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Council Meeting Outcomes March 17th

The Council decided to remove the below items to a future Council Meeting:

XI​. PUBLIC HEARINGS
  1. Public Hearing and First Reading of an Ordinance amending Title 18 Land Use of the Ashland Municipal Code relating to plaza space requirements for large scale buildings within the C-1-D zone and Downtown Design Standards Overlay.  For more information click here. 
XIII.NEW AND MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS

    3.  Adoption of Selection Criteria for Public Works Director Recruitment. For more information click here. 
    4.  City Manager Initiative Measure Endorsement.  

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Councilor Seffinger read the Arbor Day Proclamation into the record.  For more information click here. 

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Council approved a Public Contract for Financial Advisory Services.  For more information click here. 

Council approved the appointment of Christopher Mahan to the Housing and Human Services Commission.  For more information click here. 

Council approved the appointment of Jeffrey Dahle to the Airport Commission.  For more information click here. 

Council approved a Liquor License for Rogue Valley Roasting Company.  For more information click here. 

Council approved a Liquor License for Clementine Rose, Inc. For more information click here. 

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Council approved a temporary measure to limit the spread of the coronavirus, pursuant to AMC 2.04.010E approving suspension of the following Ashland Municipal Code provisions concerning Council meetings through April 30, 2020, AMC 2.04.040B, so as to allow Council member attendance and voting by means of electronic communication at the scheduled April Council meetings.

Council approved a temporary measure to limit the spread of the coronavirus, pursuant to AMC 2.04.010E approving suspension of the following Ashland Municipal Code provisions concerning Council meetings through April 30, 2020, AMC 2.04.050D, so as to suspend the requirement for a Public Forum agenda item at the scheduled April business meetings of the City Council.

Council approved a temporary measure to limit the spread of the coronavirus, pursuant to AMC 2.04.010E approving suspension of the following Ashland Municipal Code provisions concerning Council meetings through April 30, 2020, AMC 2.04.020C.2 so as to suspend the requirement for a Public Forum agenda item at the scheduled April study session meetings of the City Council.

Council approved a temporary measure to limit the spread of the coronavirus, pursuant to AMC 2.04.010E approving suspension of the following Ashland Municipal Code provisions concerning Council meetings through April 30, 2020,  AMC 2.04.050G, so as to suspend the requirement for public testimony on agenda items at the scheduled April meetings of the City Council.

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Council approved the City of Ashland State of Emergency Declaration effective March 15th at 11 AM.  For more information click here. 

Council directed Staff to issue funding to Options for Helping Residents of Ashland (OHRA) overnight shelter before it closes on March 31st in hopes to keep it open through April.  Council also directed Staff to look into finding ways to potentially help fund Jobs with Justice Camp.  

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Council approved a Resolution modifying Solid Waste Franchise Rates and Fees. For more information click here. 

Council approved second reading of and Ordinance relating to checkout bags.  For more information click here. 









 

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