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Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Thursday, 12 September 2013 10:49
Taxpayers pay less for JFS levy
Wood County taxpayers will save more than $1.8 million as the result of a 2014 levy reduction.
Working with Job and Family Services Director Dave Wigent, Wood County Commissioners have requested the budget commission reduce collection of the agency's Adult and Protective Services levy by 50 percent next year.
This is the third time since 2000 the agency has been able to voluntarily reduce levy collections, according to a news release.
"The JFS staff has been extremely responsible with expenditures relating to this levy, which is what has enabled the reduced collection for one year," the release stated.

County complex restroom meets ADA needs
Wood County Commissioners announced the installation of a new restroom in the county office building to serve those with disabilities.
Working with Tim Hainen, facilities director, commissioners identified the need for a new restroom in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The complex was built in 1976, prior to the ADA.

ACT BG holds progressive dinner luau
ACT BG (Active Community Teamwork), an arm of the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce, is having a Progressive Dinner Luau on Sept. 20 beginning at 6 p.m.
This event is a fund raiser for the Lions Club and open to all who are 21 years and older in the community.
Anyone interested in attending the event should contact the BG Chamber of Commerce to purchase a ticket. Ticket cost is $30 and includes all food, drinks, entertainment and prizes. There will be a raffle and auction items.
Contact Sandy Kerr at the chamber via the following ways: 419-353-7945 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Invasive insects discussed in BG
Bowling Green's Tree Commission will prevent a free seminar on Invasive Insects and Plants of Ohio and Potential Impacts to Northwest Ohio Sept. 21, from 9 to 11 a.m.
Bowling Green Arborist David S. Bienemann and Craig Everett, Wood County OSU Extension, will present the program.
The event will be held in the Simpson Building meeting room, 1291 Conneaut Ave.

Tonight - Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the evening. Less humid with lows around 50. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Friday - Partly cloudy. Much cooler with highs in the lower 60s. Lows in the lower 40s.
Extended forecast - Mostly sunny Saturday with highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 40s. Partly cloudy Sunday. Highs in the lower 70s, and lows in the lower 50s. On Monday, partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

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