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City votes to seek $1.6 million loan

Published: 8:35 AM, 11/20/2012

Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT-The Newport City Council, meeting in a special called meeting, on Monday, Nov. 19 approved a request by the city to try and borrow up to $1.6 million to purchase property and build a library complex, pay for an environmental clean-up of the Tanner Cultural Center, remodel the City Hall, and build a splash park.

Two resolutions authorizing the City to borrow the $1.6 million were passed unanimously by Vice-Mayor Bill Costner and Aldermen Kenny Morgan and Johnny Bugg.

City of Newport Mayor Connie Ball and City Attorney Terry Hurst were present at the special called meeting, as well.

For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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