Meetings this week on keeping chickens, public access to Bronstein, selling ‘spice’

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This week there are some meetings of interest, including discussion during the regularly scheduled Board of Aldermen meeting on Tuesday night about creating an ordinance to ban the sale of spice, and also review of the proposed “chicken” ordinance. That meeting is preceded at 7 p.m. by an open public comment session.

If you can’t make it to City Hall, you can always tune in on your TV, Comcast Channel 22, or online, via this link from the city’s official website.

Also of note: A special Committee on Lands and Buildings meeting on Sept. 3 at 4 p.m. to discuss the closing of Bronstein Park to the public during school hours.

Click the links below for meeting details and agendas.

9/2/2014 4 p.m.
Committee on Community Improvement – Agenda
9/2/2014 5 p.m.
Committee on Public Safety – Agenda
9/2/2014 6:30 p.m.
Committee on Bills on Second Reading – Agenda
9/2/2014 7 p.m.
Special Meeting BMA Public Participation – AgendaThis is a special meeting to precede the Board of Aldermen’s scheduled meeting to allow residents “the opportunity to address the Board on items of concern affecting the community; that each person will be given only one opportunity to speak and any comments must be directed to the Chair.”
9/2/2014 7:30 p.m.
Board of Mayor and Aldermen: Agenda
  • Agenda items include:
  • A request to ban the sale of synthetic marijuana and craft an ordinance to that effect;
  • approval of a $250,000 loan to McIntyre Ski Area for upgrades including chair lifts, snow gun and other mechanical and safety features;
  • Amendment to the “Keeping of Chickens as Pets” ordinance, which would allow up to 6 chickens to be kept on city properties. Ordinance uploaded below.
9/2/2014 7:30 p.m.
Committee on Finance: Agenda
9/3/2014 9 a.m.
Monthly Police Commission Meeting: Agenda
9/3/2014 4 p.m.
Committee on Lands and BuildingsAgendaThis is a special meeting called by members of the Board of Aldermen to discuss  the use of Bronstein Park and Mayor Gatsas’ decision to post signs prohibiting public access during school hours.


Amendment to Keeping of Chickens Ordinance

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