Government Section :: Page 5

  • Village planners approve CBE streets

    THUMB_Government

    At their meeting on April 16 Village Planning Commission approved the street dedication for the Center for Business and Education, a request to install a Verizon cellular telephone tower at Bryan Center, and rezoning of the former Creative Memories property.

  • Yes to seniors, Neuhardt, liquor

    THUMB_vote

    Services for seniors and margaritas in the village: these are the initial results of Tuesday’s election primary.

  • Council picks manager finalists

    THUMB_Government

    Village Council on Monday, May 5, announced the three finalists for the position of Village manager.

  • May 6, 2014 primary election: Issue 3 supports village seniors

    THUMB_vote

    Issue 3, the senior services levy on the May 6 ballot, will, if passed, provide funding to help about 30 older villagers stay in their own homes by ensuring regular meals, homemaker services and visits.

  • Springfield no longer water option

    THUMB_Print

    In an unexpected move, Village Council members at their April 21 meeting took sourcing water from Springfield off the table, so that rehabbing the Village water plant or building a new Village plant remain Council’s only choices for how best to source local water.

  • Village Council side bar— Less green space funds

    THUMB_Print

    At their April 7 meeting, Village Council members voted 3–2 to add $25,000 for green space to the 2014 capital project budget. Karen Wintrow, Lori Askeland and Brian Housh voted for the funding, and Marianne MacQueen and Gerry Simms voted against. Council will vote on the capital fund legislation at its April 21 meeting.

  • 2014 capital project budget— Village Council sets priorities

    THUMB_Print

    In a year of deficit spending, what capital projects are essential? At their April 7 meeting Village Council members considered that question, prioritizing capital needs for the Village. Council will vote on legislation for the 2014 capital budget at its April 21 meeting.

  • Villagers asked to conserve water

    THUMB_Government

    The Ohio EPA is asking villagers to voluntarily reduce their water usage.

  • Village Mediation mends village fences

    THUMB_VillageLife

    The Village Mediation Program was erected in the 1980s to bring interested parties together to talk out their differences.

  • Village road crew— Parting the frozen waters

    Village road crew members, from left, Scott Gochenouer, Tanner Bussey, Kent Harding and Jason Hamby, spent massive hours behind their plows this winter. Aside from snow removal, the road crew is also responsible for waste water management and maintaining Village buildings and parks and recreation facilities. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    In his nine years working for the Village, Superintendent of Streets Jason Hamby says this winter was the worst he’s experienced on the job.