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Articles About village crew

  • Village crew leader Johnnie Burns — Recognition for job well done

    Johnnie Burns, right, the Village of Yellow Springs superintendent of electric and water distribution, recently received a Larry Hobart “Seven Hats” award from the the American Association of Public Power, a national award honoring managers of small town utilities. Burns is shown here last Friday helping to reset an electric pole on Walnut Street knocked over by a fallen tree. At left is Kent Harding. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Johnnie Burns and his crew appeared in the middle of the road on Fairfield Pike, where the water had mysteriously stopped running. They first had to figure out what the problem was — was a pipe broken or frozen? — and then had to locate the pipe. It wasn’t easy.

  • Village staff to alert swimmers about overuse of herbicide

    The Village will contact those who swam in the Gaunt Park pool from last Wednesday to its closing late Friday afternoon to alert them that herbicides had been applied inappropriately Wednesday morning to the grass around the pool.

  • Emergency Council meeting on pool closure

    The Yellow Springs Village Council will hold an emergency meeting on Sunday morning, June 16 at 9 a.m. in Council chambers to discuss the pool closing yesterday due to herbicide application.

  • Pool temporarily closed

    On June 12, 2013, the Village staff applied an herbicide to the clover in the grassy area around the pool, forcing closure.

  • Conley’s hard work his passion

    After 19 years with the Village, Dave Conley retired in December as the superintendent of streets and wastewater collection. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    By the time he came to work as a Village crewman 19 years ago, Dave Conley was already a veteran of infrastructure maintenance.