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Government Section :: Page 11

  • MTFR still seeks property


    Miami Township has been looking for a new home for its Fire-Rescue team for over three years, and this summer the land option they had banked on since 2011 fell through.

  • Yellow Springs village revenues higher than expected


    A mid-year budget review at Village Council’s July 21 meeting offered good news regarding Village general fund revenues.

  • Yellow Springs is SWAT member


    In recent years, there has been increased awareness of the growing number of SWAT team raids in this country. Since the 1980s, police departments’ use of SWAT has risen about 1,500 percent, resulting in about 148 SWAT raids daily, according to University of Eastern Kentucky criminal justice professor Peter Kraska in a June 9 New York Times article.

  • Village Council denies appeal to stop solar array


    At its July 21 meeting, Village Council voted unanimously to deny an appeal of Planning Commission’s June 23 decision to allow a solar array at Antioch College. The decision means that the college solar project is allowed to go forward.

  • Village road paving set


    The village’s Greene County Paving Contractor has started the milling process of various streets around town.

  • Council examines ‘busking’


    At their July 7 meeting, Village Council members continued an earlier discussion on how best to balance the needs of buskers and business owners in a way that doesn’t put a damper on what many villagers see as a source of downtown uniqueness.

  • Bates begins Village manager job

    Village Council President Karen Wintrow swore in Patti Bates as the new Village manager at Council's July 7 meeting.

    Patti Bates was sworn in as the new Yellow Springs Village manager at Village Council’s July 7 meeting.

  • Village ends appeals process — Courts side with Struewings


    A panel of three Ohio appeals court judges last month sided unanimously with Ken and Betheen Struewing in their case against the Village over rights to Village water and sewer services.

  • Council gives first nod to CBE


    In its first vote on the Center for Business and Education since bringing the issue back to the table, Village Council on Monday night narrowly approved spending $1 million to fund CBE infrastructure. Karen Wintrow, Gerry Simms and Brian Housh voted to fund the CBE, while Marianne MacQueen and Lori Askeland voted against.

  • Council to vote on CBE


    What’s the best way for Village Council to proceed with deciding whether to spend $1 million to fund the Center for Business and Education infrastructure? After a hiatus of several months on the locally controversial issue, Council discussed CBE funding again at its June 2 meeting, with some Council members wanting to move ahead quickly and one urging a slowing down of the process.