Medina City Council

Dominium, a developer and manager of affordable townhomes, has passed a first step in getting approval from the Medina City Council for a project proposed for the area behind the Medina Entertainment Center at 510 Clydesdale Trail. The council, on Tuesday, Oct. 7, directed city staff to draft an approval resolution for a Mixed Use [...]

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The Medina City Council, Tuesday, Sept. 16, got a last-minute surprise from Mediacom about this year’s plans for bringing broadband and high-speed Internet access to underserved areas of the city. And the council had to make a decision about what to do about the surprise by the next day, Sept. 17. Attorney Mark Ayotte, of [...]

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New home construction helps city’s budget  The Medina City Council, Tuesday, Sept. 2, approved a preliminary total property tax levy of $3,501,811 for taxes payable in 2015 — a 2.15 percent increase over the actual total property tax levy of $3,428,080 for taxes payable in 2014. The tax levy will be a major source of [...]

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Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, located south of Loretto on County Road 19, is getting ready to grow by 600 new grave sites. The Medina City Council, Tuesday, Aug. 19, reviewed the cemetery’s request for the conditional use permit that Medina requires for new and expanded cemeteries in the rural residential zoning district. Then the [...]

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Old city water tower to come down  Verizon Wireless is proposing a change in the landscape in the vicinity of Pinto Drive and Highway 55 in Medina in the form of a 150 foot tall monopole for locating telecommunications equipment. The Medina City Council, Wednesday, Aug. 6, reviewed Verizon’s request for a conditional use permit [...]

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Heavy traffic and rapid population growth in northeast Medina again dominated discussions at the Tuesday, July 15, Medina City Council meeting, and the council took steps toward addressing both issues. The council also took up other business. Here are some meeting highlights. STAGING OF POPULATION GROWTH City Councilors directed Medina’s planning staff to go ahead [...]

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City hopes to deal with northeast population growth The Medina City Council is continuing to wrestle with the issue of what to do about rapid growth in population density and traffic in the northeast corner of the city. At the moment, councilors are looking for a solution not involving a moratorium on new housing developments. [...]

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Medina City Councilors, Tuesday, June 17, said they were concerned that population in the northeast corner of their city is growing too fast and becoming too dense. Then asked what they could do about it. Could they enact a moratorium on development? Or what about getting a head start on amending the city’s comprehensive plan? [...]

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