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Government Section :: Page 49

  • Council changes sidewalk policy

    At their March 21 meeting, members of Village Council gave the final approval to an ordinance that changes Village policy on sidewalk maintenance, shifting the responsibility for upkeep from property owners to the Village.

  • State cuts have local budget impact

    Local institutions are reeling from the release of Gov. John Kasich’s biennial budget last week, which proposes funding cuts for local governments, schools, libraries and elder care facilities.

  • Services to citizens vary greatly by community

    Yellow Springs residents do pay more to live in the village, according to a 2008 cost of living comparison of school and municipal income tax, property tax and utility costs in area towns.

  • More cost, more services in Village

    Conventional wisdom says that Yellow Springs is an expensive place to live relative to other area towns, and statistics bear out that assumption.

  • Many 2010 Village projects

    At the March 7 Village Council meeting, Village Manager Mark Cundiff presented a report on some of the Village’s 2010 significant accomplishments.

  • Loan fund restrictions eased

    At their March 7 meeting, members of Village Council took an initial step toward removing the current restriction that prohibits nonprofits from applying for loans from the Village Revolving Loan Fund for Economic Development.

  • Yellow Springers pay more, receive more in public services

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    Yellow Springs is a more expensive place to live than many cities and towns surrounding it, but village residents also benefit from a wider range of public services than other places as well, including access to one of the only municipal swimming pools in Greene County.

  • Police seize marijuana

    Two heavy marijuana traffickers were arrested in Yellow Springs on Thursday night, March 3, in a joint bust.

  • Man attempts to rob US Bank

    At 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, a US Bank employee reported that someone had attempted to rob the bank.

  • Revenue drop leads to levy renewal

    On May 3 Yellow Springers will be asked to vote on Issue 1, a renewal of the current Village five-year 8.4 mill property tax levy due to expire at the end of 2011.