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2019 Rummage Sale


Thank you all for the tremendous support of the Lexington Senior Center by your participation in the 2019 Rummage Sale!

We have many 6ft and 8ft tables left that are being given away free of charge to those interested.  You must pick up and load yourself.  Contact Brenda Wilson at Village Hall at 419-884-0765 for more information.

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2020 Easter Egg Hunt


2020 Lexington Easter Egg Hunt

Bicentennial Park 

Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 11:00am.

Sponsored by Lexington Elks Lodge #2554


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44 West Main Street

Lexington, Ohio 44904

Mayor Brian White




Andrew Smallstey - Administrative Director




Brenda Wilson - Executive Secretary

419.884.0765  Ext. #8



Peter Them - Finance

419.884.0765 Ext. #3



Rachel Fagan - Income Tax

419.884.0765 Ext. #4



Rachel Fagan - Clerk of Court




Fran Dankovic - Utilities Clerk

419.884.0765 Ext. #6


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Report a Crime


Report a Crime
This section was created for citizens that would like to pass along information to the police department that may involve suspicious or criminal activity.
Some of the information on the submissible form is optional and once sent will be received directly by police personnel only. If an incident requires immediate attention, please contact the police department directly at 419-884-1032, or dial 9-1-1.

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     Harold Swank:  Superintendent (Left)

     Mike Lifer:  Operator (Center)

     Brad Ross:  Operator (Right)

     Jason Garber:  Operator  (Not Pictured)

     Fran Dankovic:  Utilities Clerk

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US 42/East Main Street


ODOT District #3 has begun the resurfacing project for US 42/East Main Street/Delaware Street.  Curb ramp replacement with ADA truncated domes is underway all along the resurfacing route.  Catch basin repair work will be occurring as well.  We do not have exact resurfacing work dates at this point, as the weather continues to change scheduling.

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Vacation House Check

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Community Events





Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 11:00am

Bicentennial Park

Sponsored by the Lexington Elks #2554

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BOB JARVIS - Council President


ADAM GONGWER - Councilman, Bldg & Grounds Chairman


WYNN KEARNS - Councilman, Public Utilities Chairman


ERIN UNDERWOOD - Councilwoman, Safety Service Chairman


KIM LITTLE - Councilman, Finance Chairman


DARRELL STARR-JUDE - Councilman, Rules & Personnel Chairman


TODD WISE - Councilman, Streets & Sidewalks Chairman




JAMES BANKS - Finance Director

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COVID-19 Update



As of 8:00am on May 4, 2020, Lexington Village Hall is secured at all times with limited access to the public.  An administrative representative will be available in the building to answer questions through our utility office window Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm.  Tax and utility payments/paperwork can be dropped off in our lobby, and access is available to police dispatch.  You may still contact Village Hall at 419-884-0765 to conduct business or if you have questions.  The remainder of our administrative and service employees will be following the Governor's orders and working abbreviated shifts, however phone messages and information will get to them for return service.  Please allow sufficient time for that to occur.  Service employees remain on call for any essential needs within our community.  We must ask our residents and businesses to please refrain from flushing or disposing any of the sanitizing wipes into our sanitary system.  The wipes can cause significant problems for our wastewater facility.  Our parks will remain open, yet playgrounds, restrooms, basketball/tennis courts, and pavilions remain closed per the Governor.  These measures will be in place through May 15, 2020.  We appreciate your understanding as we all work through these tough days together.  We will update this page as necessary, and as always, stay healthy.



There have been area reports of individuals going door to door suggesting to test for the COVID-19 virus.  There is NO legitimate agency or organization conducting this type of program.  If someone appears at your door attempting this, DO NOT let them inside your home for any reason and contact 911, or Lexington Police Dispatch at 419-884-1032.


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Lunch Menu


The Lexington Senior Civic Center serves lunch open to the public every Tuesday & Thursday from 11:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. For $7.00 (cash only please), your lunch will consist of an entree', potato/vegetables, salad, roll/bread, dessert and beverage.




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Meter Reading


Village of Lexington meter readings occur every two months. Our Meter Reader, Gayle Hester, visits each property to record information.  Sometimes this can be concerning to residents who are unaware why a person is roaming throught their yard. At any time during the schedule below, Gayle may be passing through your yard for meter information.


Meter Reading Schedule 2014

January 13th-17th

March 17th-21st

May 12th-16th

July 14th-18th

September 15th-19th

November 10th-14th

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Vacation Security Check


Vacation Security Check
The Lexington Police Department offers a vacation security check service for your residence while you are away on vacation. Please submit the form below to register. Information within cannot be viewed by the public.
We ask as a courtesy, that you please contact the police department and notify us of your return, especially if it should be earlier than listed above.

