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Articles About Village Council :: Page 14
Yellow Springs 2013 candidates’ forums video, online, courtesy of local access cable Channel 5.
Eight Village Council candidates participated in the second Candidates Night forum Thursday night, sponsored by the James A. McKee Group.
With just under two weeks left to file petitions to run for local office, the races for Village Council, school board and Township Trustees are becoming more robust, according to the Greene County Board of Elections this week.
With just under a month left for candidates to file for openings in the local elections in November, a handful of new candidates as well as incumbents have indicated interest in helping to govern Village Council, Yellow Springs school board and the Miami Township Trustees.
Village Council will decide at its July 1 meeting when to remove the fence around the grassy area where herbicide was over-applied.
According to Dr. Jason Russell, a medical toxicology fellow at the Ohio University College of Medicine who works at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, villagers have “not much to worry about.”
Several villagers spoke passionately and heatedly about their frustrations and fears around the Wednesday, June 12, overuse of herbicides on the grass around the Gaunt Park pool at Village Council’s June 17 meeting.
The Village will contact those who swam in the Gaunt Park pool from last Wednesday to its closing late Friday afternoon to alert them that herbicides had been applied inappropriately Wednesday morning to the grass around the pool.
The Yellow Springs Village Council will hold an emergency meeting on Sunday morning, June 16 at 9 a.m. in Council chambers to discuss the pool closing yesterday due to herbicide application.
On June 12, 2013, the Village staff applied an herbicide to the clover in the grassy area around the pool, forcing closure.