Exclusion zone nearing nuts and bolts stage
November 6, 2019
The City Council may begin the process of passing the proposed exclusion zone ordinance at its next regular meeting on Nov. 12.
Council members continued an ongoing discussion about the proposal during their regular meeting on Oct. 22 and then reached consensus on details of the proposal during a special session on Oct. 30, where they heard additional public input supporting the concept.
The exclusion zone ordinance would allow police officers to issue notices of exclusion to individuals who are repeatedly cited or arrested within the downtown area. Under the ordinance, they could be cite...