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Council Meeting Outcomes June 1st

Special Presentation
Police Chief Tighe O'Meara and Fire Chief Ralph Sartain presented Council with the Evacuation Study.  For more information click here. 

Report
City Manager Adam Hanks presented Council with the City Manager's Report.  For more information click here. 

Consent
Council approved a Sole Source Procurement for Dry Creek Landfill.  For more information click here. 

Council approved a Professional Services Contract with Pathway Enterprises for Janitorial Services. For more information click here. 

Council approved a Special Procurement for Wastewater Treatment Plant Liquid Polymer.  For more information click here. 

Council approved appointments to the Social Equity and Racial Justice Commission.  For more information click here. 

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Public Hearing #1 - First Reading of Duplex and Accessory Residential Unit Land Use Code Amendments

Council approved first reading of Ordinance 3199, which is titled, “An ordinance amending chapters of the Ashland Land Use Ordinance to amend the allowances and development standards for duplexes and accessory residential units as required by House Bill 2001 from the 80th Oregon Legislative Assembly, 2019 Regular Legislative Session,” and to move the ordinance to second reading at the June 15, 2021 meeting.  For more information click here. 

Public Hearing #2 - Adoption of FY2021-2023 Biennial Budget

Council approved Resolution No. 2021-05 to Adopt the 2021-2023 Biennial Budget.

Council approved Resolution No. 2021-06 to appropriate such amounts as necessary to implement the BN2021-2023 Budget.

Council approved 
Resolution No. 2021-07 to Levy Taxes for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.

Council approved Resolution No. 2021-08 revising rates for electric service pursuant to Ashland Municipal Code section 14.16030 and repealing Resolution No. 2019-07.

Council approved Resolution No. 2021-09 adopting a storm drainage utility fee schedule pursuant to Ashland Municipal Code section 4.27.050 and repealing Resolution No. 2019-08;

Council approved Resolution No. 2021-10 adopting a transportation utility fee schedule pursuant to Ashland Municipal Code section 4.26 and repealing Resolution No. 2019-09.

Council approved Resolution No. 2021-11 certifying City provides sufficient Municipal Services to qualify for State Subventions;

Council approved Resolution No. 2021-12 declaring the City's election to receive State Revenues. 

Council approved a schedule of and topics for Council study sessions to develop a long-term fiscal strategy.

For more information click here.

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Council 
approved second reading of Ordinance No. 3198 titled, “An ordinance amending chapter 15.04, Buildings and Construction, of the Ashland Municipal Code to acknowledge current versions of State building codes, and to locally adopt by ordinance construction standards for wildfire hazard mitigation set forth in section 327.4 of the Oregon Residential Specialty Code (ORSC). For more information click here. 

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Council accepted the Emergency Solutions Grant for $300,000 to be used to establish and operate a temporary non-congregate urban campground, and I direct staff to execute a contract between the City of Ashland and Oregon Housing and Community Services for the funding. For more information click here. 

Due to time constraints Item 2 - Community Center and Pioneer Hall Ad-Hoc Committee Scope, Charge and Appointments. & Item 3 - Discussion of Formal Process for Vetting of Commission Applicants were moved to the next Council Meeting. 



 

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