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Development director named in Wood County

Wade Gottschalk, of Bowling Green, has been selected by the Wood County commissioners to lead the Wood County Office of Economic Development as executive director.

After only a year on Genoa Village Council, Brian Best has resigned his seat.

Best informed his peers Monday at the first regular council meeting of the month that it would be his last meeting. His official last day was Aug. 13.

Eastwood looks to online program to help revenues

Eastwood school superintendent Brent Welker is giving a “heads up” to residents of the Wood County district about a looming loss of revenues as the district receives its last semi-annual payment of $240,000 from a property tax abatement agreement with Troy Energy.

The Oregon Career and Technology Center (OCTC) a part of the Oregon City School District, will only offer a few basic courses as the Oregon school board continues to cut costs.

P.J. Kapfhammer, president of the school board, said the OCTC has not yet been officially closed.

Oregon is looking at increasing the sanitary sewer rates next year to help cover the cost of sanitary sewer maintenance lines.

The issue came up during council’s discussion at a committee of the whole meeting on Monday of the annual assessment for the owners’ share of the cost of maintaining sanitary sewer lines, pipes, and conduits at a total of $189,809.10 in 2011.

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