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Sylvania Today

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.

Opening on the Sylvania Board of Zoning Appeals

PUBLIC NOTICE: The Council of the City of Sylvania, Ohio is seeking a candidate to serve on the Sylvania Board of Zoning Appeals. This term is January 1, 2020 and expires December 31, 2022.  Applicants are required to be residents of the City of Sylvania.  This is an unpaid position.  The board meets at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers, located at 6635 Maplewood Ave., Sylvania, OH 43560, as needed.  A more detailed explanation of the board can be found in Chapter 1105 Board of Appeals of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Sylvania, Ohio.  These are available at the City offices, and online at Send a letter of intent, resume, and three references to: Sharon Bucher, Clerk of Council, 6730 Monroe Street, Sylvania, OH 43560, or e-mail to Phone number is 419-885-0463.  The Employee & Community Relations Committee will review the applications of all interested persons, and may conduct interviews with finalists for the appointment. The deadline is 12:00 p.m. on November 1, 2019.

Proposed Monroe St. Bridge over US 23 Project-2021

The proposed project on the State Route 51 (Monroe Street) Bridge over US 23 in Sylvania, Lucas County, Ohio 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.

Additional information and supporting documentation regarding the project will be posted on the ODOT District 2 website:

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.

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:



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