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State of the City 2017

A new hotel for Carriage City Plaza, renaming a downtown space as Tesla Square, and a pop-up youth community center were among the highlights of the 2017 State of the City address on Thursday night.

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State of the City set for Thursday at arts center

Mayor Samson Steinman is scheduled to deliver his fourth State of the City address on Thursday night at the Union County Performing Arts Center.

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City renews $80k contract with UCPAC

City Council renewed an $80,000 contract with the Union County Performing Arts Center to provide “technical and programming assistance” for downtown events and certain programs offered at the facility.

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Revised water treatment plant lease revealed

Average water rates would rise a projected 5 percent annually for the next decade under a new long-term lease agreement of the city’s water treatment plant.

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A look at redevelopment study areas

The 119 properties being studied for potential redevelopment have a total assessed value of $30.733 million, generating property taxes last year of about $1.898 million. Collectively, the properties comprise about 57 acres.

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