Notice of Public Hearing Before the Village of Bolivar Council, Tuscarawas County, Ohio

On November 12, 2018 at 6:00 p.m., the Village of Bolivar Council will hold a public hearing in the Bolivar Fire Station located at 456 Water Street SW, Bolivar, Ohio 44612 to consider the Application for Amendment to the Village Zoning Code submitted by Massillon Materials, Inc. (the “Application”). The Application proposes to rezone Tuscarawas County Parcel Nos. 37-00726-000 and 37-00728-000 from Agricultural to Business/Commercial (B/C) District. A copy of the Application is on file with the Village Zoning Inspector and available for review.

Autumn 2018

Leaf pickup has begun and will continue until Nov. 30, 2018. All leaves should be raked to the end of the road and should not be around mailboxes or poles.

Composting will continue until Nov. 30, 2018 on Mondays.

You may now pay your Water/Trash Utility Online


Municipality code: BolivarOH612

Bill & Pay is a tool you can use to pay your utility bills online with a debit or credit card. You will be able to view past bills and any payments you have made. New users will need to register.

2018 recycle calendarInformational Dates 2018

  • April 16, 2018 – Start Compost
  • April 27, 2018 – Hydrant Flushing
  • Oct. 5, 2018 – Hydrant Flushing
  • Oct. 15, 2018 – Start Leaf Vac
  • Nov. 30, 2018 – End Compost and Leaf Vac

Spring & Summer 2018


  • Lawn and garden sprinkling and irrigation will be permitted April 1 through November 1 each year.
  • Lawn and gardening devices can be used 8:00 to 9:00 am and 7:00 to 9:00 pm.


  • Compost is picked up each Monday, weather permitting from April 16 through Nov. 30, 2018. Compost should be placed in open containers, not in bags. Please do not mix trash with compost.
  • Please do not over fill containers especially with wet grass clippings. Place container at the edge of the road. No limbs or shrubs – if you cut them up, take them to the Lawrence Township building compost site. Nothing over 4ft can be taken to that site. Remember this is a courtesy to our residents!


  • Open Burning in the village is prohibited by ORD.#275. Warnings will be given and fines handed out. Please call village hall for any questions.


Village of Bolivar Consumer Confidence Report

Is my water safe?

We are pleased to present the Annual Water Quality Report (Consumer Confidence Report) as required by the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). This report is designed to provide details about where your water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to standards set by regulatory agencies. This report is a snapshot of water quality.  We are committed to providing you with information because informed customers are our best allies. Click below for the full report in pdf form.

2017 ccrs report

2016 CCR Report


For Your Information:

Ordinance No. 1986-393  An ordinance providing for the control of overgrown grass, weeds, and other plantings. The ordinance sets a height limitation  of 12 inches and states the property owner is responsible to mow. You will be given a written notice and have 5 days to comply, after that the village will mow the grass and reasonable costs will apply with the home owner having 10 days to pay for the cost of mowing. If it is not paid then  a lien will be placed on the homeowners property.  There is also a chance of the homeowner being charged with a minor misdemeanor of up to $100.

Trash Ordinance #0-103-2014  Cans cannot be out any earlier than 24 hrs before pickup and need to be removed by 8pm the night of pickup. A fine of $15 per occurrence.

Towpath Completion

Towpath Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 2016On October 15, 2016 a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony celebrating the completion of the Bolivar section of the Towpath Trail was held.  Speakers included Mayor Rebecca Hubble of the Village of Bolivar; Dan Rice, president and CEO of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition; Dick Lebold; and Tuscarawas County Commissioner Kerry Metzger.

View photos of the event by clicking here.