Monday, October 1, 2012
North Canton City Council will begin its meeting of the whole at 7 p.m. Monday inside Council Chambers
North Canton City Council is entering the home stretch in picking a new Ward 3 council person, after the resignation of Tim Fox, who now is the city's first full-time law director. Council will meet at 6:40 p.m. Monday in executive session to conduct interviews for the Ward 3 Council position. The meeting is not open to the public. (Council plans to announce the next Ward 3 council person at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday inside Council Chambers during a special council meeting.) Council will begin its meeting of the whole at 7 p.m. and will hear from North Canton Rotary Club member Megan Bishop, who will give an update on the Rotary Club's Fly the Flag program. Participation in the program costs $25 and involves a civic organization placing flags in…
Monday, September 24, 2012
North Canton City Council will consider an ordinance forbidding private parking at city parks when it meets tonight
North Canton City Council will meet at 7 p.m. inside Council Chambers tonight to go over several ordinances, including a second reading for an ordinance to update city park regulations. At its Sept. 4 meeting, council members discussed with City Administrator Mike Grimes how they could update the park regulations to forbid private parking. With the updated regulations, the city could ask the motorists to move their vehicles or have them towed from the park parking lot. The updated regulations would also clarify that the parks open at 5 a.m. and that use and possession of illegal drugs are banned. The Personnel and Safety Committee also will meet at 5:45 p.m. to conduct interviews for the Ward 3 council seat. The meeting will take place in …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The North Canton City Schools Board of Education members will consider an LED graphics board for the scoreboard at Memorial Stadium and other agenda items when they meet this evening
- Morgan Day
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
North Canton Memorial Stadium could get the "wow" factor if the school board approves the installation of an LED graphics board for the scoreboard. The North Canton City Schools Board of Education is set to meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the Hoover High Media Center and discuss the graphics board installation as well as the installation of a new speaker for the stadium. The LED graphics board would be installed by Adams Signs at a cost not to exceed $19,000, paid from the district's cell tower account. And Staley Technologies would install the speaker, also covered by the district's cell tower account. The speaker would cost no more than $20,000. Also on the agenda is the acceptance of a gift — a TV news and weather set donated from Chennel 5 …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Fox's resignation as Ward 3 councilman was effective Sept. 6 as he pursued the position of city law director
Tonight North Canton City Council will take a voice vote to appoint Tim Fox to the position of city law director. The possible appointment comes after Fox resigned from his North Canton City Council seat to pursue the law director job, left vacant when Hans Nilges resigned. Council will meet at 6:45 p.m. in Council Chambers for the voice vote and then proceed with its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Also on the agenda for tonight is a presentation from Councilman Mark Cerreta about Master Plan signage. Interested in what else is happening? We've got the full agenda for you in the PDFs section of this update.
Monday, September 10, 2012
North Canton City Council will meet at 7 p.m. tonight inside City Council Chambers. You'll find tonight's agenda along with this quick rundown of what's in store for tonight's meeting.
North Canton City Council is slated to talk about updates to city park regulations as well as a retention grant when members meet inside City Council Chambers tonight. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. Before recognition of visitors, council will have a voice vote authorizing the law director to proceed with the foreclosure of two city properties — 1408 Wilbur Drive NE and 319 Weber Ave. NE. At last week's meeting, Eric Bowles, superintendent of permits and inspection, said the owners owe a few thousand dollars for costs incurred by the city to mow the grass. Also on the agenda is the third and final reading that would authorize the mayor to enter into an industrial and commercial retention grant with the PR company Crow, Montgomery & Clark, …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Members of the North Canton City Council will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in Council Chambers
City Council members will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in Council Chambers to discuss several matters, including regulations for the city parks, the North Canton Master Plan and an electric aggregation program. Hoping to find out what else is happening tonight at the meeting? Check out the full agenda in the PDFs section of this update. Councilman-at-large Mark Cerreta is prepared to update council about the North Canton Master Plan, which means sharing the progress of the city's entryway signs. At the Aug. 27 meeting, Cerreta told council the city has nearly made its decision about an entryway sign. North Canton Patch had run photos of the three signs in June and asked readers to vote for their favorite. Out of a brick, stone and a combination …
Monday, August 27, 2012
North Canton City Council members will gather for a committee of the whole at 7 p.m. tonight in Council Chambers
North Canton City Council members are slated to meet with Fire Chief John Bacon at 6 p.m. in executive session for the purpose of discussing collective bargaining. The meeting is not open to the public. Council will regroup at 7 p.m. for a committee of the whole meeting. The public will get a chance to speak before the meeting. On the agenda for tonight is an ordinance that would authorize the mayor to enter into an industrial and commercial retention grant for Crowl, Montgomery & Clark, Inc. The company, which has nearly 20 employees and has a $750,000 pay roll, now is leasing a building located in the New Berlin Commons plaza, near Mary Ann Donuts, Dairy Queen and Hang Yuen. The company plans to move into a building near Susanna's Olde …
Monday, August 20, 2012
North Canton City Council returns from its summer break ready to tackle an ordinance that would punish business owners who drag their feet on removing graffiti from their buildings
North Canton City Council members will return from their summer break and meet at 7 p.m. tonight in North Canton Council Chambers for a meeting of the whole. On the agenda for the night is discussion about a graffiti ordinance that was tabled in June. Council had discussed punishing business owners who dawdle on cleaning up graffiti on their buildings. Council had talked at its June 18 meeting about whether the time frame should be two weeks or a month and what the penalty should be (as written, it was a first-degree misdemeanor, while the act of vandalism or criminal damaging is often a less severe second-degree misdemeanor). Before the 7 p.m. meeting, council members will meet at 6:30 p.m. and move into executive session to discuss …
Monday, July 9, 2012
North Canton City Council will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in Council Chambers
North Canton City Council will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in City Council Chambers inside City Hall. Council will start the meeting with recognition of visitors and then move into old business, which includes the second reading of a resolution regarding the 1.5-mill renewal tax levy for EMS services that will be on the November ballot. Also on the agenda is the first reading of an ordinance authorizing the mayor to enter into a second addendum to the lease between the city and R & S Properties, Inc. for the Fairways Golf Course. Interested in what else is happening at tonight's meeting? You can see the full agenda in the PDFs section of this update.
Monday, July 2, 2012
Council is set to discuss a data and telephone communication project tonight. Check out tonight's agenda to see what else is in store.
North Canton City Council will meet tonight inside the Council Chambers at North Canton City Hall, 145 N. Main St. Members will meet first in executive session at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion or compensation of a public employee. The meeting will not be open to the public. Council of the whole will then meet at 7 p.m. for a public meeting. Members will discuss the following items: You can find tonight's full agenda in the PDFs section of this update.