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New shooting range bill introduced

January 17, 2014

Legislation to waive the city of Marietta’s ordinance prohibiting the discharge of firearms within the city limits for a planned shooting range in the Harmar district was re-introduced during......

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Jan-17-14 8:22 AM

I agree about changing the hours of council meetings so that more members of the public can attend. Changing the hours also insures that working people can run for council. Currently, holding council office requires a very flexible work schedule, flexible self-employment, or not working, in order to attend meetings. The reality is that most people can't attend the meetings. I know there are several council people who prefer it that way.

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Jan-18-14 12:52 PM

If the planned shooting range is to be located in the basement of the new expansion, then the location would be superior to about any above ground facility. Sound suppression would be naturally taken care of and the escape of a flying round would be virtually impossible. A motorcycle would cause more noise than this range. A variance should be allowed.

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Jan-18-14 2:33 PM

. "I welcome neighbors to come in and talk with me about the project. I'm all for dialogue, but I will be constructing a building there."

By this statement sounds like Chip is going to do what he wants no matter what others think...

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