At the Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m. Monrovia City Council meeting (agenda: http://goo.gl/kwd0An ), the council will ...
~ Hold a public hearing and consider adopting proposed modifications to the zoning code to make construction compatible with neighborhoods. A lot of detail here: http://goo.gl/u5NA7N
~ Consider giving a $500 stipend to four finalist artists who are proposing to do the Bob Bartlett Memorial Mosaic at the train station. Finalists are: Cha-Rie Tang & Gerda Govine, Katherine England, Dawn Mendelson, Carole Choucair Queija. http://goo.gl/uH0FZq
~ Consider Bradbury's request to annex 2.65 acres of Monrovia. http://goo.gl/m8syby
~ Consider opposing Governor Brown's Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2016 (Proposition 57), which "attempts to reform the prison sentencing system by proposing to allow the early release of 'non-violent' felons that meet certain eligibility requirements." However, the staff report says the definition of "non-violent" includes drive-by shootings and assault with a deadly weapon. http://goo.gl/scBhQl
~ Replacing police rifles and "less-than-lethal" shotguns for $42,066.26. http://goo.gl/S76K3l
~ Consider creating a partnership with other local cities and agencies to deal with storm water clean-up requirements. http://goo.gl/KvoQPi
- Brad Haugaard