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Public Notice: ASHLAND CITY COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

May 1, 2023

Tuesday, May 2, 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 recorder@ashland.or.us no later than 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 2, 2023.

5:00 P.M. Executive Session – The Ashland City Council will hold an Executive Session for the following:

  1. Deliberations with persons designated by the governing body to carry on labor negotiations, pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(d).
  2. To conduct deliberations with persons the City of Ashland has designated to negotiate real property transactions pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(e).

6:00 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 Asian American Heritage Month
  5. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL MINUTES ***
    • 1. Minutes of the April 17, 2023, Study Session
    • 2. Minutes of the April 18, 2023, Business Meeting
  6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS & AWARDS
  7. CITY MANAGER REPORT
  8. PUBLIC FORUM (15 minutes) (Public input or comment from the audience on City business not included on the agenda.)
  9. CONSENT AGENDA
    • 1. Advisory Committee Member Appointments
      • Climate and Environment Policy Advisory Committee
      • Housing and Human Services Advisory Committee
      • Historic Preservation Advisory Committee
      • Public Arts Advisory Committee
  10. 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.)
  11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
    • 1. Small Wireless Telecommunications Facilities
      • a. Draft Amendments to AMC 13.02 Rights-of-Way
      • b. Draft Resolution on Design Standards and Applications Requirements
  12. NEW BUSINESS
    • 1. Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Wholesale Electric Contract Negotiation Presentation
    • 2. 2021-2023 BN Quarterly Financial Report
    • 3. Resolution 2023-08 Adopting the Ashland Housing Production Strategy
    • 4. Class Special Procurement Sourcing Method Approval for “C” Mix Asphalt
  13. ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS AND CONTRACTS
    • 1. Intergovernmental Agreement with Southern Oregon University and the Ashland School District for Joint Emergency Operations and Planning
    • 2. Contract for City Council Chamber Audio-Video-Broadcast Updates with CDW Government LLC
  14. OTHER BUSINESS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS/REPORTS FROM COUNCIL LIAISONS
  15. 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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