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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. 

The Oregon Planning Commission last month approved a variance on a parking lot landscaping buffer for property at 2200 Woodville Road.

The Commission last year had unanimously approved a Special Use Exception (SUE) in a C-2 Commercial District for the property owner, James Duran, who wants to use the site as a storage lot for car dealership vehicles. The Commission had approved the SUE with the Project Review Committee’s recommendation for a landscaping buffer on the lot.

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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