Wapakoneta city government’s mission: to cost-effectively improve the health, safety and welfare of residents and respond to their needs.

Welcome to the City of Wapakoneta, Ohio’s Website! Our goal is to share information about our City in a concise and friendly manner, serving mainly residents but also visitors to our fine City.

Wapakoneta is a City of just under 10,000 people that sits near the crossroads of two major highways, US-75 and OH-33. We are part of the Tree City USA program. Wapakoneta is the birthplace of Neil Armstrong and home of the Armstrong Air & Space Museum.

A small city with a big heart, Wapakoneta offers a charming downtown with lots to explore, including many antique shops and other specialty stores. We have thriving industrial parks that are growing by leaps and bounds.

But most important are the people. A friendly spirit resides in Wapak, with the community pulling together when needed. A good number of strong service groups exist in Wapakoneta and continually help to make the City a better place. People are greeted with smiles everywhere you go!

To residents, thanks for stopping by and we hope you find what you’re looking for. Let us know how we can improve both the City and this website.

To those outside the area, if you haven’t visited Wapakoneta yet, stop by sometime! We think you’ll be glad you did.

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News

VEHICLE AUCTION: Friday December 3rd at 3:00 p.m.

VEHICLE AUCTION: Friday December 3rd at 3:00 p.m.

City of Wapakoneta Administration Building, located at 701 Parlette Court will be accepting bids for the following items until Friday December 3rd at 2:59 p.m. Items are sold “as is” condition.
Starting Monday, November 29th, you can view the vehicles at the Public Works Building located on West Harrison Street between the hours of 8:00 am and 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
We will have a representative available on site, Wednesday December 1st to assist with answering questions between 8:00 am and 2:00 pm.
Bid Forms will need to be dropped off at the Administration Building to be valid. We will accept cash or cashier’s check. Each vehicle or item needs to have a $50 deposit.

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The City of Wapakoneta Utility Office and Service Departments will be closed on Monday, July 5th. The refuse-only pickup schedule for Monday customers will be as follows: Monday refuse route will be picked up Tuesday, July 6th. There will be no curbside recycling pickup for Monday customers. Please hold recycling for the following week or bring it to the 24/7 recycling drop-off located at 110 E. Harrison Street.

Announcement: Rescheduled Council Meetings

The regularly scheduled Council meeting on June 21, 2021 has been rescheduled for June 28, 2021 at 7:30pm at City Hall. (This was due to a lack of quorum).

The regularly scheduled Council meeting on July 5, 2021 has been rescheduled for July 12, 2021 at 7:30pm at City Hall. (This was due to the holiday).

NOTICE TO BIDDERS (ELECTRONIC)

Online Bids will be received by the City of Wapakoneta (Owner) via QuestCDN,
www.questCDN.com, for the 20063.00 Wapakoneta Perry Street Improvements.
Bid Date: 2:00.00 PM on Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Bids will read aloud at 2:00.00 PM on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 via QuestCDN.
Bid tabulation will be posted as quickly as possible after the 2:00.00 PM bid time via QuestCDN.
QuestCDN Project Number: 7635231
Project Name:
20063.00 Wapakoneta Perry Street Improvements
Corner of Auglaize and Perry Street
Wapakoneta, Ohio, 45895
All in accordance with the Contract Documents prepared by Garmann/Miller & Associates, Inc.
Minster, OH | Columbus, OH | Indianapolis, IN
A Lump Sum bid for the project will be received.
There will be no prebid meeting for this project. Contractors bidding this project are encouraged to
visit the site on their own time to be familiar with the site and surround area.
A Bid Security in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check, irrevocable letter of credit, or surety
company bond pursuant to Chapter 1305 of the Ohio Revised code in the amount of 10% of the
total bid shall accompany each bid; or a bid guaranty bond in accordance with Chapter 153.571 of
the Ohio Revised Code in the amount of 100% of the total bid shall accompany each bid.
Successful Bidders shall conform to the Ohio “Schedule of Prevailing Wages”. The bidder may
access the Ohio Department of Commerce, Wage & Hour Bureau at its web site for current edition
of wage rates.
The Contract Documents, including Drawings and Specifications, are on file for public inspection at:
Construction News Corporation: the McGraw Hill – Dodge Plan Room: the Builders Exchange, and
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Contractors are required to register with QuestCDN and download the bidding documents and all
addendums, in order to bid the project.
Paper copies of the Contract Documents may be purchased at the Contractors option from the
printer for a non-refundable price of $75.00; DC Reprographics, 1254 Courtland Ave, Columbus,
Ohio 43201; www.DCplanroom.com; Phone 614-297-1200.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities, irregularities and/or
errors in the bids to the extent permitted by law. This includes the right to extend the date and time
for receipt of bids.
Notice also posted on QuestCDN web site at: www.questcdn.com.
The Date of this notice: Friday, March 4, 2021
By: City of Wapakoneta
Wapakoneta Perry Street Improvements
701 Parlette Court
Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895

