Traffic Advisory: The Butler County Engineer’s Office reports a traffic advisory for a three-week sidewalk improvement project along S.R. 128 from the intersection at Bella Vista Drive to the intersection at School Road, beginning Monday, October 18, 2021 and is tentativvely scheduled to be completed by November 8, 2021. The project will also cover repairs for the existing sidewalk along School Road, S.R. 128, and Layhigh Road. Traffic will be maintained during construction; however, motorists should expect periodic lane closures on SR 128 with the assistance of flaggers between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. For more information, contact: Betsy Horton, BCEO Public Information Specialist Greg Wilkens, P.E., P.S., Butler County Engineer Phone: (513) 867-5744


Police Chief Graduates CLEE Program

Police Chief Burton Roberts recently reached a high level of professional accomplishment by graduating from the 14-month Certified Law Enforcement Executive (CLEE) program on February 5, 2021.  The CLEE Program promotes professional development, benefiting not only the individual but also the agencies in which they work and practice, and their communities.  It is designed to elevate the standards of excellence for law enforcement executives.

Chief Roberts was selected for the program by meeting set standards in experience, formal and continuing education, as well as professional-related experience.  For more than a year, he received instruction in topics concerned with change management; ethics; vision, mission and guiding principles; interpersonal skills; human resources and team facilitation; practical leadership models for law enforcement executive; strategic planning; police resource allocation and budgeting; and organizational risk management.   In order to graduate he was required to demonstrate mastery of these elements through written examinations and papers.

Congratulations Chief Roberts!