OTHER BUSINESS At a glance
City council also handled these items Wednesday:
Talked about reviewing taxi license regulations. The police chief and law director are reviewing the law to see if any updates need to be made, said Artis Gillam Sr., D-1st. Recommendations to council's safety committee should be coming soon, Mayor George M. McKelvey said.
Authorized the board of control to contract with Youngstown State University, not to exceed $25,000, for Hunter Morrison, the former planning director in Cleveland, to advise and be a liaison to YSU's campus master plan and the city's comprehensive plan. He will split his time between YSU and the city.
Extended council's support to the proposed Northside Homes tax-credit project, made up of 50 single-family homes for mostly lower-income families.
Authorized the board of control to waive water and sewer tap-in fees for the North Heights Homes project being developed by Commonwealth Inc., 10 single-family homes north of Broadway Avenue between Elm Street and Logan Avenue, half of which will be for low-income families.
Extended council's support to the proposed CHOICE elderly housing tax-credit project, made up of 60 units to be on Wirt Street for people age 55 and older and mostly low-income.