SCOPE OF WORK CLICK > HERE<

ONLINE BIDDING CLICK > HERE <

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West Benton Street Reconstruction, Phase 2

Bids for the West Benton Street Reconstruction, Phase 2 project will be received by the City of Wapakoneta at the Council Chambers, 701 Parlette Court, Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895, until Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. local time. At that time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.

The Project includes the following Work: The reconstruction of West Benton Street from Dearbaugh Avenue to Ohio Street including replacement of all pavement, curb, sidewalk, sanitary sewer, waterline, and storm sewer.

Information and Bidding Documents for the Project can be found and downloaded at the following website: choiceoneengineering.com/projects-out-for-bid.

All official notifications, addenda, and other Bidding Documents will be offered through the designated website. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for Bidding Documents, including addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office of Choice One.

For all further requirements regarding bid submittal, qualifications, procedures, and contract award, refer to the Instructions to Bidders that are included in the Bidding Documents.

Owner: City of Wapakoneta

By:          Floyd Gregg

Title:      Safety-Service Director

Date:     January 14, 2021 & January 21, 2021        

Utility Bill Website has been updated and moved!!

The City bill viewing website has been upgraded and moved. If you have a shortcut saved on your computer for the old site then please delete it. The new website can be accessed either by clicking on the link below or navigating to the menu on the top of this page clicking Utilities/Pay Bills>View Utility Bill. Everyone will need to register as a new user, please make sure you have a utility bill in front of you

Account Access – City of Wapakoneta

LEGAL NOTICE

In accordance with Section 9.33, et seq., of the Ohio Revised Code, the City of Wapakoneta, Ohio (Owner) will receive Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) for Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) services associated with the Wapakoneta Water Reclamation Facility Project as more fully described in the Request for Qualifications (RFQ).

SOQs will be received by the Owner until 2:00 p.m. local time on October 28, 2020 by Terry Rohrbacher, Administrative Assistant, in the Wapakoneta Municipal Building, 701 Parlette Court, Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895.  SOQs received after this time will not be accepted.  SOQs must be prepared and delivered in the format and quantity described in the RFQ.

The complete RFQ can be obtained from the Jacobs (Engineer) by contacting Chad Roby by e-mail at Chad.Roby@jacobs.com.  Requests must include a contact name and contact information which will be used for all official notices, including addenda.

Grant Program To Help COVID-19 affected businesses

The City of Wapakoneta plans to create a new grant program targeted at helping local small businesses and non-profits impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. 

To qualify for the grant program, businesses must:

• Be locally owned and operated in the City of Wapakoneta

• Demonstrate a negative impact and revenue loss as a result of COVID-19

• Have fewer than 50 full-time equivalent employees

• Be current on all state, federal and local taxes

• Annual gross receipts of less than $2,000,000 Small business grant applications are available starting September 21, 2020 and must be submitted by September 28, 2020 by 4:00 p.m. 

Return completed applications to 701 Parlette Court Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895.

Please click HERE for the application/guidelines.

City Hall Limited Access

City Hall will have limited public access to the building to help prevent the spread of the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) illness. We are encouraging everyone that needs to pay their Utility Bill or drop off tax documents to do so through the Drive-thru or after-hours dropbox. The front lobby doors will remain unlocked to allow access to the police dispatch window if needed for an emergency.

