This month, the city will sell 48.6 percent of its ownership in Greenup to AMP, while retaining the other 51.4 percent, the same ownership percentage it has of the new Meldahl plant.
“I think this is a very significant council meeting,” Smith said.
Fiehrer said Friday that in serving on Butler County TID’s board, “that’s when I really found out a lot about South Hamilton Crossing and the safety hazards that exist there” with vehicles crossing the CSX tracks in that area.
“So it was a real safety issue, and then the more we talked about economic development, and with all the land that’s right there, that potentially can open up, it just seemed like a win-win, getting the thing done as soon as we could,” Fiehrer said.
“And then you’ve got the traffic congestion on High Street that you’re not going to have to deal with anymore, because it’s going to make that load a lot lighter,” she said. “So three key reasons to get it done.”