Village Council Section

  • Water rate hike approved

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    At the March 17 Village Council meeting, Council approved in a 4–0 vote a 15 percent hike in local water rates, the largest single year increase in years.

  • Village Council approves deficit budget

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    The Village of Yellow Springs will spend about $200,000 more than in takes in receipts in 2014, according to an operations budget Council unanimously passed at its meeting on Monday, March 17.

  • Water rate hike approved by Council

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    At their March 3 meeting, Village Council members unanimously approved a 15 percent rate hike for Village water fees, to be effective April 1. Villagers will feel the hike as an additional $4.20 monthly charge, or $50.40 per year, for an average use of 6,000 gallons.

  • Village budget with smaller deficit OK’d

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    Village Council on Monday evening gave initial approval to a 2014 Village budget with a general fund deficit that is considerably lower than the previously projected deficit.

  • Village Council sets goals for 2014

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    Hiring a new Village manager, completing a water sourcing analysis and physically updating Council chambers head the list of 2014 Village Council strategic goals, according to a prioritized list reviewed by Council members at their Feb. 18 meeting.

  • Village General fund deficit forecast

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    At a special budget review before the Feb. 18 Village Council meeting, Finance Director Melissa Vanzant projected that the Village 2014 general fund budget will have a shortfall of about $500,000.

  • Ethics group says no conflict for Wintrow

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    The Ohio Board of Ethics determined last week that Council President Karen Wintrow does not have a conflict of interest regarding the Center for Business and Education, and is free to discuss and vote on CBE-related issues.

  • Ethics group says, no conflict

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    Village Council President Karen Wintrow does not have a conflict of interest on issues relating to the Center for Business and Education, the Ohio Board of Ethics recently ruled.

  • SIDEBAR: More CBE delay

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    It will be several months before Council decides whether to fund the CBE infrastructure, according to Interim Manager Kent Bristol at Monday’s Council meeting.

  • Search for new village manager begins

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    At Village Council’s Jan. 21 meeting, Council member Brian Housh presented recommendations for the process and timeline for the upcoming Village manager search.

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