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Re: Sandusky-Erie Islands: Random Development News & Info
« Reply #105 on: February 08, 2007, 06:29:54 PM »
From the 1/8/07 Sandusky Register:


PHOTO: The fate of the Keller Building in downtown Sandusky remains uncertain. Once slated for demolition, commissioners are hearing another angle for the building. (Register file photo)

Keller Building might be saved
Commissioners not happy Will didn't keep them informed

By BRANDI BARHITE | Monday January 08 2007, 2:46pm

SANDUSKY Commissioners were surprised and angered to learn Monday that the Keller Building may be saved, despite voting for demolition several months earlier.

They were also informed saving the rundown building is crucial to moving ahead with building a marina near the Chesapeake Lofts. The Keller Building and Chesapeake Lofts are part of the downtown Paper District project.

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« Reply #106 on: February 08, 2007, 06:32:20 PM »
Both from the 1/10/07 Sandusky Register:


Historic office confirms it wants Keller repaired
By BRANDI BARHITE | Wednesday January 10 2007, 6:21am

SANDUSKY Getting a permit to build a marina hedges on renovating the rundown Keller Building, or some other condition, the state confirmed Tuesday.

Lisa Adkins, architectural reviews manager for the Ohio Historic Preservation Office, said the private money spent by Mid-States Development to replace the windows at the historic Chesapeake Lofts was allowed, but usually the Ohio Historic Preservation Office likes to be involved in rehabilitating a historic building.

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« Reply #107 on: February 08, 2007, 06:33:40 PM »
From the 1/19/07 Sandusky Register:


City hall project won't cost extra, Will says
By BRANDI BARHITE | Thursday January 18 2007, 11:13am

SANDUSKY City residents won't have to pitch in for the relocation of the municipal building.

At least that's what City Manager Mike Will has been working toward. It's also what Sandusky City Commission wants, Will said Thursday.

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Re: Sandusky-Erie Islands: Random Development News & Info
« Reply #108 on: February 08, 2007, 06:34:55 PM »
From the 1/28/07 Sandusky Register:


Sailing Club remembers past as future is built next door
Sunday January 28 2007, 3:28am
BRANDI BARHITE


SANDUSKY As the Sandusky Sailing Club celebrates its 75th birthday this year, it’s reminding people of how far it’s come.

City officials pushing to relocate city hall and build a waterfront community don’t know it all started with a one-room building built entirely by the members in 1933.

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Re: Sandusky-Erie Islands: Random Development News & Info
« Reply #109 on: February 08, 2007, 06:36:38 PM »
From the 1/31/07 Sandusky Register:


Marina District foes: Vote or nothing
By BRANDI BARHITE | Wednesday January 31 2007, 5:34am

SANDUSKY Citizens for Responsive Government continues to reject the proposed Marina District project.

In letters sent to the media, Sandusky City Commission was urged to either pull the plug on the project, place the issue on the May ballot or allow residents the opportunity to place the issue on the ballot.

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« Reply #110 on: February 08, 2007, 06:37:57 PM »
From the 2/8/07 Sandusky Register:


Marina District proponents start 'positive' Web site
By BRANDI BARHITE | Thursday February 08 2007, 9:10am

SANDUSKY The supporters of the proposed Marina District project are getting organized.

Members met Monday and in a news release Wednesday announced the group’s Web site, citizensforsanduskysfuture.com.

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Re: Sandusky-Erie Islands: Random Development News & Info
« Reply #111 on: February 20, 2007, 05:49:28 PM »
From the 1/3/07 Port Clinton News Herald:


Officials back water park plan
Council to make final call at Jan. 23 meeting

By KRISTINA SMITH
Staff writer


PORT CLINTON — City officials opted Tuesday to support a plan to build an indoor water park at Water Works Park instead of condominiums.

But City Council will not decide whether to approve Puller Group Inc. of Indianapolis’ proposal for the water park, 220-room, eight-story hotel with condominiums at the top and a 161-slip marina, until its Jan. 23 meeting, Council President Linda Hartlaub said.
And the debate, which has been heated at times, is far from over.

E-mail Kristina Smith at mksmith@gannett.com.
 