Christmas Hours

City Departments will be closed at 2 p.m this afternoon for Christmas Eve and also all-day Christmas Day. We will re-open normal business hours Thursday, December 26th.

Leaf Pick up

The City of Wapakoneta will begin leaf pick up on October 21st, and we would like to request residents to please place leaves between the sidewalk and the street (curb lawn). This will minimize the number of leaves ending up in the catch basins, and make it easier on the street department during collection.

Public Power Week

10/6/2019-10/12/2019

Public Power Week is an annual national event coordinated by the American Public Power Association in Washington, D.C. The American Public Power Association is the voice of not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide. The Association represents public power before the federal government to protect the interests of the more than 49 million people that public power utilities serve, and the 93,000 people they employ. It advocates and advises on electricity policy, technology, trends, training, and operations. Its members strengthen their communities by providing superior service, engaging citizens, and instilling pride in community-owned power. More at www.PublicPower.org.  

Latest News

It has come to our attention that the current utility bills are not arriving on time this month. They were mailed from Dayton on March 29th and a few statements have been delivered but it appears the bulk of them are missing. We have been in contact with the printing service and they are trying to track down the problem after they were delivered by them to the Dayton Post Office. If you wish to view your bill online you may go to wapakoneta.net and click on view your utility bill. If you need your total please give us a call at 419-738-3011. We are sorry for any inconvenience in regards to this incident. We have extended the due date to April 16th to allow you time to make payment. Thank you for your understanding.

Door-to-Door Sales

If you are planning to conduct business door-to-door remember to obtain a permit from City hall allowing you to do so. This law was passed due to the rise in complaints by the public regarding not only people selling items but the aggressive tactics and manner in which some salespeople use. An application can be found in the resource tab to the left or click on the links below.

Click here for a Peddler/Solicitor/Concessionaire Registration Form

Click here for Codified Ordinance regarding Solicitors

“Doxo” – ATTENTION TO ALL RESIDENTS!!!

It has been brought to our attention that during an online search to pay their bill, some residents have found themselves on a third-party website “Doxo”. While this is a legitimate company it is in no way affiliated with the City of Wapakoneta. This company will charge a fee, and in most cases, make a late payment on your account. If you want to pay your utility bill online you can use our official website and auto pay is available as well.

The Fire Department is taking Applications for Full-Time Firefighter II/Paramedic for more information please stop by City Hall.

Effective January 20, 2017., Auglaize County is a Certified Building Department, and effective March 3, 2017, certified sub­departments of Auglaize County include: Cridersville, Minster, New Bremen, New Knoxville, Waynesfield, St. Marys, and Wapakoneta, for all commercial construction activity subject to compliance with the Ohio Building Code. The Miami County Department of Development (Building Department), under contract by agreement between Auglaize County commissioners and Miami County commissioners, will conduct plan review and inspections for all commercial construction activity in Auglaize County. All commercial construction projects currently under review or in process toward final certificates of occupancy with the State of Ohio will remain where originally submitted until completion.

Necessary forms, procedures, checklists, copies of the Ohio Building Code, and contact information will be available at the Auglaize County office and all sub­department municipal offices. Please call Rob England, Building Official, at Miami County Department of Development with any questions: 937-440-8121, ext. 8069

Upcoming Events

Dec
6
Mon
7:30 pm City Council Meeting @ City Council Chambers
City Council Meeting @ City Council Chambers
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Monday 7:30 pm Located in City Council Chambers
Dec
20
Mon
7:30 pm City Council Meeting @ City Council Chambers
City Council Meeting @ City Council Chambers
Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Monday 7:30 pm in City Council Chambers
Jan
3
Mon
7:30 pm City Council Meeting @ City Council Chambers
City Council Meeting @ City Council Chambers
Jan 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Monday 7:30 pm Located in City Council Chambers

Employment Opportunities

Tom Stinebaugh, Mayor

701 Parlette Court  |  Wapakoneta, OH 45895   |  419-738-3011

Mailing Address:
City of Wapakoneta, PO Box 269, Wapakoneta OH 45895-0269