Representative Rick Perales - House District 73
 

10.17.17 - Rep. Rick Perales Appointed To House Public Utilities Committee

 
COLUMBUS - 

Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) appointed Rep. Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) to the House Public Utilities Committee.

 
 

10.17.17 - Rep. Rick Perales Introduces Bill To Add Wright Flyer To State Seal

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) has introduced legislation that would add a representation of the Wright Brothers’ first piloted airplane to the Coat of Arms and the state seal.

 
 

09.29.17 - Column From Rep. Perales: Addressing The Issue Of Counterfeiting

 
COLUMBUS - 

Did you know that Ohio is one of ten states that does not have explicit statutes addressing counterfeiting? The U.S. Secret Service, the federal law enforcement agency that investigates federal counterfeiting crimes, recently brought this fact to my attention. Counterfeiting—or the unauthorized reproduction of monetary instruments with the intention of misleading the recipient—is an awful crime that affects so many everyday people as they carry out monetary transactions.

 
 

09.07.17 - Rep. Rick Perales Announces Members Of BRAC And Military Affairs Task Force

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) has announced the members participating in the Speaker’s BRAC Task Force on Military Affairs.

 
 

06.07.17 - Bills Sponsored By Rep. Perales Pass House Committee

 
Columbus - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) today announced that the Ohio House Committee on Armed Services, Veterans Affairs, and Homeland Security has passed two bills he sponsored.

 
 

05.25.17 - Rep. Rick Perales Issued Ohio Veteran Identification Card

 

XENIA—State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) was issued his Ohio Veteran identification card today at the Greene County Recorder’s office, along with a gathering of veterans and local elected officials. Rep. Perales spoke about the benefits the ID cards offer to local veterans, especially those who do not already have a military retirement ID issued by the VA.

 
 

03.30.17 - Rep. Rick Perales Recognizes "Vietnam Veterans' Day" During House Session

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) honored Vietnam veterans for their service to our country and encouraged continued support and remembrance of their sacrifice. In 2012, the legislature enacted Senate Bill 134, which designated March 30th as “Vietnam Veterans’ Day.”

 
 

03.10.17 - Reps. Manning, Perales Visit Lorain County Community College

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Nathan Manning (R-North Ridgeville) and Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek), chair of the House Finance Subcommittee on Higher Education, visited Lorain County Community College today for a discussion on college affordability and a tour.

 
 

01.31.17 - Representative Perales Honors 2016 HBCU Female President Of The Year

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Bill Dean (R-Xenia) and Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) last week presented Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond with an Ohio House resolution for being named the 2016 Female President of the Year of a historically black college or university by HBCU Digest.

 
 

01.12.17 - Rep. Rick Perales Appointed To Chair Of House Higher Education Subcommittee

 
Columbus - 

Today, Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) appointed Rep. Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) as chair of the House Finance Higher Education Subcommittee.

 
 

12.21.16 - Making Our Military Members A Priority Despite A Busy Legislative Session

 
COLUMBUS - 

Christmas and the New Year are right around the corner, and the Ohio General Assembly has just wrapped up a busy season of legislative session. This month we studied and debated a wide variety of issues, seeking solutions to improve the quality of life for all Ohioans. Among the legislation we passed were provisions from bills I sponsored. House Bill 471 cleared the legislature and included several matters that I championed throughout the 131st General Assembly.

 
 

12.01.16 - Rep. Perales Hosts Ohio Aerospace Day At Ohio Statehouse

 

Yesterday, State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) hosted Ohio Aerospace Day at the Ohio Statehouse in conjunction with the Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Council (OAAC) and the Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Technical Committee (OAATC), which he chairs.

 
 

11.16.16 - Ohio House Passes Bill Expanding Employment Guarantee To Certain National Guard Members

 

The Ohio House today unanimously passed House Bill 535, sponsored by State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek), which requires Ohio employers to hold the employment position of any out-of-state National Guard member who is called to serve in the state in which they are enlisted.

 
 

11.01.16 - Guest Column From State Representative Rick Perales: Honoring Our Veterans And Connecting Them To Resources They Need

 

As we enter November, everyone starts gearing up for the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Already, commercials advertising winter sales have started bombarding your television, reminding you to dust off your decoration boxes, get your shopping lists together, and start planning meals to celebrate with friends and family. Before we get too carried away, however, I ask that you join me in pausing to celebrate a day of equal significance this month, Veterans Day on Friday, November 11.

