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May
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2020

Village Council Section :: Page 4

  • 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.

  • The next Village manager— Ideal qualities, priorities

    Pete Bales, Elke Doom, Allyson Murray and Josue Salmeron are vying for the position due to the upcoming retirement of Village Manager Patti Bates in July. Council is expected to chose the next manager in executive session on Monday, April 15.

  • Council declines to sell cell tower

    In a 3–2 decision, Village Council declined an offer from a private company to buy out the Sutton Farm cell tower.

  • The final four candidates for Village Manager respond to questions

    The four finalists for Yellow Springs Village Manager were asked to respond to six questions formulated by the News and the Village Council’s appointed Village manager search committee.

  • Council rezones MillWorks

    After several months of debate in Council chambers over a proposed zoning change at the MillWorks industrial park, Council unanimously passed legislation to rezone the property on Monday, April 1.

  • 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.