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Council Meeting Outcomes February 16th


Council postponed the adoption of a Resolution authorizing a supplement budget to the next Council Meeting. For more information click here. 

Council directed Staff to move forward with the City Manager job description with an amendment: 
Education: A Master's Degree in Public Administration or Business Administration is highly desirable. Bachelor's degree with major coursework in public administration, business administration, finance, or a closely related field. For more information click here.

Council approved a contract with Peckham & McKenney for Professional Recruitment Services to select a City Manager and authorize the Human Resource Director to sign a contract and commence work on the recruitment immediately. For more information click here. 


Council approved to direct the City Manager to pursue an employment contract that would make Ralph Sartain the Interim Fire Chief and enact move-ups within the Department to ensure adequate staffing for Ashland Fire & Rescue. For more information click here. 

Council approved Ralph Sartain's appointment as Interim Fire Chief and authorize the City Manager Pro Tem to sign the related employment agreement.  For more information click here. 

Due to time constraints the below items were moved to the next Council Meeting: 

XII -UNFINISHED BUSINESS - Item #3 - Social Equity and Racial Justice Resolution - Council Discussion and Action Identification. For more information click here. 

XIII - NEW AND MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS - Item #2 -  Commission and Race and Social Equity - Discussion Questions. 
For more information click here

XIV - ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS and CONTRACTS - Item #1- Resolution No. 2021-03 Allocating Anticipated Transient Occupancy Tax Tourism Restricted Revenues for Biennium 2021-2023. For more information click here. 


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