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Athens City Hall is seen in Athens, Ohio, on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

Athens City Council refers towing ordinance to committee

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – In a unanimous decision, the Athens City Council voted Monday to refer an ordinance that would dismantle the city’s towing regulations back to committee. The ordinance would have eliminated regulations that set towing fees and the process for tow truck operators to get a license from the city. The council was… Read More

Athens City Hall is seen in Athens, Ohio, on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

Athens City Council set to dismantle local towing ordinances years after the state granted regulatory powers to PUCO

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens City Council is set to dismantle towing ordinances that haven’t been enforced for over 15 years.  The ordinance sets the towing fees and the process for tow truck operators to get a license from the city. Athens Police Chief Tom Pyle and Law Director Lisa Eliason brought a recommendation to… Read More