(Photo caption: Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik presents Anita Ewing with a proclamation. Ewing recently retired from the City of Findlay)
The Findlay City Council approved an ordinance to accept a grant for the Findlay Airport which will cover the local share of an improvement project. The grant from the Federal Aviation Administration was for $149,515. The grant, along with funds from the capital improvement fund will cover the cities share of around $166,127.00
The funds will be applied to a project to rehabilitate Runway 18/36 at the Findlay Airport.
Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik also presented the City Council with a request from the Findlay School Board to draft a joint resolution in opposition to the proposed State Issue 3, which will be on the ballot this fall. State Issue 3 calls for the legalization of the marijuana in the State of Ohio.
Mayor Mihalik said that the Findlay School Board has stated opposition to the measure, asking for the city to respond in kind. Council members indicated they would take action later this month. Additionally, the Findlay City Health Department will be reviewing the ballot measure soon to determine their position on State Issue 3.
The issue will be decided by Ohio voters during the election on November 3rd.
The Council also recognized retiring clerk Anita Ewing for her many years of service to the City of Findlay. Mayor Mihalik presented Ewing with a proclamation thanking her for her service.
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