As a City, one of our key priorities is providing a variety of transportation options that connect our residents throughout the City to jobs, opportunity and recreation.
LYNX is a great community partner in this event. Through the LYMMO, paratransit, NeighborLink and vanpool services, they help our area accommodate over 90,000 passenger trips per day.
Edward L. Johnson, who was appointed CEO by the LYNX Board of Directors in April, provided an annual update at Monday’s workshop.
Passing of Commissioner Ings’ Cousin
Last month, Commissioner Ing’s cousin, Jason McMillion, passed away. Mayor Buddy Dyer asked for a moment of silence to honor and remember Jason.
Items of Note:
Ordinances/1st Read – Drones
Item #1 under Ordinances/1st Read related to the operation of unmanned aircraft systems was pulled from Monday’s agenda.
EDV # 1 – HPB Minutes/Tinker
Council voted on the Historic Preservations Board’s unanimous recommendation of the Tinker Field History Plaza Project.
After more than a year of public input, research and design this Plaza will be a special place for people to gather and learn about the history and events that took place at Tinker Field.
Mayor Dyer thanked Commissioner Hill for her leadership on this project and our community committee that has help guide to this process.
Mayor Dyer also thanked the more than 150 residents who participated in this process by either attending a community meeting or participating in an online survey.
The Tinker Field History Plaza truly reflects the community’s vision to create a space that is open and engaging, and offers a place for people to learn, gather, reflect and celebrate.
Thank you all for you hard work.