Public Affairs Update

 

Public Affairs Update……………………………………………………February 25, 2015

  • Legislation Introduced to Create Independent Inspector General for CFPB
  • Building Height Modification Ordinance
  • In Case You Missed It

 

Legislation Introduced to Create Independent Inspector General for CFPB

One of the major complaints of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)'s critics is a lack of Congressional oversight for the Bureau. Lawmakers have re-introduced a bipartisan bill in the U.S. House of Representatives in an attempt to change that. U.S. Representative Steve Stivers (R-Ohio), along with U.S. Representative Tim Walz (D-Minnesota) re-introduced the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection-Inspector General Act of 2015, a bill that would create the position of an independent Inspector General for the CFPB.»READ MORE. [Source: DSNews 02-20-2015]

 

Building Height Modification Ordinance

City Council Special Meeting Packet
Thursday, Feb. 26, at 6 p.m.
Municipal Building  I  1777 Broadway

 

Second reading and consideration of a motion to adopt an ordinance that would limit the potential for height modifications through the site review process.

 

On Thursday, Feb. 19, Planning Board recommended that no new buildings be considered above 35 feet (or 38 feet downtown) until several current policy discussions are completed.

 

Feb. 26 City Council Second Reading Memo

Feb. 19 Planning Board Video (Agenda Item 5B)
Feb. 19 Planning Board Memo (Agenda Item 5B)

● Jan. 20 City Council First Reading Video (Agenda Item 5B)

 

In Case You Missed It