State Auditor to present Springfield Audit results

springfield-athletic-fieldSpringfield Board of Education Announces Special Meeting Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Springfield High School Tombaugh Auditorium
1470 S McCord - Holland, OH

President Keiran Menacher has announced a SPECIAL MEETING of the Springfield Board of Education for Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 7 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to allow representatives from the Auditor, State of Ohio’s staff to present results of the independent Performance Audit to the Board of Education and Holland/Springfield community. The meeting will take place in Springfield High School’s Tombaugh Auditorium.

Resolution – Council members should also submit completed questionnaire

TCC_Application_1With the passing of City Council member Jack Ford,  Toledo City Council is required to fill the vacancy until the election in November.

City Council has begun taking applications and resumes from citizens, but decided in mid stream to change the rules.

Applicants must now complete a questionnaire describing their financial status on such issues as back taxes,  delinquent water bills, etc.

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Toledo Public Schools passes”NO PARCC” resolution

l_parccHere is a few paragraphs about the Toledo Public School (TPS) board meeting yesterday.

I attended the meeting yesterday and it was very exciting. The Toledo Public School Board passed a resolution to pause the new Common Core tests known as PARCC. Board members unanimously approved their message to the state.

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Lucas County Property assessment challenge deadline is March 31st

PropTaxLucas county property owners.  Are you aware that you can challenge your properties assessed value.  This is the value that the Auditors office uses to determine property taxes against your property.

If your assessed value is higher than it should be,  your paying more taxes than you should be.

Challenging your property value could save you hundreds of dollars a year in taxes.  This is how you do it:

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Convention of States – Ohio – Have you signed

ConventionOfStatesIf you haven't gone to the Convention of States website to sign the petition, what are you waiting for???  Ohio is poised to sign and join the Convention of States project but they need a big grassroots push to get it done.  Governor Kasich has said "Sign them all" so let's get this one done!  Your signature on the petition on their website means it will go directly to your state Senator and legislator so they know that people in their districts supports this movement!
Come on OHIO!

What is Title V?

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Delta Airlines solutes a fallen soldier

DeltaSolutesDelta Airlines baggage handlers in Atlanta.  As you watch the video, notice the people up in the terminal building  in the background. Most people have no idea Delta does this.

This soldier was a K9 solder with a dog trained to find IEDs.  The second small coffin is that of the soldiers dog.

Hats off to Delta for doing this.

Stephanie Kreuz – Heritage Action #MakeDCListen

2015_Mar_TTP_2I'd the privilege to attend the Toledo Tea Party March meeting, in which the speaker was Stephanie Kreuz, Midwest regional coordinator for Heritage Action For America.

Stephanie addressed a room full of conservative citizens from the Toledo area. At this meeting we were encouraged to keep up with what our local, national and state elected politicians are doing. Stephanie proceeded to encourage us to make our voices be heard, so that we can make a positive difference in the way our politicians vote. #MakeDCListen Continue reading