THE NOVEMBER BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETINGS WILL BE NOVEMBER 7TH AT 5:30 PM & NOVEMBER 20TH AT 5:30 PM

19Nov

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

As a new year approaches, Sylvania Township trustees are seeking volunteers for positions on several entities due to the expiration of terms. There will be one spot open on the  Zoning Commission which is a five-year appointment, beginning January 1, 2019 and expiring December 31, 2023, and an appointment as an alternate on that commission. That is a one-year …

13Nov

Budget

With a report on three-fourths of the year’s budget for Sylvania Township in the books, David Simko, the township’s chief financial officer, told trustees he was pleased with the financial situation. He noted that most departments have already received most of the funds they will get for tor the year and that all departments have …

5Nov

Understanding Roundabouts

Understanding Roundabouts….. Please watch the attached Driving Roundabouts Animation from the Ohio Department of transportation. A roundabout is a type of circular intersection or junction in which road traffic is permitted to flow in one direction around a central island, and priority is given to traffic already on the junction. Compared to stop signs, traffic …

5Nov

Sylvania Arts Commission Appointment

Sylvania Township trustees have named Austin Serna as their representative to the Sylvania Arts Commission. Because the appointment came late in the year, trustees have made the appointment effective through 2019. He is  graduate of Southview High School and the University of Toledo. He also has a graduate degree from Bowling Green State University. He is an …

5Nov

Zone Change

The Sylvania Township zoning commission has approved a requested zone change for Sylvania Avenue property east of Herr Road. The change in zoning for acreage at 8819 West Sylvania Ave. and 8739 West Sylvania Ave., is for future development of a planned light manufacturing and warehouse facility, according to Karlene Henderson, township planning and zoning manager. …

5Nov

Annual Pickup

The annual pickup of Sylvania Township household items reached a record of over 144 tons, according to a report Rob Nash,  superintendent of the road department, made to township trustees. The cost of this year’s collection was also a record of nearly $60,000. Stevens Disposal and Recycling had been the only bidder for the job this …

4Oct

GRANT

There was no over-sized check or any other gimmick when U.S. Rep. Bob Latta recently visited the Sylvania Township Fire Department headquarters station at the invitation of Chief Michael Ramm. The chief said he asked the representative if he could stop by so he and representatives  from other departments could thank him  for his work in helping obtain a …

4Oct

Coffee With A Cop

The Sylvania Township Police Department will host another “Coffee With A Cop” Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Starbucks, 6975 West Central Ave. Deputy Chief Ray Carroll said he will be there with other command and patrol officers to informally discuss issues of interest or concern with residents. Chief Carroll said similar …

26Sep

MILO

The Sylvania Township Board of Zoning Appeals has denied an appeal of an order that a family remove its pig from a home at 9328 St. Angela’s Way. The ruling came after a recess of more than a month after a hearing was held by the board on the matter. The issue began in April when the township …

14Sep

Harbor

Sylvania Township trustees have approved a contract with Harbor Behavioral Healthcare to provide services under the township’s Employee Assistance Program. The primary function of Harbor will be to discuss whatever issue is being confronted by the employee and when called for, suggest referrals to community resources. It is also possible for the township administration to direct an …

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