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Akron City Council aid Sara Biviano helps Ward 6 Councilman Bob Hoch with paperwork for an upcoming meeting on Friday, Jan. 11. Akron City Council has a committee studying whether council should go paperless with its legislation, agendas, and other documents. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
The agenda is projected above North Canton City Council President Jon Snyder, as he listens to a another council member during a council meeting last week in North Canton. (Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal)
North CantonFirst Ward Councilman Douglas V. Foltz, signs onto his laptop at the start of a council meeting last week in North Canton. (Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal)
Akron City Council is considering going paperless for its legislation, and agendas. The City of Columbus has gone paperless and council's spokesman, John Ivanic, posted this photo to show 8 months of paper materials for one office before going paperless. This would be multipled by 22 to arrive at the actual paper used for this time period, once the copies are given to each council member and staff. (Photo courtesy John Ivanic)
A 26-year-old Akron man is accused of trying to get into the Summit County Courthouse and the county jail several times while carrying a firearm and accompanied by children in handcuffs, authorities said.