THE OCTOBER 16TH BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO OCTOBER 23RD @ 3:00 PM

23Aug

PERMIT

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 …

23Aug

BUDGET

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 …

9Aug

FREE FIREFIGHTER TRAINING!

9Aug

MILO THE PIG

The Sylvania Township board of zoning appeals has postponed a decision on a zoning waiver request from a resident seeking to keep a pig in the family’s home. The request was made by Todd and Melissa Crandall, of 9328 St. Angela’s Way, who contend that Milo, the mini potbellied pig, is not only a clean and inoffensive …

9Aug

HOUSEHOLD PICKUP

Sylvania Township trustees have approved a contract with Stevens Disposal & Recycling Service for the annual Sylvania Township household pickup program. The bid for the job is $400 per ton of material collected, which is a $50 per ton over their bid last year. They were also the only bidder that year. Rob Nash, superintendent of the …

9Aug

SEEKING APPLICANTS – ARTS COMMISSION

Sylvania Township trustees have asked for applications from anyone interested in serving on the board of the Sylvania Community Arts Commission. Trustee John Crandall noted at a recent meeting that if is a community organization for which no one volunteered to serve when trustees appointed community members to several groups. Applications must be received no later …

3Aug

14 Day Road Closure

August 3, 2018 ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE -POSTPONED UNTIL TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2018-  SYLVANIA AVENUE BETWEEN CENTENNIAL ROAD AND KING ROAD The Board of Lucas County Commissioners have awarded a contract to Bridge Specialists, Inc. of Canfield, Ohio for a bridge repair project on Sylvania Avenue between Centennial Road and King Road in Sylvania Township. The …

20Jul

ARREST MADE!

A Lima man has been indicted by the Lucas County grand jury on two counts of burglary and one count of attempted burglary last month in Sylvania Township’s Brookside subdivision. Eric Roberson, 37, was arrested by Farmington Hills, Mich., police after they were informed by Sylvania Township, using a tracker on his car, that Roberson …

19Jul

NEW HIRES

Sylvania Township trustees have hired people to fill two key positions recently vacated in the township administration. Karlene Henderson has been hired as manager of the township’s planning and zoning office, replacing Daryl Graus, who took a position with the Toledo Plan Commission. Ms. Henderson currently is the director of the law department of the …

18Jul

TARTA

By a 2-1 vote, Sylvania Township trustees have voted against a potential issue on November’s ballot which would have imposed a 0.4 percent sales tax and removed property tax as a funding mechanism for TARTA. In addition to outlining a new funding procedure, the resolution which was voted down would have made Lucas County a …

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