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Malvern Council prepares for village events

By THOMAS CLAPPER tclapper@the-review.com Published: July 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Malvern Village Council held its meeting July 5 and once again was visited by Rev. Wally Anderson, volunteer chair of the Malvern Field of Honor about the event beginning July 12.

Permission was granted to close part of West Main Street, Plain Street and Wood Street for a short time on Wednesday, July 12 beginning at 1 p.m. for the parade. The alleyways between the Malvern United Methodist Church and its Education Building will remain closed Wednesday, July 12 through July 16, midnight.

Malvern's Field of Honor, presented by the Rotary Club of Malvern will be held July 12-16 at the Malvern United Methodist Church, running concurrent with Flite Fest which is running next door at Furey Field, July 13-16.

The Park Board report was given by Council President Barb Burgess and she reported movie night went well with approximately 35 kids, despite the rainy weather. The board also walked through the park to monitor and see what needs to be done. The next meeting will be held July 27, 7 p.m., at the park.

Also, before the next regular meeting will be a public hearing in regards to the budget at 6:55 p.m. on July 17. Regular meeting is still set for 7 p.m.

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In other business, council:

HEARD Income Tax Administrator Alana Evans stated that $6, 670.78 was collected for the month and as a whole down $29,767.93 for the year in May. There are 175 non-filers and out of that, 25 has filed extension and 150 still needs to file. Evans requested that Fiscal Officer Ashley Ring look into the Regional Income Tax Agency due to health reasons.

HEARD Village Administrator Marcus Benson noted that lead and copper testing for this year is held July 10, 11 and 12. He stated that water plant is getting twice the amount from Colfor and the is benefitting from the agreement.

AGREED to allow Benson sign off on Safe Routes To School program with Brown Local Schools. Mayor Bob DeLong, Benson and ODOT's Greg Gurney met along with Malvern Interim Superintendent Scott Bowling. This program is paid for by ODOT to work on sidewalks near the school on Coral Road. Project cost is $263,500 and other over is at the expense of the village.


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