The value of building projects for which permits were issued by the city in March totaled $2.24 million, according to secretary Ruth Dennison's monthly report.The building department reported permits were issued for two single-family homes, one condominium unit, four additions and alterations and one above-ground pool.Residential projects were valued at $900,000, commercial projects at $1.04 million and industrial projects at $305,000.Commercial projects were an office-retail building proposed by Aurora Center at 323 E. Garfield Road, interior alterations for Developers Diversified at Barrington Town Square and ballfield dugouts for the city of Aurora.Industrial projects included interior alterations for PartsSource, wall repair for McMaster-Carr, a kitchen for Technical Consumer Products and free-standing equipment for Robeck.Licenses granted included 19 for general work, four for electrical and three each for heating-air conditioning and plumbing.Revenue includes building permits, $13,454; licenses, $2,900; impact fees, $2,286; state fees, $239; and miscellaneous, $372.WITH completion depo-sits of $2,505 and topography deposits of $15,000, total building department revenue was $36,756.Residential inspections totaled 185 and commercial inspections 95 for 280 overall.Police Chief Seth Rie-waldt reported 16 Part I offenses occurred in March, including 14 thefts and one each robbery and assault.Other offenses included fraud-identity theft (seven incidents), domestic violence (six), vandalism and criminal mischief (five) and missing persons (two).Officers filed 121 reports, handled 119 traffic-related tasks and 119 criminal-type calls, performed 1,361 service-related activities and handled a total of 1,599 tasks.Police responded to 19 traffic accidents, none of which involved injuries. There was one vehicle-deer accident.Thirty-eight adults were charged with criminal activity, while 123 adults and 10 juveniles were cited for traffic violations. Five juveniles were deemed to be unruly, five were declared delinquent and 18 were referred to juvenile court.Officers drove police vehicles 21,205 miles in March, bringing the total for the first three months of 2007 to 61,120, compared to 52,310 in 2006.Fire Chief David Barnes reported his crews responded to 30 fire alarms in March and 113 rescue calls, and made nine fire prevention inspections.Cardiovascular pain and trauma, and lacerations were the No. 1 reason for rescue calls (19 incidents each), followed by breathing difficulties (17), sudden illness (16) and dizziness (five).THIRTY-FIVE trips were made to St. Vincent Emergency Center in Solon, 19 to Hillcrest Hospital, seven to Robinson Memorial, five to Bedford, three to Marymount and one to Southpointe. One person was transported by helicopter.During fire prevention inspections, hazards found included fire alarm systems out of service and exposed electrical wiring. Correction notices were served to two persons.Service department secretary Karen Stacko reported cemetery receipts for March were $585, including $283.50 for sales of grave-sites, $207 for foundations and $94.50 for perpetual care.Water and sewer permit revenue for March was $27,999, with individuals leading the way with $17,373 and Homestead next at $10,626.Stacko reported that 444 tons of trash and 117 tons of recyclables were collected in March, a 79 percent to 21 percent ratio. In the first three months of the year,1,221 tons of trash and 353 tons of recyclables were collected.