Parks board discusses beach bathrooms and increases recreation fees

By Melanie Williamson The Parks and Recreation Board met on Tuesday, October 16, for a regular meeting. Among the other topics discussed was a proposal to put a bathroom on Main Street Beach and increases in recreation fees. Main Street Beach bathroom proposal At the September parks board meeting, parks director Dana Corogin presented aContinue reading “Parks board discusses beach bathrooms and increases recreation fees”

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Parks looks at events, sharing Sherod with township, skate park renovations

By Karen Cornelius The Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board met on Tuesday night, February 20, for a regular business meeting. They discussed a variety of topics including an interesting proposal to regionalize Sherod Park and combine it with Vermilion Township’s resources. The skate park’s future was front and center as well as talk on renovatingContinue reading “Parks looks at events, sharing Sherod with township, skate park renovations”

Voters choose Jim Forthofer for mayor, support city parks and issues

By Karen Cornelius and Melanie Williamson Tuesday, November 7, was another exciting election night for the Greater Vermilion Area. Voters were generous in their support of the city’s Parks Levy and all the Erie and Lorain counties’ issues. Incumbent trustees for Vermilion Township and Brownhelm Township were all returned to serve again.   The highlight, ofContinue reading “Voters choose Jim Forthofer for mayor, support city parks and issues”

Parks board discusses skateboard park, Showse lights, vandalism

By Karen Cornelius The Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board met on Tuesday, September 19, and held one of their shorter meetings of the year. The following briefs are from the official minutes: Park use permits: The board approved several park use permits for groups and activities. Main Street Vermilion requested the use of Victory ParkContinue reading “Parks board discusses skateboard park, Showse lights, vandalism”

City’s skate park needs a facelift; officials look at safety issue

By Karen Cornelius   The Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board met on Tuesday, August 15. One of many topics brought up at the business meeting was the current condition of the popular skateboard park on Devon Drive. It was noted the ramps at this park are in poor condition and one is actually dangerous. ThereContinue reading “City’s skate park needs a facelift; officials look at safety issue”

Parks board receives updates on projects, baseball, and park cleanups

The Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board met on Tuesday night, June 20, at the municipal complex for their regular monthly business meeting. Members heard about a new Eagle Scout project, improvements to the various parks, and spent time discussing the museum property. The following are briefs according to the minutes of the meeting:   ChurchContinue reading “Parks board receives updates on projects, baseball, and park cleanups”