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Perrysburg Township Trustees accepting bids for demolition of old Lime City School

BY MATT THOMPSON
BLADE STAFF WRITER

Perrysburg Township Trustees will seek bids for demolition of the old Lime City School they purchased from Rossford Schools last year.

Township Administrator Walter Celley said the structure is in bad shape and needs to be torn down. Trustees voted unanimously to seek the bids at a township meeting today.

The Rossford Board of Education sold the unused building to the township in September for $110,600.

The building, across the road from the township's government complex on Lime City Road, at one time was Lime City School, but was without utility service and not usable.

In other township news:

The township has been approved for a $296,600 loan by the Ohio Public Works Commission to resurface Ford Road, 5 Point Road, and Reitz Road. The trustees voted to seek engineering and design bids on the project.

Robert Warnimont, township recreation director, said he is excited for the recycle roundup from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, where residents from the cities of Perrysburg and Rossford, and Middleton and Perrysburg townships can bring CDs, DVDs, VHS and cassette tapes and cases, computer equipment, small appliances and small electronics, tube fluorescent light bulbs, and CFL light bulbs for recycling.

The roundup will e at 26609 will be held outside the township offices at 26609 Lime City Road.

"Friday night we are having two 53-foot trailers here. Last year we had 500 cars come through here in three hours," Mr. Warnimont said.

The trustees also approved the purchase of a 2013 GMC Sierra pickup truck from Ed Schmidt Auto Group for $27,446.50, and $3,000 for the purchase of sealant for the year from DJL Material & Supply Inc., Akron. The new truck will replace the 2000 GMC truck they currently have.

"It had 143,000 miles on it and it only needed oil changes and breaks, but rust is taking over," Maintenance Director Kraig Gottfried said.



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