City residents renting one room or their entire home through Internet websites will be subject to a 3 percent bed tax after city council approves legislation redefining a hotel.
Mount Vernon City Council is moving the city forward in its quest to establish a stormwater utility after adopting legislation that will allow administration to contract with a company for a stormwater utility study.
Defendants in Mount Vernon Municipal Court need only ask and they can keep their cases from being included in press releases issued by the Office of the Mount Vernon City Director of Law.
Four residents addressed Mount Vernon City Council Monday on issues ranging from driving golf carts on city streets to naming a ball field after a fallen hero and the level of construction noise early in the morning.
Voters in the city of Mount Vernon will have the opportunity to decide whether or not to organize a charter commission after Mount Vernon City Council voted to approve an ordinance to place the question on the November ballot.
An infusion of cash from the state of Ohio will help bring new jobs into downtown Mount Vernon and ultimately spur additional economic growth through the Area Development Foundation.
What was expected to take 8-10 years is now believed to be accomplished in fewer than three years — and maybe sooner with use of multi-seasonal workers, according to Mathias Orndorf, Mount Vernon utilities director.
An East Sugar Street resident addressed Mount Vernon City Council Monday night, asking council what it intends to do about properties that have been boarded up for long periods of time by property owners or deemed public nuisances.