City Council gave unanimous approval Monday to an emergency ordinance authorizing the Safety Service Director to seek bids and enter into a contract for the South Main Street corridor improvement project.
City Council will have its lightest agenda in months Monday, but four committee meetings plus five resolutions and an ordinance on the agenda will extend the evening, and a restart of the vacant property registry measure will likely occupy center stage.
Off-season work continues at Hiawatha Water Park. This week, a contractor replaced the caulking in the bottoms of all three pools, Parks Superintendent Dave Carpenter reported, and the bottoms will be painted when dry weather returns.
The Knox County Regional Planning Commission Thursday voted to recommend approval of a zoning change in Hilliar Township, but recommended denial of one in Milford Township. Both votes were unanimous.
Finally, after weeks of getting ready and enduring cold nights and less-than-pleasant weekend days, I finally was out on the water fishing at Buckeye Lake Saturday — and didn’t even make it through a full morning because I forgot to do a simple check.
The Board of Zoning Appeals Wednesday approved the construction of an oversized garage at 934 W. High St., but with modification from what was sought by owner Bob Everson.
The city’s Storm Water Advisory Committee held the third of four meetings to develop a recommendation for City Council on the adoption of a storm water utility in the city.