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Council Passes Anti Discrimination Ordinance, Settlement & Appointments
Passing unanimously, council member Rick Simmons called the vote "heartfelt for some of us." At large council member Rebecca Thacker stressed that her vote gave a "voice to the voiceless."
An amendment to the Honeywell contract not to exceed a total of $365,000 will come from the Landfill Closure Account and go toward an up to 75% reduction in leachate treatment costs at Dietz Hollow.
Through a waiver of the rules, council accepted settlement of a lawsuit that involved Safety Town. The terms had been discussed in an executive session. Council members unanimously accepted the settlement without comment.
In addition, two resolutions transferring a compliance officer from Public Works to the Police Department (along with specified funds) gained approval, too.
All appointments, including Dr. Cal Kent to the Huntington Municipal Development Authority, and advisers to the A.D. Lewis Center passed unanimously.