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What’s Happening in Sylvania?

Check this page for highlighted events and current announcements. This page, as well as Facebook and Twitter, are ways that we can communicate with our residents and others in order to bring them the most up-to-date information.

Open House Public Meeting on Proposed Monroe St. Bridge over US 23 Project

The public is invited to an open-house style public meeting regarding the proposed project on the State Route 51 (Monroe Street) Bridge over US 23 in Sylvania, Lucas County, Ohio to address current structural deficiencies. The project is proposed to include the replacement of the driving surface and bridge deck, as well as improvements to the outside walls (parapets), outside fencing (vandal fence), light fixtures, and sidewalks. Through coordination with the City of Sylvania, local schools, and emergency services, in order to expedite construction, the bridge is proposed to be closed for 120 days with vehicular and pedestrian detours posted. Construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2021.

 Meeting Date:                 Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
Meeting Time:                 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Meeting Location:            Northview High School
                                       5403 Silica Drive, Sylvania, OH 43560
                                       Parking is free and convenient

At the meeting the public will be able to review and comment on the proposed project. Officials from the Ohio Department of Transportation District 2 and the engineering consultant will be available to provide information, answer questions, and discuss the proposed project. Comment sheets and exhibits will also be available during the Open House and online for those that cannot attend the meeting. Comments and questions on the information presented at the public meeting can be submitted at the meeting, by phone, through the mail, or email to Stacy Schimmoeller by June 20, 2019. Additional information and supporting documentation regarding the project will be posted on the ODOT District 2 website:

After the meeting, comments and questions can be submitted until June 20, 2019 to:
Stacy Schimmoeller
District 2 Environmental Coordinator
Ohio Department of Transportation
317 East Poe Road, Bowling Green, OH 43402
(419) 373-4319

Individuals who may require interpretation services or special assistance to participate in this meeting should contact Stacy, fifteen days prior to the meeting (May 6, 2019) for arrangements to be made. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Congratulations & Good Luck to Beka Yang!

Beka Yang, a fifth grader at Highland Elementary, has qualified for the National Drive, Chip and Putt Competition to be held at Augusta National Golf Club on April 7th. She placed first in her age group and qualified for this competition at Muirfield Country Club in Dublin, Ohio. The City of Sylvania wishes to acknowledge her achievement and wish her well in the competition on April 7th!!!

The TMACOG 2045 Transportation Plan

Want to help shape the transportation needs of Lucas and Wood counties for the next 25 years?  The TMACOG 2045 Transportation Plan is being updated and your comments matter.  Please visit for detailed information including your chance to complete a survey and possibly win a $25 gas card.

Download the new Sylvania 2019 Calendar

Click here to download a printable version of our 12 month Sylvania Landscapes Calendar.


Survey by the Lucas County Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee

This survey is designed to help the county as a whole, and your community, gauge public perceptions of hazard vulnerability. The information you provide will help reduce vulnerability by guiding local leaders as they prioritize mitigation projects.

Click on the link to take the survey:

Toledo Area Water Authority 2018 Memorandum of Understanding

Click here to read the TAWA 2018 MOU that was signed on January 31, 2018.

(Left to Right): Jerry Greiner, President, Northwestern Water & Sewer District; Ziad Musselam,
Director/Sanitary Engineer, Fulton County; Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz, City of Toledo; Commissioner Pete Gerken, Lucas County; Mayor Don Atkinson, Village of Whitehouse; Mayor Craig A. Stough, City of Sylvania; David P. Thompson, Monroe County, Michigan Drain Commissioner, Mayor Rich Carr, City of Maumee; Mayor Thomas Mackin, City of Perrysburg.

“Creaticity” Map – Find Fun New Art in Sylvania

Click here for a map of electric box art locations and the artist’s name. Have Fun!

Clear Choices Clean Water

The Stormwater Coalition has launched a new web-based educational program called Clear Choices Clean Water-Greater Toledo Lake Erie. This program aims to educate residents on how to keep Lake Erie clean. Take a moment to visit the site by clicking on the following link:


Sylvania Township Land Use Plan Survey

This survey is open to residents of the Township or the City of Sylvania and to those who work in the Township. Sylvania Township officials have started the process of updating their Land Use Plan. Sylvania Township’s last plan was completed in 2007.

The Plan will help guide community officials for the next 5 or more years in areas such as neighborhoods, land use and development, parks and recreation, infrastructure, community services and facilities, and transportation. Click here to take the survey.



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