Stories about Dixon City Council
A revised event proposal was presented to the City Council earlier this week to bring the first pride fest to Dixon.
“We’re getting very close to needing the additional staff to know that we’re covered,” Chief Ryan Buskohl said.
The sober living home would house up to 16 residents, and the goal is to build an environment that encourages, promotes and sustains healthy recovery.
Redevelopment goals include capital improvements, site preparation, environmental remediation and stormwater management, redeveloping underused areas, streetscape and infrastructure improvements including utilities, and rehabbing existing buildings.
Dixon is in the early stages of creating two tax increment financing districts aimed at redeveloping areas of land stretching from First Street past Interstate 88.
According to KSB data, 37 people are hospitalized, eight are in the Intensive Care Unit, and four are on ventilators. Most are unvaccinated.
The City Council is looking at raising fees for businesses with video gambling machines, and demand continues for liquor licenses that allow the machines.
In May 2020, Energizer began closing its Rayovac plant and laying off 125 employees.
One of those developments is the Gateway Project, which will bring commercial growth across 27 acres on South Galena Avenue across from Walmart between Keul and Bloody Gulch roads.
Following years of riverfront development and planning, Project Rock will take things to the next level in Dixon.