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Genoa school officials are hoping to overcome what they see as confusing ballot language when they push for passage of a replacement levy in March. 

The district’s school board has approved resolutions needed to place a 1.6-mill, five-year replacement levy on the ballot that would – with voter approval – continue to fund permanent improvements such as new equipment, building repairs, and other similar expenses.

Oregon City Council last Monday unanimously approved a Special Use Exception (SUE) in a C-2 Commercial District at 2200 Woodville Road for the storage of car dealership vehicles.

The Oregon Planning Commission on Oct. 18 recommended approval, with some specifications: vehicles must be functional by state law and 100 percent roadworthy; and an all landscaping buffer yard that pertains to parking lots would apply to the storage lot.

Agency begins collaboration call center
The Wood County Job and Family Services has begun operation of a call center, under a new program known as Collabor8. The call center, 1-855-ASK-DJFS (1-855-275-3537), will allow customers to interview for benefits by phone following submission of a completed application.

Northwood City Council at a meeting last week approved a proposal recommended by Mayor Mark Stoner, Fire Chief Joel Whitmore, and Administrator Dennis Recker that will provide full-time Basic Life Support (BLS) for residents.

“This plan will give the city the biggest bang for the buck,” said Whitmore at a Nov. 10 committee of the whole meeting, where it was discussed by council. “It will provide the best patient care to the citizens.”

Bob Marquette, chairman of the Oregon Health and Welfare Committee, is gearing up for another year of providing Christmas goods for those in need.

The Committee organizes the program for residents in Oregon, Harbor View, Jerusalem Township, and Curtice.

“Every year, we’re back,” Marquette said at an Oregon council meeting on Nov. 21.


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