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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Pope Mallette

Some new laws delayed

An objection filed by a local landowner caused the Oxford Board of Aldermen to continue a public hearing slated for Tuesday on two ordinance amendments aimed at controlling density and growth in Oxford’s downtown neighborhoods. (September 3, 2014, Page 1)

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)

Aldermen deny Shaw appeal

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to deny hearing an appeal of the Oxford Historic Preservation Commission’s decision to deny the demolition of a barn on the historic Shaw house property. (April 2, 2014, Page 1, 2)

Aldermen reverse demo decision

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to overturn a decision by the Oxford Historic Preservation Commission to allow the demolition of four outstructures on the historic Shaw property. (March 19, 2014, Page 1, 2)

City eyes new OCC head

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to accept proposals from management companies to take over operations of the Oxford Conference Center, however no decision on the center’s future has been decided. Also at Tuesday’s meeting, the board voted to approve an Adult Entertainment Overlay District, restricting such businesses to two areas inside the city limits, prohibiting alcohol sales and other restrictions. (January 8, 2014, Page 1, 12)

No x-rated biz here

Neighbors object to adult business district near homes at Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night. (December 18, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)

Aldermen review Adult Business Ordinance

While reviewing the proposed Adult Entertainment Ordinance during the first reading at Tuesday’s Oxford Board of Aldermen meeting, some aldermen questioned if one of the chosen districts is far enough away from Lamar Park to be a viable option. (December 4, 2013, Page 1, 14)

C Spire case ends abruptly

At a court hearing Wednesday afternoon, C Spire withdrew its petition for a protection order it filed Tuesday afternoon at the Lafayette County Chancery Court in an attempt to keep the city of Oxford from making a proposed franchise agreement available to the public and local media. (November 13, 2013, Page 1, 2)

City may soon be bigger

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to move foward with plans to annex about 150 acres south of County Road 300. In other aldermen business, Oxford Electric Superintendent Rob Neely reported TVA will be raising rates 1.5 percent which will mean a $1.50 increase per 1,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity. Read about these and other actions, and discussions, taken by the board in today’s EAGLE. (September 4, 2013, Page 1)

City considers Historic Properties Commission

The Oxford Board of Aldermen are considering forming a new commission that would oversee the Oxford-owned historic buildings, taking it out of the hands of Visit Oxford, the city’s tourism department formally known as the Oxford Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. (July 5, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)

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