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  1. Citywide Fiber Optic Internet

    Several parts of the US already have access to fiber Internet, but Avon us not one of them. For our city to continue to grow, we need to provide our businesses, hospitals, educational facilities...
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    Apr 27, 2015 by Michael Timko (150 points)

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  2. Widen Detroit Rd after Burger King

    Every year when Avon holds the Duct Tape Festival, the residents around Detroit Rd (Moon Rd, French Creek Rd & Colorado Ave) suffer the ill effects of the excess traffic. We can't get up down...
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    Apr 27, 2015 by Michael Timko (150 points)

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  3. Widen the roads, put in sidewalks

    It's great that these big name companies are coming to Avon (Meijer's, Cabella's etc), as well as the little guys that have built here, too, but the infrastructure of the city can't handle any more...
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    May 18, 2015 by KPullin (11 points)

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  4. Mayor Jensen: Avon need Fiber Network for cable, internet,

    In order to sustain growth, we need a better high speed internet. At present, we have two companies offering us broadband under the illusion of competition. Offering equal service while...
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    Aug 2, 2015 by Michael Timko (150 points)

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  5. Required trees in newly developed commercial property

    All the recent large scale commercial developments along Chester Road and Levin's at Nagel have destroyed large areas of trees. This website displays trees prominently in the banner to signify the...
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    Apr 30, 2015 by Simon (8 points)

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  6. French Creek Bridge

    What a shame the city has let a landmark like the French Creek Bridge on Detroit Rd fall into such disrepair. Repair and paint is sorely needed and for immediate relief, just remove the broken down...
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    May 21, 2015 by Dolores Kopacz (5 points)

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  7. Left turn arrow at the intersection of Detroit Rd

    At different times during the day (the worst being 3pm to 4pm), it's next near impossible to make a left turn from Detroit to French Creek due to the amount of oncoming traffic. This intersection...
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    Apr 28, 2015 by Michael Timko (150 points)

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  8. Mound Cemetery

    It would be great to spruce up the corner at 83 and Detroit , specifically Mound Cemetery. The flags need and should be replaced every year. They are tattered. We need some color to draw attention to...
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    Apr 16, 2015 by Sharon (40 points)

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  9. Hazardous Waste Round Up Needed

    I think the city should consider having a hazardous waste round up a couple times a year. Other communities in the area conduct these round ups. It makes good sense to make it convenient for the...
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    Apr 15, 2015 by EB (5 points)

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  10. Sound barriers for a residential areas near I-90

    I feel that all residential areas that run close to I-90 should have sound barriers. The sound barriers used on the east side of Cleveland look very attractive and are also very functional. I feel...
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    May 14, 2015 by Rob Viers (5 points)

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  11. Additional Green Space

    With all of the new development taking place in Avon, the city should look to acquire additional green space for more parks and recreation. With the rapid rate of growth in the city, now is the time...
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    May 7, 2015 by EB (5 points)

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  12. Street lights on Schwartz Road

    Street lights should be added on Schwartz Road to make it safer to travel on. With all the traffic and and the large drainage ditches along the side of the road, it would make it much safer for...
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    Sep 8, 2015 by EB (5 points)

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  13. Lower Speed Limit on SR 83 between Mills and Detroit

    The existing 45 MPH on SR 83 between Mills and Detroit seems too high for the amount of traffic and the character of the roadway. I suggest the City conduct a Speed Zone Study to determine if a...
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    Apr 10, 2016 by Brian Blayney (13 points)

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  14. Moon Rd at Detroit

    Turning off Moon Rd onto Detroit either left or right is very difficult due to two stone structures east of Moon Rd obstructing the view of west-bound oncoming traffic. I'm not sure if these are...
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    May 17, 2015 by ASnaves (57 points)

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  15. One Time Seed/Sod Incentive Program For Watering your Lawn

    The City of Avon needs to look into an incentive program for watering your lawn when planting seed or getting sod at your residence. If you recently moved to the area and built a house they should...
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    Aug 5, 2016 by Bill Kessler (8 points)

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  16. Cutting-edge renewable energy for Avon

    Avon is a burgeoning town with endless potential. What if Avon had its very own wind turbine(s)? That would offer a substantial amount of clean energy and would honor Avon as one of the first...
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    Apr 8, 2016 by Aubrey Greene (5 points)

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  17. Reflective marker in the island where you turn from Chester onto 83 north.

    There used to be a "keep right" sign there on the south end of that island. It is difficult to see where that island begins as you are turning from Chester on to 83. Add snow on top of it and it's...
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    Dec 6, 2015 by Bill Owens (5 points)

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  18. BIKE TRAILS AROUND THE CITY

    It would be a great idea to extend a bike trail along Colorado Ave (SR 611) from Harris Road in Sheffield Village (that connects to French Creek preserve) to somewhere at the intersection of Detroit...
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    Sep 14, 2016 by Piotr Pietraszewski (5 points)

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  19. Adding bike paths throughout the city

    I've noticed there are places along Rt. 83 in particular where there are no sidewalks or bike paths/lanes. The new path that starts at Rt. 83 and ends at the new pool has no way of getting residents...
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    Feb 16, 2017 by Kurt McAllister (5 points)

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  20. Rt 611 right turning lane onto I 90

    It's been great turning right from Rt 611 going east on I 90 since the right lane has been closed by Chester. There is already a half of lane there. When the closed lane is opened after construction...
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    Sep 2, 2015 by Linda Green (5 points)

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  21. Avon is turning into one big parking lot

    The City of Avon is allowing the clearing of all the trees and farm land and constructing retail outlets, which in turn is hurting the environment and quality of life. How much retail is really needed...
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    Mar 22, 2016 by Eric Julian (8 points)

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  22. Fix I-90 Between 83 and 611

    Those of use who live by I-90 have been inundated with new truck noise that rattles glasses and loose objects. This has been since last year when they "patched' I-90. Why not do a proper job? I would...
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    May 13, 2016 by Mark Welo (15 points)

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  23. Crossing guards

    Avon is not very walkable to begin with, so it would be a huge improvement for our kids if there was a crossing guard at the intersection of Detroit and 83 before and after school. At least Heritage...
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    Aug 5, 2015 by KPullin (11 points)

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  24. mosquitoe spraying

    is any one else concerned. that we have no idea what the chemicals are, that the city is spraying in our neighborhoods. plus who gets to decided what chemicals to use.

    Aug 23, 2016 by jtzech (5 points)

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