Pete Gerken

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Name: Pete Gerken
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Lucas County to unify economic development efforts

Lucas County will change the way it attracts jobs to the area.Tuesday, commissioners will combine economic development and workforce training and run both operations out of a new county department called Planning and Development.Job growth in Lucas County ... [Published ABC 13 Toledo - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Extra funding given for underpass

Published: Wednesday, 7/16/2014 - Updated: 1 minute agoODOT will provide cost overrun if necessaryBY MARK REITERBLADE STAFF WRITERLucas County commissioners Tuesday approved allocating the nearly $3 million the Ohio Department of Transportation wants ... [Published - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Toledo considering buying--not renting--Government Center

Toledo has operated city government out of One Government Center on Jefferson Street since 1983.The rent’s been very affordable at $7 a square foot but the state has let the maintenance go and wants to increase the rent.The building is 22-floors tall ... [Published ABC 13 Toledo - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Deputies join the fight against opioids

Published: Sunday, 7/6/2014 - Updated: 1 minute agoState and local police continue to make record drug seizures, but fatal overdoses continue to soar. Reducing the demand for drugs is the only real way out, and that requires a new way of doing business, ... [Published - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Committee recommends 2 of 3 levy requests

Published: Friday, 6/27/2014Children Services’ proposal not approvedBY KATHLEEN ASHCRAFTBLADE STAFF WRITERThe Lucas County Citizens Levy Review Committee voted Thursday to recommend two of the possible three tax proposals voters will see on the Nov. 4 ... [Published - Jun 27 2014]


...Gerken said, "it's going to be difficult for a business to say i lost two days worth of customers, my breakfast, lunch and dinner crowd, can i get a check."
...Lucas County Commissioner, Pete Gerken (D) says, this is a hardship on businesses. "we understand that this could be up to half-a-billion dollars in economic impact going into two or three days" Gerken told reporters

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Lucas County to unify economic development efforts [Published ABC 13 Toledo - 9 hours ago]
Extra funding given for underpass [Published - Jul 16 2014]
Toledo considering buying--not renting--Governm... [Published ABC 13 Toledo - Jul 14 2014]
Deputies join the fight against opioids [Published - Jul 06 2014]
Committee recommends 2 of 3 levy requests [Published - Jun 27 2014]
Storm cost NW OH $5 Billion says commissioner [Published ABC 13 Toledo - Jan 08 2014]
Roads "dangerous, unsafe" says sheriff [Published ABC 13 Toledo - Jan 07 2014]
Lucas County preparing for immigrant resettlement [Published ABC 13 Toledo - Dec 17 2013]
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