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Osnaburg trustees receive letter seeking support of Route 30 project

By DONNA ROBINSON The Press-News Published: July 8, 2016 10:00 AM

OSNABURG TWP. -- Township trustees during their June 27 meeting reported receiving a letter from Richard Regula asking for support of township residents of a project to extend Route 30 from Trump Road to Route 44.

Regula spoke at the Osnaburg HOPE committee's recent meeting regarding the matter. Letters in support can be made to the Ohio Department of Transportation and the Stark County Commissioners Office.

In road business, trustees heard work has been completed on several streets. Chip-and-seal has been completed on Argyle. Holes have been patched on Weimer, Hill Church, Sam Krabill, Westfall and Fairhill. Mowing was also completed along Stucky, Parks, Circlevale, Mitchell, Hein, Westfall, Hillchuch, Valleybrook, Neimans, Carolview, Hein, and Weimer.

Tires were picked up on Lotz, Hillchurch, Mapleton and Hedgerose. A television was picked up on Westfall and 40 feet of culvert was placed on Motts.

Trustees discussed a Park Road project to be completed by joint townships, including Osnaburg, Paris and Nimishillen. The chip-and-seal project will be advertised asking for bids.

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In fire business, trustees heard a resident praised interim Fire Chief Amy Parker for the care she gave to the resident's father when the department was called.

Trustees held a discussion about fireworks, which might require fire employees and a grass fire truck to be available. It was noted that if personnel and equipment were needed, there would be a charge for the event.

In other business, trustees:

/ APPROVED R.D. Trucking to repair equipment at the cost of $13,0170.17;

/ RECEIVED a fire action report which included 18 advanced fire calls, four fire calls and one mutual aid received from the Louisville Fire Department;

/ RECEIVED $691 turned in for zoning variances;

/ HEARD from Dorothy Bucher of high grass at a property on 15th Street NE. A car on the property hasn't been removed and it also has debris, a broken mower, etc.

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