Council moves forward on exclusion law
December 4, 2019
Following a second reading of the proposed ordinance, the Sweet Home City Council voted last week to move forward to a third reading of the law that would allow police officers to exclude alleged repeat offenders from the downtown area.
During the public comment period of the council’s regular meeting, held Nov. 26, Sweet Home resident William Whipple objected to the proposed ordinance. Typically, by the time an ordinance gets to the second reading, there is little public comment, but Whipple’s protests were the most recent of a string of responses in support and against the proposal in...