Council hears update on city projects

By Karen Cornelius Vermilion City Council met on Monday, September 25, and heard about a wrap-up of some city projects from service director Tony Valerius covering Edison Estates, catch basins, and patching of streets.   He stated that as the construction season winds down, he wanted to report on some of the projects that are…

Report on water plant intake is good news; parks levy goes forward

By Karen Cornelius   Committee reports/stormwater meeting: Vermilion City Council met on Monday, July 17. There was no correspondence, no council president or law director’s reports, and no old business. Under committee reports, councilman Fred Ostrander wanted to comment that Vermilion has lost a dear friend, Diane Chesnut, who did so many small and large…

Council members hear recommendations for selecting streets to repair

By Karen Cornelius The Streets, Buildings, and Grounds Committee met on Monday night, July 10. Streets chairman Jim Forthofer presented a power point on streets project planning, a hopefully better way of selecting streets than what has currently been used.   Recommendations include council members contributing to a new data gathering document, and agreeing to…