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

4Jun

HELBERG

Thomas Helberg, the longest current serving member of the Sylvania Township Board of Zoning Appeals, has resigned from the that position. Mr. Helberg has been on the board for about 18 years and has served as its chairman. In a brief letter of resignation he said he had recently sold his home and moved to …

4Jun

TARTA

Sylvania Township trustees have voted unanimously to allow Lucas County to join as a member of the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority. Including the county will make it possible for TARTA to place an issue on the November ballot, replacing two property tax levies with a county-wide, sales tax of 0.5 percent for funding transit …

2Jun

ZONING APPEALS MEETING

Due to the Independence Day weekend, the date of the July Board of Zoning Appeals meeting has been moved from July 6th to July 13

28May

TARTA

A pending resolution for Sylvania Township trustees concerning a possible change in funding for the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority is currently posted on the township website. John Crandall, chairman of the trustees, said he wanted to make it available for public consideration prior to a vote by the trustees. A positive vote by all …

28May

FIRE

Sylvania Township trustees have begun to consider a “needs assessment” document which shows the fire department looking at a budget shortfall in 2022. The last time a fire levy was sought by the fire department was 2014 when voters approved a 1.5 mill levy. From that time, calls for service have risen from 4,706 in …

27May

BZA OPEN SESSION

BZA OPEN SESSION https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/748594253 You can also dial in using your phone. United States (Toll Free): 1 866 899 4679 United States: +1 (224) 501-3318 Access Code: 748-594-253

26May

Census Update

County: Lucas 60.8% (67.3% 2010 response rate) Our community has always been very responsive to the U.S. Census, and the State of Ohio needs your help! The current response rate is lower than the response rate in 2010. The Federal government determines what assistance communities and states receive by their Census count. How can you …

22May

OMNI

OMNI Properties, Inc, has filed a brief in Lucas County Common Pleas Court contending that the Sylvania Township Board of Zoning Appeals acted improperly in denying a conditional use permit to allow construction of a residential care facility at 4752 and 4828 Whiteford Rd. Prior to its March decision, the board of zoning appeals held …

21May

FIRE LEVY

Fire Levy 5-14-2020 Final

21May

SPEND

A study recently completed for the Ohio Association of Townships refutes the notion that a consolidation of local governments into a single, larger entity creates efficiencies. The report, written by Wendell Cox, of, Demographia, a St. Louis urban policy firm , concluded that, in nearly every population category, townships have expenditures significantly less than municipal …

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