Articles About Village Council

  • Council gives CBE final approval

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    At Monday’s meeting, Village Council in a 3–2 vote gave final approval to funding the Center for Business and Education infrastructure. Karen Wintrow, Gerry Simms and Brian Housh voted for the CBE funding and Lori Askeland and Marianne MacQueen voted against.

  • SIDEBAR: Candidate Patti Bates rose to top

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    While Village Council has not yet made an official decision regarding who will be the new Village manager, the people’s choice was Patti Bates, according to Council member Brian Housh on Tuesday.

  • Economic development strategies eyed

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    At their May 5 meeting, Village Council members heard a presentation from a Greene County official regarding the county Port Authority, a potential new tool for economic development. “There’s a lot of excitement about what can be done with the Port now that it’s revamped,” Greene County Director of Economic Development Pete Williams said regarding […]

  • Small towns use creativity to grow

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    The story of Ponca City, Okla., recently named one of the top 10 best small towns for business in the U.S. , is a case study for how to rebuild a flagging small town economy.

  • Village Council narrows choice to three manager finalists

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    At their May 5 meeting, Village Council members announced the three finalists for the position of Village manager.

  • SIDEBAR: Yellow Springs Water Rate Hike

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    Vilage Council members agreed on a 15 percent increase in Village water rates.

  • Yellow Springs Utility funds show deficits

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    At their Feb. 3 meeting, Village Council members heard that, in the projected 2014 Village budget, most of the Village enterprise (or utility) funds — the water fund, sewer fund and solid waste funds — show deficit spending.

  • 2013 Yellow springs year in Review: Village council

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    A summary of Village Council activities in 2013

  • Does Center for Business and Education meet Yellow Springs business needs?

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    Central to the question of whether Village government should contribute $700,000 to completing the infrastructure of the Center for Business and Education is whether such a commerce park would meet the needs of businesses already here.

  • Center for Business and Education funding: how much risk?

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    If you build it, will they come? That question lies at the heart of the current debate over whether Village government should contribute about $700,000 to complete development of the CBE.

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