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The Lake Township trustees are asking the Ohio Department of Transportation to conduct a study of traffic speed along a stretch of Walbridge Road between Fostoria Road and State Route 51.
The trustees Tuesday approved a resolution supporting the study, including a request the speed limit along that stretch of Walbridge be reduced from 55 mph to 35 and additional stop signs be placed at the corner of Walbridge and Millbury roads. Currently, there are only stop signs on Millbury Road at the intersection.
Many local governments are against Gov. John Kasich’s proposal to centralize income tax collection for municipalities and charge a fee to administer the service.
The plan would, according to the Kasich administration, lower costs, reduce staff, provide greater consistency and improve compliance with the tax code.
Agency has new administrator
Wigent has served as the assistant administrator at the agency since June 2005. He replaces Paulette Stephens who is retiring at the end of October.
Gov. John Kasich’s plan to privatize and lease the Ohio Turnpike has met with considerable opposition from across the state. But Kasich is prepared to make a Request for Proposals (RFP) and pursue the plan, according to State Rep. Matt Szollosi (49th District).
“The turnpike issue is a raging issue for folks in the northern part of the state,” said Szollos. “Kasich is going to
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