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.
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 »
Check out our "Around the Village" section for a listing of agencies and organizations including the Huber Opera House & Civic Center.
Hicksville 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.
Industrial Park Covenant & Restrictions
The Huber Opera House needs your help! Click on the link below for our story. gofundme.com/tzwnt9s?utm_medium=wdgThank you for supporting the arts in Northwest Ohio!
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
PROPER DISPOSAL OF PRESCRIPTION or OTC DRUGS
EMERGENCY WEATHER SHELTERS
St John Lutheran Church
St Michael's Catholic Church
Grace United Methodist Church
Free Vitals Check
1st Tuesday of each month
from 10 am to 2 pm
at the Hicksville Fire Hall
Visit the HIX TV page for more information and the full weekly lineup.
Johnson Memorial Library
Zachary Bowling, Branch Manager
For more information go to www.defiancelibrary.org. 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!
Friday April 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th at 4pm is Minecraft League at the library. Join our multiplayer server to build and explore with friends.
Tuesday April 5th from 3-6pm the library will be hosting an Adult Coloring session. All supplies will be provided by the library, however, participants may bring their own coloring books if they wish.
Wednesday April 6th at 9:30am is our last Storytime of the Spring session. This free event is intended for children ages 0-6. Bring your child in for stories, music, dancing and much more.
Monday April 11th from 3:30-5:30pm the library will be hosting a "Maker Day". This month participants can make and take home their own bracelet. The library will provide all the supplies.
Tuesday April 12th is Teen Night Tuesday (TNT) at 3:30pm. Tweens and teens are invited to stop in for fun activities, crafts, and snacks. On the 12th teens will be playing "Teen Feud".
Saturday April 16th is Lego Day at the library. This month we will be building Lego Castles.
Monday April 18th at 5:30pm is Movie Night. This month we will be showing the recently released "Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2". Snacks and drinks will be provided. This film is rated PG-13. Children under 13 will need permission from their parents to attend.
Tuesday April 19th at 7pm the Adult Book Club group "Hooked on Books" will be meeting to discuss this month's selection "Avenue of Mysteries" by John Irving. Copies of this month's book club selection are available for checkout at the library.
Saturday April 23rd is "Chess and Checkers Day". All skill levels are invited to stop in and play a game of Chess or Checkers.
Monday April 25th at 6pm "National Money Smart Week" Mary Kay Shimko and Shannon Villena from The Hicksville Bank will be providing a free class on the basics of how to start and manage your budget, how to build and maintain acceptable credit and understanding loan options in-order to make an educated decision that best fits your budget and need. No registration is required to attend this free event.
Tuesday April 26th at 3:30pm is Teen Night Tuesday (TNT). Any tween or teen is invited to visit the library for games, snacks, and activities. This week participants will be making "Sky Balls".
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