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The Beat Goes On: Noise issue not over

October 2nd 2010

City Hall was packed on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010 as residents came out to speak against the sound ordinance petition being circulated by W. Troy Street resident Sherry Wells. Wells and ten of her neighbors. The neighbors had been attempting to get an ordinance on the ballot that would lower decibels throughout the City to 65 and ban outside amplified music… (read more)

Noise Petition Falls Short of Signatures

September 22nd 2010

City Council held a special meeting on Monday, Sept 20, 2010 to discuss the noise ordinance.
A petition circulated by West Troy Street resident Sherry Wells and other residents in the Downtown Area calling for a new noise ordinance was submitted to the City Clerk last week, but it had too many invalid signatures to make it to City Council. There were 267 signatures on 25 sheets handed in, and 53 were not valid, mainly because people who had signed were not registered voters.