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Public Notice: ASHLAND CITY COUNCIL

December 15, 2023

BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA
Tuesday, December 19, 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 (In-Person or Zoom Meeting Access)

Public testimony will be accepted for both general public forum items and agenda items. 

Please complete the online Public Testimony Form (ashland.or.us/Council),

for WRITTEN and ELECTRONIC testimony only. Indicate on the Public Testimony Form if you wish to provide WRITTEN testimony, or if you wish to speak ELECTRONICALLY during the meeting.

Please submit your testimony no later than 10 a.m. the day of the meeting.

5 p.m. Executive Session

  1. To consider the employment of a public officer, employee, staff member, or individual agent pursuant to ORS 192.660 (2)(a).

6 p.m. Regular Business Meeting*

  1. CALL TO ORDER
    1. Land Acknowledgement**
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. ROLL CALL
  4. MAYOR’S/CHAIR OF THE COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS
  5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES ***
    • Minutes of the December 4, 2023 – Study Session Meeting
    • Minutes the December 5, 2023 – Business Meeting
  6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
  7. PUBLIC FORUM (15 minutes – Public input or comment on City business not included on the agenda)
  8. CONSENT AGENDA
    • Acceptance of Moss Adams Audit Report -forthcoming
    • Authorization to apply for DLCD Climate Friendly Implementation Grant
    • Acceptance of a DLCD Technical Assistance Economic Opportunity Analysis Grant
    • Liquor License Approval for Beat Farm Coop & Ola Loa General Store at 38 Lithia Way
    • Liquor License Approval for Mason GochE (dba Mason’s on Main, LLC) at 345 East Main Street
    • Liquor License Approval for Dangerous Lee LLC (dba Dangerous Lee’s Local 31 Pub) at 31 Water Street, Suite 2
    • Liquor License Approval for Carlitos Italian Cuisine at 691 Fair Oaks Avenue
    • SERJ Appointments
  9. PUBLIC HEARINGS
    • First Reading 3226 An Ordinance Establishing Hours of Parks Closure
    • Second Reading 3227 An Ordinance allowing Alcohol use in Parks
    • Second Reading CFEC Parking Code Ordinance 3229
    • Second Reading Prohibited Camping Ordinance 3228
  10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
    • Clarification and Detailed Direction on a Six-Month Review of Ordinance 3228
    • City Charter Amendments for May Election -forthcoming
    • Council Chambers Audio-Video- Broadcast Updates
  11. NEW BUSINESS
    • Support letter for Oregon Jail Medicine for Opioid-Use Disorder Grant Program Legislation
    • Consideration of League of Oregon Cities’ Recommendations for Revisions to Measure 110
    • Authorization to accept potential grant money- Emergency Order Shelter
    • Severe Weather Temperature Thresholds
  12. ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS AND CONTRACTS
  13. OTHER BUSINESS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS/REPORTS FROM COUNCIL LIAISONS
  14. ADJOURNMENT OF BUSINESS MEETING

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).

*    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 Council, Commission and Committee meetings may be found at the City website, ashland.or.us/Agendas.asp

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