November 16, 2023

Opera House roof repairs tabled


By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette

Richwood officials aren’t yet sure moving forward with the Opera House roof repair is a good idea.

At the regular village meeting Monday night, council voted 3-3 whether to table or proceed with the project. Mayor Scott Jerew cast the tie-breaking vote to table the decision, effectively halting the project until officials can see more data.

The roof repair is only a portion of the larger restoration project that, according to estimates, could cost upwards of $2-3 million.

“I’m saying table, sorry. I’m the tiebreaker and I would like to know what the residents have to say,” Jerew said.

The vote came after co…

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