The input session was just to gather feedback from the public so that staff could return to the City Council with a recommendation, says city staff.
The city is considering mandating permits for businesses in Fayetteville, and last night, a public input session prompted discussion, both for and against the idea.
Issues cropped up last Saturday when volunteers walking shelter dogs for adoption were asked by Farmer’s Market management to leave the inner sidewalks of the Square.
City staff is still amenable to changes to the proposed entertainment district parking plan.
The City Council briefly discussed nominating committee procedures at Tuesday night’s agenda session.
The impending paid parking program for the downtown area received the most attention at the town hall meeting Monday night.
By July, the city plans to convert free downtown parking to paid lots, said Sharon Crosson, the city’s parking and telecommunications manager.
The Fayetteville City Council voted 5-2 to require soil inspection prior to developing land in the Hillside/Hilltop Overlay District.
The city’s general fund will close the books with a $700,000 deficit for the previous year, said Paul Becker, Fayetteville’s finance director, at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting.
A ballot measure to add park maintenance to the possible uses of the Hotel-Motel-Restaurant (HMR) tax will reach voters on May 18, the same day as the primary elections.
Public comment ran for about two and a half hours. The discussion was a non-action item, so Bikes, Babes and Bling will continue to move through the permitting process.
For Mayor Lioneld Jordan’s state of the city address last night, he recalled Charles Dickens’ famous line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”
An ordinance was already on the books to limit four vehicles in the front yard area. The new rule sets the four-car limit to include the entire property.
Here are some highlights that may be in store if you do decide to march up to the city administration building next week.
At Tuesday night’s council meeting, aldermen considered calling a special election to enable revenue from the Hotel-Motel-Restaurant (HMR) tax to be applied to park maintenance.