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Friday, October 31, 2014

Robyn Tannehill

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)

Uber drivers under arrest?

City tells high-tech transit firm, Uber,  to get legal or get arrested. (October 24, 2014, Page 1A, 3A)

Get a grip on growth

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

Uber asks city to cut regs

Representatives from Uber, a technology-based transportation company, spoke before the Oxford Board of Aldermen on Tuesday to explain why they believe their drivers should not be considered vehicles for hire.

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Tax hike talks continue

The Oxford Board of Aldermen continue to discuss ways to raise money to meet Oxford’s infrastructure needs and the future of the Oxford City Market. (July 17, 2014, Page 1A, 2A)

Ready for a tax hike

The Oxford Board of Aldermen is considering a 1.5 millage tax hike to help pay for roads and infrastructure as Oxford continues to grow. A 1.5 mill raise would mean $30 a year on a $200,000 home. (July 15, 2014, Page 1, 3)

Conference Center to continue

A committee formed to review the financial feasibility of the Oxford Conference Center determined the facility was a valuable asset to the community and should remain under city management. (April 29, 2014, Page 1, 8)

Land rezoning for shopping center

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted for two ordinance changes during its regular meeting Tuesday with one allowing for the rezoning of property off Highway 7 for a new shopping center and the other granting all citizens the right to apply for an appeal of a decision of the city’s historic preservation commissions. (April 16, 2014, Page 1, 7)

Parking meters for Taylor Road?

City officials toss around the idea for parking meters on Taylor Road and University Place that they consider a city road to help raise funds for new roads. (April 8, 2014, Page 1)

Major road projects move forward

City, county agree to work together for connector streets. (April 8, 2014, Page 1)

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