Council to hear 4 new ordinances

Published 10:18 am Thursday, December 11, 2014

Four new ordinances are on the agenda for tonight’s regular meeting of Ironton City Council.

Ordinance 14-33, executing a collective bargaining agreement between the city and the International Association Firefighters, will have its first reading.

According to the ordinance, all contract language remains the same as the previous year except for three items: a 4 percent wage increase; a $625 signing bonus paid by Dec. 15; and a 2.5 percent pension pick, which eliminates the city’s portion.

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Ordinance 14-46 executing a quitclaim deed or other appropriate document on behalf of the city relinquishing a certain reversionary clause set forth in Lawrence County official record volume 650, page 490 will have its first reading.

In the recorded deed the city of Ironton conveyed parcels of the Ro-Na building with a reversionary clause giving those parcels back to the city in the event a minimum of $3 million had not been invested.

Ordinance 14-47, authorizing the city to enter into a contract with the Ironton Metropolitan Housing Authority for police protection, will have its first reading as will ordinance 14-48 authorizing the mayor to award bids for concrete in 2015.

Council will vote on ordinance 14-42, closing a portion of Market Street, after its third reading.

City council meets at 6 p.m. in council chambers on the third floor of the City Center.