MEDINA, Ohio — Metropolis Council has handed a resolution to use American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) resources for the demolition of a home on Foundry Road adjacent to Ray Mellert Park.

“This request is to use the ARPA funds that ended up accepted by our attorney to demolish the residence at 368 Foundry St.,” mentioned Parks and Recreation Director Jansen Wehrley.

“The residence has not still transferred as of these days, but we want to be a minor little bit proactive and get the buy get secured so that we can get the dwelling down and the house cleaned up and then include it into Ray Mellert Park,” he said.

In other news, Mayor Dennis Hanwell spoke about a significant metropolis Memorial Day custom.

“I’m delighted to report that we will be obtaining the Memorial Day parade this May 30 and it will just take area as it has in the earlier, with the lineup in front of the courthouse and the library and Garfield Faculty,” he said.

Furthermore, metropolis Engineer Patrick Patton reviewed two metropolis initiatives likely out to bid this week.

“Our South Courtroom drinking water tower repainting and maintenance will be out to bid on Wednesday (April 13) and on Friday (April 15), our Gates Mills bridge replacement will be out to bid,” Patton said.

The city is also set to get again into celebrating new corporations with the start of its annually ribbon-slicing ceremonies.

“We are having completely ready to start out up our ribbon-cutting trail once again beginning on Might 6, which is a Friday, in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce and Key Street Medina,” stated Economic Advancement Director Kimberly Marshall.

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