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



2017 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 …



A request for a variance on the size of a lot  needed for a pond was recommended for approval recently, in part, because officials are currently considering changing the requirement. Sylvania Township and most other zoning departments require a lot of at least five acres for a pond to be on the property Daryl Graus, …


New Fire Engine Will Soon Be IN Service

Sylvania Township’s fire department has taken delivery of a new fire engine and is currently taking it for practice runs before putting it into service, probably in the middle of next month and the fire station at Main and Monroe streets in downtown Sylvania.

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