Table of
Contents
FEATURES
April 1 is Census Day
National Train Day, May 1
Notice: TMACOG Meeting Change
ENVIRONMENT
Ohio Rural Community Assistance Program
Stenciling Storm Drains
Case Studies in Best Land Uses
Erichsen Appointed to U.S. EPA Advisory Council
TRANSPORTATION
2035 Transportation Plan Update 2011
Bike Week May 17-22
Traffic Count Generates Data
MEMBER NEWS
Sandusky County Reception
Member Highlight: Fremont

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April 2010
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Census Day
is April 1!
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National Train Day in Toledo: May 1
Toledo ’s annual celebration of trains and train travel is Saturday May 1, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Amtrak station and upstairs at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza ... more

Notice: Meeting Time Change for TMACOG Leadership Meetings
The monthly meeting of the TMACOG Executive Committee and the quarterly meeting of the Board of Trustees have been changed for June. Both meetings will be held on Wednesday, June 9. The Executive Committee is at noon and Board of Trustees will follow at 1:30 p.m. Critical items are on the June agendas including the TMACOG Annual Work Program and the fiscal year budget.

ENVIRONMENT_________________________

Ohio Rural Community Assistance Program

Newly elected officials or part-time administrators in small communities often need help with the complex job of providing drinking water to residents and managing wastewater treatment ...more

"Drains are for Rain"
In an ongoing effort to keep pollution out of storm drains, many local municipalities that are members of the TMACOG Stormwater Coalition have purchased materials and made plans to stencil storm drains sharing the message that drains are for rain – not for leaves, grass clippings, auto fluids, or any other waste ...more

Case Studies in Best Local Land Uses
A series of workshops will be offered in May exploring green infrastructure through case studies. TMACOG is helping to promote the workshops to help engineers, the development community, and local government officials integrate green infrastructure into development and to help local officials evaluate plans to manage stormwater and reduce pollution in their communities ...more

Erichsen Appointed to U.S. EPA Advisory Council
TMACOG Vice President of Environmental Planning Kurt Erichsen, P.E., has been invited to serve a two-year term on the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology ...more

TRANSPORTATION______________________

2035 Transportation Plan - Update 2011
At public meetings in March, interested people met with TMACOG staff to review our region’s long range transportation plan and to talk about modifications ...more

May 17-22 is Bike Week

During Bike Week in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan, TMACOG is creating opportunities for people to explore their neighborhoods and cities by bicycle ...more

Traffic Counting Season Provides Important Data
TMACOG’s annual traffic counting season begins in May. You’ll start to see those familiar hoses stretched across the street ...more

MEMBER NEWS__________________________

Sandusky County Reception
TMACOG members and community leaders in Sandusky County are invited to a TMACOG reception Thursday, April 29, 5-7 p.m. at the Sandusky County Airport, 1500 CR 220, Clyde, OH 43410. County receptions are an opportunity to meet with TMACOG staff and network with county neighbors in a relaxed setting outside of regular committee duties....more

Member Highlight:
City of Fremont


The City of Fremont is the county seat of Sandusky County and the center of the largely rural county. Agriculture is important to Fremont and the county...more

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