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City planning discussed at public meeting at museum

September 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

About 70 people heard city planning specialist Bob Barber speak Thursday evening, August 30, at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. Barber, who was formerly planning director for Hernando, Miss., now heads Orion Planning & Design, based in Hernando. His was one of four organizations, which responded to [Continue Reading]

Public and officials invited to hear city planner speak

August 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

The push to hire a city planner and develop a strategic plan for New Albany has apparently started up again. First Ward Alderwoman Amy Livingston sent out an email Thursday morning, August 23, inviting New Albany residents to a meeting on the subject to take place Thursday, August 30. Livingston’s statement [Continue Reading]

City board votes four mil property tax increase for street work

August 14, 2018 // 1 Comment

The New Albany Board of Aldermen voted to raise property tax by four mills, with the additional revenue earmarked for repairs and improvements to city streets. It was a split vote with three aldermen voting for the increase and two against. Alderman-at-Large Keith Conlee made the motion to increase ad valorem taxes by [Continue Reading]

City Board August 2018: TempesT over Tree SpoTs

August 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

The TempesT over Tree spoTs, sTarTed in April, will conTinue Tossing Talks aT New Albany Town Board meeTings ‘Til winTer Takes iTs Turn afTer auTumn. Ward Two Alderman Johnny Anderson moved at the Tuesday, August 7, meeting of the Board of Aldermen to remove the oak trees planted in April along Park Plaza Drive [Continue Reading]

City Board 7-3-18: New city sign ordinance approved

July 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

After working on it for most of a year, the New Albany Board of Aldermen approved a new sign ordinance at the City Board 7-3-18 meeting. First Ward Alderwoman Amy Livingston declared during the first board meeting after her election that she would be working to change the city’s sign ordinance. A working group [Continue Reading]

City Board 6-14-18: Insurance decision made by making no decision?

June 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

One month after receiving three proposals for health insurance for city workers, the New Albany Board of Aldermen has made a decision– without voting on a decision. A public beginning for the city insurance decision The insurance decision saga more or less started at a special meeting of the Aldermen on May 15. [Continue Reading]

City Board 6-5-18: Aldermen hold hearing on sign ordinance

June 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Board of Aldermen held a public hearing June 5th on its proposed new sign ordinance. The hearing was the first item on the agenda during the regular  City Board 6-5-18 meeting Tuesday evening at city hall. Sign Ordinance public hearing comments Work on a new ordinance to replace the problematic sign [Continue Reading]

City Board May 15: Insurance proposals accepted, roof bid awarded

May 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Board of Aldermen has received three proposals for health insurance coverage for its employees and their families for the coming year. In a special meeting Tuesday evening, May 15th, the board received proposals from the Morgan-White agency, the John Stroud agency and joint bid from the Ray Collins and [Continue Reading]

How the pin oaks ended up along Park Plaza Drive

May 9, 2018 // 3 Comments

Early this year the New Albany City Beautification Committee ordered 150 Pin Oak trees from a nursery in Tennessee. The intent was to plant them on both sides of Bankhead Street between the Tallahatchie River and Highway 30. Members of the Beautification Committee are appointed by the Board of Aldermen and include one [Continue Reading]
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