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Re: Sandusky-Erie Islands: Random Development News & Info
« Reply #112 on: February 20, 2007, 05:50:58 PM »
From the 1/4/07 Port Clinton News Herald:


Redfern: put focus on marina
State representative threatens to pull support from Water Works Park project

By KRISTINA SMITH
Staff writer


PORT CLINTON -- If City Council does not begin work on its public marina project at Water Works Park soon, it could lose $1.25 million in state funding, a state representative said.

Rep. Chris Redfern, D-Catawba Island, is upset Council is focusing on proposed developments -- namely the favored indoor water park -- for the property instead of the marina, its original goal.

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Re: Sandusky-Erie Islands: Random Development News & Info
« Reply #113 on: February 20, 2007, 05:54:10 PM »
Both from the 1/5/07 Port Clinton News Herald:


Puller Group ‘scary’
Redfern, Morgan make push for condo, retail plan for Water Works

By KRISTINA SMITH
Staff writer


PORT CLINTON — The developer that wants to build an indoor water park at Water Works Park has not cooperated with city officials and is “scary,” a councilman said
Thursday.

During a heated meeting at Ida Rupp Public Library, Councilman Jeff Morgan urged residents and officials not to support Puller Group Inc. of Indianapolis’ proposal for the lakefront park.

E-mail Kristina Smith at mksmith@gannett.com.

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Re: Sandusky-Erie Islands: Random Development News & Info
« Reply #114 on: February 20, 2007, 05:56:42 PM »
Both from the 1/6/07 Port Clinton News Herald:


Puller says city could not lose land
By KRISTINA SMITH
Staff writer


PORT CLINTON -- The city will not lose Water Works Park if a planned indoor water park and conference center there fails, the developer said Friday.

Although Councilman Jeff Morgan said Puller Group Inc. of Indianapolis' proposal indicates the city could forfeit the land to the bank, Company Executive Vice President Ken R. Puller said the water park and buildings are the pieces at risk.

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« Reply #115 on: February 20, 2007, 05:58:16 PM »
From the 1/10/07 Sandusky Register:


Port Clinton council stands by park project
By CHAUNCEY ALCORN | Wednesday January 10 2007, 6:21am

PORT CLINTON Despite passionate criticism and dissent from several members of the community, Port Clinton's city council refused to suspend the passing of the city's controversial Water Works park development project.

Many community members are upset because the water park project proposed by the Puller Co. was chosen over the Stonehenge Co.'s proposed condo development project to be put in the legislation.

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« Reply #116 on: February 20, 2007, 05:59:48 PM »
From the 1/18/07 Port Clinton News Herald:


Stonehenge gaining support
Former ODNR chief engineer warns Council of problems with Puller plan

By KRISTINA SMITH
Staff writer


PORT CLINTON -- A proposal to build condominiums above shops at Water Works Park would create thousands of dollars to revitalize downtown and its waterfront, an engineer said.

But if City Council chooses an indoor water park and hotel, the favored option, downtown will look the same after the structure is built as it does today, said Steven Carter, professional engineer for TriCar Ltd. of Hillard and part-time city resident.

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Re: Sandusky-Erie Islands: Random Development News & Info
« Reply #117 on: February 20, 2007, 06:01:41 PM »
From the 1/23/07 Port Clinton News Herald:


Council may decide on plan tonight
By KRISTINA SMITH
Staff writer


If City Council chooses condominiums for Water Works Park, it would have to sell pieces of the land to the developer, according to the city Planning Committee.

And the committee is not willing to give up the property, said member and Councilwoman Debbie Hymore-Tester.

E-mail Kristina Smith at mksmith@gannett.com.
 
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« Reply #118 on: February 20, 2007, 06:02:57 PM »
From the 1/24/07 Port Clinton News Herald:


Council accepts Puller plan
By KRISTINA SMITH
Staff writer


After weeks of discussion and debate, City Council chose an indoor water park, hotel and conference center Tuesday instead of condominiums and retail space for Water Works Park.

The city could begin negotiating the details of the venture with developer Puller Group Inc. of Indianapolis by early March, Council President Linda Hartlaub said. Council hired Cleveland law firm Squire Sanders and Dempsey for $100,000 to help with the deal.

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« Reply #119 on: February 20, 2007, 06:05:31 PM »
Both from the 2/1/07 Port Clinton News Herald:


Group pushing for ballot issue
By KRISTINA SMITH
Staff writer


PORT CLINTON -- A group of city residents and a former councilman joined Wednesday to stop a planned indoor water park at Water Works Park.

