State Representative Lisa Sobecki asked that we share this with all of you who signed postcards: “Rep. Lisa Sobecki thanks everyone who signed and sent a postcard regarding the Cullen Park/Grassy Islands H2Ohio projects and for sharing their concerns. Additionally, constituents are more than welcome to contact Rep. Sobecki’s office at either (614) 644-6017 or firstname.lastname@example.org as… Continue reading Thank you from State Representative Lisa Sobecki
Ohio State Representative Michael Sheehy tried to respond to each person who signed a postcard
Ohio State Representative Michael Sheehy received a set of the postcards signed by so many of you on behalf of Stop the Swamp. Representative Sheehy requested the contact information for everyone who signed a postcard because he strives to respond directly to messages from his constituents. While we were not able to provide him that information, we thought it was… Continue reading Ohio State Representative Michael Sheehy tried to respond to each person who signed a postcard
Ohio State Senator Theresa Fedor Offers Continued Support
On August 12, 2012 several members of Stop the Swamp attended a meeting of the Lake Erie Waterkeepers at which Senator Fedor was a guest speaker. During the meeting Senator Fedor pledged her continuing support to our efforts to stop the swamps and offered more helpful suggestions on how to proceed. She also offered to… Continue reading Ohio State Senator Theresa Fedor Offers Continued Support
Meeting with Joy Mulinex
On Wednesday, August 4, 2021 Joy Mulinex, the Executive Director of the Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) met with Ann Foeller to listen to the reasons why the Cullen Park and Grassy Island projects should not go forward. Ms. Mulinex generously gave 2 hours of her time to go over the information, ask questions, and… Continue reading Meeting with Joy Mulinex
MetroParks Toledo pt. II
After meeting with representatives of Stop the Swamp, David Zenk and Matt Killam met with two more members of the community to discuss the impacts the wetlands will have on the local wildlife, specifically birding and fishing. A hearty Thank You! to Vee Stader for reaching out to Mr. Zenk and facilitating the meetings.
Today, David Zenk, Executive Director of MetroParks Toledo, and Matt Killam, Chief Outreach Officer for MetroParks Toledo came to Point Place and met with two representatives of Stop the Swamp. The meeting focused on the reasons why the public does not want these wetlands constructed in the Maumee Bay. Director Zenk and Chief Killam will… Continue reading MetroParks Toledo
A special thank-you goes out to Ohio State Representatives Lisa Sobecki, Paula Hicks-Hudson and Michael Sheehy; our Toledo City Councilwoman Theresa Morris.; and Captain Kent Baker. On Saturday July 9, 2021, Captain Kent Baker took our elected officials on a boat tour of the wetland sites. They were very interested in the projects and what… Continue reading Boat Tour
Port Authority response to public records request
When the Port Authority refused to voluntarily produce copies of the studies, models, and reports used to design the wetlands and to evaluate their function and impact on the Maumee Bay, a Freedom of Information Act request was sent to the Port to obtain this information. This following is the response from the Port’s attorney:… Continue reading Port Authority response to public records request
Stop the Swamp Public Meeting a Success.
On June 10, 2021, Stop the Swamp held a public meeting to give the public the full facts about the Cullen Park and Grassy Island w. The hall was packed with over 200 people who came to listen. Several times the crowd burst into applause when facts that have been kept from the public by… Continue reading Stop the Swamp Public Meeting a Success.