Trustee Meetings for October 2018 will be Oct. 2nd @ 5:30 PM & Oct. 16th @ 5:30 PM



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 …


Trail Extension

Lucas County commissioners have approved a contract with Exercon of Toledo to extend the University-Parks trail from its current end point at King Road about 0.6 miles to the west to Silica Road. The commissioners about two months ago had approved the project outline of the Sylvania Township portion of the trail used extensively by bicyclists and runners. The …



Next Saturday, Sept. 22, you may notice clumps of people people bending over, carrying bags and mucking about in Ten Mile Creek and roadway ditches in Sylvania Township. They’re not looking for buried treasure although that would be a nice reward for their volunteer efforts, but are looking for and picking up the trash thrown by thoughtless …


FD Press Release

SENATOR SHERROD BROWN ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $936,000 TO SUPPORT AND PROTECT FIREFIGHTERS IN LUCAS COUNTY WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a total of $936,043 to the Sylvania Township Fire Department through multiple grants as a …



John Zeitler, administrator of Sylvania Township, has submitted his letter of resignation, effective July 12, 2019. The township trustees accepted the resignation at their September 5 meeting. Mr. Zeitler said he submitted the letter well in advance so he and the trustees have time to develop an exit plan leading to a smooth transition for …



The Sylvania Township Fire Department has received a grant of more than $200,000 for breathing apparatus and will also share in a regional grant of more than $700,000 for new radio equipment. Chief Michael Ramm said the radio equipment grant has special importance, because radio equipment currently in use is of a type which Motorola …



Sylvania Township Fire Chief Michael Ramm wrote a letter of commendation recently for the quick actions of two police officers for their part in responding to a report of a woman drowning in a backyard pool. The chief noted that Sylvania Township police officer William Tollison was on patrol when he heard the dispatcher’s report …



There has been a surge in requests to the Sylvania Township planning and zoning office for permits for the construction of single-family homes which has resulted in a near doubling of the number issued as of the end of July compared to last year. Karlene Henderson, manager of the planning and zoning office told trustees …



At the year’s half-way point, Sylvania Township fiscal officer David Simko offered congratulations to department heads and all employees for keeping a close eye on expenditures in the first six months. He noted that the four main budgetary departments were under 50 percent in spending for the year through the end of June. Unlike some …



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