By Michelle Key
The Opelika City Council voted to approve the appointment of Benjamin H. Parr as the new assistant municipal prosecutor for the city of Opelika during last week’s city council meeting.
In other business, the council:
• held a public hearings and later voted to approve a weed abatement assessment for 1701 N. Uniroyal Road
• held a public hearing on amendments to the Cannon Gate planned unit development master plan
• held a public hearing on admendments to the zoning ordinance & map for Dickson Street from R-3 to I-1
• held a public hearing and voted to amend Text Zoning Ordinance Section 9 – Sign Regulations
• approved expense reports from various departments
• approved to designate city personal property surplus and authorize disposal
• approved the purchase of Cisco Hardware
• approved two refund requests for overpayment of Occupational License Fees
• set public hearing date to fix cost and assessment of demolition at 207 Ave. A
• set public hearing date to fix cost and assessment of demolition at 3307 Arnold Ave.
• approved a proposal from NRC for arborist services
• approved an agreement with ESG Engineering pertaining to upgrades to the Eastside Waster Water Treatment Plant
• approved Amendment 1 to agreement with Constantine Engineering pertaining to improvements to the Westside Waste Water Treatment Plant
• approved the reappointment of municipal court officals
• voted to approved an ordinance to amend the Wyndham planned unit development Master Plan
• introduced for first reading an ordinance to amend the Cannon Gate planned unit development master plan
• introduced for first reading an ordinance to amend zoning ordinance and map for Dickson Street from R-3 to I-1 and
• introduced for 1first reading an ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance Section 9 Sign Regulations
The Opelika City Council meets on the first and third Tuesday nights of every month with meetings starting at 7 p.m. Work sessions are held before the meetings and start between 6 and 6:50 p.m. The meetings are held at City Hall, located at 204 S. 7th St. in downtown Opelika. The public is invited to attend.