Lakefront Park receives upgrade

By Melanie Williamson Brownhelm Township owns and cares for the Brownhelm Lakefront Park located at the northern most end of Woodside Avenue just East of Showse Park. More of a passive park, this small green space provided visitors with a calm and quiet vie of the lake. However, thanks to the efforts and donation of…

Brownhelm trustees approve new roof bid for garage, recycled fencing

The Brownhelm Township trustees met for a regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 5. The following are from the approved minutes of that meeting. Zoning inspector John Schmalz submitted seven permits and reported that he issues four violation letters to resident. Labor Superintendent Scott Schmalz reported that he has a one-year extension for the sign…

Vermilion Township trustees discuss moth problem, Sassafras repair, chickens

By Karen Cornelius   The Vermilion Township trustees met on Wednesday, August 1, at the township’s office on State Route 60. All the trustees were present, Charles Trinter, Ronald Dickel, and Christopher Decker along with Brenda Zsebik, fiscal officer; Robert Kurtz, building official/zoning administrator; Frank Triana, Vermilion Township fire chief; and Tina Karres, township secretary.…

Township reviews new fire truck

By Karen Cornelius   At the Wednesday, August 1, meeting of the Vermilion Township trustees, Vermilion Township Fire Chief Frank Triana started a dialogue on the purchase of a new fire truck estimated to cost a total of $609,934. It would be a dual-purpose truck. The truck would basically be two trucks in one.  …