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  • 2nd candidate comes to YS

    Village Manager candidate Randy Bukas

    In response to a question regarding how he would expand Yellow Springs’ tax base, candidate for Village manager Randy Bukas said he would first take good care of existing businesses, then seek to attract new ones.

  • Manager candidate meets YS

    Mark Cundiff (Photo courtesy of Troy Daily News)

    In a region in which many industries are closing and people are losing jobs, Yellow Springs can prosper by, rather than trying to be like other communities, focusing on the qualities that make it unique, according to a finalist for the position of Yellow Springs Village manager.

  • Council, village to interview finalists for manager post

    The search process for a new Village manager is moving along as scheduled, and in the coming weeks, villagers will have a chance to hear from the top three candidates firsthand. Last month Village Council narrowed 42 applications for the position down to three finalists…

  • Interview process set for Village manager candidates

    At its Aug. 18 meeting, Village Council approved a process for interviewing the finalists for Village manager that includes a public forum for citizen participation. The manager search is being conducted by Don Vermillion of the University of Dayton, who Council previously hired to oversee the process.

  • Council approves Village manager search survey

    In the quest to find a new Village manager, Village Council at its meeting Monday, Aug. 4, approved a survey to gauge what Council members, Village staff and village residents care most about in a Village manager.

  • Barr conditions approved

    At their July 21 meeting, Village Council members unanimously passed a resolution identifying conditions to be met for the Friends Care Community’s planned development for senior apartments.

  • Council moves toward hiring manager search consultant

    At its July 7 meeting Yellow Springs Village Council officially hired its interim Village manager and also took a first step toward hiring a consultant to help search for a new Village manager.

  • Interim manager observes potential in Yellow Springs

    John Weithofer began work as the interim Village manager last Thursday, June 19. He replaced Eric Swansen, who left this month after two and a half years with the Village.

    As interim Village manager, John Weithofer has observed a few things since he first came to the village three weeks ago. Yellow Springs is an ambitious village of 3,700 that provides services and tackles projects generally found in cities of 15,000 or more, he said.

  • Council acts on manager’s post

    Village Council members agreed at the end of their meeting Monday, June 2, to appoint John Weithofer as manager consultant with the intent of hiring him as interim Village manager before Village Manager Eric Swansen resigns his position.

  • Village ends ’07 fiscal year with $1.5 million surplus

    Ending Funding Balances by Year

    The Village of Yellow Springs ended its 2007 fiscal year with a general fund surplus of about $1.5 million, its largest surplus in recent years, according to Village Manager Eric Swansen at Council’s March 31 meeting.

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