|Leppich Field to undergo transformation|
|Written by Editorial|
|Thursday, 28 June 2012 15:37|
Editor’s note: The following was compiled from the Russells Point Village Council regular meeting minutes from June 18.
RUSSELLS POINT – Months of hard work has paid off for local individuals involved with bringing an area park back to life.
Mayor Robin Reames announced the village has been awarded a Community Development Block Grant through the Logan County Commissioners. The $10,000 grant will be used to aid in the revival of Leppich Field, which will include the installation of ADA approved handicapped parking.
Reames stated the total estimate for the work to be done at Leppich Field was $10,750, so council elected to contribute $750 to the project in order to accept the grant.
In other business:
•Council passed on the third and final reading the village’s new noise ordinance, which becomes effective upon the signature of Reames.
•An ordinance waiving the requirement of the Russells Point fiscal officer to be a resident of the village was passed on the third and final reading.
•The Russells Point Neighborhood Watch will be holding a tree dedication in conjunction with National night Out on Aug. 7. The national event is focused on communities taking a proactive stand against crime.
•The Russells Point Business Group will host the annual Wacky Boat Races along with a street festival on Aug. 4. As a result, several road closures will take place during the day.
From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Main Street will be closed from Sunnyside Avenue to Clermont Avenue.
From 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Main Street will be closed from Clermont Avenue to Burkhart Avenue. Officials noted Clermont Avenue will be open, and there will be access to the drive thru.
•Council agreed the recent placement of Dumpsters for the community to use for the disposal of nonhazardous items was a success. Council expressed it’s desire to offer this service to residents again in the fall.
•Reames said she will be meeting with the village’s street superintendent as well as the Village of Lakeview to work out a schedule for spraying for mosquitos. It was noted Russells Point and Lakeview share the equipment and materials used to deal with mosquitos.