The Phoneton area water line and service laterals have been installed ahead of schedule, the Miami County commissioners heard last week.

In June 2016, Bethel Township Trustees purchased the two properties on US 40 in Brandt on which the old Molly Burger Restaurant and the Odd Fellows buildings were located.

At the February 23, 2017 meeting of the Bethel Township Zoning Commission, the commissioners approved a rezoning request from Gail Halderman to rezone four parcels and part of a fifth parcel located at 6476 US 40.

At the February 23, 2077 meeting of the Bethel Township Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA), the board members unanimously approved three variances for exceptions to the size and height of accessory buildings in the township.

At the February 14, 2017 meeting of the Bethel Township Trustees, the trustees approved the rezoning of 2.

At the January 26, 2017 meeting of the Bethel Township Zoning Commission, the commissioners heard a request from Bethany Horn to rezone 2.

At the January 24, 2017 meeting of the Bethel Township Miami Trustees, the trustees did not take any official actions.

At the January 10, 2017 meeting of the Bethel Township Miami Trustees, the trustees conducted their annual reorganization meeting.

A Bethel Township, Miami County man, was found competent to stand trial on a felony indictment accusing him of rape of a person under age 13.

At the December 27, 2016 meeting of the Bethel Township Trustees, the trustees approved a resolution accepting the final year-end amended certificate of estimated resources for 2016 for the Miami County Budget Commission.

At the December 22, 2016 meeting of the Bethel Township Zoning Commission, the commissioners approved lot split and rezoning request from Debra Davis for 10.

At the December 13, 2016 meeting of the Bethel Township – Miami Trustees, the trustees approved the hiring of two new employees to the Bethel Township Fire Department.