- TDN Reports: Toledo Voters Reject Fourth Bond
- MAPS Program Seeks Summer Teachers
- Today: Library Book N’ Bake Sale
- Thursday: Toledo School Board Convenes
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
- Planning Commission Apps Deadline Thursday
- Reader Comment On Restricted Planning Commission Candidacy
Napping in the sun with Tim!
Tuesday night’s ballot count stands at 1,391 votes, with 714 favoring the measure, 51.33%. A
supermajority of 60% is required for passage. TDN reports Toledo Voters Reject Fourth Bond.
Updated results posted after 8 p.m. at https://results.vote.wa.gov/results/current/lewis/.
MAP Enrichment Programs shared: MAP enrichment programs is looking for summer outdoor adventure camp volunteers and class instructors.
If you have one hour, 20 hours or 5 weeks to share you can help! Please let me know if you are interested in attending an informational meeting and I will send you an invite. You can attend either meeting:
March 23 (Friday) at 6:30 p.m.
March 31 (Saturday) at 11 a.m.
M.A.P. stands for "Multisensory Academic Partnerships". M.A.P. provides enrichment programs and after-school classes for children in rural areas.
Today: Toledo Market Fresh claims “Nothing says "I love you" more than Handcrafted Chocolate Covered Strawberries!!!”
Cafe Aromaz offers Valentine's Special:
Bonanza BBQ & Catering, Donna’s Place, & Chimi’s Family Restaurant feature Valentine’s Day Special meals. Click on links for details.
Gallery 505 February Exhibit:
Toledo Mighty Fine Seniors meet 1 p.m. second Wednesdays monthly to take care of the business end of things. Contact Diana,
Toledo Park Board meets 3 p.m. second Wednesdays monthly at City Hall Council Chambers. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (360)864-4564 for special accommodations.
Also Today: The Chip Guy says “THE FOOD WAREHOUSE WILL BE OPEN (TODAY) FEB 14TH, AT 5:00 PM. PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE 4:45 PM.”
Cowlitz Prairie Grange 6:30 p.m. meeting is a potluck second Wednesdays monthly, cake-and-ice-cream affair fourth Wednesdays. Getting in gear for the 52nd Gas Show and Threshing Bee August 26-28. Grange Hall at 5180 Jackson Highway. Contact Sandy Bickar, (360)864-2601.
Thursday: The regularly scheduled Toledo School Board Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the Toledo Middle School library. The public is invited to attend.
The Toledo School District Board of Directors will conduct a SPECIAL BOARD MEETING Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the Toledo Middle School library. The public is invited to attend.
District Calendar Events:
- February 15 - BOD Special Meeting 6 PM - Regular Meeting 7 PM
- February 16 - NO SCHOOL
- February 19 - NO SCHOOL - Presidents Day
- February 26 - ACT Late Start
- March 5 - 9 - Mobile Smile (Sign up by February 23)
- March 8 - THS Mr T Pageant 7 PM
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Feed: February 25 (Sunday) Toledo Senior Center serves up their Annual Clam Chowder/Potato Soup Feed. Doors open 1:00 - 4:00 PM or until sold out.
$8 includes cornbread or homemade roll plus dessert.
Fun: April 8 Fifth Annual Ladies Tea tix now on sale $20. Hurry, these sell out fast!
Your continued support is critical as Lewis County Seniors move into their first year as a self-supporting non-profit entity. Toledo Senior Center aims to meet their $700/month obligation to keep the lights on with monthly breakfasts, community meals, classes and special events.
Check out their 2018 Calendar of Community Events.
Furthermore: Open & ready for business! Check out A Second Time Around Thrift Store benefiting Lewis County Senior Centers at 749 S Market Street, Chehalis, Washington 98532.
Fun: Toledo High School’s incomparable Mr T Pageant returns 7 PM March 8. Be amazed at the talent, innovation, and sheer hilarity guaranteed to knock the rust off your funny bone.
Finally: Toledo School District shares: Low-cost dental services for children coming to Winlock.
For The Future: TES PTO Kids Garden is looking for garden sponsors, which ensures the continuation and improvement of this awesome program. If your family or business is interested, the form is below.
* Garden Sponsor Form 2017-18.docx
A reader comments: It is my belief that the Planning Commission puts itself at a disadvantage by stating the vacancy in their ranks must be filled by " ... a citizen of the corporate City limits of Toledo". I personally know a highly educated and forward thinking person of worldly experience that would be a real asset in Toledo's Planning Commission BUT, he lives just outside the 'City limits' and is therefore denied application. There is some great talent missed by having this 'City limits' rule. For example, did you know the most active Common Ground Toledo (CGT) members who have taken an interest in making the downtown planters and gardens in the downtown area itself DO NOT live in the 'City limits'? There are some very caring and valuable Toledo citizens IN Toledo, and outside the 'City limits'. Toledo's loss if it is not seen fit to include them in the Planning Commission application process. Thank you.
~ L.S. Bird-Sonne
Closing February 15:
City of Toledo announces a vacancy on the Planning Commission:
The City of Toledo is seeking one person to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission acts as an advisory body to the City Council on all land use, and comprehensive planning issues. The Commission is specifically responsible for providing recommendations on subdivisions, zoning, annexation requests, reviewing and approving conditional use permits, approving business license, and is an integral part of the implementation of the Growth Management Act. The vacancy must be filled by a citizen of the corporate City limits of Toledo. All candidates must be a minimum of 18 years old and a registered voter.
If you are interested in the vacancy on the Toledo Planning Commission, please submit a letter of interest to: Mayor Steve Dobosh, City of Toledo, PO Box 236, Toledo, Washington 98591 or drop off a letter at Toledo City Hall, 130 North Second Street, Toledo. If you have additional questions regarding this vacancy, contact Toledo City Hall at (360) 864-4564.
Recommendation will be made from candidates for approval by City Council.
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