BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETINGS FOR NOVEMBER WILL BE HELD ON THE 6TH & 19TH AT 5:00 PM

12Nov

BUST

Sylvania Township recently took part in what is described as a multi-agency, multi-year investigation in what has resulted in indictments against 31 people for a number of narcotics conspiracy violations. Police Chief Paul Long said the township police have had an officer assigned to the FBI-led drug task force for years.  The group’s efforts have …

1Nov

Whiteford Road Hearing Delay

The dates for hearings on a request for a conditional use permit for a proposed residential care facility at 4828 Whiteford Rd. have been changed. Developers of the project had earlier asked for a continuance to submit revised plans for a hearing by the Lucas County Planning Commission at its meeting, Nov. 20. Daryl Graus, manager …

29Oct

BUCKEYE BROADBAND

Buckeye Broadband is seeking authorization from the Ohio Department of Commerce  Video Services Authorization Division to continue providing service in Sylvania Township and other local areas and to include them in its state-issued video-service authorization. In a letter to the township, the cable company said the law prohibits the extension or renewal of current franchise …

24Oct

RESCHEDULED ANNEXATION HEARING

A hearing by Lucas County Commissioners on a petition by the City of Sylvania to annex roughly 30 properties within Sylvania Township (Country Walk Plat 6) has been rescheduled for November 19, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. in the Lucas County Commissioner’s Chambers at One Government Center in Toledo, Ohio. Commissioners had originally set the hearing …

23Oct

BUDGET

With three-fourths of Sylvania Township’s budget year in the books, David Simko, the township’s chief financial officer, told trustees he was pleased with the financial situation.   Mr. Simko said that the income portion of the budget is determined by the township’s share of taxes and other predictable sources, but it is up to the staff …

23Oct

PERMITS

The surge last year in single-family housing permits in Sylvania Township has abated, but the value per dwelling has shot up substantially over that preceding year. Through September of this year, the township has issued 74 permits for the construction of single-family homes, compared to 97 permits issued through the same period last year. Daryl …

11Oct

WHITEFORD ROAD CLOSURE

10Oct

OPEN BOARD APPOINTMENTS

Sylvania Township trustees are seeking volunteers for appointments to governmental bodies that will have scheduled vacancies at the first of the new year. There will be an opening for appointment to the Zoning Commission which will begin January 1, 2020, and expire December 31, 2024. There is also a position available for appointment to the …

10Oct

POSTPONED UNTIL November 19 – ANNEXATION – COUNTY MEETING

Lucas County commissioners will meet October 29 November 19 to determine whether to approve an annexation request by the City of Sylvania for 33 parcels of residential property currently in Sylvania Township. The annexation issue was resisted by several residents after Sylvania sent letters to 105 properties telling the owners they were required to sign a petition to …

9Oct

CONDITIONAL USE FOR CHURCH

The Sylvania Board of Zoning Appeals has granted a conditional use permit for the construction of a church at Mitchaw and Holt roads. The applicant, McCord Road Christian Church, noted in its application that it currently has about 900 parishioners, and conducts four Sunday services to accommodate them.  The proposed church will have space for up …

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