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View the latest version (Jan 16, 2018) of City Council Goals & Priorites


March 17, 2020 - City Council Meeting - highlights:

  • Shortened meeting due to COVID-19, essential items only. Three physically present, Two via remote access.
  • Local emergency proclaimed for COVID-19, might be eligible for grants from impact. TBD.
  • PGE looking to install microgrid generator for Sebastopol, meets with some objections.
  • Peace Wall to add: Fred Ptucha, Adrienne Lauby, Mary Moore and Joan Baez.

Read the notes from John Necker.

March 3, 2020 - City Council Meeting - highlights:

  • March 15-21 is proclaimed National Surveyor's Week.
  • No public comment. Really?
  • Dollars for seismic safety of Sebastopol homes may be coming, psychoanalysis not covered.
  • Hotel Sebastopol must break ground by March 7, or else?
  • COVID-19 casualty: Sebastopol World Friends has canceled this years exchange.

Read the notes from John Necker.

February 18, 2020 - City Council Meeting - highlights:

  • Requests to expand overnight safe parking program for the unsheltered, as done at The Community Church.
  • Annual audit report shows the City is ahead, buckwise.
  • Another Bike to Work Day is coming.
  • Barlow flood plan is just like the old one, except to execute it next time. Dry run yet to be performed. A wet run does not seem like a good way to test it.

Read the notes from John Necker.

February 4, 2020 - City Council Meeting - highlights:

  • Feb 12: Analy EcoAction club screening and discussing "Hike the Divide, a Conversation About Climate Action on the Continental Divide Trail"
  • Presentation by Supervisors Lynda Hopkins and David Rabbitt in support of Measure G, sales tax increase for fire services.
  • Vaping discussion, how to discourage use, more to come on this...
  • Little interest in Sebastopol becoming successor agency for dissolving Palm Drive Health Care District.

Read the notes from John Necker.

January 21, 2020 - City Council Meeting - highlights:

  • Sebastopol World Friends Friendship Dinner Jan 25 - Japan and Ukraine sister cities.
  • Kincade Fire emergency proclamation officially over.
  • Libby Park playground renewal going out to bid.
  • Cross walk revamp around the town square in works by CalTrans - a MUST read...

Read the notes from John Necker.

January 7, 2020 - City Council Meeting - highlights:

  • 20th Anniversary of Rialto Cinemas recognized.
  • New water/sewer rates approved. Rates are not going down.
  • Signs for Peets and Supercuts approved. No litigation needed.
  • Formation of a climate action sub-committee authorized.

Read the notes from John Necker.

Bonus Read - Sebastopol's Chinatowns provided by John Necker.

January 1, 2020 - Annual Summary of 2019





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