City of Dayton

Government
6:31 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Controversial Aerial Surveillance Plan To Be Addressed At Public Meeting

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The city of Dayton is holding a public meeting Tuesday evening to address the city’s plan to use aerial surveillance. As WYSO’s Emily McCord reports, the program has is facing opposition from civil rights groups.

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7:05 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Dayton Tears Into Vacant Houses

City officials in Dayton are spending $875,000 to tear down 80 vacant houses and buildings.

But, the officials say, that will barely put a dent in the 7,000 abandoned structures in the city. Deputy City Manager Shelley Dickstein said the goal is to tear down 150 of them this year.

On average, it costs the city $10,000 to demolish a vacant structure.

The Dayton Daily News reports that the money comes from the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program. The expenditure was approved by city commissioners Wednesday.
 

Politics
1:47 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

Dayton Mayor Says City "Ahead Of The Game" Attracting Foreign Business

Dayton mayor Gary Leitzell has returned from a trip to Turkey with other area mayors, university officials, business leaders and other community members. As Emily McCord reports for WYSO Dayton is uniquely positioned to bring their business here.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:01 am
Wed April 25, 2012

City of Dayton To Show New Webster St. Designs Tonight

Tonight the City of Dayton is holding a public meeting to show new design concepts for the proposed Webster Street replacement bridge over the Mad River.  Bridge designer EMH&T will be on hand to hear suggestions and answer questions.

Assistant Director of Public Works, Steve Finke says the bridge is still structurally sound but the replacement is needed.

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