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A meeting to gather input from the public about the costs incurred during rescues of stranded ice fishermen has been scheduled for March 12 at 6 p.m. at the Ottawa County Emergency Management Center in Port Clinton.

Ottawa County Sheriff Bob Bratton said he’s planned the meeting to hear from representatives of fishing organizations and individual ice fishermen on the cost issue.

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A public hearing on a proposed Joint Economic Development District is scheduled for April 7 at 7 p.m. at the Lake Township administration building, 27975 Cummings Rd.

The township and City of Toledo have completed a tentative agreement to form the JEDD at city-owned property at Metcalf Field in the township.

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Oregon Council last month approved the purchase of 500 tons of road salt from Cargill Inc., and $500 tons from North American Salt Company at vastly different prices.

Public Service Director Paul Roman said he was going to purchase 1,000 tons from North American at $89.36 per ton, but later learned that Cargill would provide road salt for $65 per ton.

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Oregon will be sending out notices to property owners who illegally connect sump pumps and downspouts to sanitary sewers in an attempt to address inflow and infiltration (I&I) issues that have caused flooding after heavy rain.
 
“I will be sending out violation notices to a lot of people who have illegal connections,” said Public Service Director Paul Roman.

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Local communities have prepared a list of shovel-ready projects they hope will get funding from the federal stimulus bill recently passed by Congress. Officials have only a couple of weeks to submit the projects to state officials, who will decide which communities will get the millions of dollars allocated for infrastructure improvements.

Northwood’s list includes road resurfacing and intersection improvements, according to Administrator Pat Bacon. The projects include an intersection improvement at Bradner and Curtice roads. Concrete abutments at the intersection make it difficult for vehicles to turn at the intersection.

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$15 Hourly wage

The "Fight for $15" campaign proposes a $15/hour wage for fast food workers. Do you agree?
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