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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
There were rumors floating
around that the Toledo Police Athletic League (PAL) building had been picked
through by vandals and was in bad condition.
Those rumors were debunked
this afternoon, when city leaders and the PAL director opened the building for
During the tour, it was
noted that there was no damage. Because of that, the land swap of the building
between the city and Toledo Public Schools is expected to pass on Tuesday.
"I didn't know what to expect,
but the building is in great shape," said Councilman Mike Craig. "I can see
where some work needs to be done…but really, there's not a lot of work that
The PAL has been in the
gymnasium of the old Leverette Junior High since 2008, but since November of
last year, the program has been at the old Riverside Hospital Complex.
On Tuesday, council will
see an ordinance that would secure $250,000 from two city funds – the Capital
Improvements and the Parkland Replacement funds – to allow for water, gas and
electric to be supplied to the building. Before the money is voted on, the land
swap needs to pass.
TPS has approved their end
of the deal, now it's just up to city council to do the same. After the tour,
city officials believe votes will be in their favor.
"Councilman Craig came out
here, he saw the condition of the building, and we think we will be able to get
this ordinance passed," said Deputy Mayor Steve Herwat.
"I don't think it was ever
a question of whether we fund PAL, it was a question of how," Craig said. "This
is going to be a good investment for the city."
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Mugshots of wanted criminals listed as "Fugitive of the Week." Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of a fugitive is encouraged to contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or local police department. More >>
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