Bianchi and Davenport

City of Mansfield engineer Bob Bianchi answers a question Tuesday evening from 4th Ward Councilman Alomar Davenport, chair of council's finance committee.

MANSFIELD -- City engineer Bob Bianchi patiently explained to City Council the technical reasons and financial package behind a proposed $1.7 million connector between the B&O Bike Trail and Trimble Road.

Dillon Carr

Mansfield resident Dillon Carr speaks to City Council on Tuesday.

Bob Bianchi

City of Mansfield engineer Bob Bianchi speaks during a City Council meeting in August. (Richland Source file photo)

Cheryl Meier

Mansfield City Council 2nd Ward representative Cheryl Meier speaks Tuesday evening.

Cliff Mears

Richland County Commissioner Cliff Mears speaks in favor of a bike trail connector project Tuesday evening.

Alomar Davenport

4th Ward Councilman Alomar Davenport, chair of council's finance committee

Phil Scott

At-large Councilman Phil Scott speaks Tuesday evening. 

Stephanie Zader

At-large Councilwoman Stephanie Zader

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