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File #: 180678.    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 1/18/2019 In control: City Attorney
On agenda: 8/15/2019 Final action: 8/15/2019
Title: Prohibiting Single-Use Plastic Straws and Stirrers (B) Ordinance No. 180678 An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, amending the Code of Ordinances to prohibit single-use plastic straws and single-use stirrers by creating a new Division 5 within Article III of Chapter 27; by amending Section 2-339 to provide a civil citation penalty; providing directions to the codifier; providing a severability clause; providing a repealing clause; and providing an effective date and an enforcement date.
Attachments: 1. 180678_2018-12-13 Council Agenda_20190124_GPC_20190214.pdf, 2. 180678_Resolution Ban Cities & Counties_20190124_GPC_20190214.pdf, 3. 180678_draft ordinance_20190718.pdf, 4. 180678_draft ordinance_20190815.pdf, 5. 180678_Ordinance_20190815.pdf

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Prohibiting Single-Use Plastic Straws and Stirrers (B)

 

Ordinance No. 180678

 

An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, amending the Code of Ordinances to prohibit single-use plastic straws and single-use stirrers by creating a new Division 5 within Article III of Chapter 27; by amending Section 2-339 to provide a civil citation penalty; providing directions to the codifier; providing a severability clause; providing a repealing clause; and providing an effective date and an enforcement date.

 

recommendation

The City Commission adopt the proposed ordinance as revised.

 

explanation

The City Commission, at its meeting of August 1, 2019 at first reading of the proposed ordinance, directed the City Attorney's Office to revise the wording on page 3, line 64 by deleting the words "Except upon request".

 

The General Policy Committee, at its meeting on February 14, 2019, discussed and directed staff to draft a straws by request ordinance for further discussion by the Commission.   The City Commission, at its meeting on May 16, 2019, discussed the draft and directed the City Attorney's Office to finalize an ordinance for first reading.   

 




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