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Public Officials

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Rick C. Amos, Trustee
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Nancy L. Steele, Trustee
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Robert J. Dawson, Trustee
Verdi Photography-1729-2Christine J. Page, Fiscal Officer
 Last updated September 23, 2020



Lake County General Health District (posted September 23rd)

Click here for COVID-19 in Lake County report as of September 23th.

Maple Street Construction (posted September 15th)

Construction work on Maple Street will commence Wednesday, September 16th near the Southern set of rail road tracks. Maple Street will be temporarily closed from September 16th to October 2nd. Local traffic only. Please use Main Street/ Narrows Road for thru traffic.

Park Concession Stand- New Hours (posted September 4th)

Break by the Lake Park Concession Stand will be closed in the evenings beginning Tuesday, September 8th. Lunch will be open, 11-2 through September 27th. Last Sunday breakfast will be September 27th.

South Ridge Road Waterline Replacement 425-W (posted August 13th)

Lake County Department of Utilities has hired a contractor, D.B. Bentley, Inc. to replace aging waterline along South Ridge Road from Narrows Road to Maple Street.  The construction is anticipated to begin August 17th and continue through January 2021.  The contractor is responsible for maintaining traffic and minimizing disruptions.  Roads will not be closed to local traffic during construction.  Please prepare for short delays and periods of limited service.  The contractor will notify you of periods of limited access or service disruption.  This will occur when the water main directly in front of your property is being worked on and when your service line is being re-connected.  If you have any questions during construction contact Brian Cook at 440-350-2652.

Vrooman Road Bridge Project Update (posted June 15th; revised June 16th)

On Wednesday, June 17th, the new traffic signals at the intersection of SR-84 (South Ridge Rd), Lane Road and newly relocated Vrooman Road will be activated.

Although it was originally announced that the new Vrooman Road Bridge would open on Thursday, June 18th, due to some scheduling of work issues, the bridge opening has been been pushed back to Monday, June 22nd, in the afternoon  to southbound traffic.  This will allow traffic to travel from SR-84 to IR-90 using Vrooman Road.  At the same time, northbound Vrooman Road will be closed at IR-90 to all traffic.  Not even local traffic will be allowed to enter at this point.  All traffic will have to detour via IR-90, SR-44 and SR-84.  The project is scheduled for an October completion at which time all will be opened.

Press Release – Lake County Sheriff Tip Line (posted May 6th)

Township Yard Waste Drop-off location (posted April 3rd)

The Township Yard Waste Drop-off location will open for the season on Saturday, April 4th.  Hours are as follows:  Saturday – 8:00 am – 2:00 pm and Wednesday from Noon – 3:00 pm.  This is for residents only!  No landscapers or commercial hauler are permitted to use this service.

Senior Citizens Beware (posted July 26th)

The Trustees have been advised of a Medicare card scam that is occurring in our area. Scammers impersonating Medicare employees have been calling senior citizens requesting personal information such as a date of birth or Social Security number to upgrade your Medicare card from a paper to a plastic card which Medicare doesn’t actually offer.

What the scammers really want, of course, is to get personal or financial information for the purposes of identity theft or outright theft. To thwart a Medicare card scam, follow some basic precautions.

*Don’t share your Medicare or Social Security number (or other personal information) with anyone who contacts you out of the blue by phone or email, or shows up unannounced at your door.

*Don’t send or give your old Medicare card to anyone. Impostors may claim you need to return it. The government doesn’t need your old card back and recommends that you destroy it.

*Don’t believe a caller is a Medicare employee simply because he or she knows some information about you. Scammers will have done their homework.

Vrooman Road Bridge Construction (posted Dec. 21, 2018)

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Board Opportunities

From time to time, Perry Township has opportunities for residents to serve on different boards.  The openings are generally residents of the Township that are appointed by the Board of Trustees.  Some of the Boards included are the Perry Area Joint Recreation Board, the Zoning Commission, Perry Economic Development Council, Board of Zoning Appeals and the Perry Fall Festival.

If you would be interested in serving on a Board in the future, please send a letter of interest to the attention of the Perry Township Administrator.  We will keep it on file for when such an opening exists.