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Articles About Village Council :: Page 2

  • Mills Lawn School third-graders learn to be citizens

    Members of Ms. Peg Morgan’s third-grade class at Mills Lawn School recently spent two months on a project-based learning, or PBL, project focused on local government and citizenship. Shown above are, front row from left, Morris Wyatt, Sam Gilley, Claire Lewis, Cole Oberg, Katie Quigley, and Sophie Tatman. In the middle, Lacey Longshaw, Tegan Hays, Ayla Arnold, Brady Clark, Tiger Collins and Miles Gilchrist. And in the back row, Liliana Herzog, Kenji Housh, Quinn Creighton, Kanon Flatt, Elyse Lytle, Avry Bell-Arment and Ms. Morgan. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Students in Ms. Morgan’s third-grade class at Mills Lawn came upon several surprises as they studied local government during the past two months.

  • Village Council Jan. 19 meeting— Solar array closer to reality

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    At their Jan. 19 meeting, Village Council members moved closer to adding solar power to the Village electric portfolio by unanimously approving a resolution that authorizes Village Manager Patti Bates and the Energy Board to review and recommend a 1-megawatt solar array proposal for an array to be located on the Glass Farm.

  • 2015 election results

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    2015 Election results, by precinct

  • 2015 local election— Council, Trustees races robust

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    A week after the filing deadline for candidates, this fall’s races for Village Council and Miami Township Trustee look robust, while the school board contest is decidedly calmer, with no challengers for two incumbents. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3.

  • Few newcomers in fall election races

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    With only a month to go before the filing deadline, several incumbents and only two newcomers have shown interest in November’s election for Village Council, Yellow Springs Board of Education and Miami Township Trustees.

  • Village Council— Mayor revamp off table

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    Village Council will not propose changes to the mayor’s role in the upcoming charter revision, members said at this week’s Council work session.

  • Village Council— Ways to reduce waste eyed

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    How can Village government collect villagers’ solid waste and recyclables in the most environmentally sustainable manner? And could changes in current Village rate structures encourage villagers to reduce their solid waste?

  • Council stand on utilities is giving way

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    The unanimous stand taken by Village Council at its last meeting for holding property owners responsible for their tenants’ utility debts began crumbling at Monday’s meeting, when two Council members formerly for the policy change weighed in against it, and another expressed ambivalence.

  • Village Council— Go ahead for water softening

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    At their April 6 meeting, Village Council members unanimously voted to move ahead with adding water softening to the proposed new water plant.

  • Village Council— Public Arts Commission busy in ’14

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    After a long pause following its 2013 launch, the Public Arts Commission was busy last year, making progress on a number of projects, according to PAC member David Turner in the group’s 2014 report to Council at Council’s Feb. 2 meeting.

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