justlogo.jpg

Office: 740/983-6367  •  Fax: 740/983-4703
Police: 740/983-3112  •  Emergency: 911
Village Administrator: 740/207-1842
Street Dept: 614/402-9876
Utility Dept: 614/214-9223

  • ASHVILLE'S

    ASHVILLE'S

    VISION STATEMENT Remembering our rural heritage, Ashville will be a vibrant and friendly community, offering an enhanced quality of life achieved through planning, progress and collaboration. It will be a welcoming place where people want to live and businesses prosper. Have a great July 4th. Office will reopen on Wednesday
  • ASHVILLE'S Fun in the Sun

    ASHVILLE'S Fun in the Sun

    Fun in the Sun offers FREE organized activities for children ages 4 & up from 10:00 am until 11:30 am on Thursdays. See rain make up information on image and more about each day by clicking on image: Read More
  • Food Truck Festival

    Food Truck Festival

    Ashville Food Truck & Community Festival brought to you by the Ohio Small Town Museum. Food, Music, Art & Crafts and Fun. Read More
  • ASHVILLE'S Gazebo Gathersings

    ASHVILLE'S Gazebo Gathersings

    Five Sundays of great music at the Park Gazebo & all Shows begin at 5:00 pm Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the music. Rain or shine – shows will be held in the park shelter house in the event of rain Call 614/832-1192 for information Read More
  • Gas Aggregation

    Gas Aggregation

    A Public Meeting was held on January 9th at noon and 6:00 pm that reviewed the Gas Aggregation Plan. The Plan and more information can be found on the following webpage. It can be accessed by clicking on "read more" or the image to the right. One important topic will include the "Opt-out" procedures. Read More
  • Utility Projects

    Utility Projects

    Water, Sewer, StormwaterWater Resource Recovery Facility, Infiltration and Inflow (I & I), Water Interconnection, and Special Environmental Projects (SEP). Some projects relate to the OhioEPA Findings & Orders. Read More
  • Street & Service

    Street & Service

    Street, Park, Facility ProjectsThe following webpages are about Service Projects in Ashville. These projects are related to resurfacing, construction, and park/recreation. Click on the banner or "Read More" for more information Read More
  • PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT

    PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT

    Information & LinksThis page was developed to help you locate homes and business opportunities in the Village of Ashville. To find that information or links click below or on the “Private Development Page” banner. Read More
  • Reminder:  RITA Taxes

    Reminder: RITA Taxes

    All residents are to file yearly Municipal Income Tax returns by April 15. For filing requirements, visit www.RITAOhio.com or call 800-860-7482. Our purpose is to fairly collect taxes, treat everyone with respect, and to wisely manage resources. Read More
  • CCR

    CCR

    Consumer Confidence ReportClick on Image to the right for the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) and the June Newsletter. A copy of the CCR is available at our office, 200 East Station Street. Read More
  • Land Use Plan

    Land Use Plan

    North Gate Alliance Cooperative Economic Development Agreement (CEDA) Pickaway County, Harrison Township, South Bloomfield, & Ashville have a strategic plan adopted by Ordinance 2013-07 under "Village Government". Read More
  • ashville's

    ashville's

    Financial ReportsThese reports include the Temporary and Permanent Expense Budgets, Anticipated Sources of Revenue Budget, Annual Financial Reports of the village and other financial information. Read More
  • Ashville's

    Ashville's

    Parks & RecreationTo find out park information, review the park calendar (shelter house, baseball field, gazebo) reservation form.Click read more for more information. Read More
  • Report a Pothole

    Report a Pothole

    Potholes can be a problem. If you see a pothole please call 740-983-6367 and report the location. To find out more about reporting potholes in Ashville, click the "Read More" below. This will take you to our online reporting system. Read More
  • Ashville Newsletter

    Ashville Newsletter

    The Friendly Community NewsletterDownload current or past Ashville Newsletters, which discuss the CPI impact on Utility’s cost, curb side recycling, Consumer Confidence Report, Ashville Festivals (events) among many other items. Read More
  • Past Ashville Events

    Past Ashville Events

    By clicking on the banner or "Read More" you can see past Viking Festival, Fun in the Sun, July 4th Festival, Gazebo Gatherings, Trick or Treat Parade, & Ashville's Holiday Happenings events or you may decide to participate in the next event. Read More
  • Ashville's

    Ashville's

    Facebook & Twitter PageThe Mayor and Village Council participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge for Jim Mathers and others with ALS. Follow this and other activities within the village by becoming a friend. Read More
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
Monday, July 24, 2017

Village of Ashville, Ohio

Gas Aggregation Information

Flameaggregation

What is Gas Aggregation?

An aggregator is a person or organization that brings a group of customers together. 

  • Objective better pricing for the group members, “buying power”.
  • Ohio’s law allows for local government aggregation by cities, villages, townships or counties.
  • Aggregators are certified by the PUCO to ensure they are qualified.

Government aggregation

Opt-out aggregation is a program that automatically enrolls, unless they opt-out of the program and choose not to be included. 

Opt-out aggregation has requirements, including the following:

  • A majority of voters must authorize opt-out aggregation in an election.
  • If authorized by a majority of the vote, form a plan of operation and management.
  • Hold at least two public hearings to allow consumers to voice any concerns over the proposed plan.
  • Once the plan has been adopted, each consumer that is to be aggregated must be notified that they will be automatically enrolled in the program unless they specifically elect not to participate. This notification must also state the rates, charges, and other terms and conditions of enrollment in the program.
  • The local government must allow anyone enrolled in the program an opportunity to opt-out.

Some things to consider about government aggregation:

  • You will not need to sign a contract; you are automatically enrolled unless they opt-out.
  • Those who do not opt-out are in a government aggregation area and are automatically included in the municipality’s aggregation. If you do not opt-out and choose a new supplier, you will be a customer of the government aggregation program.
  • To remain with your local utility you will need to opt-out of program and switch to your local utility.

Choosing a buying group

Things to consider when choosing a buying group, here are some things to think about:

  • The goal of the buying group—will the aggregator be looking for the lowest price, sources used to generate the energy or additional services when finding a supplier?
  • Number of group members—larger groups will usually have better “buying power.”
  • Length of the contract—how long is the contract, and how will it be renewed?
  • Terms and conditions—be sure you read and understand them, including membership requirements, how you will be billed, and any fees.

Eligibility

For natural gas aggregation, customers who are already enrolled in the Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP Plus) are not eligible. PIPP Plus is an extended payment arrangement based on a percentage of the household income for those customers who are at or below 150% of the federal poverty income guidelines.

For natural gas aggregations, the only other customers who are not eligible to participate are those that are already under individual contracts with suppliers as part of a customer choice program. These customers will not appear on eligible customer lists provided to the governmental aggregator or the governmental aggregator's chosen supplier, and they should not receive the “Opt-Out” notice.

It’s important to note that if you recently switched to a new supplier, there is a possibility that your name was not removed from the eligibility list. You should return the opt-out notice if you do not wish to be switched to the aggregation’s supplier. That is a decision for you to make. You will want to talk to your chosen supplier if you are considering switching to the aggregation's supplier to find out if there are penalties for early cancellation of the contract.

Govt/Employee Login