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…

Vermilion City Council votes to approve several upcoming projects

By: Melanie Williamson Vermilion City Council met for a regular meeting on Monday, June 19. During the meeting, councilmembers provided updates from the committee meetings, which were held on Monday, June 12, before delving into new business and updates from other city offices. Mayor Eileen Bulan started her report by thanking the Vermilion Chamber of…

Council steps away from parking dispute

By: Melanie Williamson Tom Hug of Huggy’s Social House was at the meeting again to address the council regarding his parking issue. Hug stated he wanted to reiterate the need for parking on Park Drive. He went on to say he is doing everything he can, but they are a growing business and need all…