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A lead contractor at the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, who has been a staunch supporter of the Oak Harbor High School soccer program this past year, was recognized recently by the Benton-Carroll-Salem school board.

Roger Fulwiler, of Bechtel Corp., was introduced by parent Bill Poiry, who has been working with other parents to promote the soccer program and help with facilities upgrades.

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Spouses with access to other medical insurance plans are getting bumped from Ottawa County’s employee insurance plan.

The move, coupled with increased premiums for single and family policies that also take effect Jan. 1, 2014, is an effort to curtail the insurance plan’s downward spiral. If nothing had been done, consultant projections place the county‘s self-insurance healthcare plan in the red about $1 million dollars by early 2014.

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The City of Oregon’s budget surplus over the years has grown to $4 million, mostly due to less costs on capital projects, a reduction in the number of city employees through retirements, and an increase in corporate tax revenue. 

“We’ve been fortunate,” said Councilman James Seaman, chairman of the Finance Committee. “We’ve made good choices and haven’t spent our money in a crazy manner. This has been building.”

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As Lake Township slowly proceeds with putting a nuisance abatement policy in place, a township trustee Tuesday said a new policy won’t be used for many property maintenance issues like those encountered in housing subdivisions and municipalities.

Richard Welling said most subdivisions in the township have or allow homeowner associations that can implement property maintenance rules and others have deed restrictions that have a similar function.

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Northwood City council on Sept. 26 approved a bid for the excavation of a detention pond at the Greenway Estates subdivision near the Woodville Mall.

Council approved the Service Committee’s recommendation that the contract be awarded to Paschal Bihn & Sons, who bid $273,791.50.

The city received five bids for the project, according to Councilman Jim Barton.

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