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Genoa voters can expect a park levy renewal on the fall ballot.

Village officials are awaiting the Ottawa County auditor’s office certification of the paperwork turned in for the 1.3-mill, five-year renewal levy. That certification will tell how much the levy will generate annually for the village as well as how much the average homeowner can expect to pay, village administrator Kevin Gladden said.

September will bring some travel discomfort for those in Genoa using Buckeye Street.

Genoa officials are readying to embark on the fifth phase of the Northwest Area Storm Sewer Replacement Project.

The engineering work for the Buckeye Street project is in its final preparation stage, Rich Hertzfeld of Poggemeyer Design Group of Bowling told Genoa Village Council recently.

So what hasn't Waite graduate Holly Vargo-Brown accomplished during her long involvement with Ohio State synchronized swimming team?

“With a coffee mug in one hand and a bright smile on her face, she is a renaissance coach, just doing it all. Not only is she one of the most important pieces to the Buckeyes' success over the past 19 seasons, but she is constantly on call, doing all the little things that make any intercollegiate program run smoothly and successfully,” states an OSU athletics biography.

Oregon’s Zena Cole has her eyes on Olympic gold.
 
Zena qualified earlier this year for Team USA and will compete in the London 2012 Paralympic Games in August.
 
The games will be held two weeks following the Olympics. More than 4,200 athletes from 165 countries will compete in such sports as swimming, volleyball, rowing, fencing, rugby, shooting, cycling and track and field. There will be live television and on-line coverage.

District 3 Councilman Mike Craig is asking the Mayor Mike Bell administration to hold off on demolishing three swimming pools until more options can be explored.

Craig was reacting to a newspaper article last week in which a city deputy mayor was quoted saying that four pools, all in Craig’s district, were to be demolished.

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