In other business, the council:
Approved closing Jamison from 27th Street to 34th Street and Water Tower Place to the roundabout on Nov. 9 for the Every Mile is a Memory 5k Color Run;
Approved closing Jordan Street from North Seventh Street to North Eighth Street on Oct. 5 and Nov. 2 for the Market Day;
Approved seeking bids for a new roof for the armory;
Heard a presentation of the 2012-13 audit;
Held a first reading on an ordinance to rezone property at 1801 S. 10th Street for Martin & Bayley for expand the Hucks Convenience Store at the location;
Approved the strategic housing program agreement with the Zanola Co.; and
Approved an agreement with the Evansville Western Railway for a crossing of the tracks at 20th Street for the multi-use trail.