 
 

10.11.16 - Rep. Perales And Sugarcreek Township Trustees To Hold District Office Hours

 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) and the Sugarcreek Township Trustees announced today that they will be holding joint district office hours on Monday, October 17, in Sugarcreek Township.

 
 

09.29.16 - Rep. Perales And Miami Township Trustees To Hold District Office Hours

 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) and the Miami Township Trustees today announced that they will be holding joint district office hours on Friday, October 7 in Miami Township.

 
 

09.22.16 - Rep. Perales And Beavercreek Township Trustees To Hold District Office Hours

 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) and the Beavercreek Township Trustees announced today that they will be holding joint district office hours together on Wednesday, September 28 in Beavercreek Township.

 
 

09.22.16 - Rep. Perales And Mayor Of Bellbrook To Hold District Office Hours

 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) and Mayor Bob Baird today announced that they will be holding joint district office hours together on Thursday, September 29 in Beavercreek.

 
 

09.14.16 - Rep. Perales And Bath Township Trustees To Hold District Office Hours

 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) and the Bath Township Trustees announced today that they will be holding joint district office hours on Thursday, September 22nd in Bath Township.

 
 

09.09.16 - Ohio Rep. Perales To Hold District Office Hours

 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) today announced that he will continue to hold office hours throughout the fall after holding successful meetings in Fairborn and Beavercreek during the summer. All constituents of the 73rd House district are welcome to attend office hours at any of the locations. No appointment is necessary and everyone is encouraged to participate.

 
 

08.10.16 - Rep. Perales And Mayor Of Beavercreek To Hold District Office Hours

 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) and Mayor Bob Stone today announced that they will be holding district office hours together on Tuesday, August 23rd in Beavercreek.

 
 

07.05.16 - Rep. Perales And Mayor Of Fairborn To Hold District Office Hours

 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) and Fairborn Mayor Dan Kirkpatrick today announced joint office hours to be held on Friday, July 13th in Fairborn.

 
 

05.26.16 - Bill Allowing Increase In Distillery Production Heads To The Governor

 

The Ohio House today voted to concur on Senate changes to legislation allowing Ohio craft distilleries to increase its manufacturing limit from 10 thousand gallons to 100 thousand gallons annually.

 
 

05.18.16 - Ohio House Passes Legislation Protecting Military Families

 

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed legislation sponsored by State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) that would exempt military deployment orders from being a public record. The intention of the bill is to provide military families with the security, privacy and peace of mind they deserve while their family member serves away from home.

 
 

04.28.16 - State Rep. Perales Appointed Vice Chair Of Economic And Workforce Development Committee

 

Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) has appointed State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) to serve as Vice Chair of the House Economic and Workforce Development Committee, which will become effective May 1st.

 
 

04.27.16 - State Rep. Perales Honors 2016 Military Youth Of The Year

 

Today State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) honored Katie Pauley as the 2016 Military Youth of the Year. Representative Perales presented Pauley with a resolution during today’s Ohio House session.

 
 

04.20.16 - Ohio House Passes Legislation Allowing Increase In Distillery Production

 

Today the Ohio House passed legislation allowing Ohio craft distilleries to increase its manufacturing limit from 10 thousand gallons to 100 thousand gallons annually.

 
 

04.18.16 - Guest Column From State Representative Rick Perales: Connecting With Our Veterans

 

As a retired Air Force officer, I have no doubt that our veterans of the armed services of the United States deserve our respect and gratitude.  The sacrifices that our brothers and sisters endure serve to enhance the lives of every American citizen both domestic and abroad. 

 
 

04.13.16 - Rep. Perales Announces Introduction Of Bill To Fund Community Improvement Projects

 

State Representative Rick Perlaes (R-Beavercreek) today announced that a bill to fund community improvement projects was introduced in the state legislature.

 
 

04.13.16 - State Rep. Perales Announces Passage Of Bill To Require CPR Training For High School Students

 

Today, State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) announced passage of Sub. House Bill 113, which would require CPR training for high school students entering 9th grade for the first time on or after July 1, 2016.

 
 

02.16.16 - Bill Adding Wright Flyer To State Seal Clears First Hurdle

 

House Bill 386 was unanimously voted out of House State Government Committee, led by bill sponsor, State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek). The proposed seal would include a visual depiction of the Wright Flyer, which was the first successful, heavier-than-air, powered aircraft, and was engineered and built in Dayton, Ohio.

