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The Little Purple Free Library At The Marina

The Little Purple Free Library has made it’s 2019 debut! Now in its third year, The Little Purple Library is installed and is again accessible at the Rossford Marina and Veteran Memorial Park next to the Dock Watch Office. Take a book to read on the boat, at a picnic or a ball game with no worries about returning it. It is restocked often, but you may also like to leave a free book for someone else. Enjoy!


Grass Cutting – Request for Proposals

The City of Rossford is advertising for bids for the seasonal service of cutting tall grass, cutting and disposal of noxious weeds, and removal and disposal of debris from nuisance properties within the City.  To fulfill the requirements of Chapter 555 of the City of Rossford Municipal Code, proposals will be received by the City Administrator and directed by the Zoning Inspector.  A list of locations and services needed will be provided by the Zoning Inspector and are to be cut within 48 hours of order.  A before and after digital photo of evidence of the site condition will be required and will need to be submitted with invoice.  Bids must contain the full name of every person and/or company interested in doing the work, proof of insurance, and proposal of costs to perform the above described services (cost per hour, additional labor cost per hour, list of hourly cost based on equipment and/or skill level).  The City of Rossford reserves the right to make separate or combination awards and to accept or reject any and all bids, and to waive providing any information in the proposals received.  The deadline for proposals for the May 20 thru November 1, 2019 season is:  Monday, May 13, 2019, 11 am at the Municipal Building.  Contact Mark Zuchowski, Zoning Inspector – 419-666-0210, ext. 211 or or mail proposal to City of Rossford, 133 Osborn Street, Rossford, Ohio 43460.


Police Department Trash Cart Reminder

A friendly reminder from the Rossford Police Department: All approved refuse containers may be placed at the designated collection point no sooner than 5:00 p.m. the day prior to collection.

All approved containers are to be removed from streets and alleyways by 9:00 a.m. on the next day after collection and shall be kept or placed at the rear of the house or building or in passageways behind the front building line.


Income Tax Reminder

Tax Day For 2018 Income Tax is Monday, April 15, 2019.

Filing is mandatory for all Rossford residents and businesses located within the City, as well as for Rental Property owners, and lottery winners. Check out the City Tax Department website page for details.

The Regional Income Tax Agency/RITA maintains City of Rossford income tax collections. To obtain information for filing purposes including specific account information and estimates, please call RITA at 1-800-860-7482 ext. 5002 or visit their website at Income tax forms are available at the RITA website also by clicking on the link.   RITA offers e-filing and e-payment options for individuals and businesses, including prior year returns.   File online at .

Taxpayers receiving notification letters from RITA need to respond to RITA in order to avoid receiving additional penalties and interest, or receiving a subpoena.  To assure speedy processing and to avoid the subpoena process, responses should be sent to:

Attn: Compliance Department 198
Regional Income Tax Agency
PO Box 470538
Broadview Heights, OH 44147-0538
or by Fax to 1-440-922-3510


Regional Income Tax Agency Phone System Offers Better Service

The Regional Income Tax Agency/RITA installed their new phone system on January 19, 2018. The added features are able to better service our taxpayers, offering assistance with enhanced self-service features. The new system offers the following enhancements:

• Automated speech recognition so that callers can press telephone keys or make their choices using their voice.
• Tax Preparer shortcut menu allowing access to multiple accounts without needing to log in and out multiple times.
• Check real time account balance.
• Check payment history and estimated payments including pending payments.
• Check refund status and whether or not the IRS has levied a portion of the refund.
• Ability to make payments by credit card (Individual Accounts only) or ACH for all account types.
• Request a payment plan.
• Request tax forms.
• Variable seasonal menus based on time of year and most popular choices.

Call RITA at 1-800-860-7482.

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