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Lowell Trash Rate Hike Expected

Posted: February 18, 2013 at 5 a.m.

The cost of trash removal is expected to increase after aldermen change the way solid waste is handled in the city.

Meeting Information

Lowell City Council

When: 6 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Council Chambers, City Administration Building, 216 N. Lincoln St.

On the agenda:

• Rezoning 116 N. Lincoln St. from residential and light-industrial to commercial.

• Approving the $193,500 purchase of software for the Lowell Police Department. The city plans to borrow the money from Regions Bank for five years at 2.44 percent interest.

• Amending the code of ordinances to require the use of spray paint to mark the corners in certain building projects.

• Amending the code of ordinances to allow the Lowell District Court judge the flexibility to more effectively and fairly apply penalties for violations.

• Appropriating $5,000 to begin construction on a stage at Ward Nail Park. City officials set aside $45,000 for the stage construction in the 2013 budget.

Source: Staff Report

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Approving the $193,500 purchase of software for the Lowell Police Department. The city plans to borrow the money from Regions Bank for five years at 2.44 percent interest. If you don't have the money for the purchase, delay it until you do. Don't borrow the money for routine city needs.

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February 18, 2013 at 9:09 a.m. ( | suggest removal )