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Tampa mayor, Hillsborough Co. leaders discuss Ian preps

TAMPA — Hillsborough County leaders on Sunday discussed their plans for Ian, with their main message to residents: Be prepared. “We know from history that things can change on a moments notice,” Mayor Jane Castor said about the uncertain forecast. “So we are prepared here in the city of Tampa.” “We are working on every […]

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Mayor Eric Adams visits Puerto Rico

Mayor Eric Adams arrived in Puerto Rico Sunday morning to assess the damage from Hurricane Fiona and meet with local officials. The storm devastated Puerto Rico, dropping over two feet of rain in some areas and leaving thousands without food, water and electricity. The mayor arrived on the island shortly after 7 a.m. Sunday and […]

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City Council

Hillsboro City Council committees continue DORA proposal considerations; survey for public input released | #citycouncil

Hillsboro City Council members continued discussing a proposal to a submit a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) application for the city during a joint meeting of the street/safety and community enhancement committees Thursday, Sept. 22, with the group ultimately deciding to survey more citizens and business owners before moving forward. Those in attendance at Thursday’s […]

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City Council bill to pay drug users to return used needles | #citycouncil

Socialist and progressive city council members are looking to advance a bill that would pay drug users to return spent paraphernalia as the number of discarded needles in New York City has more than doubled over the last year. The proposed cash-for-addicts program “would authorize the [Department of Health and Mental Hygiene] to set the […]

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Water, Housing Issues Make Packing Plant Bad Fit

Cheyenne Mayor Patrick Collins says potential issues with water and housing add up to a proposed meat packing plant not being a good fit for Cheyenne. The mayor made the comments in his weekly “Mayor’s Minute’ column on Friday. Collins in his Sept. 16 Mayor’s Minute had mentioned the possibility of a $1.1 Billion dollar […]

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City Council

Bald Knob City Council holding special meeting on quarantine building for animal shelter | News | #citycouncil

The Bald Knob City Council is holding a special meeting Monday to decide if the city will move forward with the low bid it has received for a quarantine building for the shelter. At the September Bald Knob City Council meeting, Bald Knob Animal Control Committee member Mary Hodges said it had received bids for […]

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Arkansas

New Secretary of Arkansas of Department of Human Services appointed

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) – After one week since Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the resignation of Cindy Gillespie, a new secretary of the Arkansas Department of Human Services has been appointed. On Thursday, Sept. 22, the governor announced Mark White of Bryant would be taking Gillespie’s place. White currently serves as Chief of Staff […]

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City Council

Meet Roy Lee • District 3, Carpinteria City Council | News | #citycouncil

District three candidate Lee, a small business owner and the current member of the Carpinteria City Council, has served on the council since 2018. A longtime resident of Carpinteria – and a vocal participant on the council – Lee and his family also a local eatery.   Introduce yourself and tell the community why you […]

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Alabama

Birmingham City Council sets Neighborhood Association elections date | #elections | #alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – At the Birmingham City Council meeting on Sept. 13, 2022, the council passed a resolution setting Neighborhood Association elections for Tuesday, Oct. 18. There are 99 Neighborhood Associations, and each one will hold elections for President, Vice President and Secretary. Officers are required to attend four Neighborhood Association meetings prior to […]

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New Richmond City Council OK’s design services for new library | Local News | #citycouncil

Following several months of silence on the library project, the New Richmond City Council voted unanimously to approve a design services contract for the new library worth $60,000 with ISG at its meeting Monday, Sept. 12. “This project phase will take an estimated six to eight weeks. ISG representatives will meet with library staff and […]

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