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Northwood is planning to build a new salt storage facility, partly with revenue from its Redflex camera fund.

Redflex is the company the city contracts with to operate its red light and speed enforcement cameras, which photograph the license plates of vehicles speeding and/or running red lights at certain intersections. A mobile speed van also takes snapshots of motorists at various locations in the city. Former Police Chief Gerald Herman a few years ago persuaded the city to add the cameras as a way to improve safety at intersections with high rates of traffic accidents.

With the Eastwood School District’s 1 percent income tax collecting more revenues after being on the books for 18 months and the district receiving more revenues than expected from Troy Energy, total revenues for the first two months of the fiscal year starting July 1 are higher than projected for the Wood County school system.

Superintendent Brent Welker last week released figures for the district which show the income tax in July and August of 2008 generated approximately $819,631, compared to $240,271 during the same two months last year.

Proposed changes to the zoning resolution in Woodville Township cover a wide range of issues, including wind energy, adult entertainment businesses, and the definition of a farm.

The township zoning commission will meet Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. at the fire station, 321 E. Main Street, Woodville, to discuss proposals for the resolution and corrections to the township zoning map.

The Ottawa County Health Department has announced the clinic schedule for the week of Sept. 29-Oct. 3. Unless otherwise noted, all clinics are held at the health department offices, located at 1856 E. Perry St., Port Clinton. Appointments may be made by calling 419-734-6800 or toll-free in Ottawa County at 1-800-788-8803.

Sept. 29 - Immunization Clinic from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Women’s, Infants and Children (WIC) Clinic from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

While Clay’s Gary “Eagle Eye” Row has been a seemingly-permanent fixture around Memorial Stadium, it seems that CHS’s hall-of-fame videographer isn’t the only “legend of the lens” to have secured himself a lifetime’s lease in high school football press boxes.

Approximately nine miles away, another longtime football film man in “The Professor” Bill Bundy, a tenured Genoa High School math teacher, has somewhat more quietly become something of an icon while running the game film for the Comets for the last 24 to 25 years.

Speed Limit

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