Sunday, July 27 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:57:03 GMT
A dive team is searching for the body of a 34-year-old man from the Toledo area, believed to have drowned in a Jet Ski accident on Saturday. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in a private pond inMore >>
The body of 34-year-old Jason Mitchell, from Perrysburg, was located by divers around 1pm on Sunday in about seven feet of water.More >>
weeks away from the November election, efforts to pass a levy in the Northwood
school district are ramping up.
district currently has three buildings. If a levy passes Nov. 5, one building
will be built to house all 1,000 students in the district. The current
buildings are all 50-75 years old and showing their age.
have leaky pipes and roofs and windows and things that all need to be dealt
with, and we're past band-aids," said Superintendent Greg Clark.
state will pay $11 million for the project, but the community needs to come up
with the remaining $22 million, so a 4.9 mill property tax levy will be on the
ballot. The tax would cost an additional $171 per year for the owner of a
forums are being held for residents to learn about the levy. District leaders
are hopeful about the levy passing, but if it fails, they say they'll probably
have one more chance to pass a levy in the next 13 months.
you partner with [the state], once you make that decision, they give you 13
months," Clark explained. "This is our first attempt. We haven't decided what
we would do should it not pass. We're concentrating on getting our message out
and helping our community make a decision to get this done."