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Village Council Section :: Page 2

  • The Decade in Review: Village Council

    More than 250 villagers crowded into the Bryan Center gym Tuesday night for a special Council meeting about tensions with police at the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop. About 40 people spoke, including Ian MacDonald, above. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    The Decade in Review: Village Council

  • 2019 Year in Review: Village Council

    New Village Manager Josue Salmeron was sworn in at Council’s meeting on Monday, June 17. In an impromptu ceremony, outgoing manager Patti Bates went on to fasten Salmeron’s lapel with an official Village of Yellow Springs pin. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    2019 Year in Review: Village Council

  • Village Council— Senior apartments change OK’d

    A redesigned 54-unit senior apartment building was given the green light by Village Council at its Dec. 2 regular meeting.

  • Village finances— Revenues steady, expenses rise

    As Village Council members took their first vote on the 2020 budget at their Dec. 2 regular meeting, they also briefly discussed the state of municipal finances.

  • Traffic trial survey results— Most respondents oppose street changes

    The majority of respondents to a Village survey on its temporary traffic project do not support making the changes permanent. At the same time, more survey respondents felt the one-way design on South Walnut Street made school drop-off safer for children at Mills Lawn Schools than didn’t. Those were some of the highlights of a Village survey on its three-week traffic trial, which involved several changes to downtown streets and parking areas.

  • Council closes in on 2020 budget

    Next year the Village of Yellow Springs is projected to bring in $13.9 million and spend $15.4 million, according to a draft budget Council considered at its Nov. 4 meeting.

  • Village Council — Traffic test underway

    With barricades, cones, signs and new parking stripes in place, the Village of Yellow Springs began a three-week traffic change on Monday.

    During the experiment, the Village will test a new traffic pattern around Mills Lawn Elementary School, with South Walnut Street now one way from Short Street to Limestone Street, Short Street one way westbound and no left turns allowed from South Walnut onto Limestone.

  • Council reviews YSPD assessment

    In recent weeks, Council members and Village staff have responded to Wasserman’s 50-page report. And, by phone earlier this month, Wasserman summarized his findings.

  • Village Council race— Incumbents run on successes

    Last week, the News profiled challengers Curliss and Johnson. This week, we cover Kreeger and MacQueen, the incumbents.

  • Village Council— Solar compromise sought

    Village Council is close to changing how local solar producers are compensated for the excess power they send to the grid.