With three-quarters of the year in the books, David Simko, Sylvania Township fiscal officer, pointed out at the most recent meeting of the township trustees to point out how well-managed the four primary funds  have been so far. Mr. Simko noted that it would be reasonable to expect that each would have been at 75 percent of budgeted …


Coffee With a Cop

    The Sylvania Township Police Department will hold its third Coffee With A Cop event Oct. 17 at the McDonald’s. 7159 West Central Ave. from 7 a.m to 9 a.m.     Deputy Chief Ray Carroll said the informal  gathering is meant for residents to meet with police officers, “whether they have a specific issue …


County Panel Again Recommends Rezoning

The Lucas County Plan Commission has recommended approval of a request for a zoning change for about 9.5 acres on Percentum Road for construction of  66 rental villa units. The commission made the same recommendation in September last year and again this March. The earlier zoning change request was turned down by the the Sylvania Township trustees and the …


Police Chief Retiring

The word “privilege” pops up a lot as Sylvania Township Police Chief Robert Boehme discusses his 38 years on the safety force and his decision to retire at the end of the year. He said it so often that he caught himself at one point, and changed the word to say it has been a “blessing” to have …


6th Annual Safety Fair


Leaves, Brush and Household Items To Be Collected

For Sylvania Township residents who want to get rid of unwanted household items and who have brush and leaves they want picked up, September 11 is the day. Township crews and contracted services will be busy during the collection period, so please follow guidelines for efficient service. For brush collection township crews will take leaves …


Burglars Beware

A home burglary is something no one wants. Happily, it’s a relative rarity in Sylvania Township. In the month of July for instance, there were only eight burglary reports made to township police and only 33 through that month for the entire year. Better, according to Police Chief Rob Boehme, most of those reports are …


Township Supports Cancer Awareness

Sylvania Townshp’s admnistration building, its police headquarters and all fire stations will be adorned with a teal bow through the month of September to demonstrate the township’s support of national Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Gini Steinke, executive director of the local Ovarian Cancer Connection, said she’s grateful for the township’s permission to display the bows …


2017 Household Pickup

SYLVANIA TOWNSHIP HOUSEHOLD PICKUP NOTICE The Board of Sylvania Township Trustees will offer a Household Pickup of selected items listed below. This service is available to Township residents only. The Household Pickup is scheduled to start Monday, September 11, 2017. Crews will provide one (1) pass through the community.  To avoid being missed, all items …


Community Meeting

A community meeting will be held June 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sylvania Township administration building, 4927 Holland-Sylvania Rd., for a progress report on the new land use plan being developed for the township. The meeting is to let members of the public know what steps have been taken so far in developing the plan and to elicit further comments …

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