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Area’s water quality plan to be discussed 
Proposed updates to the region’s Water Quality Management Plan (208 Plan) can be reviewed by the public May 7 during a meeting to be held at the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments, 300 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Toledo.

The meeting is scheduled to start at 6 p.m.

The 208 Plan details how communities and agencies in the region propose to build and maintain sewer and water systems to protect water quality in accordance with the federal Clean Water Act.

TMACOG Vice President of Environmental Planning Kurt Erichsen will give a presentation about updates to the plan followed by a question and answer period.

Comments will be accepted at the meeting or can be submitted in writing by 5 p.m. on June 7 by mail to: TMACOG, P.O. Box 9508, Toledo, O. 43697-9508 or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The plan with proposed changes is on the TMACOG website.

The region covers Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, and Wood counties in Ohio, and Bedford, Erie, and Whiteford townships of Monroe County in Michigan.


Rt. 105 to be resurfaced
A resurfacing project on State Route 105 in Sandusky and Ottawa counties may cause intermittent lane restrictions between U.S. 23 and State Route 51, the Ohio Department of Transportation has announced.

The project is scheduled to start May 6 and is expected to be complete by the end of September.

Traffic will be maintained by flaggers.


Water patrol funding OK’d
The Ottawa County commissioners have approved the 2013 Marine Patrol Assistance Agreement with the Ohio Division of Watercraft.

The state portion is $32,000 and the county match is $10,668.

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