Headlines for August 11, 2014

County, school filing for CL Park tax sale
Written by David Schaef

Crawford County commissioners and Conneaut School District Board of Education members plan to file for a sheriff’s sale due to back taxes owed by Conneaut Lake Park that amount to almost a million dollars.

The three county commissioners voted 3-0 Thursday, Aug. 7 in a special meeting to move forward with the sale.

Conneaut School board members had directed their attorney in May to proceed with such a sale pending hearing a plan put forth by the Economic Progress Alliance of Crawford County.

School directors held extensive discussion among them selves and their attorney Wednesday, Aug. 6, and by consensus supported filing the necessary paperwork to go to sheriff’s sale. No one on the school board objected to moving forward with a sheriff’s sale.

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Summit supervisors favor CL Park sale
Written by Roseanne Staab

Summit Township supervisors held their August public meeting, with Supervisors Bill Agnew, Harry McGrath and Jerauld Smith in attendance. Secretary Cindy McCoy took the minutes and there were 25 citizens in attendance.

Supervisor Bill Agnew instructed the public to sign their names to the attendance sheet, and informed them that anyone who wanted to speak must state their name aloud. He asked why only one man’s name appeared on the meeting agenda.

Several men in the audience answered that they had tried to call the township with no success.

Agnew then stated that the Board and the Solicitor, William Walker, would listen to brief comments in regard to the ongoing issues of local Conneaut Lake Park.

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