BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETINGS FOR AUGUST WILL BE HELD ON THE 6TH & 20TH AT 5:00 PM

12Jul

Variance Granted

The Sylvania Township board of zoning appeals has granted a variance for a setback requirement which should allow for the construction on an animal hospital at Elmer Drive and Reynolds Road. The nearly one-acre lot is zoned for commercial use, but because of required setbacks from the roadway, only 0.59 of an acre is available …

1Jul

Dispatch Center Discussion Date

Information has been disseminated that there will be a discussion at the July 2 meeting of the Sylvania Township trustees concerning the possibility of merging the township dispatchers’ unit into a new agency being considered by Lucas County commissioners. The county has proposed moving all six of the primary dispatch centers in the county into the potential …

1Jul

Household Pickup Awarded

Archbold Refuse Service has submitted the low bid for work during the annual Sylvania Township household pickup program. The bid for the job is $365 per ton of household items collected.  The only other bidder was Stevens Disposal & Recycling Services, which submitted a bid of $450 per ton. Stevens won the contract last year with …

1Jul

Trail Open!

In brief remarks before a ribbon was cut marking the new western end of the University-Parks trail at Silica Road, Neal Mahoney, Sylvania Township trustee, noted that among other things,  the trail extension adds to the recreational connectivity afforded to the public. He noted that a bike rider can take the trail from Silica to …

27Jun

RETIREES

It was a retiring group which attended a recent meeting of the Sylvania Township trustees. No, they weren’t shy and quiet but they were leaving their current positions and had come to the meeting to be recognized for jobs well done. One of those attending was still on the clock, John Zeitler, township administrator, though …

20Jun

Locals Competed in Ironman

It took some time for Jacob Barnes, former Northview High School cross country team runner, to cross the finish line of the recent Boulder Ironman competition. Well, it takes everyone a long time, but for Jacob, the trip involved a torn hip labrum which took some years off a potential schedule to that finish line. …

18Jun

NEW DATES – Residential Care Facility – 4828 Whiteford Road

A Conditional Use permit is being requested from the Sylvania Township Board of Zoning Appeals for a proposed development for a Residential Care Facility at 4828 Whiteford Road. The Township’s Planning & Zoning office and the Township Trustees heard complaints from residents in the area after a representative of the developers, OMNI Property Co., of Beachwood, …

7Jun

KRIPKE ENTERPRISES, Inc.

Kripke Enterprises, Inc, has been granted permits for a renovation project estimated to cost $5.7 million at its new property at 8201 West Central Ave., the former Riechert Stamping building near Centennial Road. Kripke and the Sylvania Township trustees earlier agreed to enter into an enterprise zone agreement to allow for the renovation. A Kripke official, Andy Golding, …

5Jun

UPDATED – CONDITIONAL USE HEARING – 4828 WHITEFORD RD

An application for a Conditional Use for a Residential Care Facility has been submitted to the Sylvania Township Zoning Department for the property at 4828 Whiteford Road.   This item will be heard by the Lucas County Plan Commission on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at 9:00 AM, and by the Sylvania Township Board of Zoning …

4Jun

MILO DECISION

A decision by the Sylvania Township Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) that a family removes its pig from a home at 9328 St. Angela’s Way, has been reversed by Judge Joseph McNamara, of Lucas County Common Pleas Court. The BZA had ruled that Todd and Melisa Crandell were in violation of a rule banning farm livestock from …

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