Smoothies, oatmeal, egg, and egg with sausage breakfast sandwiches were served on two mornings recently from the kitchen of No. 4 fire station on Sylvania Avenue, to Sylvania Township employees at no cost to them. The idea for Build a Better Breakfast was cooked up (see what we did there?) by the Sylvania Township wellness …



Scott Smith, supervisor of accounting and budget for Sylvania Township, has determined that he will retire at the end of May. Mr. Smith, a certified public accountant, came to the township in December 2004 after the retirement of Jim Beck. John Zeitler, township administrator, said the township was fortunate to find Mr. Smith available at …



Two parcels on King Road have had their zoning changed by Sylvania Township trustees to commercial from rural residential in order to conform with other zoning in the area. The property at 3234 King and the parcel abutting it to the north, were left residential when Mercy Health purchased the site of the former Central …



Sylvania Township trustees have passed a resolution establishing fines for the “feeding of wildlife and stray animals.” The resolution was passed based on complaints from a subdivision resident who said his area was overrun by feral cats after a neighbor began to put out food for strays. Craig Covrett, of Carrietowne East, told trustees that …



It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of retired firefighter Mike Miner. Mike served on the Sylvania Township Fire Department for 25 years, retiring in 2000. He previously served with the Ann Arbor Fire Department. Mike was also a long time President of Sylvania Fire Fighters Local 2243, and was given …



A car speeding along King Road in the early morning recently led to an arrest and the recovery of several stolen items. Sylvania Township Police Chief Paul Long said it is always rewarding, “when we can tell someone we’ve recovered their stolen items, particularly before they knew the items were gone.” Officer John Tanner was …


Seeking Applicants for SAJRD Board!

The Sylvania Township trustees are seeking applicants to fill a vacancy that expires 12/31/2018  for an appointment to the board of the Sylvania Area Joint Recreation District. Those interested must be in the Sylvania School District. Applications must be received no later than April 13, 2018. Applications are available and must be submitted at http://www.sylvaniatownship.com/community-application/.


NEW Meeting Portal

Sylvania Township has launched a new internet feature, known as CivicWeb Portal with which users can receive agendas of upcoming meetings, listen to meetings in real time or a recording and view meeting minutes. The portal can be accessed through the township website, where you are now, by clicking on the “MEETINGS” tab or directly …


License Fee

The Sylvania Township trustees have voted to support a proposal that Lucas County Commissioners add a $5 fee for those renewing vehicle registrations. Keith Earley, Lucas County engineer, has asked commissioners for the increase to help pay for needed repair and repaving of county roads. Mr. Earley noted that when a formula was established 20 …



Sylvania Township trustees have approved the purchase of a leaf-vacuuming machine, the DinkMar Leaf Master for $38,7000. The apparatus, with a large hose, is towed behind a truck for leaf collection. Rob Nash, road superintendent, told trustees that the purchase is accounted for in this year’s road department budget. He added that the machine next …

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