City Hosts Town Hall on Safety

Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan and Assistant City Manager Nathaniel “Trey” Davis listen to the concerns of some city business owners during a recent meeting. Photo by Joe Daniels/Carolina Peacemaker. In an effort to curb violent crime in Greensboro, city leaders have drafted a proposed ordinance that would place responsibility on business owners. A town hall was held on Monday, July 26 at Barber Park Event Center on the proposal to receive public comment. City officials said this discussion has been going on for months and is something that was needed. “This is a Phase I of the safety plan. It’s possible that council could adopt a resolution outlining this policy, which is what these conversations are for. This helps us put a policy and plan in place,” said Mayor Nancy Vaughan. The three-page draft proposal is aimed to prevent violent crime at places …