Ordinance to require license to operate golf carts in city

The Rising Sun City Council heard the first reading on Thursday, July 5th of its ordinance regulating golf carts on community streets Golf cart first reading.

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The Rising Sun City Council heard the first reading on Thursday, July 5th of its ordinance regulating golf carts on community streets Golf cart first reading.
The ordinance will require operators of motorized vehicles (golf carts) must have valid drivers license or be 16 years old and 180 days with ID card or photo except card.
Council gave superintendent Branden Roeder approval to use revenue sharing funds to the Rising Sun school foundation
Industrial Access Drive from Rising Star Drive through the golf course has been renamed to Ferry Way.
A preview of the new ferry will be at 11:30 a.m. today (Thursday) at the new boat ramp at Front and Plum streets. The ferry open in August.
Resident Ross Colen asked council to consider handicap parking spaces near his rental properties at Second and High Streets.
The new salary ordinance is being considered with mostly a two percent increase including police department, street workers, main street director, park director, grant writer, park director, and mayor.
Council reviewed its trash and recycling bid to be approved in August.
Council approved $25,000 from the redevelopment commission to Rising Sun Main Street which included $10,000 approved for Window Stitchery.
Communications (911) director Laura Walston reported new console desks are in place and other improvements being worked on.
Organizers reported there were 116 sidecars with 185 participants, including two from Canada and two from Japan, attended the 40th National Sidecar Association Rally.
Councilman Bill Marksberry was named to Ohio County Community Foundation to replace Mick Burke.