The group of 21 decided after meeting Wednesday night at Ida Rupp Public Library to circulate petitions in order to put a referendum, an election issue where residents can reject or uphold a decision their public officials made, on the November ballot.

E-mail Kristina Smith at mksmith@gannett.com.
 
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« Reply #120 on: February 20, 2007, 06:06:59 PM »
From the 2/8/07 Port Clinton News Herald:


Committee discussing park project possibilities
By KRISTINA SMITH
Staff writer


PORT CLINTON -- An amphitheater, boat launch and outdoor cafe are some of the possibilities city officials could negotiate into the planned indoor water park development at Water Works Park.

The city Planning Committee discussed those and other options to improve the park Wednesday during its meeting at Ida Rupp Public Library.

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Re: Sandusky-Erie Islands: Random Development News & Info
« Reply #121 on: February 21, 2007, 10:56:28 AM »
Grasscat, do you know what happened to Z's Tin Goose Saloon? I was in downtown PC last weekend and sad to see it replaced by "Dr. Ricks Lounge."  I did a google search and found nothing on Z's closing down.

I hope they make the right decision with the whole waterpark vs. condo's issue. Port Clinton is a neat town with a great vibe.

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« Reply #122 on: February 21, 2007, 12:52:08 PM »
From the 2/21/07 Sandusky Register:

Rieger Lofts delayed again
By BRANDI BARHITE | Wednesday February 21 2007, 6:33am

SANDUSKY The Rieger Lofts project is going to be delayed a little bit longer.

Developer Greg Spatz said before Gov. Bob Taft left office he signed a state historic tax bill allowing for credits up to 100 percent.  In order to get this money, the early application deadline is July, according to Spatz, president of U.S. Construction.  Originally, renovation on the former Sanduskian hotel, 242 Jackson St., was to start in the next month or two.  Now it might be as late as the fall.

The construction can’t start beforehand because it would make him ineligible for the funding.  The cost of the total project has grown to about $6 million, which includes 41 apartment lofts and 14,000 square feet of commercial space.  Once construction starts, the lofts could be finished in six months, Spatz said.

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Re: Sandusky-Erie Islands: Random Development News & Info
« Reply #123 on: February 23, 2007, 01:16:57 PM »
Grasscat, do you know what happened to Z's Tin Goose Saloon? I was in downtown PC last weekend and sad to see it replaced by "Dr. Ricks Lounge."  I did a google search and found nothing on Z's closing down.

I've never been to Port Clinton and I'm not familiar with any of the local spots.  And from what I remember, I don't recall seeing any news about that.
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« Reply #124 on: February 23, 2007, 06:04:07 PM »
Community input sought on water trail
Toledo Blade, 2/22/07

The planning process for a proposed water trail in East Sandusky Bay is under way.  Officials from Erie MetroParks and the city of Sandusky are planning what Ohio may recognize as a navigable waterway, complete with recreational, natural, historical, or educational stops along the way.

Plans have the trail hugging the southern coastline of the bay, starting near Pipe Creek and ending in the Steinen Wildlife Area.  As part of the development process, metropark and city officials ask interested community members for their input to assist planners. Comments and questions are welcome during three upcoming events at Sandusky's City Hall, 222 Meigs Street.
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« Reply #125 on: February 23, 2007, 06:58:25 PM »
Bigger digs for county court
Sandusky Register, 2/22/07

County Court Judge Paul Lux will get the expanded building his growing court operation needs -- and it likely will be in a new location.  The judge presented plans Wednesday to the Erie County Commissioners for a new building that will provide more than twice as much space as the court's current location on Mason Road just west of U.S. 250.

Lux's county court, a municipal court which serves eight communities, has 3,350 square feet.  The new building will add 4,300 square feet, for a total of 7,800, said Allen Jackson, facilities manager for Erie County.  Lux said he already lacks the space he needs and expects caseloads will only grow. The Ohio General Assembly has enacted a law transforming his part-time court into a full-time operation, beginning Jan. 1 next year.
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Re: Sandusky-Erie Islands: Random Development News & Info
« Reply #126 on: March 23, 2007, 06:26:26 PM »
From the 1/25/07 Port Clinton News Herald:

Prospect of more jobs has some residents excited at the possibilities
By MATT SANCTIS
Staff writer


In a small, quiet corner of the Ideal Bakery in Gibsonburg on Wednesday, a few locals gathered, taking a break to relax and sip coffee.  Few local residents were aware that a Colorado company is considering investing $180 million into the construction of an ethanol plant on the northern edge of the village, but nearly everyone agreed that any project to bring in more jobs could only benefit the area.

