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Councilman Dave Gallaher asked council at a meeting on Sept. 27 to stop police from enforcing a law that prohibits residents from parking on the grass. Gallaher said police are spread too thin to be strictly enforcing the law.

Council agreed to send the matter to the Safety Committee for review.

Oregon city council on Monday approved the renewal of the city’s liability insurance coverage with The Ohio Plan. The cost to renew the plan represented a 6 percent increase over last year’s agreement.

The coverage is administered by The Hylant Group.

A permanent improvement levy will be up for renewal on the Nov. 6 ballot in the Woodmore School District - but at a lower millage amount than when originally approved.

Voters will decide a 3-mill, 5-year issue that, if passed, will generate about $425,000 annually, said Kevin Slates, district treasurer.

The new director of the Ottawa Regional Planning Commission has roots in Perrysburg.

Joe Gerber was hired as executive director of the office on the first floor of the Ottawa County Courthouse on Sept 20. He officially began work Sept. 24 and will be paid an annual salary of $48,000, according to Ottawa County Commissioners minutes.

Northwood City Council at a meeting on Sept. 27 agreed to write a letter to officials at FedEx Freight, Inc., to ask if local contractors could be hired as part of the company’s expansion project.

Several local building contractors, prior to council’s decision, showed up at the meeting to complain that FedEx Freight, Inc., is using out of town contractors to build the 135,000-square-foot facility in Northwood.

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