Friday, May 8, 2009

Public Meeting on Taxes, Waterworks Bonds & Pit Bulls

Rules and Public Policy Committee Meeting

From: Robert Lutz, Chairman
Date: May 6, 2009

There will be a meeting of the Rules and Public Policy Committee of the City-County Council on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at 5:30 p.m. in Room 260 of the City-County Building. It is anticipated that the following items may be considered by the Committee:

PROPOSAL NO. 136, 2009 - amends the Code with respect to appropriations of funds from federal stimulus grants

PROPOSAL NO. 175, 2009 - reviews the 2009 tax rates, tax levies and budgets of certain civil taxing units and adopts recommendations with respect to such tax rates, levies and budgets

PROPOSAL NO. 176, 2009 - approves the issuance of Waterworks District Net Revenue Bonds in an aggregate principal amount of refunding bonds not to exceed $540,000,000 and other actions in respect thereto

PROPOSAL NO. 177, 2009 - amends the Code to establish a new city department of code enforcement, to consolidate into two sections the various fees to be collected by the new department, and to make corresponding technical corrections

PROPOSAL NO. 178, 2009 - amends the Code by adding provisions to clarify Chapter 531 regarding regulation of pit bulls, including registration and sterilization, better humane standards for the care and treatment of all dogs, and requiring all dogs and cats adopted out of the animal care and control system to be altered (*No public testimony or public comment will be taken on this proposal at this meeting, but a committee hearing schedule and process for public input will be announced by the committee chair.)

The Committee may consider any pending business in accordance with the Rules of the City-County Council.

Note: Persons with disabilities who wish to make a request for accommodations may do so by calling 327-4242. Requesting accommodations at least 72 hours before the meeting will help ensure availability.

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