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Subscribe To The Township Newsletter!!

Union Township is happy to announce the ability to subscribe to the township newsletter. If you click here you will be taken to our registration page all you have to...

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Bells Lane & SR32 Project- Materials from…

  A public meeting was held on March 22, 2017, to discuss upcoming SR 32 improvements between Bells Lane and Old SR 74, including work on both Old SR 74 from...

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Natural Gas Opt Out Letter

Opt-Out Letters will be mailed to eligible customers on November 7, 2016 and will be arriving shortly thereafter.   you can also download the opt out letter by clicking here. 

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Union Township, Natural Gas Aggregation Progr…

The Board of Trustees of Union Township, Clermont County, Ohio will hold two public hearings on the Township’s Natural Gas Aggregation Program Plan of Operation and Governance. The hearings will...

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Union Township, Electric Aggregation Program …

June 22, 2016 Union Township Electric Aggregation Program Update Union Township is pleased to announce that it has selected Dynegy Energy Services as the Electric Aggregation Supplier for Union Township!   Dynegy...

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Firehouse Subs awards equipment to Greater Ci…

Firehouse Subs awards equipment to Greater Cincinnati Fire Departments Firehouse Subs will award $34,000 worth of life-saving equipment to Greater Cincinnati fire responders Wednesday. Local firefighters will be at the...

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UTFD ANNOUNCES FIREPUP PROGRAM

Do you remember when firefighters visited your school and taught fire safety? Or, maybe you remember how excited you were on your first trip to the fire station?   For 25 years...

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Service Accreditation

When the Service Department became accredited in July, 2011, Union Township became the first township in North America to be so accredited by the American Public Works Association (APWA).

Working with community agencies across the country, the APWA provides standards that, when met, will contribute to a higher and sustainable quality of life.

In Union Township, those standards numbered 311 management practices, all of which had to be met or exceeded to be awarded accreditation.Roads, parks, facilities maintenance, fleet maintenance, and Mt. Moriah Cemetery all fall within the jurisdiction of APWA guidelines. Documenting all 311 measurements for the first time was completed in less than half the time it ordinarily takes: 15 months compared with about three years.

The Union Township Board of Trustees places accreditation for any of its departments high on the list of priorities in the customer service arena because accreditations are independent and unbiased scrutiny of best practice policies. Each accrediting agency sets the bars high to ensure that accredited organizations are providing outstanding service to their customers.  Because the Service Department joins the Police, Fire and Communications departments in being fully accredited, it is believed that there are only three other jurisdictions in the United States, all larger than Union Township, which have accredited police, fire, communications and service departments.

A major part of accreditation is the continual upgrading of processes and maintenance of documentation. These are ongoing in preparation for reaccreditation, which occurs every four years.For the Service Department staff, the value of the documentation prep is that it is testimony to the best practices put in place in every aspect of the service they provide to the township, its residents, businesses and guests.