Tonight's City Council meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers located on the 3rd floor of City Hall, 411 W. Eighth Street,
Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission Membership and Quorum Requirements
A public hearing is being held tonight as City Council members consider an ordinance that, if approved, would revise the membership and quorum requirements of the Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission (LHPC). The proposed changes would modify the code to allow the LHPC to have a membership of five persons, and to conduct meetings with a quorum consisting of a majority of the current membership. The proposed changes are an effort to improve the functionality and efficiency of the Commission. Click for more details.
New Turf Could be coming to U.S. Cellular Community Park Fields
City Council members will consider an ordinance that would award a contract in the amount of $514,726.25 to FieldTurf USA for removal and replacement of worn synthetic turf at U.S. Cellular Community Park (USCCP). Since May 2008, over 40,000 games have been played on the parkís 1.368 million square feet of artificial turf. The proposed contract would result in the removal and replacement of 96,000 square feet with the latest generation of FieldTurf product, most likely over the course of three weeks in December or January. Funding for the contract is contained and available in the approved 2017-19 biennial budget. Click for more details.
Proposed Ordinance Allows Transportation Network Companies to Operate in Medford
The Council will be considering whether or not to repeal Medfordís existing code chapter regulating taxi cabs, and replace it with somewhat more detailed provisions to clarify operating, insurance, and fee requirements and specifically authorize Transportation Network Companies (TNCís) to operate within the City. Previous Council actions on this topic include a Study Session on June 29, a public hearing on August 17, and a Study Session on September 14. Click for more details.