The City Beat – ProMedica Flower Hospital honored

Sylvania Mayor Craig Stough, third from left, presents a proclamation declaring Oct. 3 ProMedica Flower Hospital Day commending the efforts of the administration and staff during COVID-19. Accepting the proclamation are Associate Vice President of Operations William Yenrick, Associate Vice President of Clinical Services Karen Miller, and President
Darrell Wachowiak.

ProMedica President Darrell Wachowiak, Associate Vice President of Clinical Services Karen Miller and Associate Vice President of Operations Will Yenrick received a proclamation at the Oct. 3 city council meeting from Sylvania Mayor Craig Stough commending the ProMedica Flower Hospital staff for its heroic efforts during the pandemic. Mayor Stough declared Oct. 3 at ProMedica Flower Hospital Day.

In other business, the Sylvania City Council voted to approve resolutions supporting the 3.7 mill replacement levy for the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library and the .8 mill replacement levy for The Olander Park System.

City of Sylvania Safety and Service Director Kevin Aller requested that council consider authorizing a purchase agreement and accepting a temporary construction easement for $14,910 with the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library for the Monroe Street and Silica Drive improvement project. His requests for accepting temporary construction easements and authorizing a purchase agreement with Montgomery Holding Ltd. for $8,310 was also approved. In compiling deeds for these construction easements, Aller discovered a discrepancy in the property titles for a portion of Richard Becker Place. To resolve this, Aller requested council approve a resolution accepting a quit claim deed for $900 from Montgomery Holdings, which council agreed to do.

In addition, Aller requested approval to file grant requests to the Ohio Public Works Commission for a McCord Road resurfacing, South Main Street and Oakland Court reconstruction, and South Main Street sanitary sewer rehabilitation and sewer lining projects. City council approved each request and grant applications will be filed prior to the Oct. 7 deadline.

City council also approved City of Sylvania Director of Finance Toby Schroyer’s request for Now and Then Certificates allowing him to take care of purchase orders. Now and Then Certificates allow the city to make emergency purchases without going through the typical purchase order process. Certificates over $3,000 have to be approved by council.

Mayor Stough introduced his nomination of Maria Rose Duran for the Tree Commission, which council confirmed.

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Councilwoman Mary Westphal reported that the Employee & Community Relations Committee voted to recommend contributing $830 for the funding of Gold and Blue Star Memorials proposed by Nancy Cole and the River Road Garden Club. That request was approved.

The next Sylvania City Council meeting will be Oct. 17 at 7:30 pm. A public meeting has been scheduled for that evening at 6:30 pm regarding the proposed zoning change from R-1 to R-3PD or Multiple Dwelling Medium Density District Planned Development for the property at 4215 N. McCord Road.

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