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The Eastwood school board Monday took another step toward seeking voter approval for a new elementary school on the district’s central campus, passing a resolution requesting that the Ohio School Facilities Commission update the project data for fiscal year 2015.
“When we originally did a project resolution it was for fiscal 2014,” said Dave Michel, district treasurer. “This changes it to fiscal year ’15. We are progressing as far as attempting to construct a building on the campus.”
The Ohio Senate has approved an amended version of a bill that had put restrictions on municipalities and townships wanting to form Joint Economic Development Zones.
The bill passed by a vote of 30-2 Wednesday.
The business representative of a local labor union has raised questions at a recent Oregon school board project about the low bid for the technology portion of the Eisenhower Intermediate School’s auditorium renovation project.
Ken Fischer, a business representative for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 8, which represents 2,000 members, said he wanted the board to look further at Muzak of Toledo, which submitted the lowest bid for the project at $59,949.
An improvement project to a stretch of East Broadway in Lake Township is scheduled to begin May 27 and will likely take two or three weeks to complete, according to Dan McLargin, the township road supervisor.
McLargin informed the township board of trustees Tuesday the project is being conducted by Wood County and will include milling about 2 inches of the road before resurfacing.
Oregon will schedule public meetings this summer to gage public input on the functions and location of a senior center.
Council President Dennis Walendzak said the city will schedule public meetings once the city has substantive proposals to discuss. Walendzak spoke in response to a letter submitted by residents who raised concerns about whether city officials were adequately addressing the needs of seniors.