City Council will review 24 ordinances, one of which will allow vehicles to remain parked upon any street for a continuous period for no longer than 24 hours, at tomorrow’s meeting.
The ordinance will also apply to cars that are abandoned or left standing. The ordinance will suspend the city code from Sunday, December 16, 2018, through midnight Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
Members will also discuss amending Title 39, a Wellhead Protection Plan introduced by all the members of council. The purpose of Title 39 is a safeguard the health, safety, and general welfare of the residents of the Athens, and all those who receive, or will receive, the benefits of the municipal water system by establishing a wellhead protection plan.
Other ordinances on the agenda will authorize medical services land use and lease agreements between the city of Athens and the Athens County Commissioners as well as accepting the easement on Hillcrest drive from the Board of Commissioners of Athens Count.
Ordinances that will be discussed for a second time include Title 11, which will regulate vending, peddling and soliciting in the city of Athens, enabling the authorities to protect the citizens of Athens while not restricting free enterprise.
There are also a few ordinances that will be discussed involving Mayor Patterson and his execution of agreements with Athens and the American Federation.Patterson will also be authorized to enter into to extend the agreement with the board of Athens County Commissioner through December 31, 2019.