BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETINGS FOR FEBRUARY WILL BE HELD ON THE 4TH & 18TH @ 5PM

10Jan

ANNEX

Lucas County Commissioners have scheduled a public hearing for Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. on two petitions from the city of Sylvania in the city’s attempt to annex land from Sylvania Township. One petition is the city’s attempt to force the annexation of 31 residential properties in the Country Walk area. That move by the …

7Jan

BZA Decision

A  decision by the Sylvania Township Board of Zoning Appeals has been upheld in Lucas County Common Pleas Court in a lawsuit which had challenged the BZA action. The BZA decision upheld the township zoning department’s determination that Kent Riesen and Donna Schroyer-Riesen were using their home, 8752 Slate Ridge Rd. as an extension of …

27Dec

ANNEXATION EFFORTS

Sylvania Township trustees have passed a resolution calling for collaboration and cooperation in dealing with the circumstances created by Sylvania’s attempt to forcibly annex township property. It calls instead for an end to the annexation effort so those involved can “negotiate in good faith toward a resolution to annexation disputes and devote their energies and …

20Dec

Citizens Police Academy

If you have an interest in the daily functions of the Sylvania Township police department and what officers experience, the department is accepting applications for its Citizens Police Academy which will run from Feb. 26 to April 1, 2020. The classes which focus on police procedure and everyday experiences will be Wednesdays from 6 to …

19Dec

911 UPDATE

Lucas County’s eight 911 emergency call centers, including Sylvania Township’s, will be merged into one operation based on a recent vote of representatives of municipalities and townships in the county. The 4-1 vote marked the end of a period of sometimes-contentious debate over the consolidation plan and the beginning of its implementation which is expected to …

19Dec

ANNEXATION LATEST

About 90 minutes before a vote was scheduled by Lucas County commissioners on a petition by the City of Sylvania to annex 31 properties from Sylvania Township, the city, via email,  withdrew the petition. Leslie Brinning, city law director, added in the same email that she intended to refile the petition. The episode began about a …

16Dec

Christmas Tree Drop-Off

Sylvania Township will offer a FREE Christmas Tree Drop-Off site for Township residents, located at the Administration Building, 4927 Holland Sylvania Road.  The drop-off site is located at the southwest corner of the parking lot.  Place your tree inside the orange fence area.  Remove plastic bags, all decorations, tinsel, and lights. The drop-off site starts …

12Dec

OMNI Property Co.

A hearing on a request for a conditional use permit for the development for a residential care facility planned at 4828 Whiteford Rd., is scheduled to be held at 9 a.m. Jan. 22 before the Lucas County Plan Commission. The township’s planning office and township trustees heard complaints from residents in the area after a representative …

4Dec

Commissioners Meeting – 12/10

The Lucas County Commissioners will meet at 11 AM on December 10, 2019, in regards to the City of Sylvania’s annexation petition. Any questions, please call Township Hall at 419-882-0031.   Posted: 12/4/2019

26Nov

NATIONAL DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY

Sylvania Township police collected a total of 36.4 lbs of drugs collected during the recent National Drug Take-Back Day, according to Maria Hoschak-Gagnon,  executive director of Sylvania Community Action Team, which coordinates the activity locally. She noted that the day has recently resulted in a reduced amount of drugs disposed, but that’s the result of people …

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