BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETINGS FOR OCTOBER WILL BE HELD ON THE 6th & 20th @ 5PM

30Nov

ENTERPRISE

The Sylvania Township trustees have agreed to enter into an enterprise zone agreement with Lucas County and Kripke Enterprises, Inc., to allow for the renovation of a building at 8201 West Central Ave., the former home of Riechert Stamping, near Centennial Road. John Zeitler. township administrator, told trustees than Kripke Enterprises, a non-ferrous scrap brokerage …

21Nov

ZONE CHANGE

The Sylvania Township zoning commission has recommended approval of zoning changes which will allow Oakleaf Village to construct a 54-unit, four-story  senior living facility  on its Holland-Sylvania campus. The plan also recently received the approval of a conditional use permit and some needed variances by the Sylvania Township board of zoning appeals. Wallick Communities, the owner …

21Nov

LEAF PICKUP

The crews of Sylvania Township’s road department are on schedule to begin their third circuit of gathering leaves from the township’s 174 miles of roadway Dec. 3 Rob Nash, road superintendent, told township trustees at their most recent meeting that the crews “have been doing a tremendous job,” in staying on schedule during the first two circuits of …

21Nov

PERMITS

For a few years the Sylvania Township zoning department kept a close eye on single-family housing unit permits, hoping to hit 100 for the year. Hopes were high in 2014, but the final tally ended at 92, The next year was even more tantalizing, but fell just short with a total of 98.  The goal …

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 …

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