Website of Akron City Council
There is no Council meeting on Monday, Feb. 16, in honor of President's Day. Visit this site often to stay up-to-date on Council activities and for information about legislation that affects you.
Two resolutions passed by Council Monday evening targeted the state legislature for ongoing attempts to cut funding to cities and home rule. Council voiced “strong opposition” to a law that would cut state funding to cities operating photo speed enforcement programs. It also opposed a state budget amendment that could block cities from using Project Labor Agreements to increase the hiring of city residents on city jobs. Council also passed a resolution of support for Issue 8, the Akron-Summit County Public Library levy that is on the May 5 ballot.
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Speed humps for Akron?
Ward 9 Council Representative Mike Freeman has been a vocal advocate inside city hall for the use of speed humps to slow residential traffic, and the administration is listening. Akron's first speed humps shoud rise this spring. Here's video Freeman shot in Toledo while studying the effectiveness of speed humps.