Category Archives: City of Oxford/Board of Aldermen

Bailey wants to stabilize Oxford infrastructure

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By Chaning Green News Writer Jason Bailey has served as Alderman of Ward 6 for the past five years. He took over the position in a special election that was held after then-alderman Brad Mayo was elected to serve as a state representative. Bailey is currently facing of against newcomer Wayne Andrews for the alderman […]

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Board approves rezoning for TND

By Chaning Green News Writer The March 21 meeting of the mayor and Board of Alderman began Tuesday night with the mayor’s report. Among other things Mayor Pat Patterson wanted to make citizens aware that there are a few controlled burns happening in places throughout the city. The most discussed topic at the meeting was […]

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Andrews wants to ensure sustainable housing for Oxford

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By Chaning Green News Writer Wayne Andrews is running for alderman of Ward 6. Andrews is the director of Yoknapatawpha Arts Council and has lived in Oxford with his wife for nearly 10 years. His wife and two children attended Ole Miss, which has allowed Andrews to be a regular visitor to the Oxford for […]

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OPC board meets with city leaders about new activity center

By John Davis Oxford Park Commission The next step in the construction of a new activity center for the Oxford Park Commission is now in the hands of the city’s board of aldermen. The OPC’s board hosted a joint meeting of city leaders Wednesday morning to discuss several different options that would allow the project […]

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City Board hears citizen’s concerns regarding TND rezoning

By Chaning Green News Writer Tuesday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting was dominated by discussion of a proposed rezoning that would allow for the construction of a traditional neighborhood development within the Oxford city limits. The traditional neighborhood development (TND) would be constructed “west of North Lamar Boulevard, east of Chickasaw Road and south of […]

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