Police Blotter

June 3, 2019 06:33- 900 block of Decatur: Vandalism complaint involving school buses. 10:08- 2400 block of Sunnyside: Traffic stop resulting in citations for DUS, Open Container, and Littering from an auto. 12:54- 4200 block of Telegraph: Property damage complaint. 16:09- 4600 block of Liberty: Traffic stop resulting in citations for DUS and Drug ParaphernaliaContinue reading “Police Blotter”

Ordinance No. 2018 – Mobile Food Services

Below is the full draft of the proposed ordinance regarding food trucks in Vermilion. It was made clear during the Monday, September 24, city council legislative committee meeting that this is a rough draft and that any part of this ordinance may be changed or eliminated. The discussion on this draft will continue at the Monday, October 1,Continue reading “Ordinance No. 2018 – Mobile Food Services”

Mayor Eileen Bulan reflects on her service; thanks the entire community

By Karen Cornelius Mayor Eileen Bulan is watching her eight years as Vermilion’s leader quickly disappear on December 30, her last day in office. She began her first four-year term facing some tough problems and is retiring with the city vastly improved and stable. While she will miss parts of her duties, she feels upbeat,Continue reading “Mayor Eileen Bulan reflects on her service; thanks the entire community”

Charting the Course

Now that the holiday season is upon us, I want to encourage everyone to shop local.  In Vermilion, local stores provide the majority of jobs for our residents. Our local shops are very friendly and you will usually be able to find what you are looking for or the shops would be willing to orderContinue reading “Charting the Course”

Charting the Course

By Mayor Eileen Bulan We do get asked a lot of questions about Vermilion so I thought I would try and answer some of these today. How come there are so many water line breaks? Vermilion’s water lines are very old which makes them susceptible to breaks.  Recently, we have had major breaks because contractorsContinue reading “Charting the Course”

Mayoral candidates answer key questions, and look to May 2 Primary

The Vermilion Photojournal invited all four candidates running for mayor of Vermilion to answer a few key questions. They were given a two-week notice and a limit of 600 words for their answers. All candidates were asked the very same questions. According to the city charter if more than two people run for mayor, thereContinue reading “Mayoral candidates answer key questions, and look to May 2 Primary”

Council members debate 2017 funding for Streets Maintenance and Repair

By Karen Cornelius When the Finance Committee met on Monday, April 10, to review several 2017 budget items, the bone of contention was the funding for Streets M&R (Maintenance and Repair). The budget expenses were listed at $680,000 which the administration felt were sufficient funds to be spent for street repair/paving materials including a $5,000Continue reading “Council members debate 2017 funding for Streets Maintenance and Repair”