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May Board of Aldermen meeting gives citizens few definitive answers

May 4, 2017 // 1 Comment

Several New Albany citizens came before the May Board of Aldermen meeting on the evening of May 2, 2017, some not for the first time. Most received no concrete action on their issues. Ms. Dianne Jones wants speed bumps on her street in the Meadow Lane area. She gathered signatures from the community with the hope that [Continue Reading]

City Aldermen discuss zoning, signage and hiring at April meeting

April 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

At the April 4th New Albany Board of Aldermen meeting, local resident Ms Carolyn Spight came before the board requesting to replace her existing double wide manufactured home on Bratton Road with a new one. Her current housing was grandfathered in, and is located in an R2 zone where new manufactured housing is not [Continue Reading]

Signs of New Albany, Part II: Selective enforcement, poor judgment

February 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

By R. R. Reasoner The paramount problem with the New Albany sign ordinance is its enforcement. It is inconsistent, arbitrary, and unfair. What one business is forbidden to do, another business is allowed to do. A few of the many examples of inconsistent enforcement Fred’s internally lighted sign violates New [Continue Reading]

Valet parking trial approved by New Albany Board of Aldermen

December 21, 2016 // 1 Comment

New Albany, MS– The New Albany Board of Aldermen has authorized a six-month experiment in valet parking, three nights each week, in downtown New Albany. The board took the action at its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Restaurateur Frank Vainisi proposed a plan to make valet parking available in [Continue Reading]

Board of Aldermen minutes, October 2016 meetings

December 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Complete minutes of New Albany Board of Aldermen  Meeting : October 4, 2016: (pages 1-11) (Click to read PDF file as provided by City of New Albany–may need to rotate view) Aldermen Oct. 4, 2016 skm_c284e16120109010   Complete minutes of  Recessed Meeting October 17, 2016: (pages 12-13) Be it remembered [Continue Reading]
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