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File #: REP 15-406    Version: 1 Name: Fireworks Ordinance Changes
Type: Informational Report Status: Meeting Item
File created: 8/11/2015 In control: CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP
On agenda: 8/17/2015 Final action:
Title: Ordinance Changes Affecting the Sale and Discharge of Fireworks Details: The Fire Department has been tasked by Council to create draft changes to City Municipal Code altering the sale and discharge of fireworks, as well as granting the City the ability to impose an emergency ban on fireworks if conditions warrant. This issue was discussed at the August 3, 2015 Council Workshop at which further changes were recommended by Council. The department presented two alternate versions of the proposed ordinance and ascertained whether Council was comfortable with scheduling the necessary public hearings. Presenter: Nick Swinhart, Fire Chief
Attachments: 1. Fireworks Ordinance (2 versions)
Related files: REP 15-375, ORD 15-015, ORD 15-014
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Ordinance Changes Affecting the Sale and Discharge of Fireworks

Details: The Fire Department has been tasked by Council to create draft changes to City Municipal Code altering the sale and discharge of fireworks, as well as granting the City the ability to impose an emergency ban on fireworks if conditions warrant. This issue was discussed at the August 3, 2015 Council Workshop at which further changes were recommended by Council. The department presented two alternate versions of the proposed ordinance and ascertained whether Council was comfortable with scheduling the necessary public hearings. 

Presenter: Nick Swinhart, Fire Chief

Recommended Action

Recommended Action: Staff requests direction from Council on the preferred language. Staff recommends Council set a date for a public hearing to be held on September 8, 2015.