News & Current Events

Montgomery County Enviornmental Services to Raise Water Rates in 2018

November 10, 2017

In 2018, Montgomery County Environmental Services will initiate an approximate 14% combined rate increase for residential water and sewer bills in Montgomery County, Ohio. This rate increase will impact customers here in Butler Township.

On Monday, November 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., Montgomery County representatives will be giving a presentation about the rate increase at the Butler Township Meeting Hall at 3780 Little York Road. Interested citizens are encouraged to attend. You can calculate your water service increase via the online calculator at: http://www.mcohio.org/departments/water_services/rate_calculator.cfm. Additional information can be found Montgomery County Water Sewer Rate Increase Story

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New Service Department Worker

October 2, 2017

Stephen “Joey” Wilkerson joined the Service Department as the newest service worker in July. He most recently worked in the City of Fairborn’s Water and Sewer Department and was excited for the Butler Township opportunity because he has family living in the area.

Joey currently lives in Miamisburg and enjoys spending time outdoor, hunting and fishing. In addition to his government background, Joey also has excavation and farming experience.

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New Service Department Leader

New to Butler Township is Service Department Director Jeff Barnett. He comes to his new position from the City of Kettering, where he served as a street department supervisor.

Prior to his eight years with Kettering, Jeff worked in the tool and die industry. He also served in the United States Marine Corp, attached to the Washington, D.C.-based Marine Security Forces.

Jeff and his wife, Debbie, live in Germantown with their four children. When he’s not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family, kayaking, horseback riding, hunting, hobby farming and getting involved with his children’s sports and activities.

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Supervisor retires after 40 years!

Doug Brunk retired from Butler Township on August 31st after 40 years of dedicated service. Doug’s township career began in 1977, when he was hired as a laborer making $4 per hour. He worked his way up in leadership roles and had held the title of Service Department Supervisor for the past 10 years.

“Doug has been an exemplary employee for Butler Township,” said Township Administrator Erika Vogel. “He has made significant contributions to our roadway maintenance and services, residents’ safety and welfare, and the department’s leadership. We wish him the best!”

 

 

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NEWS: Electric Aggregation Program Bulletin

June 29, 2017

Butler Township residents voted in favor of the electric aggregation program on November 8, 2016.

Butler Township is providing residents with the opportunity to join with other residents and businesses to receive preferred rates on the electric you use. The program is possible through a concept call governmental aggregation, where Township officials bring together citizens to gain group-buying power for the purchase of electric from a retail supplier certified by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. As an eligible resident or small business, you will be automatically enrolled in the program unless you choose to opt-out (not participate) by July 13, 2017 by completing and returning the reply card attached or by calling 1-888-682-2170.

Under this arrangement, Dynegy has been selected as the Township preferred electricity provider. Dynegy Inc. is an electric company based at 312 Walnut Street, Suite 1500, Cincinnati, OH 45202.

Residents and businesses will begin receiving a rate of $0.0539 per kWh through your August 2020 billing period. There is no cost for the enrollment and you will not be charged a switching fee. You do not need to do anything to be a part of the program.

Click Here for additional information Butler Twp Energy Bulletin or Butler Twp Dynegy Opt out

Questions about the program should be directed to the Township Consultant, Scott Belcastro of Trebel LLC at 1-877-861-2772.

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