Last updated: February 03. 2014 7:27PM - 792 Views
By Beth Sergent bsergent@civitasmedia.com

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NEW HAVEN — New Haven Town Council recently met in regular session and discussed a new business which wishes to locate on Third St.

Ryan Edwards addressed council about establishing the business in the home at 801 Third. St. The business would consist of selling firearms and ammunition. Edwards has applied for a Federal Firearm License. Council passed a motion to allow Edwards to publish for a variance in establishing his business in the area.

In regard to building permits, Andrew Nibert called city hall to say his mobile home would be delivered on Jan. 9. Further discussion was to take place on this with the town’s zoning stating a new single-wide trailer being brought into New Haven can only be five years old or newer.

Council approved Zach McKnight and Tim Thompson as substitute garbage truck drivers when needed.

Chief D. L. Hardwick reported to council he had not received the reports he had asked for on the budget.

Mayor George Gibbs is to get with Attorney Cromley with information concerning the pay ordinance.

Councilman Kenneth Vickers has been in contact about the property located at 205 Fifth St. Vickers also mentioned looking into a city sales tax. This will be discussed at a later date.

Revision are being made to the personnel handbook.

Council members attending the meeting were Vickers, Amy Gordon, Sarah Gibbs, Jim Elias, Jessica Howard. Also attending, Recorder Roberta Hysell and Mayor Gibbs. This story is based upon the unofficial minutes of this meeting and are subject to change. Another council meeting has since been held in New Haven and will be reported on when information becomes available.

Also, as reported earlier, the filing period deadline has passed and those filing for office in this year’s city election are as follows: Charles R. Yonker for mayor, Roberta Hysell for recorder. Filing for council seats are Incumbents James H. Elias, Sarah L. Gibbs, Amy Gordon, Jessica Howard and Kenneth W. Vickers. Also filing for council seats are newcomers Vinson “Smitty” Jarrell, Timothy Stone, Frances Weaver Taylor, Eleanora Weaver, Jeffrey E. Zerkle.

Candidates still have the option to be write-ins. An application is required to be an official write-in and can be picked up at the New Haven City Hall.

The election is on June 10.

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