(HANNIBAL)—Hannibal City Council members hear first reading of an ordinance to abandon Colfax Avenue from 11 to just west of Maple, portions of 10th and Maple streets and an alley between the Printex building and the former location of Hannibal Machine.

The request for abandonment is from Randy Park of Printex. The proposal has the approval of Hannibal’s Planning and Zoning Commission. A final reading is scheduled for the April second council meeting.

Council members also approve the purchase of ten bullet resistant vests for the police department.