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The president of Walbridge Village Council says the vote by him and two other councilmembers to not excuse the absence of Mayor Dan Wilczynski from the Feb. 15 council meeting reflects an attempt to improve communication between council and the mayor’s office.

Ed Kolanko, who, as council president assumes the responsibilities of acting mayor when the mayor is out of town on personal business, said last week he’s repeatedly asked Mayor Wilczynski to provide his business travel schedule for him and others on council.

The Village of Genoa has applied for a solid waste management district grant to help pay for a pirate ship play structure at a municipal playground.

The structure, created by the Akron-firm Bright Idea Shops, cost about $7,000. The village would be expected to pay for about half the cost, said Village Administrator Kevin Gladden.

Oregon police are investigating the break-ins last week of seven trailers at 159 N. Lallendorf Road.

The thefts occurred on Friday, Feb. 17.

The trailers were located behind a business for storage, according to Oregon Police Sgt. Tim Zale.

After rejecting a permanent improvement levy request in November by a 41-vote margin, voters in the Genoa School District will again see a levy request on next week’s ballot – but with a twist.

School officials are again putting a 1.6-mill permanent improvement levy before voters but have opted to set a five-year term on the issue. The ballot issue that fell to defeat in November was to run continuously if it had passed.

The Lake Township trustees have approved an automatic aid policy that calls for the township fire department to assist the Northwood Fire Department with structure fires.

According to the resolution adopted unanimously by the trustees Tuesday, the township fire department will:


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