Archive for April 12th, 2012

City prepares to ask residents to renew equipment levies for police, fire departments

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Avon

By Rebecca Turman

It’s likely Avon residents will be asked to renew equipment levies for the Avon Police and Fire departments on the August ballot.

Monday night Avon City Council heard the first reading of two resolutions – one to place a .5-mill renewal police equipment levy and a .5-mill renewal fire equipment levy on the Aug. 7 ballot.

During the April 2 City Council work session, Avon …Read More

EAAB forwards deer bow hunting ordinance to council committee

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Avon Lake

By Bryan Wroten

Though the Environmental Affairs Advisory Board (EAAB) voted 9-0 to forward the deer bow hunting ordinance to the Environmental Committee, the final decision from City Council is still months away.

Ward 1 Councilman and EAAB liaison Rob James said the board approved three sets of documents for the Environmental Committee of council to review. The first is a guidebook the board put together …Read More

Board mulls whether to ‘just squeak by’ on levy

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

North Ridgeville

By Beth Mlady

At its April 3 work session, the North Ridgeville City Schools Board of Education talked about the emergency operating levy it plans to place on the November ballot. The most-recent levy request was 4.9 mills for 10 years; it failed at the polls last November by more than 550 votes.

“The question becomes, do you want to stick with that (4.9 mills), or …Read More