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Long time Oregon Law Director Paul Goldberg and Prosecutor Tom Dugan are retiring next month after years of service.

Mayor Mike Seferian said at a meeting on Monday that plans call for the positions to be combined into one.

Both Goldberg and Dugan had announced their intention to retire several months ago, said Seferian, but had agreed to serve until after the November election.

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Village council continues to define the finer points of a proposed new personnel policy that would allow employees to record conversations during disciplinary hearings.

The idea of “requests to record” came under scrutiny this summer following a dispute between the village administration and a worker. The village currently has no policy in place regarding employees’ taping meetings with officials, Village Solicitor Jim Barney said Wednesday.

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Oregon City Council members contacted by The Press said they did not know officials from the James “Wes” Hancock Senior Center had rejected the possibility of getting $250,000 from the Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc., (AOoA) to expand operations and had opted instead to get the center’s own levy on the ballot.

Council in July had approved the request of Bob Marquette, president of the senior center on Bay Shore Road, to place a 0.5 mill levy on the Nov. 5 ballot after Marquette said there was the need for more funds.

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Oregon may decide not to collect revenue that will be generated by the recently passed senior levy after learning that inaccurate information may have been used in a campaign to get more funds for the James “Wes” Hancock Senior Center on Bay Shore Road.

Councilwoman Sandy Bihn said at a meeting on Monday that she was troubled by information that shows the Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc., (AOoA) did not cut funding to the senior center this year, as was claimed by Bob Marquette, president of the center.

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The Village of Genoa has increased rates associated with three of its utilities.

Administrator Kevin Gladden said increasing costs of doing business were the reason for the hikes, adding they were needed to keep systems on track financially.

Ordinances passed last week by village council increased the sewer permit and application process from $600 to $1,200 and the rate for underground electric tap-in and storm sewer tap-in each from $200 to $400. The new rates take effect 30 days from the time of passage.

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