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October 10, 2013

City bids radio service

City Attorney asks state ethics board to review for compliance



Council Member Nancy Vaughn expressed her concern that renting antennas from an unknown tower would impede current available radio services that officers have grown accustom to and put first responders in danger.

The board then took a vote and agreed to a proposal for renting three radio antennas.

The board also voted to pass an ordinance setting the 2013 – 2014 motor vehicle and watercraft property tax rate and the 2013 – 2014 property tax rate, the council revealed that motor vehicle and watercraft tax rates will decrease from .0968 cents to .089 cents on $100 and property tax will decrease from .090 to .089 on ever $100.

Also discussed:

The council approved a Playground Theatre 5K run on Nov. 9 at 5 p.m.

Ed Manning, Sherrell Hall, Bruce Yandell, Charlotte Anders, Ed Sibert, Debbie Prewitt and Bill Dezarn were re-appointed to the Zoning Adjustment Board for a four-year term.

Darrell House was re-appointed to the Housing Authority Board.

The council passed ordinances rezoning property owned by James Robert Connor and Mary Louise Connor located at 605 Whitley Street and 611 Whitley streets in London.

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