Beginning June 4, all Akron residents can get instant relief with prescription costs through the National League of Cities Prescription Discount Card Program.
Akron City Council Monday night authorized the mayor to apply for $779,625 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to purchase new firefighter tracking equipment and for outreach efforts aimed at reducing fire deaths and injuries.
Akron City Council has set June 23 as the day for a special mayoral recall election, but not without passing a resolution opposing the recall and expressing support for Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic.
In an effort to trim the city budget, Akron City Council Monday night voted to eliminate the "City Picnic Day" that has been observed on the third Wednesday of June for at least the last 50 years.
Weekly Council meeting attendants will now have to pass through a metal detector set up outside chambers and manned by Akron Police Department officers.
City and Summit County land private backing, lower interest for Port Authority loan to Goodyear developer
Akron City Council joined Summit County Council Monday in approving a new private financing structure for the first phase of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. redevelopment project which reduces the previously anticipated risks to both parties by $2.5 million.
As directed by the city charter, Akron City Council Clerk Bob Keith Monday officially notified Council that enough signatures have been submitted to force a recall election to remove Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic.
A little more than a half-dozen residents asked Council's Public Safety Committee Monday afternoon to hold the Akron Police Department accountable for alleged abuses, including a January incident involving an Akron woman.
Akron City Council unanimously passed a resolution urging the Ohio Parole Board to deny convicted murderer Arkmael Sales' request for release from prison.
Akron City Council President Marco Sommerville took time from Monday night's meeting to defend Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic against accusations that his international travels are an unnecessary drain on the city's budget.