Government Section :: Page 59

  • 2nd candidate comes to YS

    Village Manager candidate Randy Bukas

    In response to a question regarding how he would expand Yellow Springs’ tax base, candidate for Village manager Randy Bukas said he would first take good care of existing businesses, then seek to attract new ones.

  • Manager candidate meets YS

    Mark Cundiff (Photo courtesy of Troy Daily News)

    In a region in which many industries are closing and people are losing jobs, Yellow Springs can prosper by, rather than trying to be like other communities, focusing on the qualities that make it unique, according to a finalist for the position of Yellow Springs Village manager.

  • Village police now using Tasers

    The Yellow Springs Police Department began arming its officers with the stun guns better known as Tasers in August, and so far they have performed as they were designed, to reduce violent confrontations between officers and the public, according to Yellow Springs Police Chief John Grote.

  • Council, village to interview finalists for manager post

    The search process for a new Village manager is moving along as scheduled, and in the coming weeks, villagers will have a chance to hear from the top three candidates firsthand. Last month Village Council narrowed 42 applications for the position down to three finalists…

  • Village crews commended on recovery job well done

    The Village crews did an outstanding job getting the town’s electric system up and running after last week’s wind storm, Interim Village Manager John Weithofer said at the Village Council meeting on Thursday, Sept. 18.

  • Walnut St. repair ends soon

    Local drivers should be able to stop dodging trucks and orange barrels soon, as the roadwork on Walnut and Elm Streets is expected to be completed by the end of this week, according to Village Assistant Planner Ed Amrhein.

  • Interview process set for Village manager candidates

    At its Aug. 18 meeting, Village Council approved a process for interviewing the finalists for Village manager that includes a public forum for citizen participation. The manager search is being conducted by Don Vermillion of the University of Dayton, who Council previously hired to oversee the process.

  • Lightning powers down the village

    Around 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5, the entire village’s electric grid went dim, and then at 8:30 a.m. the village went dark. The howling storms the night before had “fried” the closer, or giant circuit breaker, on the DP&L substation on Snypp Road…

  • Council approves Village manager search survey

    In the quest to find a new Village manager, Village Council at its meeting Monday, Aug. 4, approved a survey to gauge what Council members, Village staff and village residents care most about in a Village manager.

  • Barr conditions approved

    At their July 21 meeting, Village Council members unanimously passed a resolution identifying conditions to be met for the Friends Care Community’s planned development for senior apartments.

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