Dayton City Commission

Around the Miami Valley
8:28 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Dayton Rejects Controversial Aerial Surveillance Plan UPDATED

Dayton’s plan to use aerial surveillance to address crime in the city has been shelved. City manager Tim Riordan says it will not pursue a $120 thousand contract with Persistant Surveillance Systems Inc., a company that would have provided manned aircraft to monitor crime above the city. Riordan made his remarks at Wednesday's commission meeting.

In a press release to WYSO, Tim Riordan says:

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Around the Miami Valley
1:47 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

Dayton Police Chief: Aerial Surveillance For Crime, Not Spying

City of Dayton

The Dayton City Commission is considering a contract with a company that provides aerial surveillance for the city to monitor crime. It’s created controversy with civil rights groups and local citizens who say this is potential violation of privacy. Emily McCord speaks to Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl about the technology and its implications.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:22 pm
Mon April 9, 2012

Dayton Funds Patterson Blvd. Canal Pkwy. Project

The City of Dayton is spearheading a project aimed at extending Patterson Boulevard Canal Parkway. The Dayton Daily News reports that the city will be using a $2.2 million dollar grant in to expand the Parkway the length of four blocks.

The State of Ohio awarded the grant to the City in 2008 to begin construction on a cultural project. Original plans were to fund a mixed-use project in the RiverScape area.  Those plans  fell through.  

The City was allowed to use that money for the Canal project.

Politics
5:00 pm
Thu November 3, 2011

Dayton City Commission Candidates Differ on Tax Abatements

On Tuesday voters will decide on who will fill two seats on the Dayton City Commission. Mark Manovich and William Pace are challenging incumbents Matt Joseph and Dean Lovelace.

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