One had been adopted and was to be a birthday present for a 5-year-old girl.
The fire was reported about 2 p.m. Friday at the Village View Apartments in the 7800 block of Carter Street. Residents displaced from nine units.
Raises for city officials hadn’t been raised in more than 10 years.
New police station, municipal court cost $21.7 million.
About 25 residents from The Clearing subdivision met with representatives for the project, a proposed skilled nursing/assisted living facility that would be built on four acres at 7600 Antioch Road.