GREEN SPRINGS - During a Green Springs Village Council meeting Monday night, Mayor Jesse Darr reported the village is "in the black," with savings of $56,000 within the past 9 months. He said elimination of unnecessary staffing alone saved $23,000.
In response to Fiscal Officer Mary Jo Gill's report,
Council approved a supplemental appropriation from Water Operations/Other to Water Operations Fund/Principal.?Council member Tyler Kimmet said the certificate of deposit which is due is to be moved to standard account to avoid charges. Council moved for Fiscal Officer Gill to investigate the feasibility of redemption of other CD's into standard accounts.
John Miller said the planned installation of at least 250 water meters would save the village substantial funds. At least half have been installed.
Miller said as a result of recent state salt bid, rock salt will be purchased at the rate of $42.58 per ton for 2012/2013.
In other business,
Heard from Amy Bartlett of a $7,000 gain in collected income tax.
Heard the EPA declared the village in compliance with all ?regulations Sept. 21.
Approved use of the municipal building by Seneca County for the Nov. 6 election.
Heard Police Chief Horne recommend Mayor's Court continuation, as it saves personnel time and money.
Halloween festivities kick off Oct. 28 with refreshments from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Costume judging is at 3:30 p.m., followed by the Halloween parade at 4 p.m. Trick or treat is from 5:30-7 p.m.
Council agreed for future meetings to start at 7 p.m. beginning with the Oct. 15 meeting.