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The massive retaining wall for the Licking Fire Company’s new seven-bay fire station on Ohio 13 is now complete. Beacon photo by Charles Prince.

The massive retaining wall for the Licking Fire Company’s new seven-bay fire station on Ohio 13 is now complete. Beacon photo by Charles Prince.

JACKSONTOWN – Licking Township Trustees wrapped up 2017 Monday night.

They unanimously reappointed Robert Hansberger to the Licking Township Board of Zoning Appels for a five-year term thru the end of 2022. Dale Ours was unanimously reappointed to the Licking Township Zoning Commission for a five-year term thru the end of 2022. Trustees also agreed to advertise again for residents willing to serve on the Zoning Commission. Two positions are open.

Two letters of interest were received for the Zoning Clerk opening. President Joe Hart suggested pushing that decision into January. Trustees John Holman and Dave Miller agreed.

In his report, Zoning Inspector Forrest Cooperrider turned in t permits. Three are for new homes and the other is for a room addition.

Trustees also discussed the construction status for the Licking Township Fire Company’s new seven-bay station. The massive retaining wall is complete and the floor has been poured for the living quarters portion of the building. Trustees also approved the second draw request from Robertson Construction for $139,684.

Trustees set their 2018 organizational meeting for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, in the cafeteria at Eagle Wings Academy, Ohio 13, Jackson-


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