Milford News

Leins, Foreclosures Next Steps In Non-Compliance

MILFORD — Non-compliance on five properties owned by Ron Davidhizar will now have additional fines assessed, liens placed against the property and foreclosure action taken. The discussion was briefly held Monday evening during the May meeting of the Milford Town Council.

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Update On Schedule

MILFORD — Ryan Brauen, Wessler Engineering, provided Milford Town Council an update on the wastewater treatment plant renovation project Monday evening, May 8, at the council’s May meeting.

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Milford Hires a New Building Commissioner

MILFORD — Milford residents concerned about derelict properties may be happy to know the town now has a new building commissioner. At its monthly public meeting Monday, April 10, the council voted to hire Scott Mast to fill the position. “Anything I can do to help,” affirmed Mast, … Read More

Milford Gives Derelict Property Owners 45 Days

MILFORD — Milford Town Council took another swing in its fight to rid the town of abandoned properties at its monthly meeting Monday evening, March 13. Town attorney Jay Rigdon informed the council fines will be levied against six properties in the amount of $2,500 if they are … Read More

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Milford Council Raises Wastewater Rates

MILFORD — Milford residents will see a 16 percent increase in their wastewater bills to be implemented in two phases during the course of the next year. The wastewater rate ordinance was passed at the monthly meeting of the Milford Town Council held Monday, Feb. 13. The increase … Read More

Milford Town Council Fines Owners of Abandoned Properties

MILFORD — Abandoned houses and wastewater rate hikes were the primary topics of discussion at the Milford Town Council’s first public meeting of 2017. Ordinance 2017-2, which would raise residents wastewater bill by 16.34 percent, will be up for a public hearing and a vote at next month’s … Read More

Milford Council Balances the Books

MILFORD — Milford Town Council held an informal, year-end meeting Wednesday, Dec. 28, to balance its books through a transfer ordinance, 2016-10, distributing $3,800.99 over various funds, which passed. Following the vote, members discussed a number of topics, including news of Lutheran EMS’ recent deal with South Whitley, … Read More

BREAKING — House Fire In Milford

MILFORD — At approximately 1:30 p.m., today, Dec. 17 emergency responders were dispatched to a house fire at 404 West Catherine St., Milford. Milford Fire, Plain Township Fire, Lutheran EMS and Milford Police responded to the fire. Upon arrival, emergency responders worked to release smoke from the home. … Read More

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Milford Council Talks Utilities Rate Increase

MILFORD — Milford residents can expect a raise in their utility bills of at least $6 per month as early as March 2017, though no final decision has yet been reached by the town council. The increase comes at the recommendation of Umbaugh and Associates, hired last spring … Read More

Derelict House Vexing Milford Residents

MILFORD — Milford Town Council had nearly adjourned its monthly meeting Monday, Nov. 14, when resident Jay Urbin inquired about a property at 105 N. Maple St. in Milford, which has, so far, eluded the town’s clean-up efforts. The issue was discussed previously at the October meeting, when … Read More

Graffiti Found In Milford

MILFORD — There has been a rash of spray painted graffiti in the town of Milford. The locations are various all over town. The individuals have used red and green spray paint. The Milford Police Department is asking residents to report any suspicious person(s) observed during the hours … Read More

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Milford Council Hears Complaints on Derelict Houses

MILFORD — Local property owners attended Milford’s regular monthly town council meeting Monday, Oct. 10, to remind the council, in spite of the town’s successes cleaning up derelict buildings, a few problem spots remain. Three trailers on Turkey Creek Drive have proven particularly troublesome. Town Marshal Rich Miotto … Read More