Kathy Klein, Site Manager.
Call and enjoy a good, well-balanced meal, fellowship, fun, and volunteer opportunities! The nutrition program accepts donations for meals, which help pay the costs. This program is funded by the Older American’s Act for all Senior Citizens regardless of income.
Take a moment to read over the Trumbull County Combined Health District Newsletter for December 2016.
Let’s Turn Hubbard Green!
America’s veterans are some of our nation’s bravest, hardest-working men and women. How can we show them the appreciation they deserve when they get back home and out of uniform? Greenlight A Vet is a campaign to establish visible national support for our veterans by changing one light to green.
Why green? Green is the color of hope, renewal and well-being. “Greenlight” is also a term commonly used to activate forward movement and that’s what veterans are known for – their ability to take action quickly no matter the challenge. They demonstrate great leadership skills in any situation and represent the best of America.
So how can you show your support for our nation’s veterans? Change one light to green in a visible location-on your porch, in your home, or at your office! Keep the light glowing every day as a symbol of appreciation and support for our veterans.
The City Transformation Team received training from The Ohio Department of Health on how to administer Naloxone (Narcan). They each received a kit as part of Project DAWN, which is a community-based drug overdose education and naloxone distribution program. Participants receive training on: recognizing the signs and symptoms of overdose, distinguishing between different types of overdose, performing rescue breathing, calling emergency medical services and administering intranasal Naloxone. For more information on Project DAWN visit: www.healthy.ohio.gov/vipp/drug/ProjectDAWN
We’re happy to announce that we’ve launched a brand new website to help our current and future neighbors find the information they need quickly. Check often for up-to-date News and Alerts, as well as our Calendar of Events for upcoming goings-on around town!