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.  Continue reading “Township reviews new fire truck”

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Local teens help save boardwalk from fire

By Melanie Williamson Residents who ventured down to Main Street Beach over Fish Festival weekend may have noticed the northeast corner of the boardwalk was scorched and marked off with caution tape. This was the result of an evening fire that took place on Saturday, June 9. The fire appeared to have started in aContinue reading “Local teens help save boardwalk from fire”

Streets committee looks at program to repair, replace city fire hydrants

By Karen Cornelius The Streets, Buildings, and Grounds Committee met on Monday night, January 8, and discussed a review of the city’s 2018 hydrant mapping/repair/replacement program. The city has 600 hydrants with 25 now out of service and 10 more ready to repair.   Streets chairman Frank Loucka asked service director Tony Valerius for aContinue reading “Streets committee looks at program to repair, replace city fire hydrants”

City moves forward with new fire station to replace fire station #1

By Karen Cornelius The Health and Safety Committee heard a report from fire chief Chris Stempowski concerning the need for a new fire station to replace station #1 on Ohio Street which has run out of space. After discussion, the committee passed a motion to go out for qualifications to find a criteria architect forContinue reading “City moves forward with new fire station to replace fire station #1”

Township fire department enacts automatic aid agreement with Berlin Township

By: Melanie Williamson The Vermilion Township Trustees met for a regular meeting on Wednesday, June21. Road updates: During that meeting, road foreman Steve Young, reported that they were currently working on road mowing, durapatching, wedge coating, and that the LED lights were being installed in the work bay at the township garage. The new LEDContinue reading “Township fire department enacts automatic aid agreement with Berlin Township”