Property Owners Want Equal Rights, Inc.

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P.O.W.E.R. Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working on behalf of citizens to enhance quality of life and property values in Colerain Township, Ohio through public involvement, awareness and empowerment.  For more information, email   P.O.W.E.R. Inc.   or call 513-549-2404.   

We also accept credit card donations via PAYPAL.
All donations are tax deductible


 Help to do your part to reduce what goes to the Landfill!


Hamilton County


Hazardous Waste

Drop-Off Program

FREE to Hamilton County Residents Only.

Bring proof of residency, such as a driver’s license or utility bill.

Remain in car at all times.  


April 20 – November 2, 2013

 Hamilton County covers the cost per car dropping off material to encourage proper disposal of household hazardous waste.

Acceptable Items:

• Pesticides/Fertilizers


Lawn/Pool Chemicals

• Cleaners

• Household/Auto Batteries

• Fire Extinguishers   

  • Propane Tanks
  • Oil Based Paint

• Mercury lights

Fluorescent Bulbs

Driveway Sealer

Gasoline/Motor Oil


• Thermostats

Unacceptable Items:

• Latex Paint*

Radioactive Materials

Medical Waste


Smoke Detectors


• Yardwaste


Roofing Materials

• Appliances


Heating Oil or Fuel Tanks

Unmarked Cylinders

Fireworks/Gun Powder

Prescription Drugs

* Latex paint will be accepted only if resident brings other household hazardous waste.

If resident brings only latex paint, resident will be charged $1.50 per gallon of paint.

This program prohibits the acceptance of hazardous waste from businesses, churches, schools, and non-profit organizations.

More Information: 513-946-7766


Dates: April 20 - November 2, 2013



Environmental Enterprises, Inc.

10163 Cincinnati-Dayton Road

Sharonville, Ohio 45241

(Corner of Cincinnati-Dayton and Crescentville Road)

Wednesdays – 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Environmental Enterprises, Inc.

4600 Spring Grove Avenue

Cincinnati, OH 45232

(Directly across from Winton Road)

Tuesdays – 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturdays – 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Closed May 25 and August 31


Colerain Township Spells Out Vision, Mission, Values and Strategic Choices



 Vision Statement
Delivering Excellence to a “Best in Class” Community

Mission Statement
Engaging our residents, businesses and visitors to create a vibrant and safe community
through innovation, continuous improvement and our commitment to excellence.

C = Customer Service, Commitment, Collaboration
O = Outcomes, Organization, Openness
L = Leading, Learning, Loyalty
E = Excellence, Ethics, Efficiency
R = Respect, Responsiveness
A = Accountability, Action
I = Innovation, Integrity, Improvement
N = Neighborhoods

Strategic Initiatives

  1. Economic Development
    1. Develop strategies to grow economic development throughout the Township.
  2. Community Redevelopment
    1. Continue with “Moving Ohio Forward” program creating neighborhood stabilization and revitalization.
  3. Streetscape
    1. Continue to brand Colerain’s image at major gateway points throughout the Township to attract and retain residents, visitors and businesses.
  4. Investment in Public Infrastructure
    1. Develop strategies to invest in township streets, curbs, gutters and sidewalks.
    2. Partner with State of Ohio and County Township to upgrade state and county roads and bridges throughout the Township.
  5. Public Safety
    1. Develop strategies to balance funding with community expectations.
  6. Building, Planning & Zoning
    1. Develop strategies for implementing licensing programs for vacant structures in an effort to promote redevelopment.
    2. Engage community through education and enforcement regarding signage rules and zoning enforcement. 
  7. Transforming our Internal Culture
    1. Continue to develop trust and transparency throughout the community allowing Colerain to progress as tone team committed to excellence.
  8. Culture Value (Parks/Community Center)
    1. Continue to measure the value our community places on non-safety services.
    2. Develop strategies to achieve balance between service levels, costs and revenue methods
  9. Shared Services
    1. Continue to identify and seek out partnerships for cost sharing.           
    2. Continue to seek mutual aid opportunities on a local and regional basis.
  10. Achieving Financial Stability
    1. Continue to develop strategies on achieving financial sustainability while maintaining value to our community.










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