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

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 …

23Aug

GRANT

The Sylvania Township Fire Department has received a grant of more than $200,000 for breathing apparatus and will also share in a regional grant of more than $700,000 for new radio equipment. Chief Michael Ramm said the radio equipment grant has special importance, because radio equipment currently in use is of a type which Motorola …

23Aug

QUICK RESPONSE TO DROWNING

Sylvania Township Fire Chief Michael Ramm wrote a letter of commendation recently for the quick actions of two police officers for their part in responding to a report of a woman drowning in a backyard pool. The chief noted that Sylvania Township police officer William Tollison was on patrol when he heard the dispatcher’s report …

23Aug

PERMIT

There has been a surge in requests to the Sylvania Township planning and zoning office for permits for the construction of single-family homes which has resulted in a near doubling of the number issued as of the end of July compared to last year. Karlene Henderson, manager of the planning and zoning office told trustees …

23Aug

BUDGET

At the year’s half-way point, Sylvania Township fiscal officer David Simko offered congratulations to department heads and all employees for keeping a close eye on expenditures in the first six months. He noted that the four main budgetary departments were under 50 percent in spending for the year through the end of June. Unlike some …

9Aug

FREE FIREFIGHTER TRAINING!

9Aug

MILO THE PIG

The Sylvania Township board of zoning appeals has postponed a decision on a zoning waiver request from a resident seeking to keep a pig in the family’s home. The request was made by Todd and Melissa Crandall, of 9328 St. Angela’s Way, who contend that Milo, the mini potbellied pig, is not only a clean and inoffensive …

9Aug

HOUSEHOLD PICKUP

Sylvania Township trustees have approved a contract with Stevens Disposal & Recycling Service for the annual Sylvania Township household pickup program. The bid for the job is $400 per ton of material collected, which is a $50 per ton over their bid last year. They were also the only bidder that year. Rob Nash, superintendent of the …

9Aug

SEEKING APPLICANTS – ARTS COMMISSION

Sylvania Township trustees have asked for applications from anyone interested in serving on the board of the Sylvania Community Arts Commission. Trustee John Crandall noted at a recent meeting that if is a community organization for which no one volunteered to serve when trustees appointed community members to several groups. Applications must be received no later …

3Aug

14 Day Road Closure

August 3, 2018 ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE -POSTPONED UNTIL TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2018-  SYLVANIA AVENUE BETWEEN CENTENNIAL ROAD AND KING ROAD The Board of Lucas County Commissioners have awarded a contract to Bridge Specialists, Inc. of Canfield, Ohio for a bridge repair project on Sylvania Avenue between Centennial Road and King Road in Sylvania Township. The …

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