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Articles About Streetscape
Village Council will not propose changes to the mayor’s role in the upcoming charter revision, members said at this week’s Council work session.
Sidewalks along the west side of Xenia Avenue downtown will be replaced this summer as part of a multi-year Village “streetscape” project.
New streetlights were installed on Xenia Avenue last week, and will be installed on Dayton Street soon.
Villagers who venture downtown this week may notice that the Village electric crew finished installing three street lamps at the north end of downtown.
At their Aug. 20 meeting, Village Council members said no to a controversial and ambitious plan to change the downtown streetscape.
At its Aug. 6 meeting, fewer people showed up for Village Council’s discussion on the proposed streetscape changes than at Council’s last meeting, and fewer people spoke against the changes.
“The right tree for the right location” is a phrase oft repeated by arborists dispensing long-term landscaping advice. It was used several times last week by those focused on deciding how to replace the trees that line the downtown.
Downtown will get a makeover this summer — and it’s not just the sidewalks.