The Press Newspaper
A brief section of the Wood County Poll Worker Manual led to some confusion Tuesday at a precinct in Lake Township where voters are deciding a 6.75-mill school operating levy.
Verizon Wireless, which wants to install a cell phone tower on two acres of a city owned 20-acre parcel at 7150 Cedar Point Road, will look for another site at that location after a setback variance was denied by the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA).
Some on Oregon City Council at a meeting on July 23 said they were disappointed that some areas of the city were unkempt and needed improvements.
“I’m a little disappointed at the corner of Navarre Avenue and Wheeling Street, right across from St. Charles Hospital,” Councilman Mike Sheehy said of the city owned property. The city in the past improved the small area with a mound and plantings, but it has not been kept up. “I think we can do much better. We do have water there.”
Demolition of more than 20 blighted or abandoned homes is expected to be underway in the next 18 months in Ottawa County thanks to a collaborative effort with the state attorney general’s office.
“It will be exciting. I think it will make such a difference for the community,” said Stephanie Lowe, director of the Ottawa County Housing Board.
The Oregon City Schools District, according to an updated five year forecast, shows its expenses will soon exceed its revenues.
District Treasurer Jane Fruth, at a public information meeting on July 25, called the forecast “a snapshot” of projections of the school district’s revenue and expenses in the next five years based on the current budget.
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