Perrysburg Township OKs fire contract

LIME CITY – Perrysburg Township trustees approved a new contract with their firefighters Wednesday.
The three-year pact through 2016 will award raises of 1.5 percent this year and in 2015, and 2 percent in
Terms of the deal were not discussed at Wednesday’s meeting, but the board voted to approve the contract
after accepting a fact-finding report in May.
"It seems like it took three years to work through it," Trustee Bob Mack said of negotiations.

This morning, Township Administrator Walt Celley declined to release information on the case of a police
officer who was previously fired.
"Whatever you want to know about that, you’re going to have to make a public records request,"
Celley said.
The Sentinel-Tribune sought Wednesday to follow up on a hearing that was scheduled for last week, as the
officer had appealed his termination. Mike Gilmore, deputy police chief, said the officer resigned the
day before the hearing and that Celley should be contacted for any further information.
"This officer did not hurt anyone but himself," Celley said this morning, declining to release
the former officer’s name.
"If you want that, we’re not going to make it easy for you," he said after asking that a
records request be made.
An email request for the officer’s personnel file was made this morning and was not fulfilled by