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.
Land Use, Sustainability, and Resilience Committee
The Land Use, Sustainability, and Resilience Committee meets Monday, November 13, at 3:30 p.m. (agenda) for a workshop on regulations related to keeping chickens in residential neighborhoods and a discussion about a dozen proposed updates to Title 20, the City's rules for the management and protection of cultural resources like historic districts, and landmarks.
Board of Library Trustees
The Board of Library Trustees meets Monday, November 13, at 5:00 p.m. (agenda) to review the library's funding sources and process and next steps in developing the new SPC Jesus S. Duran Eastside Library.
City Council will meet in closed and open sessions on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, in an afternoon session at 1:00 p.m. (agenda).
The only item open to public discussion is authorizing the City Airport to accept a $2 million Caltrans airport loan to help fund approximately $3.5 million in needed roof replacements and repairs across the airport.
Safety, Wellness, and Youth Committee
The Safety, Wellness, and Youth Committee meets on Wednesday, November 15, at 1:00 p.m. (agenda) and will hear a proposal to rename El Dorado Park, off California Ave just west of Van Buren Blvd, to Tim Strack Park in honor of Fire Department Captain Tim Strack who died unexpectedly in April 2023.
Cultural Heritage Board
The Cultural Heritage Board meets on Wednesday, November 15, at 3:30 p.m. (agenda) to provide input on the conceptual designs for the new SPC Jesus S. Duran Eastside Library and consider amending a previously approved Certificate of Appropriateness for a replacement building for Magnolia Presbyterian Church's sanctuary which was destroyed by a fire in December 2018.