Jul
05
2015
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
High 84° / Low 64°
Clear
Monday
High 86° / Low 68°

Village Council Section

  • Village Council— Council dips into mayor’s role

    THUMB_Government

    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.

  • Police officer Meister commended in Council

    Yellow Springs Police Officer Dave Meister was presented with a commendation for exceptional service in the line of duty. (News archive photo by Lauren Heaton)

    On behalf of Village Council at its meeting Monday, Police Chief David Hale presented Officer David Meister with a commendation for exceptional service in the line of duty.

  • Village Council— No easy options for sidewalks

    THUMB_Government

    There were no easy options presented by Assistant Village Manager John Yung in his report on local sidewalks to Village Council at its May 18 meeting.

  • Council gives final approval for new landlord law

    THUMB_Government

    At Village Council’s May 18 meeting, Council gave final approval to a new policy regarding delinquent utility bills, bringing to an end several months of sometimes contentious protest.

  • Village Council— Ways to reduce waste eyed

    THUMB_Print

    How can Village government collect villagers’ solid waste and recyclables in the most environmentally sustainable manner? And could changes in current Village rate structures encourage villagers to reduce their solid waste?

  • Village Council finds unity on utility bill change

    THUMB_Government

    Unified support around a proposed policy change to hold landlords responsible for their tenants’ utility debts emerged again at Village Council’s May 4 meeting, when Council voted 5–0 in favor of the change.

  • Village Council— Village climate plan urged

    THUMB_Print

    While Yellow Springs has taken a good first step by shifting to more renewable energy sources, there is much more Village government could do to help the village become a model in addressing climate change.

  • Council stand on utilities is giving way

    THUMB_Print

    The unanimous stand taken by Village Council at its last meeting for holding property owners responsible for their tenants’ utility debts began crumbling at Monday’s meeting, when two Council members formerly for the policy change weighed in against it, and another expressed ambivalence.

  • Village Council— Go ahead for water softening

    THUMB_Print

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

  • Village Council— Landlords held responsible for utilities

    THUMB_Government

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