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  • Council considers water plant upgrade

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    At their Feb. 3 meeting, Village Council members heard a presentation on the cost of updating the existing Village water plant.

  • Village Council, Jan. 13— Police to teach safety rules

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    In 2014 the Yellow Springs Police Department will continue to work with Yellow Springs schools, with a focus on “Safety Town,” a safety awareness project aimed at grade schoolers, according to Police Chief Anthony Pettiford at Village Council’s Jan. 13 meeting.

  • First Council vote OKs CBE funding

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    Village Council moved ahead with the project by voting 3–1 in favor of the first reading of an ordinance that appoves an almost $1 million bond issuance for the CBE.

  • CBE funds stable, for now

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    The Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) grant to the Village for the CBE infrastructure is not in immediate jeopardy, but there is some risk that the money could be diverted in an emergency.

  • Council ready to fund CBE

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    By a narrow margin, Village Council at its Dec. 16 meeting signalled its readiness to move ahead with providing almost $1 million to fund the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, infrastructure.

  • Village Council— First step toward CBE funding

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    At their Dec. 2 meeting, Village Council voted to get more information on funding options regarding the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, by approving two resolutions that open discussions with an underwriter and a bond counsel.

  • Village Council — Funding for CBE explored

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    At their Nov. 18 meeting, Village Council members agreed to begin exploring options for funding the infrastructure of the Center for Business and Education, or CBE.

  • Wintrow, Housh, MacQueen win Council

    Karen Wintrow, Brian Housh and Marianne MacQueen (submitted photos)

    An exceptionally large slate of candidates led to an exceptionally close race in the election for Yellow Springs Village Council. Incumbent Karen Wintrow and newcomers Brian Housh and Marianne MacQueen all came within single digits of each other in the race.

  • Human error caused pool herbicide scare

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    Misinformation, a lack of communication and poor judgement all contributed to the gross overuse of a herbicide at the Gaunt Park pool in June, according to an investigation report presented to Village Council at Monday night’s meeting.

  • Village Council— CBE funding talk continues

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    At their Oct. 21 meeting, Village Council members moved ahead with a request from Community Resources to pay $800,000 to finance the infrastructure for the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, but asked for something in return: that Community Resources become a state-designated community improvement corporation, or CIC, which would turn the private nonprofit into a quasi-government group.

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