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         Oregon City Council on Monday approved a contract with Local 755 and Ohio Council 8 American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (A.F.S.C.M.E.) AFL-CIO.

        The previous collective bargaining agreement between the city and Local 755 and Ohio Council  8 A.F.S.C.M.E. AFL-CIO, expired on June 30.

        The contract, ratified by the union, is effective from July, 2017 to June 30, 2020. It includes a 3 percent increase in the base wages of employees retroactive from July 1, 2017, 2 ¾ percent as of July 1, 2018, and 2 ¾ as of July 1, 2019.

        Oregon City Council on Monday voted 4-3 in favor of a Special Use Permit for property located at 5024 Seaman Road for the purpose of operating a Bed and Breakfast.

        A public hearing was held on Sept. 19 by the Oregon Planning Commission, which voted 5-0 to recommend the Special Use in an R-1 Low Density Residential District for the operation of the Bed and Breakfast. A public hearing was held before council on Oct. 23 and was continued to Nov. 27 for further discussion out of some concern the property was not well maintained.

        Fiber optic internet service could be available to residents and businesses in the Village of Woodville by the end of the year from Amplex Internet. 

        Brian Hintze, director of sales and marketing, said the company has retained Myers Construction to install the system’s main fiber cabling along the north side of Route 20 in the village.

        The Wood County auditor’s office will hold a sale of forfeited land Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. in Bowling Green.

        The sale will be a public auction format and the parcels, which are being offered due to non-payment of taxes, will be sold to the highest bidders.

        A proposal by Lake Township Fire Chief Bruce Moritz to end an agreement with a company for billing for Emergency Medical Service transports has been approved by the township trustees.

        Moritz recommended terminating the township’s contract with Health Services Integration and enter into an agreement with Great Lakes Billing Associates, Inc., Cleveland.

 

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