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Oregon City Council on Monday will consider applying for Water Pollution Control Loan Funds from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for the construction of a building that will dewater sludge at the wastewater treatment plant.
The goal is to dewater and landfill sludge, which is considered more cost-efficient than applying liquid sludge to land.
The city has been moving away from applying liquid sludge to land after receiving complaints over the years from some residents living downwind from farmland where it has been applied. They believe its application has caused rashes and other medical ailments.
Imagine going on vacation and having it turn into a service trip.
By Press Staff Writer
The Woodmore school board plans to interview candidates this week for the treasurer position that is opening due to the resignation of Jaime Pearson, who is leaving to work in the private sector.
Board president Joe Liszak said the board will meet in executive session Dec. 14 to interview four candidates at the board’s office in Elmore from 5-9 p.m.
The Lake Township trustees Tuesday agreed to update the rules and regulations for the township cemetery and to study whether or not it’s feasible for the township to erect a columbarium at the cemetery.
Ken Gilsdorf, a trustee, reported during Tuesday’s meeting that he and Ron Hanely, acting cemetery sexton, have been conducting research on funeral trends and found cremations are becoming more common.
Oregon City Council on Monday will consider conducting a study on whether to fill in 130 acres of Maumee Bay with dredged sediments next to Facility 3.
The study would look at creating a wetlands, but at a cost of filling in the open shallow waters of the bay, something environmentalists have long opposed.
Council will consider entering into an agreement with the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority to receive funding through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) for planning and preliminary design of wetland restoration and enhancement at Facility 3.
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