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Winter Programs


The Lexington Senior Depot is pleased to offer a variety of programs to make the cold days of winter more fun. Here are just a few of our offerings.

Every Monday - Euchre from 1:00p.m. to 4:00p.m.

Every Friday - Computer classes at 9:00 (all skill levels)

Ballroom dancing returns in the Spring.

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2020 Easter Egg HuntWinter Programs

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Mosquito Control 2020




Current scheduled dates as of April 13, 2020.  All are with weather permitting. Backup dates for poor weather will be the following Wednesdays or Thursdays. Spray times are approx. 7pm-11pm.

May 19th

June 2nd

June 16th

June 30th

July 21st

August 4th

August 18th

September 1st

September 15th

Mosquito Control as a Community


In the last few years we have been subject to many new diseases spread by mosquitoes, such as West Nile, Chickungunya, and now the Zika virus. As a part of this wonderful community, we all need to step up and do our part.  Our spraying program kills most adult mosquitoes, but is there is no guarantee that all will be eliminated.  The greatest measure we can utilize is not giving them places to breed.  Most of the mosquitoes that spread these diseases lay their eggs in dirty standing water in places like tires, bird baths, buckets, puddles and gutters.  Keeping gutters clean, dumping any buckets, and filling in those areas where water accumulates for long periods of time is key to our success at stopping the spread of mosquitoes and disease.  Stay informed and inform your neighbors as well.  The Village also treats additional areas such as catch basins, retention ponds, and as much of the low lying swamp areas that we can access. If there are locations with standing water that you believe we have not treated, please contact Village Hall and provide that information.  Those areas will be addressed as needed.

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Please read below for new Water-Sewer rates effective January 1, 2018 and 2019


New  customers must  pay a $25.00 non-refundable setup charge and sign an application for water service form. 

Water:  $4.83 per thousand gallons   ($5.07 1/1/19)

Sewer:  $5.67 per thousand gallons    ($5.95 1/1/19)

Minimum Billing: $31.50 per bi-monthly billing    ($33.08 1/1/19)

Storm Water Charge $3.00

A Readiness to Serve charge will be applied to each bill beginning Janaury 1, 2018.  This charge is a bi-monthly service fee based on meter size that covers operating and maintenance expenses.  Residential meters are 3/4" and will result in a $3.00 charge per bil.



Water Tap Fee  ¾” Meter  - $400.00

Sewer Connection Fee  - $1,000.00

Sewer Inspection Fee  - $25.00


BILLING MONTHS:  February, April, June, August, October, & December

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Every child attending Safety Town should be well prepared to care for themselves as a pedestrian during the first exciting year of school.  A special program will be presented to the parents at the end of the program.  Otherwise, the parents are requested not to stay at Safety Town with their children. Only children who have not had previous Safety Town training and are in the Lexington School system are eligible to attend.  Each parent must provide transportation for their child.

Check back for 2020 Safety Town information.

Safety Town Registration
Please fill out the registration form below. The registration shThe Safety Town Registration Form will be available for use once 2020 program dates have been determined. Please be sure to list any special needs or medical concerns the Safety Town Staff sh

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Village Council


Village Council meets at 7:30p.m. in council chambers at Village Hall, 44 West Main Street on the dates listed below. Caucus is held at 7:15p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Monday, January 6, 2020

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 (moved due to MLK Day)

Monday, February 3, 2020

Monday, February 17, 2020

Monday, March 2, 2020

Monday, March 16, 2020

Meetings conducted by Zoom due to Covid-19

until further notice - H.B. 179

Monday, April 6, 2020

Monday, April 20, 2020

Monday, May 4, 2020

Monday, May 18, 2020

Monday, June 1, 2020

Monday, July 6, 2020

Monday, August 3, 2020

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 (moved due to Labor Day)

Monday, September 21, 2020

Monday, October 5, 2020

Monday, October 19, 2020

Monday, November 2, 2020

Monday, November 16, 2020

Monday, December 7, 2020

Monday, December 21, 2020

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Water/Sewer Department


StaffMeter ReadingRatesNew Service FormFacilities

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Hall Rental


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Vacation House Check


Vacation House Check
The Lexington Police Department offers a service to check your residence periodically while you are away on vacation. Fill out and submit the form below to be registered. The information submitted cannot be viewed by the public.

