THE DECEMBER BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETINGS WILL BE DECEMBER 4TH AT 5:30 PM & DECEMBER 18TH AT 5:30 PM

5Nov

Zone Change

The Sylvania Township zoning commission has approved a requested zone change for Sylvania Avenue property east of Herr Road. The change in zoning for acreage at 8819 West Sylvania Ave. and 8739 West Sylvania Ave., is for future development of a planned light manufacturing and warehouse facility, according to Karlene Henderson, township planning and zoning manager. …

5Nov

Annual Pickup

The annual pickup of Sylvania Township household items reached a record of over 144 tons, according to a report Rob Nash,  superintendent of the road department, made to township trustees. The cost of this year’s collection was also a record of nearly $60,000. Stevens Disposal and Recycling had been the only bidder for the job this …

4Oct

GRANT

There was no over-sized check or any other gimmick when U.S. Rep. Bob Latta recently visited the Sylvania Township Fire Department headquarters station at the invitation of Chief Michael Ramm. The chief said he asked the representative if he could stop by so he and representatives  from other departments could thank him  for his work in helping obtain a …

4Oct

Coffee With A Cop

The Sylvania Township Police Department will host another “Coffee With A Cop” Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Starbucks, 6975 West Central Ave. Deputy Chief Ray Carroll said he will be there with other command and patrol officers to informally discuss issues of interest or concern with residents. Chief Carroll said similar …

26Sep

MILO

The Sylvania Township Board of Zoning Appeals has denied an appeal of an order that a family remove its pig from a home at 9328 St. Angela’s Way. The ruling came after a recess of more than a month after a hearing was held by the board on the matter. The issue began in April when the township …

14Sep

Harbor

Sylvania Township trustees have approved a contract with Harbor Behavioral Healthcare to provide services under the township’s Employee Assistance Program. The primary function of Harbor will be to discuss whatever issue is being confronted by the employee and when called for, suggest referrals to community resources. It is also possible for the township administration to direct an …

14Sep

Trail Extension

Lucas County commissioners have approved a contract with Exercon of Toledo to extend the University-Parks trail from its current end point at King Road about 0.6 miles to the west to Silica Road. The commissioners about two months ago had approved the project outline of the Sylvania Township portion of the trail used extensively by bicyclists and runners. The …

14Sep

CLEAN

Next Saturday, Sept. 22, you may notice clumps of people people bending over, carrying bags and mucking about in Ten Mile Creek and roadway ditches in Sylvania Township. They’re not looking for buried treasure although that would be a nice reward for their volunteer efforts, but are looking for and picking up the trash thrown by thoughtless …

7Sep

FD Press Release

SENATOR SHERROD BROWN ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $936,000 TO SUPPORT AND PROTECT FIREFIGHTERS IN LUCAS COUNTY WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a total of $936,043 to the Sylvania Township Fire Department through multiple grants as a …

7Sep

Resignation

John Zeitler, administrator of Sylvania Township, has submitted his letter of resignation, effective July 12, 2019. The township trustees accepted the resignation at their September 5 meeting. Mr. Zeitler said he submitted the letter well in advance so he and the trustees have time to develop an exit plan leading to a smooth transition for …

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