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City to have more structures demolished

PAINESVILLE – Council held first reading on six resolutions authorizing the city to proceed with the demolition of unsafe structures at the Sept. 5 council meeting.

Road work completed and more to come

CONCORD TOWNSHIP - Service Director Frank Kraska reported concrete road work was completed in Kellogg Park Estates at the Sept. 9 Board of Trustees meeting.

Continuation of Vrooman Road Bridge Project questioned

LAKE COUNTY – Commissioner Dan Troy stated he thought it was time for the Board of Commissioners to commence talks with the Lake County Engineer’s Office about the future of the Vrooman Road Bridge Project at the Sept. 9 meeting.

Loss of revenue from MCO sales tax still not resolved

LAKE COUNTY – Commissioner John Hamercheck reported at the Sept. 7 Board of Commissioners meeting that there was a County Commissioners Association of Ohio Metropolitan Regional Affairs Committee meeting Sept. 6.

Ohio AG grant to create county overdose response team to dovetail with overdose task force efforts

JEFFERSON – A Sept. 6th grant from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office will allow for the creation of a new county rapid-response team partnering the sheriff’s office with local drug-treatment organizations to offer counseling and referrals to drug rehabilitation facilities for assessment, detoxification, ongoing drug treatment and aftercare in the wake of a nonfatal drug overdose.

Geneva Finance Committee mulls how to promote income-tax levy

GENEVA – How to convince Geneva voters to approve a proposed raise of the city’s income tax from its current rate of 1.5 percent to 2.2 percent this fall was the matter under consideration at a meeting of the city’s finance committee held Monday, Sept. 11.