DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP - Residents will have to wait a while longer to find out what a new Wal-Mart Supercenter might look like after Trustee Lee Speidel told township staff he wasn't going to participate in a meeting without plans in hand.
The meeting between township trustees and Wal-Mart representatives scheduled for Thursday has been canceled. Speidel - one of two trustees voting on the issue - said plans needed to be submitted to the township at least 10 days in advance because it is part of an ongoing site plan review.
Since the meeting was only for looking at pictures of building designs, Trustee Randy Kuvin said he didn't think the 10 days was necessary. That stipulation also was never included in the conditions trustees set when they approved the Supercenter for Mason-Montgomery Road, Kuvin said.
After eight months of public debate, trustees approved plans for the Supercenter in June. But their OK came with the conditions that the facade and a fuel station would need an additional approval.
No new meeting date has been announced.
Library switching to new catalog
Material cannot be renewed, cards issued, or its catalog accessed while the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County undergoes major changes Aug. 1-8.
Cardholders will not be able to place reserves or have items sent from one location to another while the library prepares for its final transition from its old catalog system to a new one.
All library agencies will be closed Aug. 7-8 while final preparations are made.
Overdue material may be returned and all items borrowed will not be due that week. People can still check out materials if they already have a library card and access all information (except for the catalog) on the library's Web site, www.CincinnatiLibrary.org.
Residents can help develop disaster plan
OWENSVILLE - The village is inviting business owners and residents to help the community develop a plan for natural disasters.
A meeting to begin the process of developing the plan will be 5 p.m. Aug. 17at the village's town hall, 115 West Main St.
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