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Friday, April 25, 2014

Janice Antonow

City raises concerns with pedicabs

During the Oxford Board of Aldermen’s regular meeting Tuesday evening, the board heard the first reading of a change to the city’s ordinance governing pedicabs that would require all pedicabs to place a “slow moving vehicle” triangle emblem on the center rear of the vehicle. (April 16, 2014, Page 1, 7)

City extends life of cemetery

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted to move a head with a new 800 niche columbarium for the Oxford Memorial Cemetery. (April 10, 2014, Page 1A)

City adopts diversity resolution

The city of Oxford adopted a resolution Tuesday, pledging to reject discrimination of any kind. (March 5, 2014, Page 1, 2)

Shopping center planned for Hwy. 7

Developers for a proposed shopping center will ask the Oxford Planning Commission for a change in zoning for 25 acres located on the west side of Highway 7 South, near CR 322, from residential to general businesses at 5 p.m. Monday. (February 7, 2014, Page 1A)

OCC future still unclear

The Board of Aldermen is expected to discuss the future of the Oxford Conference Center, again, during their Feb. 4th meeting. (January 23, 2014, Page 1, 2)

City OKs paid parking effort

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted to accept the recommendations of the Downtown Parking Advisory Commission and move forward with paid parking in the premium spots around the Square on Tuesday. (January 22, 2014, Page 1, 3)

Oxford prepares for the future

Planners discuss commercial, residential and university growth and its effects on Highway 6 and Oxford. (October 18, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)

Oxford may cut proposed wage increase

To help balance the city budget, the Oxford Board of Aldermen is considering granting a 2.5 percent cost of living adjustment raise instead of the 3 percent given to city employees last year. (August 16, 2013, Page 1A)

City OKs parking garage site

After reviewing a report from consultant Lee Burch on two viable sites for a parking garage in downtown Oxford, members of the Downtown Parking Advisory Commission all agreed the best site for the new proposed garage is behind City Hall. (August 5, 2013, Page 1, 12)

Sunday beer sales proposed

While considering revamping city codes to allow cold beer and light wine sales in Oxford for the first time in 40 years appeared to be a progressive move for the Board of Aldermen, Alderman Janice Antonow gave the board more food — or beverage — for thought by suggesting the board also consider allowing off-site beer sales on Sundays. The board will consider their options during a public hearing scheduled for 6 p.m. Aug. 6. (July 24, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)

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