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Nov
16
2016
City Council meeting preview, Nov. 16

Council to consider amending Yuma City Code to require removal of animal feces from property not theirs

Yuma, Ariz. – The Yuma City Council will consider amending the Yuma City Code to require animal owners to remove animal feces from property that is not theirs during its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, inside Council Chambers of City Hall, One City Plaza. 

There are several items on the motion consent agenda, including: 

  • A liquor license for the Yuma International Airport.
  • Authorizing the City Administrator to execute documents required to accept a $9,448 grant from the Arizona Department of Homeland Security.
  • Authorizing the City Administrator to execute documents required for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program's $10,000 grant award. 
  • Authorizing the City Administrator to execute three grant agreements with the Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety for highway safety projects, in accordance with Arizona's highway safety plan.
  • A sole source contract for private branch exchange (PBX) telephone system.
  • Approval of the preliminary and final plat for the Gomez Plaza subdivision.
  • A consent agreement with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to reconstruct 24th Street within rights of way owned by BOR.

There are two ordinances scheduled for adoption:

  • An amendment to the Yuma City Code to require the immediate removal of animal feces from property other than the property of the animal owner, and a penalty for failure to comply.
  • Vacating a portion of the 4th Avenue right of way in exchange for additional rights of way from 1st Bank Yuma.

There are two ordinances scheduled for introduction:

  • Declaring 17 acres of City-owned real property as surplus, and authorizing the sale of the surplus property through a request for proposal/request for offer competitive process. 
  • Declaring a parcel of real property as suplus and authorizing the sale of all or part of the surplus property.

There are no public hearings scheduled at this time. There is one appointment scheduled for a term (unexpired) to the Library Board of Trustees.

Yuma City Council meetings are open to the public, and can be viewed locally on Time Warner Cable (channel 73 for digital subscribers) and online at yuma.peg.tv

Full agendas available online
Complete agendas of Yuma City Council meetings are available to members of the public at any time, online, through our City Council Meetings page. From the homepage of the City’s all-new website at www.yumaaz.gov, click on "Minutes, Agendas, Notices" on the left. From that page, click on "City Council" from the choices listed on the top section. From there, you can choose between upcoming Council agendas and previous Council agendas. Meeting agendas and supporting documents are published in PDF format.