Bradford moves forward with pre-filter water project


A public hearing was Tuesday January, 20 for the purpose of obtaining input of opinions and concerns regarding the Village of Bradford’s application for an emergency grant.
No one from the public attended the hearing to discuss support or opposition of the application.  The grant money, if approved and received, will be utilized to install a pre-filtering system at Bradford’s fresh water treatment plant.


Zerla appointed to county board

The Stark County Board is once again full with eight members. The board had one vacancy since the fall general election and the new board was seated on Dec. 1, 2014.
Fulvio Zerla of Toulon was appointed by Chairman Coleen Magnussen with the consent of the board. Magnussen said she continued the practice of consulting with the Republican county chairman, Mike Bigger, in making her decision, since the vacant seat was a Republican held position.

Sturm sworn in as Bradford trustee


Steve Sturm took the oath of village trustee last Thursday at a special board meeting in Bradford.  Sturm was sworn in by newly appointed village clerk Diana Cobb and he replaces Bob Herrmann who resigned as trustee.
In addition, Trustee Tony Carlton was appointed to preside over the board during the period of February through mid-March because President Pro Tem Henry Waldinger will be absent.

Wyoming City website to be revamped


The Wyoming City Council approved an assistance package for the owners of One Eleven Coffee, a new business that will be opening in the spring in downtown Wyoming.  The city will provide a combination of grants from the downtown beautification program, TIF grants and a loan from the TIF fund to assist the owners in their planned remodeling of the buildings located at 111 and 113 North Seventh St.
Acting on a suggestion from the city insurance agent, John Leezer from Leezer Insurance, the city adopted a resolution waiving rights of recovery against the Wyoming History and Arts Association for use of the Paramount Theater property.  The resolution is a common practice in a situation where the city owns a building that a non-profit organization is organized to renovate and run such a facility, and only would come into effect if there were some sort of insurance claim.

Pin Oak Apartments to be sold at auction



Pin Oak Apartments in Wyoming will be sold at the earliest possible date by the Stark County Sheriff’s Department after the City of Wyoming received a Stark County Circuit Court order releasing the property from the holding company, Chicago Title Land Trust Company.
Wyoming’s city attorney, Bruce Fehrenbacher, received court documentation releasing the title to the sheriff’s department so that proceeds from the sale can be utilized to satisfy outstanding water, and sewer plus, past interest and penalties on court judgments of years ago due to Wyoming.