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Review of Davis-Besse exercise set for Friday
A meeting to discus the initial findings of an exercise at the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station is scheduled for May 13 at 11 a.m. at the Ottawa County Emergency Operations Center, 315 Madison Street, Port Clinton.

The exercise is scheduled for May 10-12.

Preliminary findings will be reviewed by officials from the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Bridge limits set
The Ottawa County commissioners have approved local limits for several bridges: Graytown Road over Packer Creek, 39 tons; Stange Road over Turtle Creek, 30 tons; Locust Point Road over Turtle Creek, 25 tons, and Woodrick Road over Little Portage River, 32 tons.

The commissioners approved the limits after receiving recommendations from David Brunkhorst, county engineer.

Lake finances subject of workshop
The Lake school board scheduled a workshop May 7 at 7:30 a.m. to focus on financial matters.

The school board last month voted unanimously to proceed with placing a 4.75-mill continuing operating levy on the August ballot.

Tim Krugh, board president, said it will be the first time the board has sought additional millage since 2006.

Cuts in funding from the state make the levy request necessary, Krugh said, adding the additional millage will cost the owner of a $100,000 home about $145.47 a year. The levy can only be used for operating expenses and not for expenses related to the construction of a new high school building.

“The new high school is being rebuilt without using any tax dollars,” said Krugh. “The funds available for rebuilding the high school can not be used for operating expenses.”

Demolition, abatement contracts awarded
The Genoa Board of Education has awarded contracts for demolishing Allen Central School and removing asbestos and other hazardous materials. D and R Enterprises, Genoa, was awarded the demolition contract for $109,000 and Environmental Assurance, Co., Richmond, Ind., was awarded the abatement contract for $194,680. The Ohio School Facilities Commission will pay for 58 percent of the costs.

DD board to meet
The Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities will meet May 16 at 5 p.m. at 235 N. Toussaint South Road, Oak Harbor.

Meetings are open to the public.




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