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Village Council addressed several possible strategies for addressing housing needs in Yellow Springs.
At Village Council’s May 21 meeting, Police Chief Brian Carlson asked Council for more time before Council votes on whether to require that local police send all appropriate cases to the local Mayor’s Court rather than Xenia Municipal Court.
At Village Council’s May 7 meeting, Council gave verbal approval to the Housing Advisory Group to move ahead with efforts to address local housing needs.
While villagers have voiced their preference for a police department that engages with the community, the community itself has only rarely participated when asked to meet individual officers.
At their April 16 meeting, Village Council members heard a report on ways Village government could offer relief to local residents struggling to pay utility bills.
At Village Council’s March 5 meeting, Council members Lisa Kreeger and Marianne MacQueen proposed a two-pronged initiative to address local affordability in the context of current financial realities.
At Village Council’s Feb. 20 meeting, Council member Lisa Kreeger urged her colleagues to take action to help villagers struggling to pay their utility bills.
As Yellow Springs Village Council considers setting goals for the coming year, council members are asking for input from the community.
At Village Council’s Feb. 5 meeting, Village Manager Patti Bates presented an End of Year Report from Village staff, regarding projects completed during 2017.
At Village Council’s Feb. 5 meeting, Council members united around creating a housing plan as one of the 2018 Council goals.