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City staff and councilors discuss the direction they want to take in regard to the Oxford Fire Department financial deficit at Tuesday’s city council meeting.

City council and staff weigh options for new fire and EMS staff

After two resignations from a shift captain and a full-time firefighter/paramedic, Oxford Fire Department (OFD) is desperate for a solution to its deficit. At Tuesday’s city council meeting, fire chief John Detherage approached council members and city staff proposing three separate goals for more workers for the struggling fire and EMS staff.

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Miami University student Antonio Alejandro advises City Council to consider changing an ordinance on managed natural lawn areas to a resolution.

Oxford passes new regulations for pet owners

The meeting had two resolutions, one increasing the legal director’s hourly rate from $135 an hour to $155 and the other extending an option for the city manager to purchase real estate with Episcopal Retirement Services by a month, both passing unanimously.