Interim City Administrator Adam Hanks presented Council with the Extension of COVID-19 Declaration of Emergency. To veiw PowerPoint presentation Click here . For more information click here.
Council approved the Mayor’s recommendations for the Annual Appointments to the various Commissions, Committees and Boards. For more information click here.
Council approved a Liquor License for Peerless Restaurant and Bar. For more information click here.
Council approved the appointment for of Jennifer Longshore to the Public Arts Commission. For more information click here.
Council approved 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan for use of Community Development Block Grant Funds with this addition to Goal #1 (Housing Goal) in Table 56 on page 100 "The City of Ashland has adopted a Climate Energy Action Plan (CEAP), which, among other things, seeks to expand participation in energy efficiency programs and promote climate-friendly practices in building and construction. In consideration of the policies contained in the CEAP, housing projects supported with Community Development Block Grant Funding will be assessed for consistency with the policies contained in that document. The City will strongly encourage projects that promote CEAP goals through funding prioritization". For more information click here.
Council approved to direct staff to draft the 2020 Annual Action Plan for the use of Community Development Block Grant funds reflecting the award of CDBG funding for the 2020 Program year as follows:
• $5,525 to Ashland Food Angels for the repairs to their food storage and processing facility
• $13,291 to Options for Helping Residents or Ashland Housing Match Program
• $13,291 to Maslow Project School Based Services
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Staff gave an update on City Hall Preservation. For more information click here.
Council appointed Dennis Slattery as Council President.
Council moved to bring the Economic, Cultural, Tourism, and Sustainability Grants item to the next Council Business Meeting.
Council approved to extend the Utility no shut off and no late fees to June 30, 2020 and to extend Transient Occupancy Tax and Food and Beverage Tax Payment arrangements to August 1, 2020.
Council approved the first reading of an Ordinance regarding Adding Agenda Items. Click here for more information click here.