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Federal funding presentation at July 17 Bluffton school board meeting

By Paula Scott

The 7:30 p.m. meeting of the Bluffton Exempted Village Schools Board of Education on Monday, July 17 will include a public hearing regarding federal IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) and Title I funds. In Ohio, federal Title 1 funds support supplemental instruction in reading and math.

The general public is welcome to attend the presentation and comment. School board meetings are held in the elementary school media center at 102 S. Jackson St.


Public meetings scheduled by Village of Bluffton, July 12, 19, 24

The Village of Bluffton has scheduled the following public meetings to be at the Bluffton Town Hall, 154 N. Main.

Parks & Recreation Committee on Wednesday, July 12 at noon.

Ordinance Committee on Wednesday, July 19 at 5:00 p.m.

Village Council on Monday, July 24 at 7:00 p.m.


Summary of July 10 Bluffton council meeting

CORRECTION: The Jerry Szabo Trio will perform on July 22 and August 5; Bluffton University Homecoming is October 21.

Street closings approved for Jerry Szabo Trio, Street Party on Vine, Bluffton University Homecoming; job opening for cemetery sexton 

By Paula Scott

The July 10 meeting of the Village of Bluffton Council was held at 7:00 p.m. on the third floor of Bluffton Town Hall, 154 N. Main. The full packet for the meeting is attached.

Mayor Richard Johnson conducted the meeting with all council members present. All motions were passed with two total abstentions and zero no votes.


Cemetery board to meet July 10

Bluffton's Cemetery Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 10 at Bluffton Town Hall, 154 N. Main.

Additional public meetings are listed on the Bluffton Icon Classifieds page.


Agenda for July 10 Bluffton Council meeting

The July 10 meeting of the Village of Bluffton Council will take place at 7:00 p.m. on the third floor of Bluffton Town Hall, 154 N. Main.

The attached agenda has been provided to the Icon by Village Administrator Jesse Blackburn.

Legislation includes:

  • An refuse and recyclables collection ordinance including rates; 2nd reading
  • Three resolutions regarding participation in State Capital Improvement and/or local transportation improvement programs; 1st reading
  • A resolution adopting the Bluffton Beyond Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan; 1st reading by emergency

Water customers to receive 2022 confidence report

As noted at the June 26 Bluffton Council meeting, the 2022 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report is now available.

The report can be found at or at the Town Hall, 154 N. Main St. In summary: The water supplied by the Village of Bluffton in 2022 was compliant with EPA regulations.

A copy of this report will be mailed out to all water customers on June 26 to meet federal notification requirements. A website link will be shared on the water bills due July 25 to Village water customers.