Headlines for July 14, 2014

Conneaut SD moves towards Park tax sale
Written by David Schaef

Three persons urged the Conneaut School Board of Directors to not support a tax sale of Conneaut Lake Park when the school directors met in monthly session July 9, at Conneaut Area Senior High School.

The school directors, after much discussion, passed a motion to authorize a sheriff’s sale proceeding on a 6-1 vote, however with an understanding the school lawyer would not proceed to file the necessary paperwork until after a meeting was held involving the four taxing bodies involved - Crawford County commissioners, Sadsbury and Summit Township supervisors and the school district.

The county commissioners were asking the school directors to file paper work leading to the sheriff’s sale [tax sale] which led school director John Burnham to say we should not be doing their dirty work.

Read more in this weeks issue.


Sadsbury leaders hear EPACC proposal on Conneaut Lake Park
Written by Roseanne Staab

Sadsbury Township supervisors held their July public meeting July 8, with Supervisors Kevin VanHonk, Lyle Hoovler and Bonnie Smith in attendance. Secretary Rose Mumau took the minutes and there were 17 citizens present.

For Public Comment, Mark Turner of the Economic Progress Alliance of Crawford County (EPACC) stood to introduce himself. The EPACC has focused on a re-organization plan for local Conneaut Lake Park, which is in arrears on Property Taxes for two municipalities, a school district and Crawford County.

A new Board of Trustees has been installed, with which will enter into an administrative service agreement with EPACC, with EPACC retaining oversight and policy making authority for the Park.

Read more in this weeks issue.

For additional details about these stories , as well as the headlines noted below, please purchase a Monday, July 14, newspaper at area locations or a digital download of the paper.

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