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Northwood Administrator Dennis Recker has recommended that council consider holding work sessions before city council meetings that would take the place of the city’s committee system.

Currently, the city has six committees, each comprised of three members of council, one of which is chairman of the committee. Those include Finance, Safety, Economic Development, Service, Environmental/Solid Waste, and Utilities committees. The mayor assigns members of council to each of the committees.

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An article in last week’s issue of The Press incorrectly reported the cost of recent updates at Orchard Villa in Oregon as $3.4 million.

The actual cost of the updates, which include flooring, carpet, wallcoverings and fireplace areas throughout the main corridors, as well as new carpeting, bedspreads, recliners, and wall-mounted flat screen televisions in each of the private rehab suites, is three-quarter of a million dollars.


 

The time is right for 72-year-old Hidden Hills Golf Club managing owner Mickey Pierce. He suffered a stroke two years ago and he and wife Elizabeth are ready to retire.

At 2 p.m. on July 23, the course on County Road 16, Woodville, built by Pierce’s parents and family-owned for 44 years, will be auctioned.

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A bill establishing a permit program for major withdrawals of water from Lake Erie has cleared the Ohio House of Representatives, but an area legislator says it may invite a lawsuit from other states that have signed onto the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basis Water Resources Compact.

Substitute House Bill 231 passed Wednesday requires permits from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for withdrawal thresholds of:

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Land in the Lake Township/City of Toledo Joint Economic Development District will be for sale at a starting price of about $25,000 an acre.

Robert Mack, of Signature Associates, told the Lake Township trustees Tuesday his firm is completing a marketing study and pricing analysis of the 400 or so acres that comprise the development district.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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