Oxford unveils new Web site
Police solve recent burglary
Unofficial Webmaster Michael Dale unveiled Oxford’s new Web site during Monday’s Oxford City Council Meeting.
Dale presented the new site which features search capabilities, a community calendar and a blog that the mayor and city council members can post to throughout the year. Council Member Hoyt Oliver said Dale could soon be officially named the city’s webmaster, but a financial arrangement would have be agreed upon.
To view the new site, visit http://oxfordgeorgia.org.
Also during Monday’s meeting:
• The council discussed adopting the Secretary of State Record Retention Schedule, but a final decision on the matter will not be made until the March meeting.
• The council unanimously approved the renewal of a standing agreement on the Georgia Municipal Association Workers’ Compensation Insurance and the cable company.
• Ron Manson and Jim Patrick were re-appointed to the Planning Commission for 3 year terms.
• The council unanimously voted to take bids from surveyors for construction on Mitchell Street.
• Hoyt Oliver reported on the status of the city’s Comprehensive Plan. All 80 of the city’s resolutions were posted around the room. To view the resolutions, visit http://www.cityofoxfordga. com.
• Oxford Police Chief Clark Miller reported the department recently solved the burglary of a house on Fletcher Street.
Valuable items including family heirlooms were stolen from the house from mid-November to the end of the year, Fletcher said. The items were being transported to a house on Emory Street where the suspects lived.
Officers responded to the house after a fight broke between two of the suspects. Once at the scene they discovered the stolen items. A conversation between officers connected the two cases, Fletcher said.
Only a portion of the items stolen were recovered, Fletcher said. Acoridng to him,, a large part of the stash was sold to pawnshops and on eBay.
Fletcher said the department also busted a drinking party at Oxford College of Emory University though no students were taken to jail.