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The Federal Insurance Management Agency (FEMA) will hold an open house on Monday, April 27, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Grand Lobby of MLK Plaza on the third floor of the old Amtrak Train Station to present new preliminary digital flood insurance rate maps for Lucas County.

Officials from FEMA and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources will be on hand to answer questions from the public.

Oregon City Council last Monday approved ordinances for several infrastructure projects.

Council authorized the purchase of property and structures at 1053 South Wheeling Street for $237,150, plus a $73,250 payment for relocation and moving expenses, from Raymond and Helen Bihn for the Wheeling Street improvement project.

Public Service Director Paul Roman said the cost includes a main house, a duplex, and two garages.

The executive director of the Sandusky County Farm Service Agency says a new alternative payment program for growers represents a “monumental change of looking at the farm safety net.”

W. Todd Warner has scheduled public meetings to discuss the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program for April 28, 29, and 30 at the county FSA office, 2000 Countryside Drive, Fremont.

Oregon has joined the Buckeye Ohio Risk Management Association (BORMA), which jointly pools resources with other municipalities to provide health insurance and prescription coverage to its employees.

The city currently has 175 employees presently participating in its insurance program.

Walbridge Mayor Dan Wilczynski said the village has received resumes from six persons expressing interest in the police chief position.

The mayor and council are reviewing the resumes but aren’t committing to a deadline for hiring a new chief.

Donald Hendren, the former chief, submitted his resignation in February. Officer Jason Harden has been named acting chief of the department, which has a staff of four full-time and four part-time officers.

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