The City Council approved a dance club at the former Historic Century Market at 522 Sixth Street. The club would operate downstairs from La Terazza restaurant from 7 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Friday to Sunday. The council also approved a banquet facility in the space from 4-8 p.m. seven days a week.
Park High School is seeking permission for a community garden near the school. Blue School Principal Dan Bieser is heading up the proposal. It's headed to the Board of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services.
Alderman David Maack is requesting the City Council hold a planning meeting in mid-May to discuss the city's 2010 budget priorities. The meeting would come shortly after the new mayor is elected. The proposal was sent to Mayor Tom Friedel's office.
The city agreed to consider building a sidewalk in front of Dr. Jones Elementary School on Chicory Road in 2010. Resident Robbin Church had requested the walkway to improve safety around the school. Read Church's full letter.