THE BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETINGS FOR JUNE WILL BE HELD ON THE 4TH & 18TH AT 5:00 PM

23May

University Parks Trail

Construction of the westward extension of the University Parks Trail through a portion of Sylvania Township has begun. The trail will now cross King Road, where it currently terminates, and continue for a distance of about 0.6 miles to Silica Road. The change will create a path totaling about 7 miles from its other end …

17May

Buckeye Broadband

Most Buckeye Broadband customers have probably never noticed it, but a notice on page two of each invoice says, “Your Local Franchise Authority is: Sylvania Township Trustees,” followed by an address and telephone number. On occasion, people who have an issue with their cable service or just a question will notice that and call the …

8May

NEW Administrator Announced

Oliver Turner, the city manager of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., has been named by trustees as the next administrator of Sylvania Township. Mr. Turner’s first day on the job will likely be May 28, with John Zeitler the current administrator staying on “for a couple of weeks,” to aid in the transition. Mr. Turner, 36, who …

8May

BZA Approvals

The Sylvania Township board of zoning appeals has approved a request to go above a building-height requirement and allow for the construction of what will likely be the tallest building in the township, a Fairfield by Marriott Hotel at the junction of Central Avenue and US 23. Preliminary plans for the site had been for …

24Apr

TARPS

Sylvania Township trustees have voted to contribute $2,500 toward Sunday bus service by TARPS for bus transportation on Sundays. The funds will go to the Area Office on Aging which has taken a lead role in getting TARPS service resumed after it and other services were curtailed in a cost-saving move by TARTA. The contribution …

23Apr

Public Meeting – Monroe Street Bridge Closure over US 23

11Apr

RADIOS FOR STFD

The Sylvania Township trustees have approved to accept a bid from Motorola to allow for the purchase of a number of radios for the township fire department. The cost of the equipment will be considerably reduced with funding from a grant announced last year from the Federal Emergency Management Administration of more than $700,000 to …

11Apr

VARIANCES APPROVED FOR NEW RESTAURANTS

Zoning variances have been approved by the Sylvania Township board of zoning appeals which will allow for the development of two new restaurants in the area. The board approved an exception to a requirement that the Brint  Road frontage for the former Village Inn be 35 feet from the road. An addition planned for the east …

11Apr

MERCY HEALTH GLASS CITY MARATHON TRAFFIC INFORMATION

The Mercy Health Glass City Marathon will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Officers will be directing traffic to help facilitate the ease of traffic and the safety of those participating in the event. The route is a little different this year. You can check out specific course information and route at https://glasscitymarathon.org. There …

9Apr

BUCKEYE CABLE

Buckeye Cable began installing the infrastructure for its cable service in 1965. At that, Ohio law authorized local governments, including Sylvania Townships, to grant franchises to cable operators. The primary purpose of franchise laws was to regulate the number of cable companies installing wiring in each local community. Ohio law has been changed and the …

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