The Brazil City Council will meet in regular session, open to the public, at 7 p.m. today in Council Chambers at City Hall.
Included on the list of new business to discuss are:
- the swearing-in of new police officer Jeffrey Bucklin II
- the first reading of Resolution 4-2005, to support the cross-state National Road Heritage Project
- the first reading of Resolution 5-2005, to authorize the submission of a recycling grant with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management
- a report from Brazil Police Chief Mark Loudermilk regarding a stop sign proposal for Ashley Street, as requested by a local citizen
In old business, the Council will address several second readings of ordinances and one resolution. Unless the Council votes to suspend the rules, members must conduct two readings before ordinances or resolutions can be officially accepted or rejected for approval. Items to be addressed are:
- Ordinance 9-2005, to amend a previous ordinance to increase the number of members on the Brazil Economic Development Commission
- Ordinance 10-2005, to amend a previous ordinance to provide for regulations of construction, alterations, location and use of buildings and structures within the jurisdictional limits of Brazil and for the inspection of such buildings and structures.
- Ordinance 11-2005, to amend a previous ordinance to provide for fees for permits, inspections and fees related to such inspections.
- Resolution 3-2005, a special resolution urging the Indiana General Assembly, State of Indiana, Alcohol and Tobacco Commission and the Alcoholic Beverage Board of Clay County to stop the proliferation of alcohol outlets commonly referred to as gas stations and convenience stores. The resolution is sponsored by Third Ward Councilwoman Ann Bradshaw.
Regular reports will also be heard from Brazil Police Chief Tobey Archer, Chief Loudermilk and Brazil Planning Administrator Michele Driscoll. The Brazil City Council regularly meets the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. The public is invited to attend.