The gun deer season is in full force
this week, and Athens city officials are hoping that it helps alleviate
some problems connected to the overabundance of deer roaming backyards
and gardens this fall.
Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl has asked
whether the city's Planning Commission should consider a rule change to
allow conditional first-floor parking in a B-3 zone, as this issue has
hemmed up a potential apartment building project on Fern Street.
Elected officials from all over
southeast Ohio gathered at the Athens City Building Monday night to
oppose a piece of legislation that would bring uniform municipal tax
regulations to the state of Ohio.
The next presidential election may be
only slightly less than three years away but that hasn't stopped
organizers of the Ready for Hillary campaign from spreading their
message, most recently in Athens Monday night.
The city of Athens is starting its
process of looking at the 2014 budget and revealed Monday night that
officials are expecting to have about $100,000 less available for
appropriation from the general fund.