The following excerpt is from the April 15, 2013 Richland Village Council Meeting Minutes:
Discussion: Prentice was contacted by Don Gilmer questioning, “Why the village would write two unsolicited letters to the State in opposition to a non-village citizen desiring to purchase the Bay View restaurant/pub which is outside of the village limits. Also, why has the village requested supervisory oversight for Bay View Restaurant (outside of the village) located in Ross Township?” The Clerk answered that she had no knowledge of the letters or the situation and had not responded to the State. Trustee Prentice requested that the above discussion be included in the minutes.
Merge the Village of Richland and Richland Township...to reduce expensive/redundant layers of government, "double" taxation, and give Village residents the freedom of choice - to reduce costs for desired services.