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The cost to pick up trash curbside is under review in Oak Harbor.

Republic’s three-year trash collection contract is coming up for renewal at the end of the year. But village officials must determine by September whether they will renew or opt for the one or two-year extensions. Otherwise, the contract must go to bid again.

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Council Ok’s contract to upgrade treatment plant

Oregon council on Monday approved an agreement with ARCADIS U.S., Inc., to provide engineering services to design a high service pump replacement and raw water improvements for the water treatment plant.

Oregon Mayor Mike Seferian said the design was needed for the Oregon Clean Energy (OCE) Project.

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Oak Harbor Village Council has been talking about the need for a park levy for a couple of months and on Monday members reviewed a break-down on park maintenance, expenses, needs and proposed future projects compiled by Interim Administrator Randy Genzman.

The analysis led them all to agree that they would likely have to go to voters for a park levy this year to generate cash just to help maintain the status quo.

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The Oregon school board, as part of its Strategic Plan update, is asking the public to fill out an online survey to help determine the areas the district will focus on for the next three years.

Public input will inform and influence the strategic planning process. The public is encouraged to provide “honest thoughts” about the most critical issues the district must address in the next few years.

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A 4.9-mill bond issue combined with a 0.25 percent earned income tax for the Northwood Local Schools District passed on Tuesday’s primary election ballot by just 17 votes, according to unofficial results from the Wood County Board of Elections.

The levy passed 671-654 votes, according to the board of elections.

A similar bond issue and income tax proposal on last November’s ballot was defeated by just two votes – 702-700.

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