 
 

01.08.16 - Rep. Perales Introduces Legislation To Protect Military Families

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) introduced legislation yesterday to exempt military deployment orders from public records requests on public employees.  House Bill 423 is aimed to provide military families with the security, privacy and peace of mind they deserve while their family member serves away from home. The bill includes all armed forces including both Ohio National Guard and reservists.

 
 

12.21.15 - State Rep. Rick Perales Presents Resolution Solidifying Wright Brothers' Place In History

 

DAYTON, Ohio – In honor of National Wright Brothers Day and the 112th anniversary of the Wright brothers taking flight, State Representative Rick Perales last week presented House Concurrent Resolution 8 during the National Aviation Heritage Alliance annual Wright Brothers Day commemoration. House Concurrent Resolution 8 repudiates Connecticut for its claim that the Wright Brothers were not the first to fly a powered, heavier-than-air machine.  Perales presented the resolution to Amanda Wright Lane and Stephen Wright, the great-grandniece and great-grandnephew of the Wright Brothers.

 
 

12.09.15 - Rep. Perales Applauds Senate Passage Of Resolution Honoring Wright Brothers, Repudiating Connecticut

 

COLUMBUS—Rep. Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) today applauded the Ohio Senate’s passage of House Concurrent Resolution 8, a measure that defends Ohio’s distinction as the “birthplace of aviation” and repudiates a claim made by state lawmakers in Connecticut who argued that their state deserved the title.

 
 

11.03.15 - Rep. Rick Perales To Award Medallions To WWII Veterans At Patriot Ridge Nursing Home

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) will join the Greene County Veterans Services Office for a medallion presentation ceremony on Wednesday, November 4th, at 1:30pm at Patriot Ridge Community Nursing Home

 
 

09.15.15 - State Rep. Rick Perales Encourages Constituents To Attend Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Job Fair

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) is encouraging constituents to attend a job fair at the University of Dayton, featuring more than 100 Ohio employers.

 
 

09.02.15 - Guest Column: A Call For Military Memorabilia

 

Home to more than 850,000 veterans, Ohio has a long and proud military tradition that stretches throughout the history of our nation. Time and time again, Ohioans have answered the call of duty to defend the rights and freedoms that we enjoy here at home. Preserving the military history of Ohio and honoring our service members should be priorities that we all share.

 
 

08.26.15 - State Rep. Rick Perales Introduces Legislation Aimed At Keeping Renters Safe From Fire

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) today introduced a bill aimed at keeping renters safe in the event of a fire. The legislation requires a separate means of egress for all dwelling areas above the second story of a residential rental property. The bill is companion to legislation introduced in the Ohio Senate by State Senator Bill Beagle (R-Tipp City).

 

 
 

08.25.15 - Rep. Rick Perales, Members Of Ohio House Tour NASA Glenn Research Center

 
CLEVELAND - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) and a bipartisan group of Ohio state representatives took a tour of the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.

 
 

07.27.15 - Guest Column: The Ohio Aerospace And Aviation Technology Committee: Continuing To Promote Ohio's Leadership In Aerospace And Aviation

 

There is no doubt that Ohio’s heritage in aerospace and aviation is second to none. Our state, home to the legacy of heroes like the Wright Brothers, John Glenn and Neil Armstrong, is now home to a multi-billion dollar aerospace and aviation industry. As we continue to lead the way in this arena, I wanted to brief my constituents on the work of the Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Technology Committee, of which I serve as Chairman.

 
 

06.26.15 - State Rep. Perales Applauds Passage Of Conference Report On State Operating Budget

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Perales (R-Beavercreek) today voted in support of Amended Substitute House Bill 64, the state operating budget. The legislation lowers the income tax, ensures funding for Ohio schools, freezes tuition costs on colleges and helps small businesses.

 
 

05.12.15 - Ohio House Resolution Refutes Connecticut Account Of Man's First Flight

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) applauded today’s passage of House Concurrent Resolution 8, a measure that repudiates recent claims made by state lawmakers in Connecticut that it is home to man’s first flight.

 
 

05.07.15 - Rep. Perales Honors 2015 Ohio Big Brother Of The Year

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) presented a resolution to David Borden on being named the 2015 Ohio Big Brother of the Year from the Ohio Big Brothers Big Sisters State Association.

