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Trees along city roadways: Guest Opinion by Johnny Anderson

March 7, 2019 // 4 Comments

TREES, TREES, TREES Please allow me to explain my position on trees along roadways within the city limits of New Albany. I was born in the country, am a country boy at heart and love trees. I have climbed, cut, sawed, split, cleared, burned and anything else you can imagine related to trees and tree limbs. I am not [Continue Reading]

City Board 5 March 2019: Zoning, NAFD and routine work

March 6, 2019 // 0 Comments

Zoning, including a heated objection about its enforcement in one instance, drew the most attention at the March 5 meeting of the New Albany Board of Aldermen. Jenny King, owner of house at 702 Parrish St., during condemnation hearing. City Code Enforcement Officer Eric Thomas partially visible behind King. The [Continue Reading]

City Board 4 Dec. 2018: Signage and zoning matters discussed

December 5, 2018 // 1 Comment

The city’s zoning and sign codes were the prevailing theme of the Tuesday, Dec. 4 meeting of the New Albany Board of Aldermen. The pastor of a church at 1512 South Central Avenue asked the board for a variance to put up a directional sign more than three times the size allowed under the new sign regulations. Marc A. [Continue Reading]

City Board 6 Nov. 2018: Phones, zoning, land donation, NALGW

November 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

A proposed new telephone system to serve all city operations was among the items considered by the New Albany city board during its Nov. 6 meeting. Proposed new telephone system Patrick Blansett of TEC Communications asked the Board of Aldermen to consider purchasing from his company a new internet-based telephone [Continue Reading]

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]
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