Edgerton Teen Will Upgrade Miller Park Trails For Eagle Scout Project

The trails at Miller Park in Edgerton are going to see an upgrade as a local teen wants it for his Eagle Scout project.

Eric Gruver spoke to the Village Council April 3 about his plans. The council approved the plan.

A freshman at Edgerton High School, Gruver want to clean up the trail and upgrade the walking trails at the park. He also plans to erect a sign to former village worker Keith Brown, who died in February.

“He will take on the project this summer,” Fiscal Officer Denise Knecht said.

In other news:

  • The council accepted the resignation of Water and Sewer supervisor Chad Ordway. Ordway has taken a job as administrator in Edon. His last day is April 9.
  • The council met in executive session to discuss personnel and later approved advertising to replace Ordway, Knecht said.
  • The council approved a request to participate with the Ohio Checkbook web site. The site will allow people to see where their tax dollars are being spent, Knecht said. “It will allow us to be more transparent than we already are,” Knecht said.
  • The Depot Street project has commenced, Knecht said. Depot will only be opened to local residents. Any needing to get through Edgerton can use U.S. 6, she said.
  • The village is cleaning out catch basins before installing 180-day tablets to kill mosquito larvae and eggs.
  • Upcoming events include:
  • Easter Egg Hunt from 1-3 p.m. April 15 at the nursing home at 328 W. Vine St.
  • The village will be dedicating a tree to Keith Brown at 10 a.m. April 21 at the fire hall. A small sign will be erected for Brown. Elementary School children will be part of the event.

 

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