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Oregon city council at a meeting on Monday approved a three year contract with Advance Cleaning Contractors, Inc., Toledo, to provide janitorial services for the municipal complex, the parks and recreation/streets division and water distribution buildings. 

The new contract will save the city thousands of dollars per year.

The water quality of tributary streams to the lower Maumee River and Lake Erie is impaired largely by bacteria from poorly treated sewage from home septic systems and small wastewater treatment plants, according to a report approved recently by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Rural and urban storm water run-off is also cited as a common cause.

The Oregon school board will discuss the district’s final reconfiguration plan at its November 20 meeting.

According to P.J. Kapfhammer, school board president, the board will begin laying out the final plans to reconfigure the district’s two current junior high schools.

Humane Ohio, a non-profit group that offers low-cost spay/neuter services and a food bank for pets, plans a “Pet Photos with Santa” fundraiser on Saturday, December 1st from 10 am – 5 pm at Pet Supplies Plus, 849 W. Alexis, and on Sunday, December 2nd from 10 am – 2 pm at Pet Supplies Plus, 6923 W. Central Ave.

Parents, students and teachers in the Oregon City Schools District are being urged to participate in a national survey about technology use that will help shape the district’s technology policy.

Nathan Quigg, technology director in the district, said the 2012 “Speak Up” national survey can be taken until the Dec. 14 deadline.

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