NYA City Council

by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times As members of the NYA Economic Development Commission, NYA Council members expressed interest in entering a program to increase participation in the city’s loan programs at their most recent meeting on Monday, Feb. 24. The EDC currently has two loans, one with a $5,000 maximum for commercial rehabilitation and the [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Rather than approving a complex water management plan quickly, NYA City Council members decided to reevaluate it for a later acceptance. The plan, presented by City Engineer Jake Saulsbury of Bolton and Menk on Feb. 3, includes an update to the original 2007 plan approved by the city. The Carver [...]

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Given consistent snowfall all winter, NYA Public Works Director Brent Aretz reminds residents to observe snow emergency and parking routes. Aretz addressed the concern with NYA City Council members on Monday, Jan. 27, and reiterated the difficulty again after additional snowfall last Thursday. “This has been the worst year we’ve had for cars on the [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times The NYA City Council held its first meeting of 2014 on Jan. 13, addressing a few issues and delaying a street project. The council decided to hold off on the second phase of the mill and overlay project. Originally scheduled for 2014, the project will be delayed to await the [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Norwood Young America business owners and residents are expected to pay 13 percent more in the city’s portion of property taxes after the budget was accepted on Monday, Dec. 9. During their last meeting of the year, council members approved the $1.7 million 2014 budget and corresponding levy. Most of [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Backyard chickens got an initial go-ahead from the NYA City Council on Monday, Nov. 25. Council members approved the Planning and Zoning Commission, who had OK’d the concept themselves, to develop a chicken-only ordinance in residential districts. Similar to the Planning and Zoning Commission’s 4-3 vote on the recommendation, the [...]

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