 
 

04.24.15 - Rep. Perales Applauds Bipartisan Passage Of Biennial Budget

 

Representative Perales (R-Beavercreek) today applauded the House passage of Amended Substitute House Bill 64, the biennial state budget bill that allocates funding to schools, community projects and government initiatives, as well as providing significant tax relief to all Ohioans and small businesses in the state.

 
 

02.25.15 - Rep. Perales Named "Legislator Of The Year" By AMVETS

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) received the “Legislator of the Year” Award by AMVETS, an organization that assists veterans and their families upon returning home. He received the award on Saturday, February 14th during its annual mid-winter conference.

 
 

02.13.15 - Rep. Perales Introduces Bill To Help Fund Airport Improvements, Aerospace Technologies

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) has introduced legislation that would reform the existing system of aviation fuel taxation by creating a dedicated revenue stream to be used for airport infrastructure and economic development in the aerospace and aviation industry.

 
 

11.14.14 - State Rep. Perales Announces Passage Of Bill Honoring The 65th Infantry Regiment

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) today applauded the passage of House Concurrent Resolution 48, legislation that works to recognize the 65th Infantry Regiment and to urge the U.S. Congress to award them with the Congressional Gold Medal.

 
 

11.05.14 - Guest Column From State Representative Rick Perales

 

As we enter November, everyone starts gearing up for the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Already, commercials advertising winter sales have started bombarding your television, reminding you to dust off your decoration boxes, get your shopping lists together, and start planning meals to celebrate with friends and family. Before we get too carried away, however, I ask that you join me in pausing to celebrate a day of equal significance this month, which is Veterans Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11.

 
 

10.16.14 - Bringing Awareness To Domestic Violence This Month

 

Each month on our calendar has been set aside to acknowledge issues, or to celebrate achievements in our state and in our nation. October, particularly, contains a few of the more notable “awareness month” designations. Today, I ask you to focus in on one particular effort that does not receive as much attention as it should. Please join me in recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

 
 

08.26.14 - Rep. Perales To Present At Ohio UAS Conference

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) will be presenting at the third annual Ohio Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Conference, a forum that brings together interested parties from throughout the country and state to discuss status, issues and advancements relative to UAS.

 
 

08.26.14 - Rep. Perales Introduces Legislation Aimed At Keeping Renters Safe From Fire

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) today introduced legislation aimed at keeping renters safe in the event of a fire. The bill requires a separate means of egress for all dwelling areas above the second story of a residential rental property.

 
 

06.17.14 - Gov. Kasich Signs Perales' Bill To Create Aerospace Committee

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek)
today announced that Gov. John Kasich signed House Bill 292 into law. The new
law creates a committee that will bring the State’s aerospace and aviation
community together to develop a coordinated strategy to improve the industry’s
economic opportunities, as well as elevating Ohio’s aviation and aerospace
status in the country and world.

 
 

06.03.14 - Ohio House Passes Resolution To Safeguard Technology Testing At WPAFB

 
Columbus - 

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Concurrent Resolution 54, which urges the U.S. Congress to continue the full funding and production of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter’s technology. HCR 54 was sponsored by State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek).

 

 
 

03.26.14 - Rep. Perales Announces House Approval Of Funding For Fairfield Sports Complex

 
Columbus - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) today applauded the Ohio House’s passage of House Bill 497—the state’s capital budget bill—which appropriates funding for the redesigning of the entrance to the Fairfield Sports Complex.

 
 

02.28.14 - Rep. Perales To Discuss School Funding

 
DAYTON - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) has announced that he will be hosting a seminar called “Public School Funding 101” with residents of the 73rd House District on Monday, March 3rd.

 
 

02.21.14 - An Update On Recent Legislation

 

Since first joining the Ohio House of Representatives in January 2013, I have had the privilege of standing up for the people of western Greene County on a great variety of pressing issues. While my focus continues to be on how we can create jobs and build up Ohio’s economy, I also have enjoyed my work on issues such as tax reform, health care, and transportation.

 
 

02.14.14 - Rep. Perales To Host District Office Hours For Local Businesses

 
DAYTON - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) has announced that he will be hosting district office hours focused on local businesses on Thursday, February 27th.

