Massillon city council examines a myriad of requests for legislation on Monday

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Massillon Town Hall

Monday meeting

KEY ACTION: Legislation passed that allows Parks and Recreation Director Steve Pedro to lead an effort to select a designer and contractor for the construction of a new lodge in Lincoln Park.

The project is estimated at around $ 300,000.

The Parks and Recreation Council approved a similar measure with a 4-0 vote.

OTHER ACTION: Approved a proposal for a $ 4000 Economic Development Incentive Grant for the Wolf & Wildflower Clothing and Gift Shop, 54 Erie St. N. Owner Kristin Murray wishes to use the funds for equipment and costs starting.

Also advice:

  • Gave first reading to legislation that – if approved – will redirect the city’s six wards based on new U.S. Census population counts.
  • Gave the first reading to an ordinance that would accept a federal subsidy of $ 180,000 for the workforce from the Department of Health of Massillon. The money is to help fund two temporary part-time positions at the health agency and continue to pay for an existing part-time position.
  • Approved a proposal that allows Security Service Director Barb Sylvester to post bids for a project to modernize the Judicial Services Building, also known as the Getz Building. New toilets for men and women and making the facility accessible to people with disabilities is the main part of the effort. The $ 250,000 for upgrades comes from a block grant for community development.

Following:Massillon Council Approves Funding for Renovation of Judicial Services Building

FOLLOWING: Meet at 6:30 p.m. on November 29 for a working session at the Massillon Government & Justice Center, 1 James Duncan Plaza SE. Meetings are open to the public and in-person participation is welcome.

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