Newark City Council Newark, Licking County Leaders At Odds Over Courthouse Lighting During Pride Festival By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Apr 29, 2018 commons.wikimedia.org Two Newark city council members are at odds with Licking County commissioners over their decision to not allow the county courthouse to be lit with rainbow colors during a gay pride festival. Newark To Consider Banning Circus Animals By Jim Letizia • Jul 5, 2017 City of Newark Organizers of a circus scheduled to perform in Newark in August have canceled the event after City Council member Mark Fraizer says he will introduce an ordinance banning circuses. Newark City Council President Agrees To Reprimand From Ethics Commission By Jim Letizia • Dec 30, 2016 newarkohio.net Newark City Council president Don Ellington has reached a deal with the Ohio Ethics Commission over the sale of five properties. Newark City Council Approves Anti-Discrimination Ordinance By Jim Letizia • Jul 6, 2016 newarkohio.net Newark City Council last night approved a measure banning discrimination based on sexual orientation. Newark Leaders Approve Changes In Vicious Dog Ordinance By Jim Letizia • Apr 5, 2016 Newark City Council last night approved a measure that no longer automatically labels pit bulls or other specific breeds as vicious. Newark City Council Tonight To Vote To Change Vicious Dog Law By Jim Letizia • Apr 4, 2016 Newark City Council is revisiting the city's vicious dog law. Newark Rejects Pit Bull Proposal By Jim Letizia • Mar 17, 2015 Newark City Council voted last night to reject changes to the vicious dog law that would have permitted pit bulls and other specific breeds without restrictions. New Contract For Some Newark Municipal Workers By Jim Letizia • Jul 29, 2014 City of Newark Newark City Council last night approved a three-year contract agreement with the union representing 110 employees, most of whom work in the water department. Newark Places Income Tax Hike Before Voters By Jim Letizia • Jun 17, 2014 Newark City Council last night approved placing a .15 percent income tax increase before the voters in November. Newark Council Approves Firefighters Union Contract By Jim Letizia • Feb 11, 2014 Newark City Council has approved a new three year contract with the firefighters union.