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Articles About Miami Township Board of Trustees

  • Trustees bid Chief Altman farewell

    Following an executive session, the trustees later voted to appoint current Assistant Fire Chief Dennis Powell to the position of  interim fire chief, effective Friday, Aug. 11, beginning at 5 p.m.

  • Miami Township Trustees to change BZA procedures

    The changes come following a June 5 meeting of the trustees in which local resident Steve Wirrig, owner of the Wirrig family pavilion between U.S. 68 North and Meredith Road, laid out concerns regarding the transparency of the BZA and the actions of Zoning Inspector Richard Zopf.

  • Miami Township Board of Trustees | Monday, Feb. 6 Meeting

    Chief Colin Altman reported that Miami Township Fire-Rescue has responded to 35 EMS calls and eight fire calls since the last regular meeting of the trustees.

  • Miami Township trustees | Kingwood opposition continues

    Australian company, Lendlease, has been approaching landowners in the rural area between Yellow Springs, Clifton and Cedarville for longterm leases to build a 175-megawatt utility-scale solar array. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The Miami Township Board of Trustees continued to discuss the recent decision by the Ohio Power Siting Board, or OPSB, against Texas-based Vesper Energy’s proposed 175-megawatt, utility-scale Kingwood solar project at the trustees’ most recent meeting Wednesday, Jan. 18.

  • Township, Schools, Council | Joint group talks finances

    On Wednesday, Dec. 7 — the most recent meeting between members of the Yellow Springs Board of Education, Village Council and Miami Township Trustees — the three entities discussed their respective financial futures.

  • Miami Township Trustees— Locals sound off on solar possibilities

    At its Monday, Nov. 7, regular meeting, the Miami Township Board of Trustees held a public hearing to listen to community feedback on large solar power installations from residents of the township, which includes Yellow Springs.

  • Fire department levy is Issue 25 on ballot

    Casey Brewer, who first came to Miami Township Fire-Rescue in 2013 as a member of the Explorer Post for teens, took this photo at a recent training event and shared it on the MTFR Facebook page. Brewer, 19, recently received EMT certification, Chief Colin Altman reported at the Miami Township Trustees’ most recent meeting Monday, July 1. (Submitted photo by Casey Brewer)

    If Issue 25 is approved by voters, the levy will generate about $670,000 per year for Miami Township Fire-Rescue; it will cost taxpayers $122.50 for every $100,000 of appraised property value.

  • Miami Township Trustees propose zoning code changes

    The request from the Zoning Commission concerns the removal of sections 18.51 and 18.52 from the Zoning Resolution. The sections in question, which can be read in full at, concern temporary structures and property uses.

  • Miami Township Board of Trustees address levy communication

    The letter from the school board expresses disappointment that plans for the levy were not shared or discussed with the school district and Village government before action was taken.

  • Township Trustees talk local cemeteries

    Glen Forest Cemetery

    The dialogue began with villagers Theresa and Jerome Borchers proposing the establishment of an advisory and work group to address issues with invasive and nuisance plants at Glen Forest Natural Burial Cemetery.

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