11Jul

DISPOSE

Stevens Disposal &¬†Recycling Service was the only bidder for work during 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 township …

11Jul

FIREWORKS

Sylvania Township police chief Paul Long said he was very pleased with the conduct of the crowd at this year’s annual fireworks display and with the traffic pattern devised a few years ago to get motorists out after the event. As a resident of the area, Chief Long said he had been aware of the …

28Jun

JULY TRUSTEE MEETINGS

Due to the Fourth of July holiday, the Sylvania Township Trustees have moved the July 3rd meeting to July 10th. The trustees’ meeting schedule for July will be the 10th and 17th at 5:30 p.m. at Township Hall, 4927 N. Holland-Sylvania Road. On the 10th, trustees will hear a presentation from TARTA which will involve …

28Jun

University Parks Trail

The Sylvania Township portion of the popular University Parks Trail is set to be extended to the west according to a recent vote by the Lucas County Commissioners. The commissioners approved a project outline for a 0.6-mile long extension which will continue the trail past its current end point at King Road to Silica Road. …

27Jun

PERMITS

Single-family home construction is staying strong in Sylvania Township. Daryl Graus, zoning and planning manager for the township, told trustees that permits for construction at the end of May totaled 62 compared to 45 at the same time last year, a nearly 38 percent increase. The total value of those homes is listed at $17.53 …

25Jun

PAVING

Gerkin Paving has been awarded contracts for two road paving contracts for this year by the Sylvania Township trustees. They voted on the recommendation of Rob Nash, road superintendent, who said Gerkin had submitted the winning bids for both projects. The first is the Ohio Public Works Commission for a total of $654,076.61. That project …

13Jun

BLOOD DRIVE

The Sylvania Township Fire Department will battle the Sylvania Township and Sylvania City police departments in a battle of the badges July 11, for primacy in a blood drive. Citing an annual shortage in blood donations over the summer months to the Toledo chapter of the American Red Cross, the department decided to have a …

9May

BUILD A BETTER BREAKFAST

Smoothies, oatmeal, egg, and egg with sausage breakfast sandwiches were served on two mornings recently from the kitchen of No. 4 fire station on Sylvania Avenue, to Sylvania Township employees at no cost to them. The idea for Build a Better Breakfast was cooked up (see what we did there?) by the Sylvania Township wellness …

9May

BUDGET/ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR RETIRING

Scott Smith, supervisor of accounting and budget for Sylvania Township, has determined that he will retire at the end of May. Mr. Smith, a certified public accountant, came to the township in December 2004 after the retirement of Jim Beck. John Zeitler, township administrator, said the township was fortunate to find Mr. Smith available at …

9May

ZONE CHANGE

Two parcels on King Road have had their zoning changed by Sylvania Township trustees to commercial from rural residential in order to conform with other zoning in the area. The property at 3234 King and the parcel abutting it to the north, were left residential when Mercy Health purchased the site of the former Central …

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