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Arbor Day Foundation designates Ada as 2022 Tree City USA®

LINCOLN, Nebraska–In February 2023, Ada was named a 2022 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to effective urban forest management. The community also received a Tree City USA Growth Award for demonstrating environmental improvement and an outstanding level of tree care. 

Reminder: Village of Ada Income Tax deadline is April 18

The Village of Ada income tax filing deadline date for tax year 2022 returns will be Monday, April 18, 2023, for all taxpayers, except fiscal year accounts or taxpayers on federal extensions.  

You are required to file your Village of Ada Income Taxes with the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) via their website at  You may establish your account on-line with them.  You may have RITA assist you with your tax filing by calling 1-800-860-7482.

Returns may also be mailed to RITA at PO BOX 89409, Cleveland, OH  44101, however each taxpayer is responsible to make sure their return has been received at RITA by the April 18, 2023 due date. Returns delivered to RITA after this date will be assessed late fees and interest.  Exceptions will not be made due to it being delivered to RITA late by the USPS, Fed-Ex, UPS or any other delivery system.  

Grandview Boulevard reconstruction to begin on February 27

The Village of Ada has posted the following announcement at

We have received notification from Beaverdam Construction (Village contractor) of their intent to start construction activity on the Grandview Road Reconstruction Project on Monday February 27th.

This activity will begin with construction staking, equipment mobilization, and the start of materials arriving.

Village of Ada seeking bids for tree and stump removal

The Village of Ada is seeking bids for Spring Tree removal and Spring Stump Grinding request for proposal.

Tree removal consists of 7 trees and stump grinding consists of 15 stumps, all trees and stumps are located in the Village right of way and marked with orange paint.

•Proposals are due at the end of the day on March 15 and work is to be completed by May 15.

•You must have a current ADA TREE CARE LICENSE for your proposal to be considered.

Please see attached information HERE for details.

Village advertises for bid: Lease of 33 acres of farmland

The Village of Ada has posted the following advertisement for bid: 

Sealed bids for the lease of 33.66 tillable acres, more of less, of farm ground located in the Village of ada along Willow Parkway within the Ada grass Run Industrial Park, owned by the Village of Ada, Hardin County, Ohio and being parcel numbers 25-1700920000, 25-1700930000, 25-1700940000, 25-1700950000, 25-1700960000, 25-1701130000, 25-1701140000,25-1701430000 and 25-1701440000 will be received by the Village of Ada at the Municipal Building, 115 West Buckeye Avenue, Ada, Ohio until February 28th,  2023 at 12:00 noon.

The lease will be for a two-year term commencing on March 7th, 2023, and terminating on February 28th, 2025. Bids are to be based on a per acre rate at an acreage of 33 acres with an annual payment payable on the first day of December 2023 and each year thereafter. A copy of the lease with full terms and a map of the lease area may be obtained from the Village Utility office and questions may be directed to the Village Administrator at 419-634-4045 or email at

EPA survey for Ada water customers

All Ada residents will be asked to participate in a mandated Ohio Environmental Protection Agency survey. The survey will be included in your next water bill.

The deadline for responses is February 15, 2023.

The Village of Ada has been mandated by Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) to implement a CROSS CONNECTION PROGRAM to comply with current regulations as defined in the Ohio Administrative Code Rule 3745-95-04(C). The purpose of the program is to protect the safety of community public water supplies. A CROSS CONNECTION is any temporary or permanent connection between the Ada public supply and another source. An example would be piping between a public water system and an auxiliary source such as a private well or lawn sprinkler system.