Village mayor honored for service
GREEN SPRINGS – Green Springs Mayor Jesse Darr was honored for his service to the village Monday night as he presided over his final meeting as mayor. Council President Adam Greenslade presented Darr with a proclamation from State Rep. Rex Damschroder, thanking Darr for his service as mayor. Darr is to leave at the end of the month as he will be moving to Findlay.
Greenslade is to take his place as mayor and a new councilman is to be appointed.
Council members heard a permit has been issued for a car wash to be constructed in the village in early spring. The building is to include one automatic bay, one do-it-yourself bay and an outside bay for large or overly muddy vehicles. The inside of the car wash building also is to feature a laundromat. Darr also said ground has been broken for a new Dollar General store.
Village Administrator John Miller reported average daily water usage is down to 99,000 gallons.
“We are right about back on track with our average daily usage. We believe we’ve got (it) tightened up fairly well,” Miller said.
Although many leaks were found, Miller said other leaks may show up as the weather gets warmer. Miller also said he and employee Jason King are to attend weekly EPA water training starting this week for 16 weeks.
Council approved the resigantion of employee Shawn Swick and Village Zoning Inspector Aaron Stout by unanimous votes.
Police Chief Charlie Horne said he and two former officers have been dismissed from a lawsuit filed by Fostoria residents against several local law enforcement officers. Horne also said he would like to apply for a grant to pay for half the cost of three bulletproof vests with council approval. No action was taken.
Councilman Tyler Kimmet said he contacted the company that did the 4th of July fireworks display last year. He still needs to contact another company to compare pricing.
An ordinance adopting and enacting the 2014 Edition of the Model Ohio Municipal Code – Administrative Code.
An ordinance adopting and enacting the 2014 Edition of the Model Ohio Municipal Code-Traffic Code.
An ordinance adopting and enacting the 2014 Edition of the Model Ohio Municipal Code-General Offenses Code.
The board went into executive session to discuss personnel with no action to be taken.
Council is to meet at 7 p.m. March 3.