Jun
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2016
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Village Council Section

  • Sutton Farm land— Village moves closer to sale

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    At their March 21 meeting Village Council moved a step closer to selling 76 acres of Village-owned land to Glen Helen.

  • Village Council— Group urges a village-wide fiber network

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    A municipal fiber optic network would bring new jobs and business to the village, Village Council members were recently advised.

  • Environmental Commission report to Council— Focus is on ‘organic land management’ and climate change

    Tecumseh Land Trust and YS Environmental Commission volunteers walked the Glass Farm wetland area on Sunday, Feb. 28, to make plans to enhance habitat there. The project is funded by the Clean Ohio Open Space Fund, and advisors from Beavercreek Wetlands and Five Rivers Metroparks joined in the walk. (Submitted photo)

    Educating villagers on alternatives to pesticides is one of the current projects of the Environmental Commission.

  • Village Council 2016 goals—Sidewalks, energy, housing

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    At their Feb. 1 meeting, Village Council members continued a Council discussion of goals for 2016.

  • Council’s first look at 2016 budget

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    Budget season is in full swing. At its last two meetings, Oct. 5 and Oct. 20, Village Council reviewed the proposed 2016 Village budget, which, according to Assistant Village Manager/Finance Director Melissa Vanzant, is “in better shape than in the past,” thanks in part to “more conservative” spending and proposed utility rate increases that, if passed, will bring new revenue to the Village’s enterprise funds.

  • Village Council— Clean Ohio grant discussed

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    A vote on a proposed Clean Ohio grant application for the Glass Farm wetland was expected at Village Council’s Sept. 8 meeting, but members agreed to take action in response to environmental concerns first.

  • More street work in October

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    Having completed the first phase of its water distribution system upgrade this spring, the Village is poised to begin phase II of the project in late October of this year.

  • Village Council — Home, Inc. and Township partner

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    In the latest bid to acquire the former Wright State Physicians Clinic property on Xenia Avenue, Yellow Springs Home, Inc. and Miami Township are partnering on a joint venture to site both affordable senior housing and a new fire station in town.

  • Council’s take on policing

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    Village Council members voiced some common themes at a work session Monday, July 20, as they took their turn to voice opinions about policing in Yellow Springs.

  • Village Council— Council dips into mayor’s role

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    At its meeting Monday, June 1, Village Council held an initial discussion on potential revisions to the Village Charter, including the replacement of mayor with a member of Village Council.

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