Welcome to our official web site! I am Diane Collins, and I am proud to serve our village as your mayor. I welcome any input from residents who are civic-minded and have ideas about how to improve and benefit our community.

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Hicksville has always been framed by residents who don’t give up, who largely depend on themselves and who look out for their neighbors by providing money, food or strength.  Let’s look at how all of this came to be. Continue Reading »

Around the Village

Huber SignCheck out our "Around the Village" section for a listing of agencies and organizations including the Huber Opera House & Civic Center.










offers free land to private sector companies who set up operations in the village Industrial Park. Any type business that provides at least 20 new full-time jobs is eligible for 5 acres of land. The program is administered through the Defiance County Economic Development office and is designed to bring jobs to a shovel ready industrial park. Jobs must pay an average of 150% of the Federal minimum wage and the industry must make a 5 year commitment secured through a promissory note. For more information call Jerry Hayes at 419-784-4471 or Mayor Diane Collins at 419-542-6161.
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Industrial Park Covenant & Restrictions

Land for Jobs Program
Jobs Tax Credit Program

Reminder to all Refuse Residents: Werlor Pick up will start Wed. December 6th. If you have questions please contact Werlor at 1-800-582-3433 or at

Village leaf pick up will continue thru December 15th weather permitting.

There will be no Recycling Trailer the last Wednesday of December. 12/27/17

If you have an animal on your property that needs to be removed, please call one of the following names for assistance:
Game Warden: Matt Smith 419-429-8381

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Bev Hohenberger
Workforce Specialist, Region 1
Ohio Learn To Earn flyer
Employer Tax Credit form
Work Opportunity Tax Credit brochure

St John Lutheran Church
St Michael's Catholic Church
American Legion
Grace United Methodist Church

Free Vitals Check
1st Tuesday of each month
from 10 am to 2 pm
at the Hicksville Fire Hall

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Visit the HIX TV page for more information and the full weekly lineup.

Johnson Memorial Library
Angela Powell, Branch Manager
For more information go to or call 419-542-6200.
Monday and Tuesday 11 am to 8 pm - Wednesday 9 am to 8 pm - Thursday: Closed
Friday 10 am to 6 pm - Saturday 10 am to 1 pm - Sunday: Closed

If you are interested in volunteering for some of our programs it would be greatly appreciated!


JML will be closed for the holidays on Dec. 25th, 26th, 27th, 29th, 30th, and January 1st. 

We will be open special hours on Thursday, December 28th from 10am - 6pm.

Dec. 1st, and 15th: Perler Beads 3-5pm and on the 19th there will be a holiday themed Perler program from 4-7pm. 
EVERY Saturday is Dungeons and Dragons (Student run campaigns) 
Storytime is every Wednesday at 9:30am. The time will be changing to 10am soon so keep your eyes peeled. Every Wednesday at 3:30pm is also Read with a Retired Teacher. 
Lego City Build is Saturday the 9th and 16th all day. 
Dec. 2nd: Holiday craft 10am-1pm
Dec. 4th: Pokemon Go Lures at the Library at 5pm
Dec. 5th: Anime Club 4pm, Tis the Season for Cookies 3:30pm (School age) 
Dec. 8th: Minecraft 3-5pm
Dec. 11th: Family Card Night 6-8pm
Dec.12th: Blingo (Bingo) 5pm
Dec.18th: Make a New Year's Eve Hat 5-7pm
Dec.22nd: How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) movie night 4-6pm
Dec.23rd: Make reindeer food! 10am -1pm 


Library Services
Internet - WiFi - Printer - Copier - Fax - Laminator - Scanner - Ellison Die Cut Machine - Microfilm Reader/Printer - Microsoft Office 2003 and 2007 - Homebound Delivery - Reference Services - Genealogy & Local History Collections - Tours - Computer Classes