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.…

Township reviews new fire truck

By Karen Cornelius   At the Wednesday, August 1, meeting of the Vermilion Township trustees, Vermilion Township Fire Chief Frank Triana started a dialogue on the purchase of a new fire truck estimated to cost a total of $609,934. It would be a dual-purpose truck. The truck would basically be two trucks in one.  …

Brownhelm Historical Association leads headstone restoration project

By Melanie Williamson Several months ago, the Brownhelm Historical Association Cemetery Preservation Committee embarked on a massive endeavor to restore the many historical headstones in the Brownhelm Cemetery. Previously, as you walked around the historic side of the cemetery, it was common to see headstones that were so dirty and worn down that they were…

Vermilion Township trustees respond to multiple resident complaints

The Vermilion Township Board of Trustees met on Wednesday, June 6, for a regular meeting. The following are from the unapproved minutes of that meeting. Resident concerns: Resident Carl Hill brought up a concern regarding garbage receptacles at Shore Acres.  Robert Kurtz stated he would follow-up with the Erie County Health Department since they have…