Council approves police, light & power equipment purchases

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net The Vermillion City Council approved the purchase of equipment for the police department, and the light and power department, at its regular meeting last week. The police department will receive a 2014 Chevrolet Tahoe Police Special Service Vehicle, which will replace a 2003 Ford Expedition. Assistant … Read Article

Egress windows once again dominate discussion

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net There was a point of contention regarding egress window size in the local rental housing code at Monday night’s city council meeting. The exchange occurred during the second reading of Ordinance 1310 Adoption of the 2012 International Property Maintenance Code and Amendments to the Rental Housing … Read Article

Updated building codes given first reading Monday

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net The City of Vermillion is one step closer to updating its building codes for residential and rental housing. At their regular meeting Monday, the Vermillion City Council had the first readings of ordinances adopting the 2012 International Building Code, International Residential Code and International Fire Code, … Read Article

City adopts standards for airport operators

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net The Vermillion City Council has adopted an updated set of minimum standards for commercial operators at the Harold Davidson Field Airport. The decision was made at Monday night’s regular meeting, and comes after several months of work, including talks with the current operators and airport manager. … Read Article