Vermilion Township trustees receive department updates

The Vermilion Township trustees met on Wednesday, May 15, for a regular meeting. Road foreman Steve Young reported on the following: Berm cutting and tree trimming has been completed; Issue with the bus bar was discussed; The street light on Cemetery Road and Darrow Road has not been put back up; Poorman Road Drainage ProjectContinue reading “Vermilion Township trustees receive department updates”

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Vermilion Township trustees discuss employee health insurance options

The Vermilion Township Board of Trustees met on Wednesday, October 17, for a regular meeting. The following is from the unapproved minutes of that meeting. Road foreman Steve Young reported that the heaters are hooked up in the old building; propane tank has been moved; new building is progressing nicely; battery box has been orderedContinue reading “Vermilion Township trustees discuss employee health insurance options”

Vermilion Township Fire is two months and 94 calls into its new EMS service

By Candace Barczyk It has only been on the road since August 19 of this year, but the Vermilion Township Fire Department’s new EMS service for residents is making a quick impact, responding to 94 calls in its first two months on the road. Fire Chief Frank Triana stated that the vision for the EMSContinue reading “Vermilion Township Fire is two months and 94 calls into its new EMS service”

Lakefront Park receives upgrade

By Melanie Williamson Brownhelm Township owns and cares for the Brownhelm Lakefront Park located at the northern most end of Woodside Avenue just East of Showse Park. More of a passive park, this small green space provided visitors with a calm and quiet vie of the lake. However, thanks to the efforts and donation ofContinue reading “Lakefront Park receives upgrade”

Brownhelm trustees approve new roof bid for garage, recycled fencing

The Brownhelm Township trustees met for a regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 5. The following are from the approved minutes of that meeting. Zoning inspector John Schmalz submitted seven permits and reported that he issues four violation letters to resident. Labor Superintendent Scott Schmalz reported that he has a one-year extension for the signContinue reading “Brownhelm trustees approve new roof bid for garage, recycled fencing”

New Vermilion Township building is going up on Stanley Road this month

By Candace Barczyk The Vermilion Township Garage on Stanley Road is in the process of getting a facelift, and much of the Oct. 3 Vermilion Township Board of Trustees centered around costs associated with the new building, the framing for which was set to go up beginning on Monday, Oct. 8. Township Administrator Robert KurtzContinue reading “New Vermilion Township building is going up on Stanley Road this month”

Township fire department at 337 runs this year, considers buying new apparatus

Between August 1 and August 14, the township fire department responded to 18 EMS assists and 1 vehicle accident. Between August 15 and August 31, the department responded to 8 EMS assists, 14 EMS runs, 3 vehicle accidents, 1 residential alarm, 1 gas leak, and 1 possible vehicle fire. Between September 1 and September 18, theContinue reading “Township fire department at 337 runs this year, considers buying new apparatus”

Vermilion Township trustees have a busy month making important decisions

At the Wednesday, August 15, regular meeting of the Vermilion Township trustees, building official/zoning administrator Robert Kurtz reported that the reached out to the Department of Agriculture concerning resident concerns about the Gypsy Moth problem. They set up an educational meeting for August 21 open to the public to teach residents how they can protectContinue reading “Vermilion Township trustees have a busy month making important decisions”

Brownhelm Township trustees discuss a variety of expenses and violations

The Brownhelm Township Board of Trustees met for a regular meeting on Monday, August 6, and the following are from the official minutes from the meeting. Their August meeting consisted of several motions being passed and spending being approved on a variety of projects. John Schmalz, zoning inspector, submitted four permits.  He has picked upContinue reading “Brownhelm Township trustees discuss a variety of expenses and violations”

Vermilion Township trustees discuss moth problem, Sassafras repair, chickens

By Karen Cornelius   The Vermilion Township trustees met on Wednesday, August 1, at the township’s office on State Route 60. All the trustees were present, Charles Trinter, Ronald Dickel, and Christopher Decker along with Brenda Zsebik, fiscal officer; Robert Kurtz, building official/zoning administrator; Frank Triana, Vermilion Township fire chief; and Tina Karres, township secretary.Continue reading “Vermilion Township trustees discuss moth problem, Sassafras repair, chickens”