BERRIEN SPRINGS — The Berrien Springs Village Council is looking for a new member after accepting Jim Allred’s resignation at their meeting Monday night. Allred resigned effective Jan. 1 because he has moved out of the village to nearby Berrien Township.

Allred has served on the council since May 2007, and most recently served as chairman of the public properties and ordinance committee, as well as a member of the joint village-township planning commission. He also has served previously on the council for 17 years, starting in 1976, as well as four years on the Oronoko Township Board.