Group is forming to stop Swanton merger effort


SWANTON A Stop the Merger committee is organizing in the Swanton area in opposition to a proposal to merge the village of Swanton and the surrounding townships in Fulton and Lucas counties.

The group s chairman, John F. Weber, a retired plant manager and human resources director from Fulton Township, said he and others plan to be at a 7 p.m. meeting in the Swanton High auditorium tomorrow when a presentation is made by Neil Toeppe, executive director of the Swanton Area Chamber of Commerce.

The last meeting on Jan. 18 drew a standing-room-only crowd.