AURORA — Trelleborg’s new building on Lena Drive pushed the value of building projects for which permits were issued in February to $13.6 million, the city’s planning-zoning-building department reported.
The new building is valued at $11.2 million. Interior alterations at Pure Bliss on New Hudson Drive was valued at $100,000 and residential permits were valued at $2.3 million.
The residential projects included seven single-family homes, eight alterations and one utility building.
Seventy-one licenses were granted, including 46 for general work, 12 for plumbing, 10 for electrical work and three for heating-air conditioning.
Revenue included $46,307 for building permits, $7,100 for licenses, $6,468 in impact fees, $10 for miscellaneous, $1,009 in state fees, $5,800 from completion deposits and $35,000 from topography deposits for a total of $101,695.
City employees performed 382 residential and 44 commercial-industrial inspections in February.
Meanwhile, Police Chief Brian Byard reported 12 Part I — the most serious — offenses were reported during the month, including 10 thefts and two assaults.
Other offenses included domestic disputes and fraud-identity theft (six each), domestic physical incidents (two) and vandalism, drug abuse and disorderly conduct (one each).
Officers filed 101 reports, , handled 384 traffic-related and 131 criminal type calls and 964 service-related activities for a total of 1,479 calls. Dispatchers handled 1,516 matters.
Out of 15 traffic crashes investigated, only one involved injuries, and there was one vehicle-deer accident.
Two adults were arrested for theft, two for domestic violence, one for drug abuse and six on other charges. Officers served four warrants.
Officers cited 96 adults for traffic violations, with speed being the No. 1 category (31 citations) and driving under suspension at six. Officers made 260 traffic stops and issued one parking citation.
Three juveniles were cited to juvenile court for traffic violations.
Fire Chief David Barnes reported his crews responded to 43 fire alarms and 118 rescue calls and made 37 fire prevention inspections. There was no monetary fire loss.
Crews made 43 trips to Cleveland Clinic-Twinsburg, 16 to University Hospitals-Twinsbgurg, 14 to UH Ahuja Medical Center, eight to Hillcrest Hospital, seven to UH Portage and one each to Akron Children’s, Marymount and Bedford hospitals.
During fire prevention inspections, hazards found included fire extinguishers and fire alarms out of service, emergency lighting not functional, lack of exit signs, exit doors blocked, misuse of power strips, too many extension cords in a socket and damaged ceiling tiles.
Twenty-five correction notices were written.
Cemetery receipts in March totaled $2,262, including $$2,110 for vault interments and $152 for interments.
Water and sewer hookup permits brought in $133,902. Commercial hookups produced the most revenue — $73,324 — while Hawthorn was next at $35,696. The Hawkin and Homestead subdivisions were in the $12,000 to $13,000 range.
Contractors picked up 385 tons of trash and 116 tons of recyclables, a 77 percent to 23 percent ratio. For the first two months of the 2018, 868 tons of trash and 260 tons of recyclables have been collected.
Reporter Ken Lahmers can be reached at 330-541-9400 Ext. 4189 or firstname.lastname@example.org