City gives $330k to Port for broadband grant match; Bailey resigns amid questions of Mayor Weatherford's actions


August 19, 2021

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Councilwoman Delphine Bailey resigned during the August 11 City Council meeting, objecting to Mayor Zac Weatherford, who recently fired, without cause, three top city administrators.

DAYTON–The City Council approved the use of $330,000 of the $340,000 American Rescue Plan Act 2021 (ARPA) funds at their August 11 meeting, to go towards the $500,000 match requirement for the $2 million Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) grant the Port of Columbia was recently awarded to construct a fiber optic broadband network. Councilmember Misty Yost appealed to the Council t...

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