# City council
Fayetteville council members proposes city retirement plan
Fayetteville City council members D.J. Haire & Chris Davis have submitted a request to have a retirement plan for city council members. The Market House, located in the middle of Fayetteville, North Carolina.Hannah Lee.
Monkeypox vaccine appointment portal to go live Friday, mass vaccination site to be set up in Bushwick
(Karen Ducey/Getty Images) (BROOKLYN, N.Y.) With cases of monkeypox continuing to grow in New York City, the city has set up a new vaccine appointment portal, the same platform used for COVID-19 vaccine appointments, that will go live at 6 p.m. on Friday.
Eloy City Council incumbent Jose Garcia says despite election results in August he will continue to serve the community
Jose Garcia, city council member.Courtesy of EloyAZ.gov. Eloy City Council incumbent Jose Garcia, is a very busy man. Not only is he running for his second term on City Council while he awaits yet another school year as a seventh grade special education teacher, but he is also involved with several other committees as well.
Eloy City Council Incumbent George Reuter: “It is up to us.”
George Reuter, city council incumbent.Courtesy of George Reuter. Eloy City Council incumbent George Reuter is running for re-election. With an eventful term over the last four years and a desire to “bring back pride in [Eloy’s] constituents,” his main aim is Eloy’s progress — even if comes without a seat on City Council.
Multifamily development wins approval from Maricopa City Council
Another major housing development has been approved in Maricopa as the city continues to see an influx of development. Last week, the Maricopa City Council unanimously approved rezoning for the Porter & Iron Point apartments developed by Minnesota-based developer Roers Companies.
Chair City's proposed budget keeps property, school taxes the same
THOMASVILLE, N.C. -- The city of Thomasville's proposed budget keeps its property and school taxes the same. According to the budget message from Thomasville City Manager Michael M. Brandt, the property tax would remain at $0.62 cents per $100 of assessed valuation. The city's school tax would stay constant at $0.195 per $100 of assessed valuation.
Asheville city budget to stay the same on property taxes
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Asheville city council's 2022-2023 operating budget proposes keeping the property tax at $0.403 per $100 per assessed valuation. That's one item of good news for the proposed upcoming budget that was presented on May 24.
Boulder considers raising climate tax on businesses, lowering for households
The Flatirons just outside of Boulder.Richard Schneider/Flickr. (Boulder, Colo.) Boulder's mayor and at least two other City Council members have shown initial support for raising the city's climate tax on businesses while lowering it for residents.
Castle Pines adopts first wildfire mitigation plan
[CASTLE PINES, COLO.] The City of Castle Pines has added its name to the growing number of Colorado municipalities to adopt a wildfire mitigation plan following the devastating Marshall fire in Boulder County at the end of December.
ALCO City Council to discuss UBI program
(Matt Cardy / Getty Images) (ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif.) The Alameda City Council will consider proposals for a basic income program on May 17, which would put the county in step with San Francisco, Stockton, Oakland and dozens of other municipalities around the state that are moving to some form of basic income program.
Las Vegas City Council introduces new Fremont Street regulations and faces backlash
Fremont Street ExperienceImage by favoritesunfl from Pixabay. It seems like the Las Vegas City Council has stepped up to address the long-standing problems of the street performers on Fremont Street.
Healdsburg: Council member resigns due to 'housing instability,' 'hostile treatment'
Skylaer Palacios resigned her seat on the Healdsburg City Council on May 2.City of Healdsburg archive. A Healdsburg City Council member abruptly resigned Monday, citing "housing instability" and "hostile treatment" in her resignation letter.
Local council members to join reproductive rights rally at Foley Square on Tuesday
(Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (BROOKLYN, N.Y.) Following the Supreme Court's leaked draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade on Monday, many New York City Council members are showing their support for women's reproductive rights by attending a rally Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Foley Square.
Council member Crystal Hudson holding Mother's Day luncheon Friday
(BROOKLYN, N.Y.) New York City Council member Crystal Hudson is hosting a Mother's Day celebration luncheon on Friday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The two-hour event, which starts at noon, will honor the mothers and women in the community with an afternoon of live music, awards and raffles from local businesses.
Council member Shahana Hanif introduces bill mandating universal composting program across NYC
(BROOKLYN, N.Y.) New York City Council member Shahana Hanif, who represents District 39 in Brooklyn, introduced legislation Thursday that would create a mandatory universal composting program throughout the city.
Orange Park Council considers regulating food trucks in residential areas
The Orange Park Town Council had its first discussion at Tuesday night’s meeting about developing an ordinance to regulate food trucks in residential areas. The council spent more than 30 minutes on the topic during the nearly two-hour meeting.
City Council Redistricting is Underway
District 5 Councilman Corey O'ConnorCourtesy of the office of Councilman Corey O'Connor. Pittsburgh residents elect their City Council members based on nine districts that are apportioned every 10 years in response to the United States census. That process is currently underway, with the City Council Reapportionment Advisory Committee using the 2020 census population data.
Baltimore looks to crackdown on vacant houses
(Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images) Baltimore is trying to crackdown on its 15,000 vacant houses and the dangers associated with them. City Council President Nick Mosby introduced three bills on Monday, including one that would impose fees on the owner of vacant properties that are the subject of repeated 311 or 911 calls.
Lack of candidates leads Lone Tree to cancel election...again
Lone Tree has canceled nearly all its elections for city council seats in recent years due to a lack of candidates.By Jeffrey Beall - Own work, CC BY 3.0. [LONE TREE, CO] For the third time in the last six years, Lone Tree voters will not cast ballots in this year's May 3 city council election.
Alameda City Council Votes to Allow Rent Increases to Resume
At its March 1st meeting, City Council approved introducing an ordinance to end the rent-increase moratorium imposed in response to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Under the ordinance, rent increases will be allowed up to the current year’s Annual General Adjustment (AGA). Landlords will be able to give tenants 30 days’ notice of a rent increase as early as May 1st so that rent increases can begin on June 1st.