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Mayor Mike Seferian plans to more aggressively recruit city residents for seasonal help after members of council raised questions about hiring non-residents.

Seferian received council approval to hire several residents and a couple of non-residents for seasonal help at a council meeting on Monday. Among those hired was Nick Kaiser, of Lambertville, Michigan, as a maintenance worker in the water treatment plant for $8 per hour. Kaiser last summer had worked in the recreation department.

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Oregon school board President P.J. Kapfhammer is hopeful that voters will renew a 2-mill permanent improvement levy on the May 7 ballot.

Kapfhammer has been making the rounds seeking support for the levy, most recently at Oregon City Council, which passed a resolution in favor of its renewal.

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A Clay Township resident has filed a lawsuit in Ottawa County Common Pleas Court against the township police chief and a patrol officer, alleging malicious prosecution.

The lawsuit, filed by Anthony Simon, of N. Genoa-Clay Center Road, also names Simon’s neighbors, Wayne and Dorothy Fondessy, as defendants.

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Oregon City Council on Monday approved a Special Use Exception permit to expand a self-storage facility onto the rear of a neighboring parcel on the property at 3310 Dustin Road.

Council approved the permit in a C-4 district. Jim Gilmore, commissioner of building and zoning, said the property required a Special use Exception because it was not zoned correctly. The property with storage units is zoned C-2, and the lot for expansion of the storage units is zoned C-4.

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Area’s water quality plan to be discussed 
Proposed updates to the region’s Water Quality Management Plan (208 Plan) can be reviewed by the public May 7 during a meeting to be held at the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments, 300 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Toledo.

The meeting is scheduled to start at 6 p.m.

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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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