Toulon City Council approves salary increase, but doesn’t vacate alley

toulonThe Toulon City Council voted to consolidate several different bonds and therefore reducing fees by almost $1,000 per year.
Mayor Larry Hollis said fees now will only be about $400-500 annually saving a significant amount of money for the City’s bottom line.



1964 Bradford Panthers hold special 50th reunion

bradfordThe Bradford Panthers football team of 1964 reunited recently for a 50th reunion this past Labor Day weekend at the rural Bradford home of Joe Colgan.
The Panthers compiled a record of 9-0 that fall season of 1964 to win the Blackhawk Conference championship trophy.  The team scored 269 points against opponents while only allowing 6 points to be scored on them all season, by Galva!


Bradford conducts special and monthly meetings

The Bradford Village board of trustees held a Special Joint Review Board meeting of the TIF district bradfordMonday evening at village hall prior to the regular board meeting, which was held in lieu of September’s meeting.
During the special meeting, Steven Kline of the Bloomington based Economic Development Group, LTD spoke to the board in a review of the Tax Increment Fund for fiscal year 2014, beginning May 1, 2013 through April 30, 2014.



Bradford Schools review budget

bradfordThe Bradford School Board was told at their August meeting that the strategic planning committee is waiting on available dates from the person who will be the moderator.  Once received, dates will be set up for the committee to meet.
The board thanked the summer crew for the grounds and buildings looking great at the start of the school year.  They also thanked the teachers and staff for a successful start to the year.


Stark School budget on display

The finance committee recommended a tentative budget to the Stark County School Board at their August meeting.  The budget projects that total expenses will exceed total revenues in the operating funds by $3,251,000 for the 2015 fiscal year.