Council Delays Libbey Project

By Walter Einhart

Time and time again the Libbey Bowl has proven to be an integral part of the culture, community and economy of Ojai, yet its future is in limbo. Tuesday night’s surprise 2-2 vote by the Ojai City Council failed to award a $2.4 million contract to McGillivray Construction Inc. to begin rebuilding the bowl. Councilwomen Betsy Clapp and Sue Horgan abstained from support of the motion made by Councilwoman Carol Smith to go ahead with the award, also supported by Mayor Steve Olsen. Clapp and Horgan main concern was that

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