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Village Council Section

  • Village Council — Yellow Springs backs marriage equality

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    At their March 16 meeting, Village Council members unanimously passed a resolution supporting marriage equality, making the Village the third municipality in Ohio to endorse same-sex marriage.

  • Village Council — Sidewalk solution is elusive

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    At its March 2 meeting, Village Council heard a presentation from Superintendent of Streets and Parks Jason Hamby on how best to address the current problem of subpar sidewalks. According to Hamby, the best path is to replace all Village sidewalks with new ones. “Only fixng the “troubled areas” is installing a Band-Aid on an […]

  • Village Council— Landlords protest policy

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    At Village Council’s March 2 meeting, local landlords made clear that they are not happy with a proposed policy change that would hold them responsible for their tenants’ unpaid utility bills. “Look at the cause and effect. Landlords will not expose themselves to this type of liability. You’ll get higher rents,” said Dean Pallotta. It’s […]

  • Chris Conard retains position as Village solicitor

    Village Council unanimously voted to re-appoint Chris Conard of the Dayton firm Coolidge Wall as Yellow Springs Village solicitor. (Submitted photo)

    At their Feb. 17 meeting, Village Council unanimously voted to re-appoint Chris Conard of the Dayton firm Coolidge Wall as Yellow Springs Village solicitor.

  • Village Council—Who will be responsible for unpaid bills?

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    Village Council considered whether property owners should be held responsible for the unpaid utility bills of their tenants.

  • Village Council considers solar project

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    At their Jan. 5 meeting, Village Council members heard robust support for a proposed community solar project.

  • Village Council— A focus on police issues

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    Community concerns around the local police department, an alleged incident of police misconduct and the current police chief search were a focus at Village Council’s Nov. 17 meeting.

  • Yellow Springs spends over income

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    On Oct. 6 Village Council began its annual series of budget planning workshops with a sober look at the second year of deficit spending in the general fund.

  • Families weigh pros, cons of school testing

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    Since national and state education leaders began revising standardized testing requirements that will more than double the hours and days students will spend testing from last year to this year, parents have been asking questions.

  • Street musician agreement to continue

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    At their Sept. 15 meeting, Village Council members agreed that the new Street Musician Agreement appears to have solved recent problems between downtown musicians and business owners, and that its use should continue.