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 ofContinue reading “Lakefront Park receives upgrade”

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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 signContinue reading “Brownhelm trustees approve new roof bid for garage, recycled fencing”

Brownhelm Township trustees discuss a variety of expenses and violations

The Brownhelm Township Board of Trustees met for a regular meeting on Monday, August 6, and the following are from the official minutes from the meeting. Their August meeting consisted of several motions being passed and spending being approved on a variety of projects. John Schmalz, zoning inspector, submitted four permits.  He has picked upContinue reading “Brownhelm Township trustees discuss a variety of expenses and violations”

Brownhelm Historical Association leads headstone restoration project

By Melanie Williamson Several months ago, the Brownhelm Historical Association Cemetery Preservation Committee embarked on a massive endeavor to restore the many historical headstones in the Brownhelm Cemetery. Previously, as you walked around the historic side of the cemetery, it was common to see headstones that were so dirty and worn down that they wereContinue reading “Brownhelm Historical Association leads headstone restoration project”

Brownhelm trustees make official statement regarding Zero9 Solutions zoning

The Brownhelm Township Board of Trustees met for a regular meeting on Monday, February 5. The following is from the minutes of that meeting. Zoning update: Zoning inspector John Schmalz submitted one permit for a house and a summary list of 2017 permits. He reported that he has received phone calls about cows at aContinue reading “Brownhelm trustees make official statement regarding Zero9 Solutions zoning”

Trustees continue to deal with Mapleview ditch project and Zero9 Solutions

The Brownhelm Township Board of Trustees met for a regular meeting on Tuesday, January 2. The following are from the minutes of that meeting.             Zoning board: The trustees received a letter from John Murphey resigning from the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) that went into effect December 29, 2017. In new business, a motionContinue reading “Trustees continue to deal with Mapleview ditch project and Zero9 Solutions”

Brownhelm trustees receive updates and hear resident complaints

The following is from the minutes of the Brownhelm Township Board of Trustees regular meeting held on Monday, December 4. Resignations: The trustees received the letter of resignation from Chuck Latto III resigning from the Zoning Board of Appeals as of January 1, 2018. Tom Moes shared that his letter of resignation from the ZoningContinue reading “Brownhelm trustees receive updates and hear resident complaints”

Brownhelm trustees pass six-month moratorium on shooting ranges

By Melanie Williamson At the Monday, November 6, Brownhelm Township Board of Trustees regular meeting, the three trustees voted unanimously to pass resolution 20171106-09, which is a six-month moratorium on shooting ranges. The resolution states, “Whereas, a large number of issues have arisen with respect to the recent opening of a gun range concerning noiseContinue reading “Brownhelm trustees pass six-month moratorium on shooting ranges”

Brownhelm trustees pass a flurry of motions to get projects moving

Brownhelm Township Board of Trustees met for a regular meeting on Monday, November 6.  The following is from the unapproved minutes of that meeting.                Zoning updates: Zoning inspector John Schmalz submitted 4 permits, 1 home and 3 barns.  J Schmalz sent a courtesy letter to a Heritage Way property owner about high grass. Continue reading “Brownhelm trustees pass a flurry of motions to get projects moving”

Brownhelm Township Trustee profiles

Monica Bauer – Brownhelm Township Monica Bauer, 291 Aldrich Road, is running for one of two open seats for a four-year term on the Brownhelm Township Board of Trustees. Bauer stated what prompted her to seek a position on the board has always been her desire to run for public office and be involved inContinue reading “Brownhelm Township Trustee profiles”