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Oregon City Council on Monday approved the issuance of up to $7 million in mortgage revenue bonds for the development of an assisted living facility for seniors on a 13-acre site at the southeast corner of Seaman Road and South Coy Road in Oregon.

AlcoreSenior LLC, the developer of the project, located in Columbus, proposes to develop, own and operate, through an affiliate, a campus for seniors that will include 10-20 independent living units located either in ranch style bungalows or a multi-family building, and a 77 unit licensed assisted living/memory care center of approximately 45,000 square feet.

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After four years of renovations, Toledo Public Schools and the administration, staff, students, and the Alumni Association of Morrison R. Waite High School will host a rededication ceremony of the school this Friday, May 9 at 1:30 p.m. in the Grant Murray Field House.

The Waite pep band, orchestra, and show choir will perform, and TPS Superintendent and Waite graduate Romules Durant, Business Manager James Gant, and architect Gary Ashford will be among those speaking.

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Updates to the region’s Water Quality Management Plan can be reviewed May 6 at the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments offices, 300 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Toledo.

The plan covers Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky and Wood counties in Ohio and Bedford, Erie and Whiteford townships in Michigan.

The plan will be open for review starting at 6 p.m.

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Development zone bill nears vote in senate

A bill that could end the authority of Ohio municipalities and townships to establish new Joint Economic Development Zones may be up for a vote before the Senate Finance Committee by the end of May.

State Sen. Randy Gardner, R- Bowling Green, a member of the committee, said he expects the bill to be ready for a floor vote shortly after it comes out of committee.

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Oak Harbor Library officials are planning to put their first levy on the ballot in November.

The proposed 1-mill levy would generate $368,424 annually for the library that has been struggling to meet community needs in the wake of cuts in state funding over the past five years.

A taxpayer with a home valued at $100,000 would pay about $35 a year in additional taxes, according to the Ottawa County auditor’s office.

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