No decision has been made, but Donald Panter, vice president of technology for Boulder, Colo.-based Renewable Agricultural Energy, said Gibsonburg is among two or three front-runners in contention for the plant.  No other potential site is in Ohio, he said, although he declined to name other sites the company is also considering.

Panter said a decision could be reached within four to six weeks at the earliest.  The plant itself would take up about 30 acres on a plot of land along Sandusky County Road 85 west of Ohio 300.

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« Reply #127 on: April 05, 2007, 06:50:03 PM »
Monroe School sold at auction
Sandusky Register, 3/21/07

The former Monroe Elementary School will become a community center of sorts, if all goes according to plan.  The bidding for the property at Tuesday's auction started at $50,000 and ended with the highest bid of $136,000 by Kim Yahn, who bid on behalf of Porter Richards.  Richards, president of The Sanctuary and senior pastor at the Sandusky Church of God, said he hopes to turn the site into a community center.

Richards said he would like the building to become a place where everyone can go, from young people to senior citizens.  He would like to have computer and other educational classes for children to attend and activities for senior citizens, so they have somewhere to go while their families are at work during the day.
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« Reply #128 on: April 11, 2007, 02:40:14 PM »
Federal funds to help improve city’s housing stock
By JANET NGUYEN | Wednesday April 11 2007, 12:05pm

Love this aerial shot of Sandusky, by the way:
http://www.sanduskyregister.com/content/articles/2007/04/11/local_news/doc461cb477681ae720501592.jpg

Sandusky - Improving the condition of the city’s housing stock tops the priorities listed in its action plan.  Other priorities listed in the plan include continuing the revolving loan fund, a program that provides loans to businesses, creating new jobs and continuing progress on the city’s pedestrian path.

The plan, funded through a federal program that provides money to help local governments improve conditions in lower income areas, is an update to the five-year consolidated plan the city submitted in 2004.  The plan was presented at Monday evening’s city commission meeting.  Beginning July 1, the city is slated to receive $829,616 from the grant - about $3,000 more than last year.

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« Reply #129 on: April 12, 2007, 01:15:00 AM »
wow, that aerial photo is amazing. I think I just n----d myself...

It basically solidifies why I think Sandusky is Ohio's greatest city.
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« Reply #130 on: April 12, 2007, 10:20:49 AM »
^ It's nice to have a website dedicated to Sand-town's revitalization!!!! ^

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« Reply #131 on: April 12, 2007, 11:11:41 PM »
From the 4/12/07 Sandusky Register:

* PHOTO: A locally-themed restaurant serving the full Starbucks menu is planned for the former Webers building at 129 W. Market St. in downtown Sandusky.

Condos and coffee coming downtown
By LAURA COLLINS | Thursday April 12 2007, 11:49am

SANDUSKY The former home to Weber's Fine Fashions is being transformed into a restaurant with Starbucks on the menu and condos on the second and third floors.  The building's ownership changed in February when Pamela (Baaske) Frisch purchased the property at 129 W. Market St. from Larry Aaron for $235,000.  Frisch said she plans to open Yesteryears, a casual restaurant that will celebrate Sandusky with old town pictures and artifacts on the walls.

Yesteryears will serve the full Starbucks menu, including its signature flavored hot and cold beverages.  A 1973 graduate of Sandusky High School, Frisch hopes the restaurant will be a fun place for Sandusky natives to enjoy.  "I want it to be a hometown restaurant. I think it will be cozier and comfier," Frisch said.

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« Reply #132 on: April 13, 2007, 01:29:51 PM »
wow, a lot is going on in Sandusky these days. It's very impressive for a city of 30,000 and a total MSA of just 140,000 (making it third in NW Ohio). Sandusky proves that size doesn't always matter. Keep it coming!
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« Reply #133 on: April 13, 2007, 02:09:38 PM »
^Agreed, size doesn't really matter!

And not to be too knit-picky..........but the Sandusky MSA (which is just Erie County) has a population of only about 79,000.  Nonetheless, its nice to see things be redeveloped!

