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Oregon City Council last Monday approved a three-year collective bargaining agreement with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 755.

The agreement states that there are no wage increases for the first year, and a reopener on wages in the second and third year.

Although a final decision has not yet been made, Oregon Mayor Mike Seferian is focusing on Mike Navarre as the city’s next police chief.

Navarre recently retired as police chief in Toledo.

Oregon is seeking the renewal of three levies on the November 8 ballot.

Voters are being asked to renew an existing 2 ¼ percent five-year levy on income that is needed to run the city.

District 3 incumbent councilman Mike Craig says the difference between he and challenger Shaun Enright is that he is pro-business.

Enright says he is all about neighborhoods.

“I have a different view than Mike on what’s needed for East Toledo. Our plan isn’t just something we pulled out of our pocket. I really feel our approach is the right approach. My plans are legit — they are well thought out,” Enright said.

The Press asked Councilman Dave Gallaher and Mayor Mark Stoner, who are running for Northwood mayor, questions to give voters a better understanding on where they stood on the issues facing the city. Here is what they had to say:

What is the biggest issue facing Northwood, and how would you address it as mayor?

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