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Village Council Section :: Page 21
For the second consecutive night, on Thursday, Oct. 24, nearly 200 people gathered at Mills Lawn auditorium for a McKee Group forum focused on the local elections. Thursday’s event featured the eight candidates who are running for three seats on Village Council. Villager Bruce Heckman moderated the two-hour event.
At its Oct. 21 meeting, Village Council took a first step toward hiring a new Village manager, with a discussion during which Council members reflected on lessons learned from past hiring practices.
Village Council approved the first reading of a resolution committing the Village to about half of the cost of a municipal water line improvement to increase water flow and fire safety to the village.
At its Sept. 16 meeting, Village Council took a first step toward approving a Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, funding mechanism to pay for $700,000 in remaining costs for infrastructure development at the Center for Business and Education, or CBE.
The new Yellow Springs zoning code could allow more flexibility in how Yellow Springers live and work. Council passed the first reading of the updated code at its Sept. 3 meeting, and will vote on the second and final reading Sept. 16.
The turnover of Village leadership that began last week with the announcement of Manager Laura Curliss’ resignation continues this week, as Village Finance Director Sharon Potter retires from her position. Her last day is Friday, Aug. 30.
At Village Council’s Aug. 19 meeting, members of Community Resources requested that Council find a way to fund a financial shortfall so that the infrastructure for the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, can be completed next year.
At Village Council’s Aug. 19 meeting, Council unanimously approved a resolution that allows the Village and Village Manager Laura Curliss to enter into a settlement agreement that releases Curliss from her contract with the Village.
Village Council on Aug. 19 unanimously passed a severance agreement that ends the Village’s contract with Manager Laura Curliss, who will leave her job Sept. 28.
After hearing from many concerned neighbors at their Aug. 5 meeting, Village Council members unanimously voted to allow Antioch College to create a farm on its property as a conditional rather than permitted use.