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« Reply #134 on: April 16, 2007, 10:11:32 PM »
What part of the county are you from?-I grew up off of Perkins Ave in Sandusky, but my parents moved to Berlin Heights when I was 16 (my mom got transferred to Cleveland, my dad worked at Union Chain on the western side of Sandusky), and I graduated from Edison in '97. 
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I'm glad to have a fellow Erie County area person on the board!

You're not the only one originally from Erie County...nor are you the only one that graduated from Edison in '97.....PM me sometime....

In regards to the project...we'll have to see if some of the political obstacles can be overcome before this becomes a reality.  It's nice to have a website, but I'd like to see some real change...

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« Reply #135 on: April 27, 2007, 06:37:34 PM »
From the 4/27/07 Lorain Morning Journal:

182,000-square-foot tower will add 74 patient rooms
By RICHARD PAYERCHIN, Sandusky Bureau Chief
04/27/2007


SANDUSKY -- Firelands Regional Medical Center's newest project is towering over Sandusky.  The hospital's board of directors held a ''hard hat party'' last night to preview the new five-story patient tower under construction.  The project will add 74 new patient rooms and dozens of support areas in the 182,000-square-foot tower.
 
''We are quite pleased with the progress on the hospital's master facility plan,'' said William Springer, chairman of the board of corporate parent Firelands Regional Health System.  ''The size and scope of this project are phenomenal,'' Springer said.  The tower's exterior is largely complete, but inside it remains a working construction site loaded with tools, conduit, pipes electrical wires and insulation.

More at http://www.morningjournal.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=18269181&BRD=1699&PAG=461&dept_id=46371&rfi=6
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« Reply #136 on: May 01, 2007, 12:37:39 AM »
From the 4/30/07 Sandusky Register:

No new money for Sandusky schools
By LAURA COLLINS
lauracollins@sanduskyregister.com | Monday April 30 2007, 9:30pm


SANDUSKY -- Local school districts looking for funding help from the state are seeing zeros instead of dollar signs. 

Gov. Ted Strickland’s proposed school funding plan for the next two years includes little or no funding increases for schools in Erie, Huron, Ottawa, Seneca and Sandusky counties.  With the exception of Danbury and Kelleys Island schools, most schools in the area will get between a zero and 10-percent increase in funding.

Sandusky City Schools Treasurer Troy Bouts expected as much.  “I predicted that we would see very little change,” Bouts said.  For the current fiscal year, Sandusky City Schools received $15.5 million in state funding.  It will receive the same amount for fiscal year 2008 and $16.3 million for 2009 — an increase of 5 percent.

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« Reply #137 on: May 10, 2007, 12:36:47 AM »
Fitness center, deck part of project for assisted living community on west side
Sandusky Register, 5/3/07

The Commons of Providence plans to break ground next week on a $500,000 project that will give its residents a place to gather, socialize and exercise.  The assisted living and retirement community has plans to build a clubhouse that will cover more than 4,000 square feet of the property's northwest end. The clubhouse will include a fitness center, a game room, a meeting room with a capacity of more than 100 people, a fireplace, comfortable furniture and a cappuccino and coffee machine.

Also slated for construction is a deck overlooking the property's 5.5-acre pond, a pavilion with a gas grill and a paved three-quarter mile walking path.  Executive director Steve Terrell hopes residents will gain lifelong learning, socialization and wellness experiences with the new expansion.  The clubhouse will cater the nearly 200 residents at the Commons and an additional 130 residents at Providence Care Center located on Hayes Avenue. Family members and non-profits will also be welcome to use the facility.
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« Reply #138 on: May 11, 2007, 07:01:12 PM »
From the 2/15/07 Sandusky Register:


City seeks word of Keller building
By BRANDI BARHITE | Thursday February 15 2007, 5:49am

SANDUSKY City commissioners continue to seek reassurance on the stability of the Keller Building.

"I guess my concern is an ordinance was passed and it has been six months since anything was done," said Vice Mayor Dannie Edmon.

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« Reply #139 on: May 11, 2007, 07:03:35 PM »
From the 2/25/07 Sandusky Register:


PROGRESS: Hinde & Dauch legacy will live on in Paper District
By BRANDI BARHITE | Sunday February 25 2007, 1:42am

SANDUSKY The Hinde & Dauch Paper Co. will continue to live on through the development of the Paper District, a waterfront community of condos, retail, restaurants and boating.

But years ago when downtown Sandusky was a hub of manufacturing, The Hinde & Dauch Paper Co. was a focal point.

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