Anderson honored for years of service

Staff Writer

Longtime village councilwoman Shirley Anderson was honored Monday night for her service to the community.

Anderson, who served on the Cridersville Village Council since 2002, was presented a plaque and received an official proclamation from Mayor Rick Walls, after which she received a standing ovation from all in attendance at the meeting.

Anderson went around the table and thanked each member of council, as well as the police and fire chiefs and Village Administrator Kohlrieser, who she referred to as “just a good little kid."

As the last meeting of the year, attention turned to end of the year finances.

“The general fund balance has decreased by about $57,000, our receipts have decreased about $8,000, our expenses are down by about $52,000,” said Council President and Finance Committee Chair Eric West.

West also stated the village is meeting with Minster Bank to see what benefit there would be to have accounts with them. The Village currently banks with Chase, which no longer has a branch in the village. The firm moving into the village is a credit union and cannot...

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