Government Section :: Page 30

  • Upgrade makes sewage plant shiny and new

    From left, Village treatment plant operator Brad Ault, intern Richard Stockton and water and wastewater superintendent Joe Bates reviewed the major upgrade to the Village Water Reclamation plant that was completed last month. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    After nearly two years of work and about $3 million in upgrades, the Village’s refurbished wastewater treatment plant now has not only higher water quality but also a new name.

  • Village Reclamation Plant gets a shine

    Water reclamation plant team stand over the clarifier at the plant on Grinnell Road.

    Villagers are invited to take a tour of the newly upgraded Water Reclamation Plant (formerly wastewater treatment plant) this Thursday, Dec. 29, 11–3 p.m.

  • Cemex rezoning request denied

    Last week Xenia Township Trustees voted down a request from Cemex to rezone land the company owns southwest of Yellow Springs that would have allowed the company to construct a new quarry there.

  • MillWorks owners seek land transfer

    At their Dec. 5 meeting, Village Council members heard a request from the owners of MillWorks to purchase from the Village a strip of land near their building so that trucks could use the loading docks there.

  • Cundiff gets Sidney post

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    Yellow Springs Village Manager Mark Cundiff and the Sidney City Council have reached a tentative agreement naming Cundiff that city’s new manager, to be finalized when the Sidney Council meets next Monday, Dec. 19. The earliest Cundiff would leave his job would be Feb. 17.

  • What’s the best water option for the Village?

    Village Council wants to hear from community members regarding whether the Village should upgrade its current water plant or purchase water from Springfield.

  • Goals to set 2012 priorities

    At their Nov. 21 meeting, Village Council members held an initial discussion regarding Council’s principles and goals for 2012, a topic generally addressed prior to approving the budget as a way to set Council priorities.

  • Cuts shrink Village budget

    In these difficult economic times, it’s a familiar story for states and municipalities: while revenues are falling, costs are rising. And that’s the story again this year for the Village of Yellow Springs.

  • Hollister gets environmental post

    Local resident and Yellow Springs native Don Hollister is the new executive director of the Ohio League of Conservation Voters, a Columbus-based bipartisan environmental organization. Hollister will draw on his local political experience as he leads the group in lobbying for environmental policy and electing pro-environmental candidates for state and local offices. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    All politics is local, the saying goes, and it’s also largely unpaid. Local resident and Yellow Springs native Don Hollister has found both to be true in his nearly 40 years in politics.

  • Managing the Village water

    The blackened, crumbly bolts that hold together the 16-inch distribution main in the pump room of the Village water treatment plant tell the whole story. The Village water plant is old and challenged.

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