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Oregon City Council at its last meeting approved requests for a Special Use Exception for a new assisted senior living/residential care facility, and a Conditional Use for the construction of a gas station.

Council held public hearings on the zoning requests before the 7-0 vote on Aug. 26.

Hussien Shousher, agent for Adams-Huron Investments, Ltd., applied for the Special Use Exception in an R-2 Medium Density Residential District for the purpose of constructing the senior living facility at 3450 Seaman Road.

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Zoning change for Woodville Rd. parcels sought
The Lake Township trustees will hold a zoning hearing Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. to consider an application filed by Michelle Scaggs, of Triple Star Home Improvement, who is requesting a change from the current B-1 neighborhood business classification to B-3 highway business for five lots at the intersection of Walbridge, Mathews, and Woodville roads.

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Clay High School students saw several more bus routes this school year.

The school board had agreed to add about 17 more stops.

“Busing is obviously one of those challenges that over the last several years we’ve had to kind of sift through and figure out the different runs with the elimination of high school busing,” said Hal Gregory, assistant superintendent. “This year, we did add many stops for Clay High School bus students.”

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Oregon City Schools Superintendent Lonny Rivera said he and the school board are planning to thoroughly examine the district’s state report card, which was released last month.

“The grades we received, we’re not happy with at all,” said Rivera, who started his new position as superintendent of the district last month. He said he is dissecting the results of the report card, which is a new state evaluation system for school districts this year. Instead of an overall grade for districts, the new system gives grades in nine categories.

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Advocates of expanding Medicaid in Ohio unveiled their ballot campaign last week, announcing they filed the initial set of signatures needed to start circulating petitions for an initiative statute.

“Health and human services advocates, healthcare providers and labor organizations together proved their dedication to this vital public policy issued collecting more than 5,800 signatures in four days time and over a holiday weekend,” said Jon Allison, a spokesman for Healthy Ohioans Work. “These devoted individuals an

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