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Emergency training vital, available

Shootings in schools receive a lot of attention from the news media but over the past 30 years acts of violence in businesses and churches involving guns rank just as high, members of the Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce were informed Thursday.
Lt. Phil Cook, of the Toledo Police Department, said companies should consider ALICE (Alert Lockdown Inform Counter Evacuate) training for their personnel as it can be tailored for “any venue where people gather.”

The Lake Township trustees plan to place a levy on the November ballot to continue funding for the fire department but are undecided whether to seek a renewal of an expiring levy or to replace it.

A 1-mill, 5-year levy is set to expire at the end of this year.

Fire chief Bruce Moritz Tuesday reported to the trustees that the fire department is looking to replace a 1994 fire engine housed at station 2 in Millbury.

The Lake Township trustees plan to place a levy on the November ballot to continue funding for the fire department but are undecided whether to seek a renewal of an expiring levy or to replace it.

A 1-mill, 5-year levy is set to expire at the end of this year.

Fire chief Bruce Moritz Tuesday reported to the trustees that the fire department is looking to replace a 1994 fire engine housed at station 2 in Millbury.

Oregon council on Monday authorized the mayor and finance director to enter into an agreement with the Oregon Economic Development Foundation for future land development and the purchase of city property located at 4417 Parkway Road.

The city, which owns approximately 12.8 acres of property in the Cedar Point Industrial Park, plans to transfer the parcel to the Oregon Economic Development Foundation, which is the city’s economic development arm.

The Sandusky County commissioners are weighing the prospect of hiring someone to expedite the county’s ditch maintenance and improvement efforts.

Three possible options discussed during the commissioners’ April 3 meeting were to:

• Hire a full-time employee for the Soil and Water Conservation District who could assist with ditch maintenance when not needed for the district’s other projects.

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