Please see the attached from the Delaware County Foundation. They are looking for nominations of deserving folks to be recognized for their exceptional philanthropic and volunteer contributions in Delaware County. The different catagories that one can be nominated for are outstanding youth or youth group, outstanding business, outstanding volunteer, and the Spirit of Philanthropy Award. The requirements for each catagory are listed on the attached nomination form.
If you know someone deserving please complete the Nomination Form 1-28-2016.
The Council for the Village of Ostrander will be forming a School Committee to discuss and decide options for the public use of West Elementary school in Ostrander. For this committee we are seeking local residents that want to help or have experience in any of the following areas: Engineering, Real Estate, Economics, or Contractors and Builders – particularly HVAC, electrical and plumbing contractors. We will be holding meetings to discuss all possible ideas for the building and what the residents would like to see happen to the school. We also will be discussing expenses and ideas to raise money to maintain the building. Please join us…we welcome and encourage everyone to attend. Meetings will likely begin in mid-April.
Please use the Contact Us link to express interest in helping us out.
The Village of Ostrander is seeking a zoning officer. The position is part-time and the individual should be familiar with zoning laws and regulations. Interested parties should contact the Mayor or a member of Council.
Lutheran Social Services and several of the local churches will be conducting food distributions the first Wednesday of each month from noon until 2:00 pm.
The summer schedule (April thru November) location is at the Methodist Church at 177 W. North Street in Ostrander.
The winter schedule (December thru March) location is at the Scioto Township Fire House at 3737 Ostrander Road.
To check eligibility, call Lutheran Social Services at 740.362.5652
For Immediate Release from the Village of Ostrander
In order to improve safety to students, pedestrians, and vehicles on Third Street in the vicinity of Buckeye Valley West Elementary, a resolution has been passed by the Ostrander Village Council to modify the existing traffic patterns.
The traffic changes are as follows:
1. No left turn onto Third Street from the alley south of West Elementary during school hours;
2. No right turn from the gravel parking lot north of West Elementary onto Third Street during school hours; and
3. Pedestrian traffic crossing Third Street will be directed to the crosswalk near North Street during school hours.
Please heed these new traffic changes to help keep our community safe.
Mayor Larry Crile began another 4-year term at the last council meeting and Julie Guy and Robert Taylor were sworn in for their respective 4-year terms. Robert Taylor was re-elected Council President for 2016. Clerk Dorothy Wilcox was also re-elected in November and will be sworn in March 2016.
Three new committees were formed and will be seeking resident participation in the coming months:
School Building Committee – to investigate possible uses for the soon-to-be vacated West Elementary. (Robert Taylor, Julie Guy)
Park Committee – look into potential future park space and uses (Tracy Stojkov, Kelly Osborne)
Funding Committee – to investigate potential funding streams for street maintenance needs (Joe Proemm, Renee Kuhn)
The Village of Ostrander would like to wish everyone a safe and joyous holiday season.