THE BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETINGS FOR FEBRUARY WILL BE HELD ON THE 5TH & 19TH AT 5:00 PM

16Jan

PERMITS

Permits for construction of single-family homes in Sylvania Township have hovered just under–and once at–100 annually over the last few years. Year-end figures for 2018 show a dramatic increase, ending the year at 123. Karlene  Henderson, manager of the zoning and planning office, said the increase is not due to any single subdivision or development, …

16Jan

BURGLAR ARRESTED

At the turn of the year, Sylvania Township police noticed a disturbing trend. There had been burglaries occurring to homes in the area of Sylvania Avenue and McCord Road. Police Chief Paul Long said he determined the department should flood the area with unmarked cars with the idea of keeping eyes open for any unusual …

16Jan

ANNEXATION

Sylvania Township trustees have agreed to partner with a group of  who have voiced their opposition to the apparent intent of the City of Sylvania to annex several homes in residential subdivisions currently in the township. Residents have appeared at meetings of the trustees as well as city council recently complaining about what they have …

14Jan

Plan

Karlene Henderson, manager of the Sylvania Township planning and zoning office, said she is resigning to take a position with the City of Toledo law department. Ms. Henderson said the job offer was unexpected, and too good for her to turn down. She took the Sylvania Township position last July after serving as the law …

11Jan

Annexation Letter to Township Citizens

                                                                                                  POSTED: January 11, 2019

10Jan

Chairman Named

John Crandall was elected chairman of the Sylvania Township trustees at the panels first meeting of the year. He is replacing Neal Mahoney, who was elected to  serve as vice-chairman for this year’s term. Trustees voted to retain the first and third Tuesdays as meeting dates and to move the meeting time up a half-hour, from …

28Dec

PAVE

Sylvania Township trustees have approved a contract for repaving much of the driving and parking area around the township administration building. Rob Nash, superintendent of the road department, said the parking and driving area to the south of the building have been judged not to need repaving at this time. That is the area used …

19Dec

Christmas Tree Drop-Off Site

Sylvania Township will offer a Free Christmas Tree Drop-Off site for Township residents located at the Administration Building, 4927 Holland Sylvania Road.  The drop-off site is located at the southwest corner of the parking lot.  Place your tree inside the orange fence area.  Remove all plastic bags, decorations, tinsel and lights. NO BIG WREATHS WITH …

12Dec

UNIFORM CHANGE

In the next few months, Sylvania Township residents will notice a change in its police officers. Instead of the township’s traditional tan uniforms, they will be clad in the more nationally-traditional dark blue. The change is generated by a number of factors, but one of the main reasons is cost.  Chief Paul Long pulled at …

12Dec

ZONE CHANGE

Sylvania Township trustees, by a vote of 2-1. have approved zone changes which will pave the way for construction of  a 54-unit, four-story  senior living facility  on the Holland-Sylvania campus of Oak Leaf Village. The plan also recently received the approval of a conditional use permit and some needed variances by the Sylvania Township board of zoning …

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