February Agenda Meeting Brief

Yesterday held the first of two monthly reoccurring council meetings, next week the following items will be voted on by council:   Visitors Dave McQuaid took a brief moment to stand in front of council to express his thanks for their active work on the proposed bike trail.   Finance Exonerate tax collector for collection and deposit of 2016 tax duplicate   Public Works/Utilities Payment- Charter Machine Company $7839.10, belt replacement at WWTP; paid from the sewage fund   Parks/Recreation EC Community Enrichment- Earth Day Celebration, April 22 from 10-2p.m. EC Community Enrichment- Storytelling Festival, September 16 from 4-7:30p.m. EC…


Ellwood City School Board Suggests $100k Technology Investment

Since technology is almost constantly evolving, schools have continued to incorporate these advancements into curriculum for the benefit of the students. Lincoln High School is no exception to schools seeking advancements for their students; the students of Lincoln High School, grades 9-12, may be looking forward to receiving their own personal school Chomebook. “Chromebook is a laptop of a different breed. Instead of Windows 10 or Mac OS X, Chromebooks run Google’s Chrome OS. These machines are designed to be used primarily while connected to the Internet, with most applications and documents living in the cloud,” according to this source….

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Construction on Koppel Bridge to Commence Jan. 30

Koppel Bridge, one of the most used bridges for Ellwoodians, is finally going to be replaced with a modern steel bridge; construction will commence Jan. 30 and is speculated to last into summer of 2018. Although the currently standing bridge, which was originally constructed almost a full century ago is still safe to commute on, the goal of the new bridge is to make it even safer and more efficient. The new bridge will be constructed with steel girders, it will be 34′ wide with two 12′ travel lanes and two 8′ shoulder lanes. There will be no weight limit…