At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council continued its discussion of Accessory Dwelling Units. The Council has held several discussions to date about proposals that would allow ADUs in more areas of the City. Conversation centered on two options: one that would allow new ADUs Citywide, and one that would allow them only in some parts of the City. Council Members also discussed the need for follow-up to ensure property owners are following regulations. The Council will continue the discussion in the coming weeks.
The Council also discussed Budget Amendment No. 1, which includes funding for Operation Rio Grande. Conversation with the Chief of Police centered on ways to retain quality police officers already on the force until new officers who proposed as part of Budget Amendment No. 1 can be trained. The Council will hold a public hearing on this item on Tuesday, Nov. 28 and will take action at a later date.
The Council also: