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Study Session

Monday, June 03, 2019


Monday, June 3, 2019
Council Chambers, 1175 E. Main Street

Mayor Stromberg called the meeting to order at 5:35 PM.
Councilors’ Slattery, Graham, Akins, Seffinger, Rosenthal and Jensen were present.
  1. Public Input (15 minutes, maximum)
Huelz Gutcheon – Ashland – Discussed carbons.  He spoke that building codes need to be upgraded.  He spoke regarding climate change.    
Marilyn Briggs - Ashland –Read a statement into the record regarding a new City Hall (see attached). 
  1. Cameras Discussion
City Administrator Kelly Madding gave a Staff report.
Council discussed the pros and cons of having cameras.   
Council gave consensus to bring this item back with policy template.
  1. City Hall Seismic Retrofit Conceptual Design, Conceptual Costs
Public Works Director Paula Brown and ORW representative Dana Crawford presented a PowerPoint presentation (see attached).
Items discussed were:
  • 2018 Concept Design Process.
  • 2019 Direction and Process.
  • Seismic Strategies for Historic Buildings.
  • Existing City Hall information.
  • Building Upgrades.
  • Entrance options.
  • Concept Design.
  • Costs.
  • Timeline.
Council gave Staff direction to bring this item back to Council.
The Study Session was adjourned at 7:05 PM.
Respectfully submitted by:
City Recorder Melissa Huhtala
Mayor Stromberg
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