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Columbus City Council Meeting Highlights - October 20, 2014

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    COLUMBUS CITY COUNCIL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS
    October 20, 2014

    STREET REPAIRS: Councilmember Shannon G. Hardin is sponsoring ordinance 2237-2014, to rebuild 18th Street from Livingston Avenue to Mooberry Street. The roadway will be rebuilt, with improvements to the street lights, ADA ramps, and water lines; all overhead utilities will be moved underground.

    SAUNDERS PARK: Councilmember Hearcel F. Craig is sponsoring ordinance 2343-2014, to fund the remediation of the contaminated soil at Saunders Park.

    CRIME LAB: Public Safety & Judiciary Committee chair Zach M. Klein is sponsoring ordinance 2171-2014 to purchase equipment for the new Division of Police crime lab under construction on Woodrow Avenue. Items needed include network scanners, lab software and hardware, projectors, and various other equipment and services.

    SHADOWBOX ANNIVERSARY: Councilmember Eileen Y. Paley is sponsoring resolution 0183X-2014 to honor the 25th anniversary of Shadowbox Live.

    RED BIBBON WEEK: Health and Human Services Committee chair Priscilla R. Tyson is sponsoring resolution 0177X-2014 to recognize Red Ribbon Week in Columbus and celebrate a drug-free community.
    
    CONSOLIDATED PLAN HEARING: Councilmember Michelle M. Mills, chair of the Development Committee, will host a public hearing Wednesday, October 22, at 5pm on the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and 2015 Action Plan. The purpose of the hearing is to seek public input on four programs: Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA). Councilmember Tyson will also participate in the hearing.

    CHARTER REVIEW: Council President Andrew J. Ginther encourages Columbus residents to attend the fourth and final community meeting on Issues 6, 7, and 8, proposed amendments to the city charter. The meeting will be held October 23 at Barnett Recreation Center, 1184 Barnett Rd, at 6pm. Members of the Columbus Charter Review Commission will answer questions and provide information about the proposed charter amendments. For more information about ballot issues 6, 7, and 8, visit columbus.gov/charter or email [email protected].
    

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