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Friday, March 6, 2015

Janice Antonow

City considers new conservation option

The Oxford Board of Aldermen are considering the addition of a new conservation development section in city code to allow developers to design developments around hilly terrain to save Oxford’s tree canopy. (February 18, 2015, Page 1A)

Rezone request denied

The Oxford Planning Commission denied a request Monday  to rezone property on Old Taylor Road from Country Estate to Multi-Unit for a proposed student housing development. (February 10, 2015, Page 1, 12)

Rezoning denied

The Oxford Board of Aldermen denied a request to rezone the property where Oxford Wheel Estates mobile home park currently sits.

 (February 4, 2015, Page 1)

City approves zoning requests

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved several zoning changes, as well as new zoning districts for land south of South Lamar and in the Grand Oaks subdivision during their regular meeting Tuesday night. (January 7, 2015, Page 1A)

Spend ‘Black Friday’ shopping locally

Tomorrow is Black Friday and many of you may not have decided where and when to start the biggest shopping day of the year. Oxford EAGLE Publisher Tim Phillips suggests you start in the morning, at your leisure, and you spend your day shopping in Oxford. (November 27, 2014, Page 4)

OSD, city leaders discuss land sale

Members of the Oxford School Board and Board of Aldermen met Monday to begin what is expected to be a long process of the school district’s attempt to rezone property they are wanting to sell to help fund capital projects. (November 4, 2014, Page 1, 12)

Oxford plans for future needs

The Oxford Board of Aldermen recently met to discuss possible capital projects including a new activity center, to gauge the city’s top priority as it plans for the future. (October 29, 2014, Page 1A)

Sunday Focus – Paid parking becomes norm

It’s been about five weeks since paid parking returned to the Square area. Downtown merchants and city leaders say the parking meters seem to be working, and residents and visitors seem to be adapting. (October 12, 2014, Page 1A)

Get a grip on growth

City leaders discuss ways to guide development. (October 10, 2014, Page 1A, 3A)

PureRyde’s sign ordered to come down

A local business will have to take down its sign after the Oxford Board of Aldermen denied the company’s appeal from a previous decision from the Courthouse Square Historic Preservation Commission that ruled PureRyde’s sign was not appropriate for the downtown district. (September 23, 2014, Page 3)

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