News Briefs: Solid waste district offering grants

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News briefs for June 27, 2019.
News briefs for June 27, 2019.

Solid waste district offering grants

FREMONT — The OSS Solid Waste District is reintroducing its Competitive Grant Funding Program for 2022.

The Competitive Funding Program was created to provide funding to local governments, educational institutions and nonprofit organizations for solid waste programs.

The district cannot fund any privately owned business. For yearly funding amounts, contact District Director Gary Baty 419-334-7222 ext. 1 or by email, gbaty@recycleoss.org.

Funding applications are awarded in two equal rounds, once in January and again in June. The district has a committee that reviews the grants and makes recommendations to the board of directors. The application for the first round of grants is due on Jan. 31 and the second round will close June 30. Visit recycleoss.org/competitive-grant-funding for more information on the Competitive Funding Grant as well as previous grant winners and to apply for this upcoming grant.

Adult swims to resume at BCS schools

Adult Swims for members of the Benton-Carroll-Salem Schools community will resume on Monday, Jan. 24. Swims will be on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8 to 9 a.m. on school days only. If there is no school or if school is delayed, there will be no adult swim.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Alison Wolf at Oak Harbor High School, 419-898-6216.

Board of election closes for MLK Day

OAK HARBOR — The Ottawa County Board of Election will be closed on Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday. Regular hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Fremont Lions plan Tuesday meeting

FREMONT — Beth Hannam, executive director of the Sandusky County Economic Development Corporation, was the speaker at the recent meeting of Fremont Lions Club.

Hannam explained that the SCEDC began in 1984 with the main purpose of bringing jobs to the community. Currently the main priorities are business expansion and retention along with workforce development. She provided an update on the recent business expansions and the current unemployment status in the county.

The next meeting is noon Tuesday at the Fremont Eagles Hall. The speaker will be Joan Eardly, the education coordinator at the Hayes Presidential Center. Students of the Month from Fremont Ross High School and Bishop Hoffman School will also be present for December and January.

Members and guests are always welcome at the meetings. For more information, call Colleen Carmack, president, at 419-680-3722.

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