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October 20, 2021

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July council committee meetings

Here are July Bluffton council committee meetings scheduled:
• Joint Parks & Recreation and Streets, Alleys, Lights, and Sidewalk Committee – Thursday, 7/8 at 7 p.m.

• Council Meeting – Monday, 7/13 at 7 p.m.

• Public Hearing for Alley Vacation – Monday, 7/13 at 7:15 p.m.

School board's annual evaluation of superintendent, treasurer

And, preparations for negotiations with public employees on Monday

Bluffton school board will conduct an evaluation of Greg Denecker, superintendent, and Paula Parish, school treasurer, in an executive session on Monday. The evaluation is completed annually.

The board will also  prepare for negotiations with public employees and that will go into executive session also.

In other action, the board will act on a resolution recommending to opt out of career-technical education for seventh and eighth graders during 2020-21.

Breakfast and lunch prices for 2020-21 will be considered at the follow:

It's a small town civics lesson

Bluffton village ordinances now available on the internet

It’s a small town civics lesson, now on the internet.

Thanks for the efforts of Bluffton officials, all Bluffton ordinances are now available online for anyone to read.

The announcement was made at the June 22 council meeting. The meeting's agenda is attached at the bottom of this story.

CLICK HERE to view the ordinance folder, located on the Village of Bluffton website. The project cost $14,000 and has 1,193 pages went printed on a computer printer.

Water bills moves from cubic feet to gallons

And, village installing new water meters; lots of details explained below

A water meter replacement project is underway this summer in Bluffton.

As customers have  new meter installed at their residences they will also see a new format for the monthly village utility bill.

Water meter replacement is underway now and is expected to be completed by August.

Details of the meter replacement project and a look at the new bills were shared at the June 8 Bluffton council meeting.

Council agrees to open Bluffton pool June 6 weekend

Several guidelines in place; limitations on number of swimmers; admission limited to persons who work, live or attend school in Bluffton

Recognizing challenges, Bluffton council agreed to open the Bluffton Community Swimming Pool this summer. Council’s action took place on May 26, including hiring the staff listed below.

The village is aiming for a June 6 weekend opening, with several guidelines, which follow:

Parks and rec committee meets via Zoom at 6 p.m.

Bluffton parks and recreation committee will meet at 6 p.m., tonight (Tuesday, May 26),  using Zoom video conferencing. Those interested in attending should contact Jesse Blackburn at [email protected] to request an invitation.