SID Area – weed control spraying was implemented in August with a contractor. The heavy rains this year have made weed control very difficult.
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The SID is sponsoring a Downtown Parking enforcement program. This program is really making a difference for Downtown businesses to encourage more drive up business. Downtown businesses have been reporting an increase of up to 30% in lunchtime crowd.
Because of issues with the previous plantings in the Downtown with damage, maintenance and durability, City of Newark has recently contracted with Albyn’s Nursery to replace many of the plantings in and around the Downtown. The new plantings look...
A Way Finding system and plan is underway for Downtown Newark. OHM has been contracted to lead the process to develop a new wayfinding plan. More to follow.
The Licking County Soil and Water Conservation District has been contracted to perform daily services for the SID. Duties include; picking up trash, pulling weeds, general clean up, and keeping a watchful eye on the area. They have been picking up anywhere...