Agenda for the City Council meeting on this Thursday, March 26th at 6 p.m.
The public is invited to listen and or participate via Zoom conference call, zoom.us/j/537810365 (available for smart phones or computers) as well as by using any phone and calling 346-248-7799 and use Meeting ID: 537 810 365.
If you have any questions about how to connect you are welcome to reach out to me by email [email protected] or phone 917-902-5518
If you have any comments or thoughts to share in advance please contact any council member or the mayor to do so.
Dr. Ekta Escovar and Rick Flores from Big Bend Regional will be making a presentation at the beginning of Thursday's City Council Meeting. Please tune in via Zoom or telephone call to hear their presentation at 6PM.
Ordinance 2020-02 This draft is subject to change at any time before it is adopted by City Council. Council will consider this draft or a version of it with the possibility of changing it on Thursday at 6pm. Get in touch with any Council Member or the Mayor if you have comments, questions or suggestions. Another Ordinance is being drafted which would consider a type of shelter in place provision. I will post more details here once I have them. ——— This Ordinance effectively extends the Mayor’s Disaster Proclamation until April 24th, 2020 and make some key changes.
6. Hotel and Short Term Rentals would be exempted from remaining closed in order to provide services to emergency responders and those subject to quarantine. 9. Increasing Price Gouging Protections 10. Establishing Senior and Local Hours 11. Increasing Benefits for City Employees as well as limiting employee travel