BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETINGS FOR APRIL WILL BE HELD ON THE 7TH & 21ST @ 5PM

10Mar

SHOOT

Sylvania Township police officers undergo training four times a year, and Chief Paul Long said the department tries to include firearms training in each of the segments. “We always hope no officer has to resort to lethal force, but on this job, you don’t know.” The chief was referring to the February incident in which …

28Feb

CIVILIAN FIRE INSPECTOR

Civilian Fire Inspector Job Description The Sylvania Township Fire Department has an immediate opening for two part-time Civilian Fire Inspectors. Successful applicants will be responsible for performing commercial occupancy inspections and re-inspections to ensure compliance with the Ohio Fire Code. The position will also involve public education activities, public relations events, record keeping, report writing …

26Feb

ANNEX

The City of Sylvania has again withdrawn a petition to force the annexation of a residential area of Sylvania Township into the city. This time, the city withdrew its petition during a meeting of the Lucas County commissioners meant to decide whether to approve the petitionor deny it. In December, the city withdrew the petition …

26Feb

FIRE

Chris Nye has been promoted to the newly-established position of assistant chief of the Sylvania Township Fire Department. That and other changes in the department were recently approved by the Sylvania Township trustees. Chief Nye has been deputy chief of operations in the department since his promotion to that position in 2017. He began in …

25Feb

PERMITS

Although it’s understood that one month does not equal a trend, the number of single-family home construction permits issued in January, merited a mention at the most recent meeting of the Sylvania Township trustees. Darryl Graus, zoning and planning manager for Sylvania Township, told trustees there were 13 such permits issued in the first month …

20Feb

MARSHAL

A new position of Fire Marshal has been established in the Sylvania Township Fire Department with duties similar to those performed by recently-retired Deputy Chief Mike Froelich. Fire Chief Mike Ramm also has been approved by the Sylvania Township trustees to hire two part-time civilian fire inspectors. Chief Ramm said the marshal will have overall …

12Feb

PICKUP

Sylvania Township trustees have approved seeking proposals for the township’s household item pickup service this year and through 2022. Rob Nash, superintendent of the township road department, said he hoped that by making the contract for a longer term than the usual single event, it will attract more bidders. Last year the contract went to …

11Feb

ZONING COMMISSION MEETING FOR THIS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Zoning Commission meeting for this Wednesday, February 12, 2020 has been cancelled.

4Feb

2020 Hot Cocoa Run

30Jan

SIMKO

David Simko, Sylvania Township fiscal officer, praised department leaders and employees for “sensitivity to public money” in watching spending and bringing in each department under the amount budgeted for expenses last year. Mr. Simko pointed out that the township’s revenues are generally set each year, but it is in curtailing expenses that the township can …

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