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Busy Meeting For Shelby City Council

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  Original Published: 2/3/2014

 A busy meeting for Shelby City Council Monday night..

Items on the agenda included public comments from Samantha Peko; a local woman who has concerns about the proposed "Stand Your Ground" law in Ohio. Also discussed, Catholic Charities is offering assistance for those dealing with propane shortages;from the extreme cold. You can call 2-1-1 or 419-522- 4636. The city of Shelby has been busy over the past year, Mayor Marilyn John talks to WMFD about her "State of the City" Address..

"It's such a fun time for me to look back at 2013 and look ahead to 2014. We are just very busy in the city of Shelby, there's a lot going on.

Some of our big accomplishments in 2013, we were very active in the downtown area. We had the Cruise-In, Bicycle Days..and some of the things we're looking forward to; the construction of the Black Fork Commons, which is a new park downtown "

In addition to the new park, a farm-to-table program brought hundreds downtown last year, was featured in "Our Ohio" magazine and was inspiration for other cities to start similar programs. Council also discussed the new, city website and budget concerns.

"We are looking at some financial issues, we've taken cuts like all other local governments have. Some of our revenue streams, interest is definitely down.

So, we will be working diligently, (Administration and Council) over the next few months to put together a plan to tackle our financial outlook"

   
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