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Floyd County

January 23, 2013

Spring Street entrance into New Albany getting new look



As part of its initiative to plant 10,000 trees in the area, Gahan said Eco-Tech has agreed to donate trees to the city for the medians. 

“They’ll start work in the spring, and I think the whole community will be very happy,” he said. 


Guns from buy back destroyed

The more than 250 guns turned-in by New Albany residents in December during the city’s buyback program were destroyed at the Louisville metal recycling business Freedom Metals on Monday. 

The city paid residents who were willing to surrender their operable firearms, as Mayor Jeff Gahan agreed to allot $50,000 for the program. 

Freedom Metals destroyed the guns at no cost to the city, but the company was allowed to keep the metal to recycle for other uses, according to the New Albany Police Department. 


Wilkinson to be replaced on board

Suellen Wilkinson — the former president of the board of pubic works — will be replaced by Gahan. 

The administration hasn’t confirmed the reason for the change, but the three appointments to the board are at the discretion of the mayor. 

Warren Nash has been acting as president of the board in Wilkinson’s place, and Gahan’s administrative assistant Cheryl Cotner is temporarily serving as the third member of the body.

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