City wants sidewalks along Liberty Ave

By Melanie Williamson The Vermilion Board of Zoning Appeals met for a regular meeting on Tuesday, August 28. The meeting was attended by board members Kevin Sorrell, Jerry Schrenk, Bob Voltz, Guy LeBlanc, as well as Vermilion Building Inspector Bill DiFucci and council representative Barb Brady. One of the topics addressed at the meeting was…

Commercial buildings make improvement

By Karen Cornelius   The Historic Vermilion Design and Review Board met on Wednesday, August 1, and approved several upgrades for local commercial buildings. They also welcomed Susan Cairns as the board’s newest member filling the unexpired term of vice chair Chris Riddle. Member Erica Cann was appointed the new vice chair.   According to…

City calls in experts to help with its critical risk debt

By Karen Cornelius The Finance Committee of city council met on Monday night, April 9, and were party to an impressive debt management presentation by Sudsina & Associates discussing the city’s debt service and what long-range planning can be done to save the city a significant amount of money and eventually cure their present financial…