Offi cials reviewing address changes

Morgan says some

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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Though the issue never needed council approval to proceed, the readdressing of several addresses in the city has been postponed after a vote by aldermen, and addresses included are being re-examined for necessity. Planning Director Chris Suneson devised a plan to readdress 574 parcels, in conjunction with the U.S. Postal Service and Benton County 911 Administration. At the regular City Council meeting Aug. 26, Alderwoman Becky Morgan protested the change, calling it traumatic for residents in reference to time-consuming and costly changes. At the meeting of the Emergency Management Committee Sept. 4, Suneson told the group he has met with Morgan and representatives from Benton County 911 twice in an effort to eliminate some addresses in question. “The public is concerned about everything that would have to be changed,” he said. “We are seeking alternate solutions to the sequencing problem … If we don’t have to disrupt people’s lives, all the better.” The address change is intended to fix issues with structure


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