Federal Funds Approved For Airport Work

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Federal Funds Approved For Airport Work

Times Reporter – NEW PHILADELPHIA — Following an announcement Monday by U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, that $91,809 in federal funds were awarded to New Philadelphia to rehabilitate the city’s airport taxiway apron, City Council Monday night passed a resolution accepting the money.

The resolution, passed as an emergency, will be used to pay for unexpected subsurface problems that developed during the ramp rehabilitation project at Harry Clever Field last fall.

Councilman Darrin Lautenschleger, chairman of council’s Public Works Committee, introduced the legislation and moved for suspension of council’s rules for three readings. Council unanimously approved suspension of the rules and the resolution’s adoption.

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