Peggy Kiefer

Grove Sun

The fi rst order of business at the Grove Economic Development Authority meeting

on July 18 was to swear in its newest trustee, Mike Lewandowski. Shortly after his swearing in he was nominated by Bob Henkle and voted in as Vice-Chairman.

The authority unanimously approved the waiver of fee schedule for Delaware County Community Partnership (DCCP) for use of the Grove Civic Center on July 25 and 26 for the “Back to School Fair” event on July 26. “This is a very worthwhile activity. Of all the activities in the community, few are as important as this one, said Henkle. DCCP had over 500 participate in the event last year and they expect over 750 students to come to this county-wide event this year.

Trustees also approved authorizing Bruce Johnson to present the current Economic Development Plan to city council “as is” noting that retirement and higher education sections are still being fi nished.

The last item on the agenda was approval of an extension of Due Diligence Period in

connection with the Agreement of Sale between GEDA and Robert M. Gold, M.D. Staff explained to the trustees that current plans for the purchase of the lot are to build a dialysis center and the buyer is asking for the extension to have a required environmental assessment completed on the lot due to a farm pond that was on the property years ago. This was also unanimously approved.