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Articles About utility bills

  • Village Council eyes utility safety nets

    At Village Council’s March 5 meeting, Police Chief Brian Carlson announced that Florence Randolph of Yellow Springs has been hired as the first community outreach specialist in the Yellow Springs Police Department. She will begin her new job on April 2. The new position was created in response to a recommendation from the Justice System Task Force to address the many social work-related calls that police receive. According to a press statement from Carlson, Randolph brings to the job “a wealth of knowledge in social work and working with the justice system.” (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    At Village Council’s March 5 meeting, Council members Lisa Kreeger and Marianne MacQueen proposed a two-pronged initiative to address local affordability in the context of current financial realities.

  • Utility bill assistance urged

    At Village Council’s Feb. 20 meeting, Council member Lisa Kreeger urged her colleagues to take action to help villagers struggling to pay their utility bills.

  • Village Council — Utility bills elicit concerns

    Many villagers have been surprised this month by higher-than-expected utility bills.

  • Village utility changes beget odd bills

    The trepidation accompanying monthly bills has been on the increase over the past electric and water billing cycles, as a number of Yellow Springs residents have received significantly higher than usual utility bills.

  • Cut electric rates with peak shaving

    Periodically throughout the summer, Village government encourages Yellow Springers to assist with “peak shaving.” The practice is generally understood as a way to reduce electricity usage and save money, but what does it actually mean?

  • Village Council— Morris Bean seeks sewer tie-in

    At Village Council’s June 6 meeting, Council members heard a request from Morris Bean leaders to permit that company to connect to the Village sewer system.

  • Council gives final approval for new landlord law

    At Village Council’s May 18 meeting, Council gave final approval to a new policy regarding delinquent utility bills, bringing to an end several months of sometimes contentious protest.