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Government Section :: Page 2

  • Carlson named new police chief

    Interim Police Chief Brian Carlson was named the new police chief of Yellow Springs at Village Council’s June 5 meeting.

  • Lots of questions at police chief forum

    More than 60 villagers attended the May 30 public forum during which villagers asked questions of the three candidates for the position of police chief of Yellow Springs.

  • Q&A forum scheduled for YSPD police chief candidates

    The three candidates who have applied for the position of Yellow Springs chief of police are, from left, officers Dave Meister and Timothy Spradlin, and Interim Chief Brian Carlson. The search was limited to internal candidates. (Left and right: YS News archive photos; center: Submitted)

    The public is invited to attend an open forum featuring a question and answer session with all candidates for the position of Yellow Springs Chief of Police on Tuesday, May 30 at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at the John Bryan Community Center.

  • Miami Township and Yellow Spring school levies pass handily

    Local voters easily passed a levy and bond issue for the local schools and fire department.

  • Hawley leaves Yellow Springs police

    On May 1 Village Council unanimously approved a resolution that terminates the Village’s employment agreement with Officer RJ Hawley, the officer in charge during the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop event.

  • MTFR to offer open house on Friday

    The public is invited to an open house at the Miami Township fire station, which will take place on Friday, April 28, from 6 to 8 p.m.

  • Village Council— New policing guidelines discussed

    Local policing was in the spotlight at Village Council’s April 17 meeting. Council members discussed proposed new guidelines for Village policing, as well as next steps in the Village’s search for a permanent police chief. In addition, a new full-time police officer, Mariah England, was sworn into the local department.

  • Communities rethink how to police

    Three examples of communities rethinking policing may provide an opportunity for villagers to consider and discuss different options for how “people and police” can engage with each other.

  • David Carlson’s charges from New Years incident reduced

    Last Friday, April 14, David Carlson’s charges stemming from the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop incident in Yellow Springs were reduced to misdemeanors, from the original fifth-degree felony.

  • Village Council ponders regulation of Yellow Springs Airbnbs

    At Village Council’s April 3 meeting, Council members considered the appropriate level of local government regulation  regarding the issue of local short-term rentals.

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