NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ADOPT AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 9.38 OF TITLE 9 OF THE COTATI MUNICIPAL CODE
Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday June 13, 2017 the City Council of the City of Cotati will consider adopting an ordinance to amend Sections of Chapter 9.38 of Title 9 titled “Alcohol Offenses/Loud Parties,” which sets forth procedures for abating loud or unruly gathering constituting a public nuisance. The amendment will clarify the City’s authority to recover administrative costs incurred in connection with enforcement activities pursuant to such chapter.
Cotati Municipal Code Section 9.38.010 describes the definitions associated with the Administrative Citation Procedure for violation of the provisions of this section. Currently, the City pays for the cost of third party administrative appeals. This proposed amendment would require the appealing party to pay for the direct cost of the third party administrative appeal, reimbursable upon successful appeal.
For more information concerning the proposed ordinance changes, please call the City of Cotati City Manager’s Office (707) 665-3622.
Laure Berges, Deputy City Clerk