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Professional Development Day
March 13
Transportation Summit March 19
ARRA Funds Approved
2035 Plan-Update 2011 Meetings in March
Green Infrastructure workshops
Census Forms Delivered
Member Highlight:
Village of Fayette

March 2010
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Professional Development Day: "Getting Local Governments Through the Economic Crisis"
All TMACOG members and other elected officials are invited to attend TMACOG’s Professional Development Day, Saturday, March 13, 8:30 a.m. – noon at Owens Community College... more

Transportation Summit - March 19
TMACOG’s annual Transportation Summit provides a forum for discussion of a wide range of transportation issues in the western Lake Erie region. Transportation planners, engineers, elected officials, economic developers, business and industry representatives, and other community leaders will benefit from this one-day program of presentations and workshops... more


TMACOG Gets ARRA Projects Approved - Beating the Deadline

More than $11.7 million dollars in transportation projects has been approved by the federal stimulus program and will be spent for 15 projects in Lucas and Wood counties...more

2035 Plan - 2011 Update: Public Meetings in March
“On the Move: 2007-2035 Transportation Plan” became the region’s official transportation plan on July 1, 2007. TMACOG and its partners are now reviewing the plan, checking progress, and asking if we need to make any changes...more


Winter Snow and Ice Removal
Members of TMACOG’s Stormwater Coalition remind us to protect water quality even when the water is frozen.

Green Infrastructure and Best Practices Case Studies Workshops
Cleveland and Toledo, May 4 & 5, May 12 & 13
The goal of a series of four workshops is to illustrate a triple bottom line decision-making process – financial, community, and environmental – for creating site plans for land development. The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) is bringing a case study approach to the question of how to design in residential and commercial settings using best practices...more

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Time to Answer and Return Census Forms
In March of 2010, census forms will be delivered to every residence in the United States and Puerto Rico. The Census Bureau is asking governments to encourage residents to answer the ten short questions and then mail the form back in the postage-paid envelope provided...more


Member Highlight
Village of Fayette

With the Village of Fayette’s recent decision to join TMACOG, all six villages in Fulton County are now TMACOG members. Fayette Village Administrator Amy S. Metz said, “Even though our community is small in stature, it is not small in challenges and opportunities...more

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Upcoming Events

TMACOG Sandusky County Reception
Thursday, April 29
5 - 7 p.m.
Sandusky County Airport

National Train Day Toledo
Saturday, May 1
9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Amtrak Station and Grand Lobby of the Dr. Martin Luther King Plaza

Green Infrastructure and Best Practices case Studies Workshops
May 4 & 5, May 12 & 13, Cleveland and Toledo

Bike Week,
May 17-21
Bike to Work Day, May 21
Various locations and activities around the region