THE BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETINGS FOR FEBRUARY WILL BE HELD ON THE 5TH & 19TH AT 5:00 PM

19Dec

Christmas Tree Drop-Off Site

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 all plastic bags, decorations, tinsel and lights. NO BIG WREATHS WITH …

12Dec

UNIFORM CHANGE

In the next few months, Sylvania Township residents will notice a change in its police officers. Instead of the township’s traditional tan uniforms, they will be clad in the more nationally-traditional dark blue. The change is generated by a number of factors, but one of the main reasons is cost.  Chief Paul Long pulled at …

12Dec

ZONE CHANGE

Sylvania Township trustees, by a vote of 2-1. have approved zone changes which will pave the way for construction of  a 54-unit, four-story  senior living facility  on the Holland-Sylvania campus of Oak Leaf Village. The plan also recently received the approval of a conditional use permit and some needed variances by the Sylvania Township board of zoning …

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 …

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