This January, the Sylvania Township zoning office had 19 nuisance complaints, compared to 6 such reports in January, 2016. It was an unusual surge for an office which doesn’t normally get a big increase until spring, when people complain about high grass and weeds. Of this January’s complaints, 13 came from citizens, while 6 were logged by …


Sylvania Township Finances In Order

The final accounting for the Sylvania Township budget is in for last year and once again David Simko, fiscal officer, praised the work of department managers as well as all employees for working well within the 2016 budget. He noted that the revenue portion of the budget is generally taken from the Lucas County Auditor based on an …


Michael Ramm Named Fire Chief

Sylvania Township trustees have named Deputy Chief Michael Ramm to the position of chief. He will begin his new duties after the mid-March retirement of Chief Jeffrey Kowalski, who was named interim chief in October, 2010 and the fire chief in January, 2011. Chief Ramm has been the deputy chief of operations since 2013, largely …


New Sylvania Township Website

The new site presents a welcoming appearance right from the homepage, with an interactive dropdown menu and features. Not only making it easier for users to obtain information, contact officials and departments, but the new site is built upon a responsive platform allowing users to access the site from mobile devices and tablets. In addition to …


Busy Meeting For Trustees

Trustees The Sylvania Township trustees have asked their legal counsel to file public records requests or financial data from the Sylvania Area Joint  District  and the Sylvania Recreation District because of a concerns  about the use of public money mingled with private funding. The request was made after trustees chairman John Jennewine said he has been …


Police Department Developing a Survey

The Sylvania Township police department is working with a Lourdes University professor to develop a community survey to determine residents attitudes toward the department. Deputy Chief Ray Carroll told Sylvania Township trustees that there may be practices by police that the public doesn’t approve of or doesn’t understand. “There may be things the public would …


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Township Senior Volunteer Program



2020 Safety Township

Safety Township, operated under the leadership of the Sylvania Township Police Department, is a program for all Sylvania children that will be entering kindergarten this fall. CLICK HERE for more information and registration!


Fire Department Receives Class 2 Rating

Sylvania FIRE-EMS Department is proud to announce our new Fire Department ISO (Insurance Services Organization) rating for the Sylvania Community (City & Township). After a thorough review from ISO, they have assigned the Sylvania FIRE-EMS Department as a Class 2 Fire Department. Our last rating was a Class 4, evaluated about 7 years ago. According …

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