Bradford village meetings rescheduled for 2015



The board of trustees for the Village of Bradford discussed and decided to change the day of the village monthly meetings for 2015.  Beginning with January, each village meeting will now be conducted on the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m.
Previously, the first Monday of the month was the scheduled day for the village meeting.

LaFayette discusses snow removal, village insurance



The LaFayette board of trustees decided to place an ad in the local advertising paper to notify senior citizens to sign up for snow removal this year.
According to Village President Greg Bartley, “I’d like to have them (seniors) contact us – which needs to be done every year.  They need to call the village president.”

Stark School proposes tax levy

The Stark County School board discussed the districts tax levy for 2014.  Superintendent Jerry Klooster explained that according to the Stark County assessor, the district may experience a 5 ¼ to 5 ½ percent increase in taxable EAV (equalized assessed valuation).  This is an estimate based on current numbers.  Although there are properties in other counties, Stark County properties represents 97% of the districts EAV, meaning even if there were a large decrease in those counties, it would only have a small effect on the district.

Finney, Kelly nominated in Toulon caucus


At the nominating caucus of the City of Toulon People’s Party held Monday evening at the Toulon Fire Station, Ward 3 incumbent city council members Rob Finney and Ryan Kelly were nominated unanimously by the eight Ward 3 attendees.
Finney will be on the ballot to succeed himself for a 4-year term and Kelly will be seeking a 2-year term. Kelly is filling an unexpired term at present.
There were no nominations either in Ward 2 to seek the seat held by Misty Turnbull or in Ward 1 for the seat held by Debbie Wyant, nor were there any nominations for the post of city treasurer held by Val Wagher.

Toulon to become ‘Winter Wonderland’ Dec. 13


A winter wonderland on the lot east of the State Bank of Toulon and a house decorating contest will highlight the Saturday, December 13 annual Toulon Christmas Walk, which will be held from 5 until 7 o’clock that evening.
As is tradition, Toulon businesses will be open, offering treats and a chance to sign up for “Toulon Bucks,” which winners can spend in any of the businesses. Also new is a chance to sign up and win one of five hams to be given away.