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Residents of Genoa now have to register their swimming pools with the village and provide adequate fencing around them.

The updated zoning codes regarding pools – covering in-ground as well as large inflatable pools - went into effect last week, according to Village Administrator Kevin Gladden.

The $11.2 million Wales Road overpass project, after years of delays, is finally underway.

The construction contract had been awarded to E.S. Wagner Company earlier this year.

The project entails the construction of two overpasses over the CSX and Norfolk Southern railroad tracks on Wales Road that would effectively eliminate three railroad crossings on Drouillard and Wales roads. As part of the project, Wales and Drouillard will be realigned south of their current locations.

The city of Northwood received 40 resumes from people interested in the administrator position, which has been vacant since former Administrator Dennis Recker resigned last month.

The city set a deadline of June 15 to accept resumes for the post.

“Most of the resumes are from the area,” Mayor Mark Stoner told The Press on Wednesday. He has not gone through all of the resumes, he added.

Oregon City Council is considering a proposed ordinance that would set the maximum age requirement to 35 for those who want to join the police department, but will grant waivers under certain conditions.

Under the Ohio Revised Code, unless provided by ordinance, the maximum age for a new officer is 35.

Bridge and culvert load rating surveys are under way across Ottawa County this summer.

“It’s part of a federal mandate to be expedited in the wake of the Minnesota tragedy,” Ottawa County Engineer Dave Brunkhorst said.

In August 2007, an eight-lane bridge clogged with evening rush-hour traffic buckled and sent vehicles plunging into the Mississippi River. Thirteen died and about 145 were injured.

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