By Branden Ferguson, Multimedia Video Journalist - bio | email
Lima Ohio -
Lima city council took time to honor a local businessman before addressing business Monday night.
Council started with the honoring of visionary John Rudolph, founder of Rudolph Foods. His family in attendance at council to receive a certificate of appreciation for the efforts of John and the Rudolph family.
Chief Martin then approached council to discuss the progress of the partnership between Lima's RTA and the police department. Since the start of the partnership on February 27th, 2012, more than 268 rides have been made and 130 hours logged by officers, increasing visibility in public and decreasing crime.