Ward 1's voters rejectall three ballot issuesWard 1 residents voted down all three of the issues on the May 8 ballot, according to figures provided by Mayor Lynn McGill in his report to City Council on May 14.Voters in that ward rejected Issue 2, the schools replacement levy, by 118 to 90; Issue 9, the Route 43 south rezoning issue, 105 to 99; and Issue 10, the Route 306-Treat Road rezoning, 110 to 95.The only other area in town where an issue was defeated was Ward 5, which voted 253 to 248 against Issue 9. All three issues passed citywide by margins ranging from 55 percent to 60 percent positive votes.Greenways session setThe Aurora and Streetsboro areas will be the focus of a Portage County Park District planning meeting tonight (May 23) at 7 at Henry Defer Intermediate School in Streetsboro.Highlights of the gathering will include discussions about Aurora's and Streetsboro's place in the countywide parks, trails and greenways plan. For details, call 330-297-7728.Summer reading clubsset for children, adultsSummer reading clubs are just around the corner for Portage County District Library's young patrons. Registration begins May 30 at most of the branches.Activities begin June 13. There will be plenty of activities planned at each branch, including programs by Zap the Magician, Outback Ray and his amazing animals and Kent State University's summer stock group presenting "Just So Stories."Adults are invited to participate in an adult reading club. Those who read four books by July 18 will be entered into a drawing for a grand prize. You can choose fiction, non-fiction, biographies or audiobooks. Logs will be available June 13.For more information about this and other library programs, visit the PCDL's Web site at www.portagelibrary.org. Aurora is one of six branches of the library.City meetings plannedThe following city government meetings are coming up: Tonight (May 23) -- civil service commission at 6:30; May 24 -- architectural board of review at 7 p.m.; May 29 -- City Council at 7 p.m.The civil service and architectural board meetings will be at the fire station, while City Council's session will be back at Town Hall after a month-long renovation of Council chambers.Library closed May 28Aurora Library will be closed on Memorial Day (May 28). Regular hours will resume May 29.Regular hours are as follows: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Fridays.The library is closed on Sundays and legal holidays.The Friends of the Library's next book sale will be June 8 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and June 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.Variance deadlines setLocal residents and/or businesses who need a zoning variance for properties are reminded that the deadline to get on the board of zoning appeals' June 13 agenda is today (May 23). To get on the board's July 11 meeting agenda, the deadline is June 20. For further information, call planning-zoning-building department secretary Sue Dom-beck at 330-562-9636.Fees listed for gazebo,pavilion, boat rentalsThe city charges rental fees for Sunny Lake Park pavilions, the Bicentennial Park gazebo and the Breezy Point Park gazebo unless a group is one of several which are fee-exempt.Resident fees for the Sunny Lake pavilions are: $75 for one to 50 people and $1 per person for 51 to 249 people; $1,500 for 250-plus people. Gazebo rental is $50 for the first hour and $25 for each additional hour.Boat launching at Sunny Lake is free for residents and $5 for non-residents. Fishing boat rental is $10 for up to four hours, $15 for all day and $200 per day for up to 10 boats. Paddle boat rental is $10 for one hour, $15 for two hours and $60 for all day (maximum of three boats).Cornhole tourney setover holiday weekendResidents are reminded a Memorial Day weekend cornhole tournament will be May 25 and 26 at Aurora Commons. It is sponsored by Northcoast Corn-hole and the Papous Tap & Grill.Open division is for mixed doubles 18 years and older with an entry fee of $50 per team. Teen division is for mixed doubles ages 13 to 17 with a $30 entry fee per team, and youth division is for 12 and under with an entry fee of $10 per player.Advanced registration is required and can be done online by visiting www.-northcoastcornhole.com.