Council increases appropriations

CAREY — Carey Council approved an ordinance during a special meeting Tuesday to increase the village’s appropriations by $740,000, the amount of a bond sale to finance the purchase of property. The ordinance was approved 4-1, with Council President Chad Kin voting...

Carey Chamber director named

CAREY — A Carey Area Chamber of Commerce board member has been selected as the organization’s executive director, effective this month. Cassie Carlson, an Upper Sandusky native, replaces Ron Dunn, who has been executive director for four years and is retiring to spend...

Coating applied to Main Street

ARLINGTON — Parts of U.S. 68, which is Main Street in Arlington, are being coated with a new type of polymer material to determine if it helps cut back on the damage to the roadway from heavy traffic. “The traffic gets so bad around here it creates ruts in the road,...

Eliminating tax credit considered

NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council gave a first reading Tuesday to an ordinance that would eliminate a tax credit for residents in order to help fund emergency medical services. The tax credit is given to village residents who must pay taxes to another municipality,...

Council Legislation

May 5, 2015 Public attendance: 16 RESOLUTIONS • 11-2015, second reading, by emergency, authorizing the city auditor to comply with the Ohio Revised Code to follow procedures for police and fire pension systems. ORDINANCES • 2015-33, second reading, rezoning 724 N. Main St. from...

Findlay auditor defeats GOP challenger

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER It’s Jim Staschiak. The incumbent Findlay auditor will retain his job after handily defeating At-Large Councilwoman Anne Spence in the Republican primary Tuesday. “I’m just humbled that the community has supported me this much,”...

At-large council race: GOP selects 3

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Tom Shindledecker, Jeff Wobser and Grant Russel won Republican nominations for at-large seats on Findlay City Council in Tuesday’s primary election. Newcomer Wobser and incumbents Shindledecker and Russel will compete in November with Democrat Mary...

Niemeyer wins ward race for council seat

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Jim Niemeyer will return to the 6th Ward seat on Findlay City Council after fending off a Republican challenger Tuesday. Niemeyer was appointed in October to finish an unexpired term, and on Tuesday outpolled newcomer Christina Muryn in the GOP primary....
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