|Ottoville raises sewer rate, gives $25K for fire station improvements|
|Written by Stephanie Groves|
|Wednesday, February 27, 2013 1:55 PM|
Council approved on emergency measure an ordinance raising sewer rates 25 cents per 1,000 gallons. Villagers will see the increase on their bills in April. The measure will increase the village’s revenue by $8,000 per year.
In old business, members of the park board spoke to council about the house at 287 Church Street, which is to be saved and used for storage purposes. Mayor Ron Miller explained the first known modification to make the space usable is to remove the asbestos shingles. Samples of the siding are currently being tested for the carcinogen.
Another problem with the structure is a portion of the foundation is missing. To utilize it for storage or for any reason, that portion of the foundation would have to be replaced or the basement would have to be filled in.
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