Councilmember Chris Fahl said the bill could have dire effects on the city’s income.
City Council: Members discuss possible increase in cost per unit for University Estates affordable housing projectBy Kyra Leckrone | Apr. 19
The prices of the townhomes at the University Estates Incentive District will need to be increased due to inflation and increase in building material cost, Councilmember Chris Fahl said.
Adding source of income to the Unlawful Discriminatory Practices ordinance could help those participating in the Housing Choice Voucher Program find affordable housing.
City Council: 72 hour parking passes discussed; Union Street Downtown Redevelopment District createdBy Kyra Leckrone | Mar. 22
The current pilot program for 72 hour parking serves eight citizens.
The Public Entities Pool of Ohio has been endorsed by the Ohio Municipal League since 2017.
Councilmembers discussed raising the cost of the 50 townhome units being built at University Estates from $220,000 to $240,000.
$13,000 is needed to install hand railing for the Richland Avenue Pedestrian Passageway.
Vacant positions include two maintenance techs, a solid waste inspector and an electrician.
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The director of Code Enforcement said properties with blight undergo a long process in order to see safety improvements.