Check the schedule periodically during the week since meetings can be added or canceled, or contact the City’s Clerk office at (608) 266 4601 to confirm a meeting.The Transportation Commission and the Transportation Policy and Planning Board will be discussing traffic calming and the Metro Transit Network Redesign Study at their joint meeting.Thursday, October 1At a special session, the Common Council Executive Committee will consider the slate of proposed appointments to the Police Civilian Oversight Board.On September 22, Gov. Tony Evers issued a , replacing the previous order that was set to expire on Sept. 28.
“The attacks on SB1062 show politics at its absolute worse. They represent precisely why so many people are sick of the modern political debate. Instead of having an honest discussion about the true meaning of religious liberty, opponents of the bill have hijacked this discussion through lies, personal attacks, and irresponsible reporting,” said Cathi Herrod, president of the Center for Arizona Policy, which lent a hand in scribing the bill..
Inger Andersen: I have come to a point where you have to let that be, because it is actually not about science. It is about interests; oil interest, economic interest. It has nothing to do with science. Shikada said the order was made after consultation with the Office of the City Attorney and that it felt like “one continuous emergency, in terms of our ability to react and deploy our resources in ways that maintain our highest priority for public safety.””We certainly did not take the action of implementing the curfew lightly,” Shikada said. “It was certainly a difficult decision for us.”While Shikada said that he had consulted the council about his decisions, in the case of the curfew the consultation was “not sufficient.””I will not claim to have taken every step perfectly,” Shikada said. “At the same time, I believe our team has really acted with the full and complete best interest of the Palo Alto community at every step along the way and will continue to do so.”He also said that he and Police Chief Robert Jonsen had both determined that the conditions that had warranted the curfew no longer apply.”We’re both comfortable that the events have gone in the right direction and we are not having further incidents or concerns that justified the original establishment (of the curfew),” he said.The curfew, which Shikada announced on Tuesday afternoon, was implemented as a way to protect businesses in commercial areas from potential damage stemming from recent protests.