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Council to consider $530k for Riverfront Park, $7k for DBA

video Wilmington City Council will decide tonight whether to spend more than $500,000 to fix up Riverfront Park. The money is spread out over two agenda items with some of the money coming from a proposed grant.

Wilmington City Council votes to spend $60,000 from downtown parking fund for marketing

video The city will spend $60,000, $30,000 of which will come out of this fiscal year's budget. The other $30,000 will come out of next fiscal year's budget in two phases.

Downtown sign amendment proposed, will go to City Council

video It's a tug of war over window signs at Wilmington businesses. The City of Wilmington held a public meeting Thursday on downtown regulations for window signs, unveiling an amendment to the current ordinance.

City of Wilmington holds public meeting discussing sign regulations

video An ongoing problem plaguing the city of Wilmington is what city leaders are going to do about sign regulations. With recent enforcement of the current ordinance, business owners have been up in arms. Thursday night the city held a public meeting in which they received feedback from those stakeholders.

Downtown stakeholders want tax plan to slow down

videoWilmington Downtown Inc. is trying to push the creation of a MSD to enhance city services, like safety patrols, clean-up crews and marketing and event support. Problem is, many of the people who will be impacted by the MSD are against the plan.

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