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Community Information


US 42/East Main StreetCommunity EventsVillage CouncilNew Fleet VehiclesResidential Street Resurf

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New Fleet Vehicles



The Village of Lexington has added new vehicles to several departments.  The Water/Sewer Department purchased a used 2007 Vactor Truck (pictured below).  This truck can be used for hydro excavation procedures and sewer line obstructions just to name a few.  This vehicle will replace the 1990 model that was used for many years.  The Street Department received a 2015 Western Star 4700S single axle with a Henderson model Mark E 11' stainless steel dump body and a Henderson model RSP 10' x 42" snow plow (pictured below).  The Police Department added a 2016 Ford Explorer Interceptor to the fleet and the Water Department also added a 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 2WD work truck.


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New Service Form


Application for New Water/Sewer Service
Entering your name below is an electronic signature in an agreement to pay for the water/sewer service provided in accordance with the rates by Village Ordinance. Please sign and return within 10 days to avoid disconnection of service.

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Parks Department


MissionPark RentalsRental Request

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Vacation House Check

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Water Plant - 152 Plymouth Street


Waste Water Treatment Lagoon behind the Street Department on South Mill Street

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Income Tax Extension


Per ORD 173.21(C)(3)(a), the Village of Lexington adheres to the Federal Income Tax due dates; as of March 21, 2020, the IRS and Treasury Department announced that the income tax filings and payments are now due July 15, 2020.

You are not required to submit an extension or any additional paperwork.

Should you require additional time after the July 15th deadline, you must file an extension; The Village of Lexington accepts federal extensions.  Payments will be due no later than July 15th and will be subject to penalty and interest past July 15th.


As of January 2019, the Income Tax Department will no longer assist in preparation of tax returns. You may call 419-884-7267 with questions concerning your account. Step by step directions are available on each return.

Please also note that a copy of pages 1 & 2 of your Federal Tax Return is REQUIRED with each return, along with all W2s, Federal Schedules, and documents supporting income. Your return is considered INCOMPLETE without this information and subject to further penalties. Please refer to Chapters 171 and 173 of the Codified Ordinance for the Village of Lexington for a complete listing of requirements.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this transition.


Village of Lexington

Division of Taxation

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Street Department


Mission2018 Leaf CollectionSnow Removal

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Vacation House Check



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Village Departments


AdministrationCouncilWater/Sewer DepartmentParks DepartmentStreet Department

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Report a CrimeVacation Security CheckSafetyTown/Registration

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Senior Civic Center


2019 Rummage SaleLunch MenuEventsHall Rental

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The mission of the Lexington Street Department is to maintain the Village’s highways, streets, alleys and storm drainage systems so that they are consistently safe and continue to function to meet the transportation needs of Village residents and visitors.

The Street Department utilizes a pavement management system to monitor current pavement conditions, project future maintenance and resurfacing needs, and to prepare cost estimates for this work.  Most of the pavements in the Village’s street system are less than ten years old and the overall rating of our street system is very good.

Duties of the Street Department also include many non-pavement related tasks such as pavement markings and sign maintenance, roadside mowing, yard waste collection in the spring and leaf collection in the fall.  During winter months, a great deal of time is devoted to snow and ice removal operations.

Maintenance of an extensive system of storm drains and catch basins, open drainage channels and stormwater detention facilities also require considerable time and effort.  The Street Department is in the early stages of developing an accurate system map of our storm sewer system to comply with future EPA requirements for storm water discharge permits.

The Street Department is also responsible for maintenance of all public sidewalks and also provides sidewalk replacement for individual property owners on an assessment basis when orders have been issued by the Village for repair of those walks.

The Street Department is considerate of environmental impacts in all of their projects.  Brush collected from Spring Clean Up is used for mulch for use by the Village departments and also for sale to the public at a very reasonable charge.  Leaves that are collected in the fall are applied to local farmland to be plowed under to enhance the soil or piled and composted by local farmers.

The use of salt and other de-icing materials is monitored closely so that the minimal amount of material needed to accomplish the task is applied.  Stockpiles of salt are stored under roof at the Village garage so that the salt is not allowed to leak into the soil or run-off to cause stream degradation.  Streets are swept several times each year to minimize the amount of solids and other debris that are washed off our streets and find their way to local streams and rivers via our storm sewer system.

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2018 Leaf Collection


The Village of Lexington will begin our annual leaf collection on October 8, 2018 and continue through November 21, 2018. Please keep all leaves on the tree lawn and not in the roadway. Just a reminder, grass, limbs, and other debris will not be removed.

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Our mission is to provide all residents of the Village and the greater Lexington community with a wide range of recreational opportunities at facilities that are well maintained and safe for all users.

