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Council Meeting Outcomes August 3rd

After 30 years this marked the final Council Meeting for City Manager Adam Hanks. Adam has been a huge asset for the City of Ashland and will be missed.  He has worked in multiple departments and made his way to the top!  Council thanked him for all of his hard work and dedication.  THANK YOU ADAM WE ALL WISH YOU NOTHING BUT THE BEST!!

Special Presentation
Finance Director Melanie Purcell presented Council with the Fiscal Year 2021 Fourth Quarter Financial Update.  For more information click here. 

Council approved an Intergovernmental Agreement with Southern Oregon University for Public Access Television Services with RVTV.  For more information click here. 

Council approved to direct Staff and the Planning Commission to evaluate and draft code amendments to address issues raised on appeal before the Land Use Board of Appeals with the goal of addressing inconsistent and ambiguous language in the Annexation chapter. For more information click here. 

Council approved a Liquor License for Puerto Mazatlan.  For more information click here. 

First Reading of an Ordinance Amending the Ashland Comprehensive Plan to adopt the Housing Capacity Ananlysis as a supporting document to Chapter VI Housing Element. 

Council approved the first reading of an Ordinance Amending the City of Ashland Comprehensive Plan to Adopt the Housing Capacity Analysis as a Supporting Document to the Housing Element of the Comprehensive Plan and to move the Oinance to second reading at the August 17, 2021 meeting. AND Council approved to support an application for State of Oregon Funding Assistance through the Department of Land Conservation and Development to develop a Housing Production Strategy consistent with House Bill 2003.  For more information click here. 

Council appproved a BIPOC Celebration Mural at Ashland High School.  For more information click here. 

Council directed Staff to create a universal administrative Policy for all Commissions regarding meeting in person or virtual. For more information click here. 

Council approved the appointment of Alison Chan as Interim Finance Director and authorized the City Manager Pro Tem to sign the related employment agreement.  For more information click here. 

Council approved a Resolution authorizing signatures, including facsimile signatures for banking services on behalf of the City of Ashland.  For more information click here. 

Council approved an Ordinance relating to Transient Occupancy Taxes.  For more information click here

Council approved a Resolution revising Miscellaneous Fees and Charges for FY 2022.  For more information click here. 


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