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Study Session, February 11, 2014
Questions for council
• Does council agree that there is a problem that needs to be addressed? • Does council agree with strategies already implemented or underway? • Are there additional actions council would like staff to explore?
Is there a problem that needs to be addressed?
• Problem Statement:
– Behavior by individuals congregating on the municipal campus has made the area inhospitable to others in the community. – The behavior includes significant criminal activity. (646 citations in 12 months) – The municipal campus is a valuable community resource that is not currently available to the majority of community members.
• Does council agree with the problem statement?
Does council agree with strategies already implemented or underway?
– Increased Police Patrols – Rules of Conduct – No Smoking – Increased Sentencing Guidelines – Exclusion Orders
Does council agree with staff’s proposed actions?
–Additional Panhandling Restrictions –Partial Closure (Bandshell) –Repeal Sentencing Limitations –Enact Unlawful Conduct on Public Property Ordinance
Are there additional actions that council would like staff to explore?