The Village of Lexington is very proud of the extensive park and recreation facilities available to our residents.  Lexington currently has over 60 acres of parkland including the Lexington Community Park on Plymouth Street, Patriot Park also located on Plymouth Street,  Bicentennial Park on Lex-Ontario Road and Davidson Park on Cedarwood Drive.  These parks include facilities for baseball and softball for both youth and adults, soccer fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, playground structures, picnic facilities including shelters and pavilions, sand volleyball courts, a fitness trail and an ice skating rink for winter use.  All of these facilities are well maintained and all receive extensive use.  In 2000, the Village purchased another 47 acres of land that is now being planned for development as a new park.  This park will include athletic fields for soccer as well as picnic facilities, a walking trail and possibly a skate park.  The Parks Department has a staff of three full-time employees and is supplemented with 2-3 seasonal employees during the summer months.  The department is well equipped and well trained in building and facilities maintenance, turf management and athletic field maintenance.

In addition to maintaining our park facilities, the Parks, Building and Grounds Department is also responsible for maintenance of other public buildings and properties including the Lexington Municipal Building, the Depot Senior/Civic Center and the East Main Street streetscape project in the business district at the eastern entrance to the Village.  The Parks, Buildings and Grounds Department also provides technical assistance to the Lexington Tree Commission and assists with many tree planting and maintenance activities.

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Park Rentals


The Pavilion and Boy Scout Cabin at Community Park are both rentable facilities for your next event.

Pavilion Rental

The Pavilion has tables and chairs to accommodate 37 adults and 16 children with remaining space for your own additional tables and chairs.  The Pavilion is also equipped with a refrigerator, stove, microwave oven, outlets, and running water.  Restroom facilities are located in the park next to the Pavilion.  The Pavilion is available for rental April 15th through October 15th of each year.

A $100.00 refundable deposit is required to secure a rental date for the Pavilion.

The all day rental fee is $100.00.

The deposit is refunded to the renting party on the next business day after your event once the facility has been inspected without damage and has been properly cleaned.

Boy Scout Cabin Rental

The Boy Scout Cabin contains tables and chairs to accommodate 50 people comfortably, with remaining space for your own additional tables and chairs.  The Cabin is equipped with a refrigerator, stove, microwave oven, outlets, running water, heat, and handicap accessible restrooms.  The Cabin is available for rental year round.

A $100.00 refundable deposit is required to secure a Cabin reservation.

The all day rental fee is $100.00.

The deposit is refunded to the renting party on the next business day after your event once the facility has been inspected without damage and has been properly cleaned.

Use the menu option for rental requests to check availability for either building, or contact Village Hall at 419-884-0765.

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Rental Request


Request for Availability
Please allow sufficient time for us to respond to your request. Most replies are sent within a few business days.

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Snow Removal


As winter weather approaches, the Street Department readies itself to clean the streets for the convenience of Village residents and visiting motorists.  We kindly ask that when conditions warrant our street crews to be active, please move parked vehicles from the roadways so that snow may be cleared as quickly and safely as possible.  If it is necessary to issue a snow emergency, that information will be posted at the front of the app under Emergency Information.

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Snow Ordinances


The Village of Lexington requests all residents and guests to abide by these winter specific Ordinances.

   (a)   No person shall shovel, plow or blow snow from any driveway in the Village in a manner resulting in snow being deposited upon the traveled portion of any Village street or highway.
   (b)   No person who removes snow from any driveway or causes the removal of snow from any driveway in a manner resulting in snow being deposited upon any Village street or highway and who is orally advised by the Police Department to clear the street or highway of such snow shall fail to immediately remove or cause the removal of such snow.
   (c)   Whoever violates any provision of this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor on first offense; on a second offense within one year after the first offense, the person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree; on each subsequent offense within one year after the first offense, the person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree.
   (a)   An accumulation of two or more inches of snow on Village streets or roads is generally cause for the Village Street Department to begin snow plowing operations to clear streets to ensure safe travel by motorists.  Motor vehicles parked on public streets present a hazard and difficulty to snowplow operators and other vehicles using these streets.  Therefore, it shall be unlawful for the owner or operator of any motor vehicle to park or to allow to remain parked such vehicle on any Village street or road within this municipality when two or more inches of snow has fallen and plowing operations have commenced.
   (b)   In the event that vehicles remain parked on Village streets or roads after the accumulation of two or more inches of snow and plowing operations have commenced, the Village Police Department may ticket such vehicles for violation of this section.
   (c)   Whoever violates any provision of this section shall be guilty of a parking violation and shall be issued a parking ticket in accordance with the current parking fine schedule.

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Residential Street Resurf


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