Candidates and issues are ready for the November 7 General Election

By Karen Cornelius The boards of election filing date for candidates who want to run for public office and for issues going to the voters has come and gone on Wednesday, August 9. Locally, the November 7 ballot for the General Election will not be an exciting one. Very few races have opposition except forContinue reading “Candidates and issues are ready for the November 7 General Election”

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Parks supervisor shares recent improvements, changes, and future needs

By: Melanie Williamson Vermilion is home to 18 city parks, which includes over 2000 feet of lake frontage, six pavilions, two observation decks, seven areas with playground equipment, and a wide range of amenities including picnic areas, park benches, restrooms, trash receptacles, kayak launch areas, the mobility mat, doggie waste stations, walking trails, and severalContinue reading “Parks supervisor shares recent improvements, changes, and future needs”

Township Trustees choose single fire levy to replace existing two levies

The Vermilion Township Board of Trustees met on Wednesday, July 5, for a regular meeting. Building and zoning updates: Building official and zoning administrator, Robert Kurtz, reported for June the Zoning Department issued seven zoning permits and one address sign with a total fee collection of $762.76; the Building Department issued 16 permits with aContinue reading “Township Trustees choose single fire levy to replace existing two levies”

Parks supervisor answers questions on proposed new one-mill parks levy

By Karen Cornelius The Finance Committee of Vermilion City Council met on Monday, July 10. Council members asked for a review of an ordinance on their agenda to send a new, continuing one-mill tax levy to the boards of election for the voters to decide at the general election to be held on November 7.Continue reading “Parks supervisor answers questions on proposed new one-mill parks levy”