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The Suburbanite
  • Hartville Memorial Day events change dates

  • Hartville Mayor Richard Currie made an executive decision moving the Village’s Memorial Day events from Saturday, May 26 to Monday, May 28.


    “I’m of the opinion that Memorial Day should be celebrated on Memorial Day,” Currie said. “I think considering the solemnity of the occasion.”

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  • March 20 Meeting
    KEY ACTION
    Hartville Mayor Richard Currie made an executive decision moving the Village’s Memorial Day events from Saturday, May 26 to Monday, May 28.
    Discussion: “I’m of the opinion that Memorial Day should be celebrated on Memorial Day,” Currie said. “I think considering the solemnity of the occasion.”
    A special tribute has been planned for Captain Dan Stiles for May 26. Stiles was killed in the line of duty Feb. 15, 2011 while directing traffic in Hartville. Currie said he would discuss with the Lions Club the proposed Memorial Day plans. Currie also said if “there is no wiggle room” to change the plans from Saturday to Monday, the plans would remain on Saturday.
    OTHER ACTION  
    Fiscal Officer Scott Varney and Currie discussed asking the village’s department heads to devise catastrophic disaster plans for their departments. The plans will be discussed at the next department head meeting. 
    Passed a resolution continuing with Scott Varney of Varney, Fink & Associates as the Fiscal Officer for the Village.
    Passed a resolution allowing the village to sell not needed, obsolete or unfit items from the Village on the Internet.
    Passed a resolution allowing the village to sell their 1982 boom truck.
    Cynthia Billings said the Recreation & Parks committee agreed to cancel their Arbor Day festivities due to lack of attendees in the last few years. Arbor Day is April 27.
    A public hearing is scheduled for April 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Village Hall to discuss the rezoning request from M-1 (Light Industrial) to B-2 (General Business) for the proposed Sheetz gas station at the corner of Market and West Maple St.
    Council went into an executive session to discuss a pending litigation. No action after the session was over.
    UP NEXT
    Meets Tuesday, April 3 at 7 p.m. at the village hall.