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Oregon City Council on Monday will consider signing a $60,000 contract with Saneholtz & Associates, LLC, to survey Otter Creek.

Council in April had agreed to a $70,000 contract with the company to conduct drainage studies of Amolsch Ditch, Amolsch-Driftmeyer Ditch and Wolf Creek.

"Now we want to include Otter Creek for the same general things we are checking out the other ones for," said Mayor Marge Brown at a committee of the whole meeting last Monday.

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The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is seeking help from the public to find who illegally dumped a container with an oily tar-like substance in East Toledo in early July.

The roll-off style container, approximately 15 feet by six feet, was dumped at a secluded site in the York Street, Otter Creek Road and Collins Park Avenue area sometime between July 9-11.

The box container has two pipes in the bottom running the length of it, according to the Ohio EPA.

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Oregon’s Public Utilities & Environmental Committee will meet Monday at 6:40 p.m. at the municipal complex on Seaman Road to discuss concerns about the monitoring wells at Envirosafe Services of Ohio, Inc., a hazardous waste landfill on Otter Creek Road.

Ohio EPA earlier this year issued Notices of Violations to Envirosafe regarding the monitoring wells.

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The Ottawa County Grand Jury has returned indictments against several local residents during its recent session.

• Marcelina L. Rivera, 42, also known as Marcey Rivera, 114 W. Main Street, Oak Harbor, was indicted on two counts each of passing bad checks and theft by deception – all fifth degree felonies.

Authorities say she passed two bad checks for more than $500 each in June 2007.

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The Lake Township trustees Wednesday approved a new three-year agreement to provide police protection for the Village of Millbury.

Under the new agreement, the village will pay $62,000 for the first year or protection. Increases of 3 percent will go into effect on Jan. 1 2009 and 2010.

Millbury Village Council has already approved the agreement, which requires the village to make quarterly payments in advance.

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