MILLERSBURG – Council heard a report of latest gear put in at Deer Run Park and handed an emergency ordinance to get in on a potential share of a big lawsuit settlement at Monday’s Village Council assembly.
Village Administrator Nate Troyer reported that the Avenue Division has put in all of the StoryWalk boards for the library alongside the strolling path at Deer Run.
The story boards have been bought by way of a grant and put in by village workers.
Troyer added that the Well being Division has deliberate a ribbon chopping ceremony on Friday for the outdoor fitness equipment, which additionally has been put in alongside the Deer Run Park strolling path.
“I need to thank the Avenue Division,” Troyer mentioned. “They’ve taken on plenty of tasks up there on the park this yr and the final couple of years, actually. They’ve had plenty of completely different tasks to do, they usually’ve carried out them properly, and I admire that.”
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Millersburg seeks to affix Purdue Pharma lawsuit
In different motion, council handed an emergency ordinance authorizing Village Administrator Bob Hines to affix in a possible lawsuit settlement involving the opioid disaster.
Hines defined with the intention to be included within the lawsuit against Purdue Pharma and obtain any of the potential settlement estimated to be $4.5 billion, the ordinance needed to be on the books by July 14.
“Chances are you’ll or might not get something out of that,” Hines mentioned. “For those who do not vote for this, you would need to pursue any treatments towards Purdue Pharma individually, which is an superior activity. I feel it is very important vote for this, and we’ll discover out we get something.”
Off-premises signal ordinance change and curb and sidewalk work
Council additionally heard the primary studying on the revision to the ordinance concerning off-premises indicators and billboards
The village locations restrictions on off-premises indicators that determine or present info associated to items or providers or occasions not positioned on the property the place the signal is positioned.
It’s in the very best curiosity of residents of the village to maintain indicators at the very least 3,000 toes from any residence or district of single-family residences, officers mentioned.
The unique ordinance known as for billboards and indicators being inside 1,500 toes of residential areas, and the change is to three,000 toes. That is the one change to the ordinance, in response to Hines.
Troyer reported Mid-Ohio Concrete has been engaged on curb installations and can start engaged on sidewalks this week.
Troyer sought council’s approval to authorize Mid-Ohio to finish repairs on extra curbs and sidewalks on East Clinton Avenue, South Crawford and North Mad Anthony.
“We’ve got funds accessible within the sidewalk substitute fund they usually have time to do the work, so I really feel this may be time to take benefit and get extra work carried out,” Troyer mentioned.