The Arbor Hills Park basketball court will receive a facelift (new asphalt, new pole, backboard, hoop, court lines markings). A new wheelchair accessible path would be installed from the court to the sidewalk on Pelham Rd. Similar to the wheelchair accessible path installed by the playground equipment.
Long are we going to limit churches and capacities and how people worship? Morris said. Long does it go on until no one is going to church because our government restricted what goes on there? Rep. Rita Fleming, a physician from Jeffersonville, maintained during the committee meeting that it wasn wise to roll back coronavirus safeguards, including mask wearing and distancing..
1. Improvements to Worthington and Reger Parks, to be implemented by the City’s Parks Division for up to $55,000 in federal CDBG funds; and, 2. Improvements to Starkweather Creek, to be implemented by the City’s Engineering Division for up to $35,000 in federal CDBG funds; and, 3.
Barnhart said he believes change is coming and his experience makes him the best person to help small municipalities grappling with “diminishing” tax bases and the “increasing” cost of maintaining infrastructure. “If we don do anything, what then? How do we have a solution for municipalities that just can survive economically?” he said, noting that some are finding ways to save costs by co operating, but the Communities in Transition program is “not working well.” Hayward, who was among the board members who disavowed Barnhart views on the issue this spring, said while the topic of amalgamation is likely to come up, neither the province nor SUMA members are ready. He proposed leaving it to members to raise the issue while encouraging the creation of joint projects between municipalities and taking lessons from other provinces consolidations.
Highlights: The Finance Committee will review CoHo Madison’s request for HOME funds for 11 affordable owner occupied units as part of the Winnebago Street cohousing project on Monday. Finance will also discuss a contract with Nehemiah Community Development Corporation for peer support and crisis response services and the purchase and sale agreement with RDC Development for a gray box condominium for Pinney Library at Royster Corners and a Tax Incremental finance loan (TID 44) for phase 1 of Royster Corners. On Tuesday, the Public Safety Review Committee will discuss an ordinance that proposes new standards for reimbursing the legal fees of the police and fire chiefs in proceedings before the PFC and provides provisions to reimburse the legal fees of private individuals.