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Government Section :: Page 5

  • Pete Bales

    2019 Village Manager candidate Pete Bales (Submitted photo)

    After 23 years of experience, Pete Bales has only grown more passionate about serving the community. He is a lifelong resident of Greene County and the current assistant city manager in Fairborn.

  • Josue Salmeron

    2019 Village manager candidate Josue Salmeron (Submitted photo)

    It is with great enthusiasm that I applied to the role of Village manager and I’m honor to be considered for the role.

  • Elke Doom

    2019 Village manager candidate Elke Doom

    Elke Doom is a career public sector manager with more than 25 years of broad municipal experience in Michigan, West Virginia and North Carolina.

  • County commissioners—Jail, voting machines discussed

    Plans for a new jail, the purchase of new voting machines and public access to commissioner meetings were among the topics raised by local citizens at last Tuesday’s Greene County Board of Commissioners “town hall” meeting in Yellow Springs. 

  • Village Council—YSPD awarded new state certification

    In addition to the awarding of several commendations at Council’s March 18 regular meeting, several developments related to local policing were announced.

  • Village manager finalists announced

    Four finalists are in the running to be the next Village manager. Read more about them.

  • Village Council—Council bans clapping at meetings

    No clapping, booing or displaying of signs during public comments will be allowed at Village Council meetings, according to an update to meeting rules passed this week.

  • New delay for new firehouse

    A recent rendering of the Miami Township Fire-Rescue station by project architects MSA Architects of Cincinnati shows what the new fire station along Xenia Avenue may look like. The project has been delayed because an initial bid to construct it was too high. (Rendering courtesy of MSA Architects)

    With a third round of construction bids again coming in too high, Miami Township Trustees will be returning to the drawing board for another attempt at reducing the projected costs of building a new firehouse on the south side of town.

  • YSPD commendations

    From left: Officer Paul Raffoul and Dispatcher Ruth Peterson, center, received Council commendations for their actions on the Dec. 13, 2018 fatal shooting in the village Right: Sgt. Naomi Watson was honored at the Council meeting by YSPD Chief Brian Carlson with a new plaque congratulating her on receiving a 2018 David P. Eckert Outstanding Law Enforcement Service Award. (Submitted photos)

    At Council’s March 18 meeting, three employees of the Yellow Springs Police Department received commendations and congratulations on their work.

  • Changes set for basketball courts

    The basketball courts behind the John Bryan Center are being converted to parking, according to a new plan from the Village. But those who played there won’t have to dribble far to find a new hoop.