February 9, 2005

Community Journal

Dear Editor:

Kudos to the Union Township Trustees. At the February 8, 2005 meeting, Bob McGee, Doug Walker, and Barbara Wiedenbein voted to restrict trash collection hours from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Residents have been complaining to and about CSI for years. Their garbage trucks have been operating in residential neighborhoods at all hours of the night. Although CSI has simply ignored the complaints, the Trustees have responded to protect the livability of Union Township.

The Trustees will not want to take all of the credit. Ken Geis, Union Township Administrator, did the legwork to research the issue and provided the language necessary for the resolution to be legal and effective. My accolades would not be complete without mentioning that State Senator Tom Niehaus and the Ohio Township Association also played a role.

These people are all fine public servants that their constituents can be proud of.

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John Becker