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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Kate Kellum

Vision 2037 needs input from everyone

The city of Oxford is taking proactive approach to dealing with the future by creating a comprehensive plan, Vision 2037, to get prepared. Publisher Tim Phillips takes a look at the group and upcoming meetings and what everyone in the community can do to help in creating the plan. (March 29, 2015, Page 4A)

Oxford accepts safety challenge

Oxford Mayor Pat Patterson, supported by the Board of Aldermen, accepted a national challenge to take significant action to improve safety for bicycle riders and pedestrians of all ages and abilities over the next year.


 (March 9, 2015, Page 1)

Complete Street Policy made clearer

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved changes to the city’s Complete Street Policy that makes it stronger and clearer for present and future city planners and Oxford Pathways Commission members. (February 6, 2015, Page 1A)

Workshop a first step to homeownership

LOU-HOME will host a free workshop from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library for those thinking about owning a home. (September 21, 2014, Page 1A)

Pathways reviews Complete Streets policy

The Oxford Pathways Commission is working to make the Complete Streets Policy more complete. The policy is a guide for local development to include bike paths and sidewalks when construction new roads. (September 16, 2014, Page 1, 14)

Local events planned to promote biking to work

With May being National Bike Month, local cyclists have put together some events Friday to help promote cycling around Oxford, including Bike to Work Day. (May 15, 2014, Page 1)

World Spay Day gets big push

Local citizens and veterinarians have joined together to offer a free, two-day spay and neuter event, Feb. 24 and 25. (February 6, 2014, Page 1, 2)

Pathways puts in wish list for new city planner

Members of the Oxford Pathways Commission spent about 35 minutes with Daniel Logan, owner of Logan Development Groups that was recently hired by the city to help them find a new city planner when current planner Tim Akers retires in April. The commission expressed qualities they felt the new planner should posses to help deal with Oxford’s growth. (February 4, 2014, Page 2)

Board reviews traffic calming policy

The Publics Work Department and Pathways Commission are working to revamp a traffic calming policy that may go into affect later this spring if approved by Oxford aldermen. The new policy will set guidelines on helping neighborhoods reduce speeding and cut-through drivers. (March 19, 2013, Page 1, 3)

11th Street to get speed humps

Residents on South 11th Street may soon have a bumpier drive on their way to their home. Mayor Pat Patterson announced Monday night that South 11th Street will be getting three speed humps to help slow down traffic on the neighborhood road. Residents signed a petition in March requesting the humps that will be 12-feet wide and 3 to 3.5 inches high. (October 16, 2012, Page 1, 12)

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