 
 

02.05.14 - NASA Exhibition To Be Held At Statehouse

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) is encouraging the public to attend the “NASA Glenn Research Center Technology Exhibits Day at the Statehouse” on Tuesday, February 11th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 
 

12.20.13 - Rep. Perales To Host District Office Hours January 16th

 
BELLBROOK - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) has announced that he will be hosting district office hours on Thursday, January 16th.

 
 

11.07.13 - Rep. Perales To Host District Office Hours November 25th

 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) has announced that he will be hosting district office hours on Monday, November 25th.

 
 

11.04.13 - Legislation Needed To Help Veterans' And Fraternal Organizations

 

Most of my fellow Ohioans are probably unaware that the hundreds of VFW halls, American Legion Posts, and Elks, Eagles and Moose lodges in virtually every medium and large community in Ohio are much more than just places for veterans and friends to meet and socialize.

 
 

10.30.13 - Rep. Perales Introduces Bill To Protect Veterans' Programs And Charities

 
COLUMBUS - 

Legislation that would allow veterans and fraternal organizations to continue operating video raffle machines and raise millions of dollars for charities across Ohio has been introduced in the Ohio House of Representatives by State Rep. Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek).

 
 

09.19.13 - Rep. Perales To Host District Office Hours In Beavercreek

 
BEAVERCREEK - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) has announced that he will be hosting district office hours on Monday, September 23rd.

 
 

09.11.13 - Tax Changes To Benefit Your Family

 

Members of the Ohio House of Representatives recently began to hold hearings throughout the state in order to gain more perspective on Ohio’s tax structure and how it affects Ohioans. Although the subject of taxes can seem kind of dry on the surface, we all have come to realize the effect that it has on our billfolds.

 
 

07.29.13 - Rep. Perales Encourages Constituents To Submit Online Legislative Survey

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) has set up an online legislative survey in an effort to gain feedback from the residents of the 73rd Ohio House District regarding a variety of state issues. The survey can be accessed at http://tinyurl.com/PeralesSurvey2013.

 
 

05.31.13 - Rep. Perales Appointed Co-Chair Of Ohio Aerospace Caucus

 
COLUMBUS - 

With Ohio Aerospace Day on June 5th, State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) is pleased to announce that he was recently selected to serve as the co-chairman of the Ohio Aerospace Caucus for the 130th General Assembly.

 
 

05.23.13 - Rep. Perales To Hold District Office Hours In Fairborn

 
FAIRBORN - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) today announced that he will be holding district office hours on Friday, June 7th in Fairborn.

 
 

05.14.13 - Rep. Perales And House Republicans Urge Prompt Delivery Of Benefits For Military Veterans

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) recently joined Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) and other members of the House veterans caucus in demanding that veterans’ disability benefits be administered by Washington in a significantly more timely fashion, an issue that has continued to worsen over the past several years.

 
 

05.07.13 - Perales Featured In Miami Valley Military Affairs Association Newsletter

 

Representatives Perales was recently featured in the Miami Valley Military Affairs Association newsletter. He wrote about the role of the military community.

 
 

05.03.13 - Rep. Rick Perales On "Ohio In Focus"

 

Representative Perales discusses what it is like serving in his first term at the Ohio House of Representatives.

 
 

04.24.13 - Rep. Perales Announces Passage Of Resolution Urging Repeal Of Federal Excise Tax

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Concurrent Resolution 6, which urges Congress and President Barack Obama to repeal the new medical device tax that was included in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

 
 

03.07.13 - House Bill 1 Helps Job-Seekers

 

Without a doubt, jobs in the state are the main focus of the legislature in Columbus and of the citizens around Ohio.

 
 

03.07.13 - COLUMN: House Bill 1 Helps Job-Seekers

 

Without a doubt, jobs in the state are the main focus of the legislature in Columbus and of the citizens around Ohio.

 
 

01.31.13 - COLUMN: Important Matters To Consider At The Statehouse

 

Since being sworn in as state representative on January 7th, I have been getting acclimated to the Columbus area, getting to know other members of the Ohio House of Representatives, and meeting with constituents. I’m excited to be taking on this new role, and I’m very grateful to be serving you at the Statehouse.

 
 

01.09.13 - Rick Perales Sworn In As State Representative Of The 73rd House District

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) recently was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 130th General Assembly. He represents the 73rd Ohio House District, which includes Bath Township, Beavercreek, Bellbrook, Centerville, Clifton Village, Fairborn, Huber Heights, Kettering, Miami Township, Sugarcreek Township and Yellow Springs Village.