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Ottawa County is spending about $70,500 this summer to make sure its road speed limits and safety improvements fall in line with government standards.

Last month, county commissioners Jodi Regal, Steve Arndt and Jim Sass approved a service contract with MasterMind Systems Inc.

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The Lake Township trustees Tuesday agreed to a request by the Village of Millbury to jointly seek grant funding  to help pay for a bike trail linking parks in their jurisdictions.

Millbury Mayor Michael Timmons asked the trustees to join the village in an application for funding the trail. He said the village could apply through the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments in April 2014.

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Three area fire departments will benefit from a $487,358 communication grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Fire departments in the City of Northwood and Lake Township and the Allen-Clay Joint Fire District were notified by FEMA March 15 they are receiving the funds to purchase 800 megahertz system radios.

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Miller Boat Line is preparing for a major dock renovation at its island port but the project won’t interrupt travel this summer.

Boat line executives plan to extend the dock 45 feet on the west side of Lime Kiln Dock near Put-in-Bay as well as extend a hydraulic ramp.

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Ottawa County Commissioner Steve Arndt’s recent trip to Washington D.C. cost taxpayers a little over $200 but Arndt expects to reap greater benefits for the county.

Arndt ventured on the four-day trip to the nation’s capital the first week of the month. The total cost of the trip was about $1,765, Arndt said. The County Commissioners Association of Ohio picked up the larger part of the tab, shelling out $1,500.

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