The Press Newspaper
A sluggish economy took its toll on revenues, causing the Wood County Board of Commissioners to approve 2012 general fund appropriations of $37.1 million – a little more than $1million less than 2011 appropriations and the lowest since 2006.
While sales tax revenues have been positive, other revenue sources – property taxes, investment income, and the local government fund – continue to decline, the commissioners note in the county’s annual report.
The village of Genoa’s police chief has high hopes for a decent turnout at an April 5 meeting to organize a Block Watch program.
“The notices were sent out in water bills,” said Police Chief Bob Bratton. “We should have a good crowd – if the number of people who’ve told me they saw the notices in the water bills is any indication.”
Cost estimates for proposed streets projects are expected to be in the hands of members of Genoa Village Council.
“Once we get that we can begin prioritizing them,” said Village Administrator Kevin Gladden.
Rich Hertzfeld of Poggemeyer Design Group of Bowling Green attended a recent council meeting to talk about the spring project’s list.
Nina Harfmann is passionate about the conservation of wildlife and habitat across the country, particularly in Ohio.
Harfmann is this year’s winner of the Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp photography contest, which was unveiled in 2010 by the Ohio Division of Wildlife to generate funds to support wildlife diversity.
After announcing a round of spending cuts of about $1.15 million from the district’s operating budget, the Lake school board is preparing to go back before voters with a request for additional tax revenues.
The board has scheduled a workshop meeting for April 9 at 7 p.m. to discuss levy options.
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