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This Week in City Hall: May 20, 2024

This week, the City Council will discuss a preview of the City's 2024-2026 budget, an increase in illegal fireworks penalties from $1,000 to $1,500, and the potential return of pedal boats to Fairmount Lake.

Welcome to our weekly digest on public meetings and agenda items worthy of your attention in the next week. This guide is part of our mission to provide everyday Riversiders like you with the information to speak up on the issues you care about.

City Council

City Council will meet in closed and open sessions on Tuesday, May 21, in an afternoon session at 1:00 p.m. and an evening session at 6:15 p.m. (agenda). The agenda includes:

Commission on Aging

The Commission on Aging meets on Monday, May 20, at 4:00 p.m. (agenda) for a presentation on nutrition for older adults.

Park and Recreation Commission

The Park and Recreation Commission meets on Monday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m. (agenda) for a presentation from the Southern California Golf Association and a budget review.

Community Police Review Commission

The Community Police Review Commission will meet on Wednesday, May 22, at 5:30 p.m. (agenda) to continue reviewing an Officer-Involved Death case.

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission meets on Thursday, May 23, at 9:00 a.m. (agenda) to review plans to build 18 apartments above ground-floor retail space on a vacant lot on University Avenue, just northeast of Chicago Avenue, consider the installation of security gates at the entrance to the Coronado at Riverwalk community, and a workshop to review potential Zoning Code amendments.

Economic Development Committee

The Economic Development Committee meets on Thursday, May 23, at 3:00 p.m. (agenda) to consider the City's Arts & Cultural Affairs Sponsorship Program spending in the 2024-2025 budget.

Human Relations Commission

The Human Relations Commission meets on Thursday, May 23, at 6:00 p.m. (agenda) for a presentation from Riverside University Health Systems and a review of the Police Department's Use of Force policies and statistics.