PORT WASHINGTON -- Mayor Tom Gardner reminded Port Washington village council members during the June meeting that five council seats will be open as of Jan. 1, 2018.

The mayor advised council members interested in retaining their seat to file their petition with the Tuscarawas County Board of Elections in August.

Board members also learned Councilwoman Melody Alexander graduated from the Tuscarawas County Leadership Program. Alexander indicated it was a "great experience," according to a report filed by Port Washington Fiscal Officer Darissa Lute.

The board was reminded there will be no Fire Department Saturday Breakfast during June, July or August.

In other business:

Passed a resolution to submit an application for Rosenberry Foundation for the T-ball Field Project.

Passed a resolution approving the hiring John Bourne for mowing and Vicki Brown as park caretaker.

Approved purchasing a leaf blower for the village park caretaker.

Heard many compliments concerning the Memorial Day services, parade and chicken dinner.

Learned the old police cruiser will be for sale once the new cruiser is up and operational.