Village of Minster

Town Crier Blog

Posted 07/12/12 by the Town Crier

 
Council recently passed updated legislation on litter and weeds that will have an affect on many members of the community. Here’s a quick snapshot of the changes:
 
Noxious Weeds
Section 92.11 of the Minster Codified Ordinances previously required property...

Posted 07/12/12 by the Town Crier

 
Fire hydrant testing originally scheduled for July 16, 17, 23 and 24, 2012 has been postponed until a later date.
 
Village officials are concerned that this testing would cause additional stress on the finished water treatment process that is currently above normal production values...

Posted 07/10/12 by the Town Crier

 
At approximately 9pm on Friday, June 29th the entire village lost power for several hours as a result of the storms that passed through the area. How did this happen?
 
The Village’s electrical feed from Dayton Power and Light (DPL) normally comes though a transmission line from DPL...

Posted 07/10/12 by the Town Crier

 
The Summer Crisis Program is designed to help qualified households pay for summer cooling. The program applies to electric utilities only and is available from June 1 through August 31, 2012.
 
This year, households with a gross annual income at or below 200% of the 2012 federal poverty...

Posted 06/27/12 by the Town Crier

The Minster July 5, 2012 Active Older Adult luncheon has been cancelled.

The monthly luncheon will resume August 2, 2012.

Posted 06/26/12 by the Town Crier

Agreeing to purchase a service can be complicated – whether you are signing a lease to a new apartment, buying a car or natural gas to heat your home. As the number of retail natural gas suppliers in Ohio has increased, budgeting for utility costs is no longer a simple matter of paying your monthly utility bill....

Posted 06/25/12 by the Town Crier

Auglaize County election officials are urging citizens to register to vote or update their existing voter information as soon as possible.
 
“This year is a unique year for elections in Ohio,” Auglaize County Elections Board Director Carolyn Campbell. “Each registered voter in the...

Posted 06/22/12 by the Town Crier

The Village Council is looking for feedback from the community regarding what should be painted on the south water tower this fall. Visit http://www.minsteroh.com/community-feedback to check out the two options and vote today! One vote per resident, please....

Posted 06/21/12 by the Town Crier

There is a lot of construction activity in the area, but local businesses are still open. Please call ahead to these businesses to find out their current parking and/or access options.

Also, Fourth Street from Ohio Street to the Library parking lot is now accessible to vehicular traffic. This includes the...

Posted 06/19/12 by the Town Crier

The Village of Minster has a partnership with Efficiency Smart to bring the benefits of energy efficiency directly to Minster electric customers to help you reduce the cost of making energy-efficient improvements. Efficiency Smart services include rebates for energy-efficient residential appliances and lighting; free...