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Government Section :: Page 5

  • Village Council— Go ahead for water softening


    At their April 6 meeting, Village Council members unanimously voted to move ahead with adding water softening to the proposed new water plant.

  • Chime in on policing


    Participate in a brief, online survey on local police.

  • Village Council— Landlords held responsible for utilities


    Village Council members unanimously supported a proposed change in Village policy that makes property owners responsible for their tenants’ utility debts.

  • Fiber Forum: Municipal Broadband Network


    Fiber Forum: Municipal Broadband Network

  • Council and Trustees meet— Strategic planning considered


    At a special joint meeting between Village Council and the Miami Township Trustees on March 30, leaders discussed how best to step up strategic planning for the Village and Township, in order to coordinate initiatives to reflect local values and goals.

  • High-speed internet discussed as Village utility

    Tim Barhorst, left, chair of the Springs-Net nonprofit and Thor Sage of the Miami Valley Educational Computer Association, or MVECA, are among the organizers of the Fiber Forum, to take place Saturday, April 25, beginning at 9 a.m. at MVECA on East Enon Road. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Internet access has become a utility, say community members who are urging Village leaders to construct a fiber optic network that would provide high-speed Internet access for the entire town.

  • First phase of Skate Park renovations to be unveiled

    The YS Skate Park will complete its first phase of renovations on May 30, to be unveiled at Skate Fest on June 13, during Street Fair. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    On Saturday, June 13, noon–5 p.m., during Street Fair, the Village of Yellow Springs will unveil its first phase of upgrades to the Skate Park at the John Bryan Community Center.

  • Mostly warnings on YSPD late shift


    During a ride-along with this reporter last Friday evening, Village police displayed an eagerness to explain their process and offer the perspective of an on-duty officer.

  • Village Council— Landlords protest change


    At Village Council’s March 16 meeting, Council members heard a second full-throated protest by local landlords to a proposed new Village policy holding landlords responsible for their tenants’ utility debts.

  • Council nears water softening vote

    A group of Village officials and staff members visited this water treatment plant, in Jackson County, Ohio, recently to observe the plant’s pellet softening process. Council will likely vote at its April 6 meeting on whether to add pellet softening to the new water plant. Shown above are tanks used in the process. (Submitted photo by John Yung)

    Village Council is close to approving a water softening component to its proposed new water plant, slated for construction in 2016.