The Press Newspaper
Oak Harbor’s renewed attempt to sell a piece of land near Port Clinton has hit a glitch.
The village bought the parcel, just over eight acres on West Lakeshore Drive along the shoreline of Lake Erie, west of Port Clinton, in 1938. The land was tagged for water system facilities when Oak Harbor had a partnership with Port Clinton, long before the village joined the Ottawa County Regional Water System.
The Oregon Planning Commission recently approved a Conditional Use Permit for the Harbor View Historical Society after the organization acquired more property.
The commission had granted a Conditional Use Permit in an R-2 Medium Density Residential District to the historical society at 2083 Autokee Street in 2010 for the operation of a museum with the stipulation that it be reviewed after three years of operation, according to Jim Gilmore, commissioner of building and zoning.
Oregon Council on Monday approved a zoning change request on Navarre Avenue following the continuation of a public hearing due to opposition from some residents living near the property.
Noel Graham, on behalf of property owner Donna J. Graham, applied for the zoning change to C-2 Commercial from R-1 Low Density Residential at 5464 Navarre Avenue.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a public policy organization, a state senator and a former state representative lack standing to challenge the constitutionality of JobsOhio, a non-profit economic development corporation established by the state.
The court, in a 5-2 decision Tuesday, held that ProgressOhio.org, Sen. Michael Skindell and former representative Dennis Murray were not the proper parties under the public-right doctrine to bring a lawsuit against the JobsOhio legislation.
An application for Community Development Block Grant funding that includes a request for $59,100 for improvements to the senior center in the Village of Genoa has been authorized by the Ottawa County commissioners.
The commissioners Tuesday authorized a total of $97,000 in funding requests that will be submitted to the Ohio Development Services Agency for final approval.