Public Notice: ASHLAND CITY COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

January 13, 2023

Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Council Chambers, 1175 E. Main Street

View on Channel 9 or Channels 180 and 181 (Charter Communications) or live stream via rvtv.sou.edu select RVTV Prime.

HELD HYBRID (Limited In-Person Social Distancing Seating and Zoom Meeting Access)  
For written public testimony, email public-testimony@ashland.or.us using the subject line: Ashland City Council Public Testimony.
For public oral testimony, fill out a Speaker Request Form at ashland.or.us/speakerrequest and return to the City Recorder.

6:00 PM Regular Business Meeting*

  1. CALL TO ORDER
    1. Land Acknowledgement**
  1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS
    1. Special Called Townhall Meeting Update
      • Date change to Monday, Jan. 30, 2022, 5:30 PM-8:30 PM, Ashland Armory
      • Mayor’s State of the City Address
    2. City Council Liaison Appointments
  1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES ***    
  1. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
    1. Severe Weather Emergency Shelter Next Steps
  1. CITY MANAGER REPORT
  2. PUBLIC FORUM (15 minutes)
  3. CONSENT AGENDA
    1. Approval of a Liquor License from Mas Southern Oregon LLC
  4. PUBLIC HEARINGS
    1. Public Hearing and First Reading of Ordinance 3217 – Middle Housing Land Division Ordinance 
    2. Public Hearing and First Reading of Ordinance 3205 – Housing in Employment Lands Code Amendments
  1. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
    1. Professional Services Contract with RH2 Engineering for the design of Talent-Ashland-Phoenix (TAP) Intertie System Improvements
  1. NEW BUSINESS
    1. Chair of the City Council Election
    2. City Council Liaison Roles and Appointments
    3. Citizens Budget Committee Appointments
    4. 2023-2025 Biennial Budget Calendar & Protocols
    5. City Communication Planning Status and Next Steps
    6. City Council Compensation
  1. ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS AND CONTRACTS
  1. OTHER BUSINESS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS/REPORTS FROM COUNCIL LIAISONS
  2. ADJOURNMENT OF BUSINESS MEETING

*    Items on the Agenda not considered due to time constraints are automatically continued to the next regularly scheduled Council meeting [AMC 2.04.030.(D)(3)]**  LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
We acknowledge and honor the aboriginal people on whose ancestral homelands we work—the Ikirakutsum Band of the Shasta Nation, as well as the diverse and vibrant Native communities who make their home here today. We honor the first stewards in the Rogue Valley and the lands we love and depend on: Tribes with ancestral lands in and surrounding the geography of the Ashland Watershed include the original past, present and future indigenous inhabitants of the Shasta, Takelma, and Athabaskan people.  We also recognize and acknowledge the Shasta village of K’wakhakha – “Where the Crow Lights” – that is now the Ashland City Plaza.
***Agendas and minutes for City of Ashland’s Boards and Commissions meetings may be found at the City’s website, https://www.ashland.or.us/Agendas.asp .  Use the View By box to select the Board or Commission information you are seeking.
 
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Manager’s office at (541) 488-6002 (TTY phone number 1-800-735-2900).  Notification 72 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the meeting (28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title I).

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