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       The Benton-Carroll-Salem school board and administration plan to spend time listening to residents in the wake of last week’s election, Guy Parmigian, superintendent, said Thursday.

        Voters rejected a 1 percent earned income tax; 1,603 for to 1,653 against, but approved a 3.89-mill property tax; 1,676 for to 1,591 against, according to unofficial results.

       The Lake Township trustees have scheduled a special meeting for May 14 to discuss a tax incentive enterprise zone agreement for FirstSolar, Inc.

        The meeting will start at 6 p.m. and be held at the Lake Middle School Media Center, 28100 Lemoyne Rd.

        The company last month announced it planned to construct a 1-million-square-foot facility to produce its advanced thin film photovoltaic module. Five hundred jobs are expected to be created.

        A special meeting of Walbridge Village Council has been scheduled for May 11 to hire a police chief.

        The meeting will be held at 1 p.m. to consider a motion to hire Kenneth Campbell as the chief. Campbell is a patrolman with the Northwood Police Department.

        The proposed contract calls for Campbell to be paid $61,500 annually and would go into effect June 1.

        Bay Area Credit Union and Edward Jones Investments financial advisor Dylan M. Clement were business winners at the 25th Annual Prism Awards hosted by the Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce Tuesday at Sunrise Banquet Center.

        Bay Area Credit Union, which has 22 employees, was honored by the Prism judges with a General Excellence Award, which is based on performance, creating opportunity for employees and customers and engaging in civic and community involvement.

        East Toledo Family Center executive director Jodi Gross did not know the real reason she was going to the Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce’s 25th Annual Prism Awards Tuesday.

        She did not even know she was going to the Prism Awards — she thought she was going out for a “relaxing dinner” with her husband, daughter and daughter’s family at a Japanese restaurant when they pulled into the Sunrise Banquet Center.




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