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August 2, 2023 Highlights
Certification of Initiative Petition regarding Fairfax Just Cause Eviction and Rent Stabilization Ordinances
The Council accepted and filed the Certificate of Sufficiency of Initiative Petition. After over two hours of public comment and discussion, the Council voted 4-1 to submit the Measure to the voters at the next municipal election on November 5, 2024.
Just Cause Evictions and Rent Stabilization Ordinance amendments
The Council discussed, reviewed, and approved several amendments to these ordinances. The approved amendments will come before the Council for adoption at their September 6, 2023 meeting.
The Council adopted an ordinance adding Chapter 15.17 “Gate Safeguards” to Title 15 “Buildings and Construction” of the Fairfax Municipal Code.
The ordinance establishes additional rolling gate safety requirements, including periodic inspection of gates to ensure that they are in good working order and in compliance with the applicable codes. It also mandates gate safety measures be put into place for existing rolling gates by January 1, 2024.
Street Sweeping Services
The Council discussed contracting with a third party service to perform regular street sweeping. The Council authorized the Town Manager to issue a request for proposals.
All consent calendar items were approved.
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