Main & Monroe project to move forward

Developers of a two-building complex approved in the center of downtown will move forward on one building as they try to resolve issues with Amtrak on the second.

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Appeal of SID lawsuit to be heard this week

The city’s appeal of a ruling against an expanded Special Improvement District (SID) almost two years ago is expected to be heard this week.

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Concept proposes 174 units at Essex, Clarkson

A concept plan presented to the Redevelopment Agency last week proposed a two-building, 174-unit rental complex that would reconfigure on-street parking across the river from downtown.

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City denies request for body, dashcam footage

In response to an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request for a number of documents related to Mayor Samson Steinman’s two automobile crashes in recent months, the city denied a request for dashboard and body camera footage while providing police reports and other documents.

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Council amends policy to require driving course

City employees who have one or more motor vehicle violations within a one-year period, or a conviction for driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, would be required to take a defensive driving course under a change to the municipal employee policy.

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Council moves forward on water plant lease

City Council approved a new 20-year lease agreement for a private operator to continue running the city’s water treatment plant, replacing the final two years on the original lease and continuing through 2036.

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