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February 24, 2024

Public Notice: ASHLAND CITY COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

April 14, 2023

Tuesday, April 18, 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)
 
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 at melissa.huhtala@ashland.or.us

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
    1. Proclamation Recognizing Historic Preservation Week in Ashland
    2. Proclamation Supporting the Oregon Shakespeare Festival
  1. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL MINUTES ***
    1. Minutes of the April 3, 2023, Study Session Meeting
    2. Minutes of the April 4, 2023, Business Meeting
  1. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
    1. Historic Preservation Advisory Committee Annual Report
  1. CITY MANAGER REPORT
  2. PUBLIC FORUM (15 minutes) (Public input or comment from the audience on City business not included on the agenda.)
  3. CONSENT AGENDA
    1. City Council Liaison Appointments
      • Jeff Dahle to the Historic Preservation Advisory Committee
      • Dylan Bloom to the Forest Lands Advisory Committee
    2. Grant Application for Unhoused Emergency Shelter
  1. PUBLIC HEARINGS (Hearings shall conclude at 8:00 p.m. and be continued to a future date to be set by the Council, unless the Council, by a two-thirds vote of those present, extends the hearing(s) until up to 9:30 p.m. at which time the Council shall set a date for continuance and shall proceed with the balance of the agenda.)
  2. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
  3. NEW BUSINESS
    1. Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Awards
    2. Acquisition of the Palen Property (Taxlot 391E16–600) for the Open Space Park Program
    3. Climate Change Addendum to the Ashland Forest Plan
  1. ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS AND CONTRACTS
    1. Second Reading of Ordinance 3220 Amending the City’s Food and Beverage Tax to correspond with the City’s referendum ballot language for the May 16, 2023, Special Election
    2. Contract Amendment with RH2 for the East & West Forks Water Transmission Line Design and Construction Administration

 

  1. OTHER BUSINESS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS/REPORTS FROM COUNCIL LIAISONS
    1. City Managers One Year Performance Review
  1. 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

Jordin

Jordin


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