Council moves forward with new subdivision


By Sandy Rose Schwieterman - For the Sidney Daily News



NEW BREMEN – New Bremen village council appred actions that will move forward plans for a new subdivision in the village during its meeting Monday, Aug. 22.

Council heard the second reading of a resolution to authorize Village Administrator Brent Richter to to submit an application to Ohio Public Works Commission to fund a project to upgrade Plum Street, Park Street and Eastmoor Drive. The streets are on three sides of a planned 21-lot residential subdivision on land owned by Crown Equipment. The area is the school district’s former football field and adjacent land.

Council was also reminded of the village planning commission meeting coming up on Thursday, Aug. 24, at 6:30 p.m. to approve the plat plan for the new Crown subdivision bordered by Plum, Eastmoor and Park.

In other matters, finance chair for council, Jacob Larger, reported that July receipts totaled $1,742,262.19. August expenses were $1,316,594.80.

In other matters, council approved a resolution to accept the local government amount and rates set by Auglaize County Budget Commission. Fiscal officer Amy Speelman said the amount the village will receive has increased to $93,172.55 in 2022. In 2021, the village received $78,439.

They also approved a second reading of an ordinance to vacate Kuenning Street running east and west from Franklin Street to the alley at the east line of lots 6 and 7 in the Highland addition.

Council then went into executive session to discuss personnel matters. No action was taken when they returned to regular session.

By Sandy Rose Schwieterman

For the Sidney Daily News

The writer is a regular contributor to the Sidney Daily News.

The writer is a regular contributor to the Sidney Daily News.