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Some Northwood council members, in the wake of the closing of the Woodville Mall, want the city to establish an economic development position to boost growth.

At a meeting last month, Councilman Dave Gallaher, chairman of the Economic Development Committee, said the city needs to step up and promote economic development.

A few measures to cut costs or increase revenue that were set to go into effect this summer in the Genoa school system will be delayed after the board of education Monday conducted a review of the district’s financial situation.

Board members informally agreed to not impose a fee for the district’s all-day everyday kindergarten program, said treasurer Bill Nye. 

Hany elected VP of judges’ association

The Northwest Ohio Municipal/County Judges’ Association recently held its organizational meeting and elected officers:  Judge Michael R. Goulding, Toledo Municipal Court, is president and Judge Frederick C. Hany, II, Ottawa County Municipal Court, is vice president.

Secretary/treasurer is  Judge Michelle A. Wagner, Toledo Municipal Court

James S. Seaman, chairman of Oregon city council’s finance committee, is proposing a shared services plan that he believes will ease the burden on returning soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Seaman notes that since President Barack Obama has announced the withdrawal of troops from Iraq and Afghanistan, many Lucas County veterans will be returning home. He wants to use the county’s four title bureaus to help veterans.

It started with a question posed by Elmore Mayor Lowell Krumnow: Why hasn’t The Moving Wall ever come to the Elmore area?

Ron Distel, the man to whom the mayor posed the question, usually has a full plate of veteran-related projects and issues to keep him busy – he being the adjutant of American Legion Post 279 and a former post commander as well as a member of the Ottawa County Veterans Service Commission.

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