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City Board 2 Jan. 2019: Condemnations, donations and hiring approval

January 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Board of Aldermen has scheduled a Feb. 5 condemnation hearing for an old warehouse building located at the railroad yard just north of downtown. The building is believed to be about 120 years old. It is of brick construction typical of that period, with walls that are three brick thick. Its outside [More]

Old travel trailers accumulating in downtown New Albany

July 23, 2018 // 1 Comment

Several old travel trailers have accumulated on the same downtown New Albany property from which 100 junk cars were removed last year. Most of the old travel trailers parked downtown have damage of similar severity as this one. The trailers, some severely damaged, are parked next to the fence on the Snyder Street [More]

City Board 7-3-18: New city sign ordinance approved

July 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

After working on it for most of a year, the New Albany Board of Aldermen approved a new sign ordinance at the City Board 7-3-18 meeting. First Ward Alderwoman Amy Livingston declared during the first board meeting after her election that she would be working to change the city’s sign ordinance. A working group [More]

When hiring contractors for storm repairs, beware “fly by nights”

May 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany Code Enforcement Officer, Eric Thomas, has asked to help with informing local property owners about some storm repairs issues when hiring contractors. Storm damage on Apple St. Local home owners seeking contractors to repair damage from the powerful weekend storm need to know the following [More]

Code enforcement is all about community Life Safety

December 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

Building Codes…Code Enforcement…What’s the Purpose…What’s the Importance? Such a common question, such a common concern, such a common topic of sometimes heated discussions.  Let me sum it all up with one statement: “OAKLAND CALIFORNIA, WHAT IF!” I am sure by now most of us have had the unfortunate [More]