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1. CALL TO ORDER
Pastor Mike Cool, LifePointe Church
4. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
5. ROLL CALL
A. Roll Call
A. American Legion Centennial Day
B. Earth Week 2019
C. National Police Week
D. National EMS Week
Arizona Public Service (APS) Fire Mitigation Protocol Schedule
8. CONSENT AGENDA
F. Approval of City Contract No. 2019-218 with Mobile Concepts Technology to Replace Mobile Data Computers, in an amount not to exceed $64,383.51 using National IPA Contract Number 171725-01 Pricing. Funding is available in the General Fund.
c. Fire MDC Estimate
Council passes the Consent agenda unanimously.
9. LIQUOR LICENSE AGENDA
A. NEW LICENSES
Not sure when the restaurant will open, but hoping to do so soon!
2. Public Hearing and consideration for a New liquor license application for a Series 12 Restaurant liquor license from Marc William Mereness, applicant, for Carmelas; Location: 118-120 N Montezuma Street.
Food to have an Italian flair.
3. Public Hearing and consideration for a New liquor license application for a Series 12 Restaurant liquor license from Lauren Kay Merrett, applicant, for LazyG Brewhouse; Location: 220 W Leroux Street.
Large building, feel like a brewery, but will have a full menu for lunch and dinner.
4. Public Hearing and consideration for a New liquor license application for a Series 3 In State Micro Brewery liquor license from Lauren Kay Merrett, applicant, for LazyG Brewhouse; Location: 220 W Leroux Street.
#3&4 will open before July 4th weekend, hopefully. It's their first brewhouse. There was an historic home on the property, and it has been saved and moved to a location on Lincoln Street.
10. REGULAR AGENDA
The City received approximately $258K per year.
Since 2014, the City has allocated $1.1 million, approximately.
They watch the projects carefully to ensure the organizations remain qualified.
This is the first set of proposed projects, the Prescott Area Shelter Services is growing up in an expansion project.
Councilman Lamerson thanks Mary Ann Suttles and Jerry Jones for their support and efforts over several years.
Councilwoman Orr thanks them for dividing the grants up, and not insisting the money be awarded in one chunk.
Roughly $3M has been invested in the City of Prescott since 2003.
B. Legislative Update
Hands Free bill signed, very similar to the City's ordinance.
Shall the City continue to enforce it's own city law, or adopt the State law, which is warning only until Jan 1, 2021. City of Prescott fines are $100 for 1st offense, up to $2500 for subsequent offenses in a 12 year period.
Under the City's code, you must be parked to use your phone; the state's allows a car that is stopped (at a stoplight, for example) to use it.
The City's is a little more stringent.
They can continue to use the City's law until 2021.
City Attorney Paladini recommends staying with the status quo.
86 warnings, 15 citations and 1 accident so far in the City of Prescott.
Councilman Goode wants to maintain the City's bill in the meantime.
Councilwoman Orr asks how to let tourists know - through signage, hospitality support.
HB2702: Online remote sellers - changes economic metric from $100K to $200K for $150K for 2020, $100K in 2021.
This includes a 7 year moratorium on any changes to city model tax code.
Vacation rental heard on Senate floor this week.
Landlord tenant still progressing.
Senate 1001 Hwy Safety fee repeal, barely passed out of committee.
Digital goods - quiet.
2047 HURF distribution would help cities a lot, passed through house and in Senate.
I-17 in Governor's budget, and the $32 fee is required for that project.
Ronald Reagan: Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.