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Traffic cam initiatives on ballot for Ohio cities
Two Ohio cities are voting on traffic cam ballot issues in November
by WKSU's VALERIE BROWN


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Valerie Brown
 
Two northeast Ohio cities have traffic camera initiatives on the November ballot.

In East Cleveland, opponents have collected enough petition signatures to put a ban of the red-light cameras up for a vote. In contrast, the City Council wants to add more cameras to boost revenue from tickets.

Garfield Heights also has an initiative on the ballot after voters banned traffic cameras last November.  Mayor Vic Collova says the new proposal would reverse the ban, but only in certain areas.

Mayor Vic Collova on Garfield Heights traffic cams
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Collova says the additional revenue would help to the city, but he does not expect the income will be very much.
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