FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 13, 2020
Contact: Lisa Thurber
Director of Communications
Fayetteville City Council to Hold Special Meeting Tuesday, July 14
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — City of Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan has called a special meeting of the City Council to take place at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14. The special meeting will be immediately followed by the City Council’s regularly scheduled Agenda Session. Both meetings will be held virtually with some attendees present in City Council chambers at City Hall.
The special meeting has been called to discuss a proposed emergency ordinance:
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND § 178.02 SIDEWALK CAFES TO REMOVE CERTAIN PERMITTING REQUIREMENTS DURING THE PERIOD OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, TO TEMPORARILY AUTHORIZE THE USE OF PAID PUBLIC PARKING SPACES AS SIDEWALK CAFES BY ADJACENT BUSINESSES UPON PAYMENT OF THE APPROPRIATE FEES, TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORIZED AREAS OF OPERATION OF BUSINESSES IN AN ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY
This meeting will be live-streamed and recorded, and the public is encouraged to view the meeting online here: http://www.fayetteville-ar.gov/1503/Meeting-Agendas-and-Video.
Anyone who wishes to join the meeting can register to attend using the July 14 Agenda Session Zoom link available in the City’s public meeting calendar, here: www.fayetteville-ar.gov/meetingcalendar.