Avon could be getting a full-time information technology pro.
discussed an ordinance that would add the position to the city government at Monday night's work session. The city currently contracts out its IT work.
Mayor said that, with the way the city is growing and the increasing technology demands on city government, it would make more sense to hire a full-time employee rather than hire an outside company.
The duties of the position, as well as the title and salary, have yet to be determined. Council tabled discussion of compensation at the request of law director John Gasior, who pointed out the requirements of the position need to be spelled out before they can decide how much to pay for the job.
In other news:
- The city hopes to add sidewalks in town this year. At-large Councilman Daniel Zegarac said the proposed sidewalks are on the west side of Stoney Ridge Road from Long Road to Harriman Trail, the south side of French Creek Road from North Long Road to Detroit Road, and the east side of Center Road from Falcon Crest to the Miller Nature Preserve, which is set to open this weekend.
- The master design for a bike trail through the city may be getting a change, sending it over I-90 on the coming new Nagel Road bridge rather than on Jaycox Road as originally planned. When the trail was mapped out in the late 1990s, said, the Nagel Road interchange wasn't in the works yet. The new Nagel Road bridge over I-90 will include sidewalk on one side and a bike lane on the other.
- Council will hold a special hearing June 13 on an ordinance specifying a minimum number of off-street parking spots for fast-food establishments with drive-thru windows.