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Government Section :: Page 3

  • Downtown businesses to be affected by brief electric outage on Saturday

    Village crews will switch out Xenia Avenue electric meters in the early morning of Saturday, Jan. 16, so downtown business owners are advised to turn off all electronic equipment at closing time on Jan. 15.

    On Saturday morning, Jan. 16, downtown businesses can expect to have their electricity out for about five minutes when Xenia Avenue electric meters are switched out by Village crews.

  • Village puts Nipper on leave during investigation

    Village Manager Patti Bates confirmed today that longtime police officer Dennis Nipper was placed on administrative leave Dec. 22 pending the results of an investigation. Nipper's wife, Jane Nipper, was charged with disorderly conduct on the same day.

    Longtime Yellow Springs Police Officer Dennis Nipper was placed on administrative leave on Dec. 22 pending the completion of an investigation.

  • Police alert villagers to scam calls

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    Villagers should ignore scam calls reportedly from the IRS.

  • 2015 Election Results — Two returned to Township

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    In a close race for the full four-year term as Miami Township trustee, longtime incumbent Chris Mucher reclaimed his seat, just 143 votes ahead of challenger Don Hollister, while Zoe Van Eaton-Meister trailed.

  • 2015 Election Results — State Issues mixed

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    Ohio citizens were lit up about this year’s issues on marijuana legalization, and while voters around Ohio and in Greene County both returned a deafening “no” to Issue 3 to legalize the regulated growth and use of marijuana, Yellow Springers felt very differently.

  • 2015 Election Results — Charter passes

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    Yellow Springs voters resoundingly approved the proposed amendments to the Village Charter on Nov. 3, voting 81 percent to 19 percent in favor of the Charter changes.

  • 2015 Election Results — Turnout; no contest

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    While the unofficial results of the 2015 election did not specify the percentage of voters who participated by press time, the total number of people who voted from Yellow Springs was 1,803, and those from Miami Township numbered 573.

  • 2015 Election Results — Council: MacQueen, Hempfling, Simms

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    In a close race among just four candidates for three Village Council seats, Yellow Springs voters returned incumbents Marianne MacQueen and Gerald Simms to office on Nov. 3, and voted in former Council President Judith Hempfling. Hopeful Chrissy Cruz did not win a seat.

  • 2015 election results

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    2015 Election results, by precinct

  • Council’s first look at 2016 budget

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    Budget season is in full swing. At its last two meetings, Oct. 5 and Oct. 20, Village Council reviewed the proposed 2016 Village budget, which, according to Assistant Village Manager/Finance Director Melissa Vanzant, is “in better shape than in the past,” thanks in part to “more conservative” spending and proposed utility rate increases that, if passed, will bring new revenue to the Village’s enterprise funds.