Mayor Sara Drew gave her State of the City speech at Thursday's City Council meeting.
State Of The City
Monday, January 14, 2013
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Mayor Sara Drew gave her State of the City address at Thursday's city council meeting.
At Thursday's City Council meeting, Mayor Sara Drew delivered her State of the City address and said sharing services with neighboring communities is the key to the city's success. Drew said improving the state Route 59 corridor between Stow and Kent will help both cities improve the tax base and make Stow a one-stop shop for everything people need. "We're improving the Stow-Kent Plaza and Kent has improved its downtown," Drew said. "We have the book ends in place and now we just have to fill in the middle." Stow and Kent officials are jointly applying for a grant through Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study (AMATS) to conduct a study on the corridor and make it a "thriving force," Drew said. Drew also touched on all the assets the…
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
President Obama is expected to touch on taxes, manufacturing, education and more. What do you think is most important?
President Obama promises his State of the Union speech Tuesday night will outline a lasting economic recovery that will "work for everyone, not just a wealthy few." On what issues do you want the president to focus when he addresses the nation? Tuesday’s address will be shown on major TV networks and streamed live online via YouTube and on the White House website. 9 p.m.: Watch an enhanced version of the speech that features graphics, data and statistics that highlight the issues the president is discussing on whitehouse.gov/sotu. Use the hashtag #SOTU to discuss the speech live. Interested in the state of Stow? Read Mayor Sara Drew's State of the City address here.
Friday, January 14, 2011
Mayor Karen Fritschel gave her final state of the city address Jan. 13.
"The best is yet to come in Stow," Mayor Karen Fritschel said in her closing remarks during her eighth and final State of the City Address at City Hall. "Since I will be leaving office at the end of the year, a new mayor will be elected to begin serving in 2012," she said. "I hope everyone conducts dignified campaigns that are worthy of the elected positions they seek." Fritschel will not run again in November because of term limits. Economic growth and development The mayor said she was looking forward to the Summa Western Reserve Hospital breaking ground this year at the new Seasons Road interchange. "When completed, this project will stand statewide as a positive example of the benefits of regional cooperation among cities," she said. "…
Thursday, January 13, 2011
The mayor will talk about how the city should fare in 2011 and City Council is expected to pass its 2011 budget.
Mayor Karen Fritschel will give her State of the City Address in City Council's chambers at 7 p.m. tonight in City Hall. Following her address, when she will talk about the future plans for the city, council will have its meeting. There are 10 pieces of legislation that council will consider tonight. But, the biggest decision of the night will be council's vote on the 2011 budget. The budget is expected to be about $26.5 million dollars. For more on the budget and the mayor's State of the City Address, check back with Stow Patch.