Sylvania Today

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.

ALERT: The City Administration Building is currently closed to the public due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases. If you would like to make an appointment with a specific department please call 419-885-8733. Thank you.

View our new “Downtown Master Plan” video.

This is the latest video detailing our Downtown Master Plan.  It is presented by Environmental Design Group & Hosted by Michelle Johnson, Director of Community Planning and Design.  

 

Check out our “Creating a Thriving City” Presentation.

View this exciting presentation created by Environmental Design Group & Hosted by Michelle Johnson, Director of Community Planning and Design.  The video is entitled “Creating a Thriving City: Economic Development and Proactive Planning in the City of Sylvania”.

City Council Meetings Live on YouTube

City Council meetings are LIVE on YouTube beginning at 7:30pm.  You can join us on the Official City of Sylvania Youtube Channel. 

Harroun Park River Trail Restoration Project

CLICK HERE for more information on the City of Sylvania’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) subgrant.

SOMO Flats Information Now Available

CLICK HERE  for information on leasing, floor plans, amenities and much more. You can also call the local leasing office at 419-842-4910 to learn more.

Green Yard Waste Stickers and Bags

Due to COVID-19 and the  current lock down of City Offices, Green Yard Waste stickers can be purchased by mail or over the phone.  Call the utility office at 419.885.TREE (8733) to have the fee added to your utility bill.

Green yard waste bags are always available for $2.00 each and can be purchased at the following locations:

  • Sylvania Ace Hardware
  • Sautter’s Food Center
  • Both Sylvania Kroger Locations

Declaration Signed by Mayor Stough at City Council Meeting

CLICK HERE to view the Declaration of State of Emergency for the City of Sylvania in order to provide our residents and government access to federal relief dollars.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act)

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

Click HERE for more details. 

What to do when you see Rapid Flashing Beacons

Please take a moment to refresh your memory on how to proceed through a crosswalk with Rapid Flashing Beacons activated: CLICK HERE.

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: http://www.dot.state.oh.us/districts/D02/Pages/PublicMeetings.aspx

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 http://tmacog.org/onthemove/ 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: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LucasHMP-Public1

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:  http://toledolakeerie.clearchoicescleanwater.org/

 

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