Mount Vernon Community Showcase.

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Work, Play, Learn MOUNT VERNON, OHIO CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION Discover Our City Where You Are Always Welcome! Great Attractions We offer something for everyone! "BEST HOMETOWN 2017-2018" As Voted By Ohio's Magazine

9.90

square, miles

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1805

year of foundation

16,990

population

Welcome to the City of Mount Vernon, Ohio!

Upcoming Events
Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony Monday, May 30 begins at 10:30 a.m., East High Street (Click for Live Stream)
Shade Tree Commission Meeting Tuesday, May 31 begins at 3:00 p.m., Council Chambers (Click for Live Stream)
Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Wednesday, June 1 begins at 5:30 p.m., Council Chambers (Click for Live Stream)
Special City Council Meeting Monday, June 6 begins at 6:00 p.m., Council Chambers (Click for Live Stream)
Public Hearing, CDBG Grants, Thursday, June 9 begins at 10:00 a.m., Council Chambers (Click for Live Stream)
Municipal Planning Commission Meeting Thursday, June 9 begins at 4:00 p.m., Council Chambers (Click for Live Stream)
City Council Meeting Monday, June 13 begins at 7:30 p.m., Council Chambers (Click for Live Stream)
Mayor’s Message

Welcome to the City of Mount Vernon, one of Ohio’s Best Home Towns! There is a hopeful and genuine community spirit and partnership among the residents and various organizations that make Mount Vernon a special place to live, work, play, and raise a family.

Historically, we have a rich entrepreneurial spirit, find ways to reinvent, reuse, and repurpose aging infrastructure, and work together as a community to take care of our neighbors, friends, family, and visitors to our city. I urge you to stop into our different places of business, experience a variety of wonderful restaurants and retailers, explore our spacious and charming parks and bike paths, and recharge your spirit by taking in a show, concert, or art class downtown to connect with our delightful city.

Seasonal Employment

The City of Mount Vernon is accepting applications for Seasonal employment. Seasonal positions are outdoor positions with physical demands (mowing, operating weed trimmers, raking, etc.). Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The pay rate is $10.00.

Interested applicants must fill out an application and be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen. Applications are available online or in the Administration Office located at City Hall. Applications can be emailed to mperry@mountvernonohio.org or dropped off at City Hall.