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File #: 19-2309    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Presentation Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/18/2019 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 10/1/2019 Final action:
Title: Presentation by a Yountville Resident Group Requesting Town Council Consider a Gas Engine Leaf Blower Ban
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Yountville Town Council Staff Report

 

 

DATE:                                          October 1, 2019

 

TO:                                          Mayor and Town Council

 

FROM:                     Steven R. Rogers, Town Manager

 

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Presentation by a Yountville Resident Group Requesting Town Council Consider a Gas Engine Leaf Blower Ban

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DISCUSSION/BACKGROUND

A Yountville citizen’s group has requested the opportunity to provide an informational presentation for the Town Council with regards to their request for the Town Council to consider adoption of a Gas Engine Leaf Blower ban.

 

Consideration of a gas engine leaf blower ban is one the potential elements identified in both the Town’s adopted Climate Action Plan from 2016 and the recently adopted General Plan.

 

Environmental Review

Exempt per California Environmental Act (CEQA) Guideline, Section 15061(b)(3)

 

FISCAL IMPACT

Is there a Fiscal Impact?    Yes

Is it Currently Budgeted?    Yes

Where is it Budgeted?  Public Works Equipment                     

Is it Mandatory or Discretionary?  Discretionary

Is there a Staff Resource Impact?  Yes

 

STRATEGIC PLAN GOAL

Is item Identified in Strategic Plan?  Yes

If yes, Identify Strategic Goal and Objective.  Engaged Residents: The Town embraces our residents' commitment to community as seen through volunteerism, civic engagement, and public participation that enhances the quality of life in Yountville.

 

Briefly Explain Relationship to Strategic Plan Goal and Objective.   The presentation by a citizens group request a gas engine leaf blower ban is direct citizen engagement and participation in local government.

 

ALTERNATIVES

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RECOMMENDATION Recommendation

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