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Paulding Village’s income tax rate increases to 1%
Friday, January 03, 2014 5:57 PM

By BILL SHERRY • Progress Correspondent

PAULDING – Paulding Village Council adopted an ordinance raising income tax rates when it met in special session on Dec. 30.

Council heard the third and final reading of Ordinance #1468-13 amending Ordinance #1239-00 (income tax ordinance), suspended the rules, declared an emergency and unanimously passed the measure. The new ordinance will increase the village income tax from .5 percent to 1 percent.

2014 Ohio fairs schedule now available
Thursday, January 02, 2014 1:54 PM

REYNOLDSBURG – Ohioans can start planning visits to all of their favorite fairs across the state. The Ohio Department of Agriculture has released the official dates for the 2014 fair season, which includes Ohio’s 94 county and independent fairs and the Ohio State Fair.

The Paulding County Fair will kick off the 2014 fair season on June 9, and the season will wrap up on Oct. 11 with the Fairfield County Fair. For a complete schedule, visit the department’s website at www.agri.ohio.gov. Schedules are available in alphabetical order or chronological order.

In addition to setting and approving the dates for the independent and county fairs, the department is responsible for helping to assure the safety of fair amusement rides, monitoring livestock shows to help assure honest competition and coordinating animal health efforts with local veterinarians.

Bids accepted for courthouse work
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 11:01 AM

By JIM LANGHAM • Progress Feature Writer

PAULDING – This past week, Paulding County Commissioners accepted a bid from All Trades Historical Renovation for major painting in the Paulding County Courthouse. There were four bids, described by commissioners as, “all over the place,” but All Trades’ $23,250.50 got the nod.

Oakwood passes water, sewer rate increases
Sunday, December 29, 2013 8:07 PM


By BILL SHERRY • Progress Correspondent

OAKWOOD – Oakwood Village Council met Dec. 23, in the village council chambers, with all members present.

Council unanimously voted to adopt Ordinance #13-07 establishing new water and sewer rates and shutoff procedures. The new water and sewer rates will be based on the number of occupants in a dwelling and there is a monthly charge for unoccupied dwellings.

Payne receives bids for ambulance
Sunday, December 29, 2013 7:58 PM


By JOE SHOUSE • Progress Correspondent

PAYNE – Bids for a new ambulance, cable television evaluation continues and the new rate for motor vehicle accidents involving HAZMAT was set at the recent Payne Village Council meeting held Monday, Dec. 23.

Two injured in crash near Antwerp
Sunday, December 29, 2013 7:35 PM


ANTWERP – Two Paulding County men were injured, one seriously, following a two-vehicle motor vehicle crash on Sunday afternoon south of Antwerp.