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City council is considering repealing an ordinance passed last year that requires registration of contractors and tradesman doing work in the city.

The purpose of registration, which includes a fee, is to collect income taxes from contractors doing work in the city. Registration would also ensure that contractors are licensed, have insurance and are reliable.  A registration list  also becomes a standard by which homeowners can decide on who to hire.

Oregon Councilman James Seaman, who is running for Lucas County Recorder, is proposing that the Recorder’s and Auditor’s offices share services as a “one stop shop.”

The shared services arrangement, he said, would help ease the burden of taxpayers.

Tuesday night, Jerusalem Boy Scout Pack 217 opened a time capsule that had been planted at Wynn Elementary School in 1985.

The capsule was almost lost permanently. After Wynn closed last year, the capsule was found and the principal telephoned den leader Darla Bohland, who began her own search.

Cody Van Hersett was having the season of his young life, surprising even some of his Clay hockey teammates.

“He was on a tear,” said Eagles senior center A.J. Burns, who played on the same line with Cody along with senior teammate Logan Myers. “He was giving me a run for my money. He was the spark of the team.”

Twp. association to fight tax exemption bill


The Ohio Township Association is alerting its membership to a bill the association fears could become a drain on township property tax revenues.

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