Bedford City Council Vacates Portion of 34th Street

(BEDFORD) – During the Bedford city council meeting Monday evening the council approved vacating a portion of 34th Street near Mitchell Road.

A public hearing was held for the estate of James F. McIntyre whose personal representative was Terry L. McIntyre in order to vacate a portion of 34th Street that runs east and west along a portion of the platted and undeveloped portion of 34th Street near Mitchell Road.

A neighbor spoke for the vacating of the street and Attorney David Smith spoke to the council members explaining the need to vacate the street.

The Bedford City Council voted to vacate the street.

In other business:

  • Passed the noise ordinance
  • Passed the penalties in relation to the noise ordinance
  • Second passage of an salary ordinance in regards of elected officials for 2021
  • Second passage an Salary ordinance for police officers, firefighters, and appointed officials
  • Accepted the conflict of ordinance for Golf Pro John Bertges.

Bedford City Attorney Greg Pittman informed the city they have been in violation of the sign ordinance with the displaying of signs on city property. The example used was the hanging of signs at the John Lowery Pool fence which exceed the square footage of the sign ordinance adopted by the city.

The city is looking at possible remedies, or solutions to the issue.