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09.21.2021

GALLIPOLIS CITY COMMISSION SPECIAL MEETING
The next meeting of the Gallipolis City Commission will be a Special Meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.

In addition, the meeting will also be accessible via Zoom Meetings, similar to how the meetings were being conducted during the orders of the pandemic and under Ohio Sub H.B. 197. A link to the Zoom Meeting will be available on the City Website. 
Gallipolis City is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

 

05.19.2021

The Gallipolis Public Water System 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available!
Visit http://www.ohioruralwater.org/gallipolis.html to view our 2021 Annual Water Quality Report and learn more about your drinking water. This report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water. If you would like a paper copy of the 2021 Annual Water Quality Report mailed to your home, please call 740-441-6006 Ext 821.

10.20.2020

**PUBLIC NOTICE**
We are transitioning to a different Electric Aggregation
Program. Please see below for further information:

Gallipolis is in the process of transitioning its electric aggregation program to become part of a council of governments that will leverage their combined purchasing power.  SOPEC is currently composed of 18 other communities across Southeast Ohio including Rio Grande, Racine, Athens, Logan and Belpre.  The new aggregation program will take effect in January pending final authorization by the city commission.  In the meantime residents will default back to what is known as the standard service offer with AEP Ohio.  No action is needed by residents already in the aggregation program- they will be automatically be enrolled in January, but can opt-out at any time with no penalty.  Going to the standard service offer is saving residents money from last year's rate, and rates will drop again in January once the new aggregation program is activated.  The gap in programing is due to filings required at the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.  We apologize for the temporary inconvenience, but are happy with the result since residents will be saving money and paying an even lower rate than the current standard service offer in January.  Residents will receive a letter from AEP Energy who serves SOPEC communities with more specifics closer later this year.  Once Gallipolis affirms its decision to join SOPEC, it will be part of a group of communities representing 80,000 Ohioans and the buying power that goes with it.  Residents can learn more about SOPEC here: www.SOPEC-OH.gov

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Welcome to the City of Gallipolis, Ohio, Web Site

Gallipolis (pronounced Gal ′ – a – po – lees ′ ) is a beautiful, small city located on the Ohio River in southeastern Ohio.  The name derives from the Latin – “Galli” for Gaul or France and the Greek “polis” for city. It is familiarly known as “The City of the Gauls” and The Old French Settlement.” Settled in 1790 by men and women from France – the group popularly known as the French 500 – it has a rich historical background, much of which has been preserved in the Our House Museum. — Gallia County Historical Society

Location

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The City of Gallipolis is located on the Ohio River in Gallia County. Gallipolis lies 40 miles up river from Huntington, West Virginia, 58 miles northwest of Charleston, West Virginia, 50 miles west of Marietta, 109 miles southeast of Columbus, and 156 miles east of Cincinnati.
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