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”

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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”

Report on water plant intake is good news; parks levy goes forward

By Karen Cornelius   Committee reports/stormwater meeting: Vermilion City Council met on Monday, July 17. There was no correspondence, no council president or law director’s reports, and no old business. Under committee reports, councilman Fred Ostrander wanted to comment that Vermilion has lost a dear friend, Diane Chesnut, who did so many small and largeContinue reading “Report on water plant intake is good news; parks levy goes forward”

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”