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File #: 20-0613    Version: 1 Name: Urgency Ordinance - Authorizing Admin Enforcement of Health Orders
Type: CC- Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/24/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/11/2020 Final action:
Title: REPORT - URGENCY ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING ADMINISTRATIVE ENFORCEMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS BACKGROUND: As the COVID-19 pandemic persists in the City and throughout the State, there is an increasing need for cities and counties to expand the tools available to enforce Public Health Order violations. The proposed Urgency Ordinance adds an additional enforcement tool by creating a civil administrative process to address Public Health Order violations. Informal intervention and education will continue to be the initial strategy to encourage voluntary compliance in the community. If adopted, the new enforcement tool will supplement, not replace, the current enforcement methods available. In addition to enforcing compliance where needed, staff is hopeful that the administrative citation process will deter violations before they occur. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the City Attorney and the Planning and Economic Development Department that the Council adopt an urgency ordinance addi...
Sponsors: Economic Development Subcommittee
Indexes: Not a Project
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Ordinance (Urgency), 3. Presentation, 4. Revised Presentation (Uploaded 08-11-2020), 5. Ordinance (Urgency)_Redlined 08.11.2020, 6. Ordinance (Urgency)_FINAL