May
20
2019
Yellow Springs
59°
light rain
humidity: 87%
wind: 6mph W
H 57 • L 57

Village Council Section

  • Council ban on clapping, signs — Do rules violate free speech?

    A small group of citizens used signs to express their approval or disapproval of statements made by Council and other citizens during a Village Council meeting in January. Council later banned signs, along with other expressions such as clapping, in a move that some villagers find troublesome. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    On January 22, Village Council chambers was standing-room only as more than 50 citizens crammed into the room, many to express their disapproval for an ongoing disciplinary process involving a local police officer.

  • Village Council — YSPD review in progress

    Bob Wasserman’s career in law enforcement started in Yellow Springs where, as an Antioch undergrad, he volunteered as a night dispatcher for the YS Police Department under then-Chief Jim McKee.

  • Read Village manager candidate responses

    Village Council has released the names of the four finalists for the Village manager position. Read their responses to questions drafted by the Village manager search committee and the Yellow Springs News.

  • Read Village manager candidate responses

    Village Council has released the names of the four finalists for the Village manager position. Read their responses to questions drafted by the Village manager search committee and the Yellow Springs News.

  • Four village manager finalists named

    At its April 1 regular meeting, Village Council released the names of the four finalists for the Village manager position.

  • Allyson Murray 

    2019 Village Manager candidate Allyson Murray (Submitted photo)

    Raised in Findlay Ohio, Allyson Murray graduated from Bowling Green State University and served 17 years as the training coordinator at Honeywell Corp in Fostoria, Ohio.

  • 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.

  • 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.