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This ordinance requires committees and candidates to file a campaign finance report within 14 days of having donations or reimbursements in excess of $750. The campaign or committee must continue to file reports before January 31st, and for candidates who will appear on the ballot that year to file 10 days before a primary, 10 days before the general/special election, and 30 days following the general/special election. The ordinance makes it a misdemeanor for any candidate or committee to intentionally fail to file a report.
Moving beyond the traditional arguments that good schools and neighborhood amenities impact housing prices, emerging research has indicated that urban form and transportation options have played a key role in the ability of residential properties to maintain their value since the onset of the recession. This analysis investigates how well residential properties located in proximity to fixed-guideway transit have maintained their value as compared to residential properties without transit access between 2006 and 2011 in five regions: Boston, Chicago, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Phoenix, and San Francisco.
A notice to new tenants summarizing key voting information including election dates and registration options.
This ordinance prohibits the carrying and concealing of firearms in county-controlled or leased spaces. This ordinance makes clear exceptions for the carry and transport of firearms and explosives in county buildings which are limited to law enforcement purposes and for use as evidence in court proceedings. This ordinance defines individuals and parties who are governed by this policy and grants enforcement powers to county and municipal law enforcement agents.
Document provides a plain language summary of the 2007 St. Paul Living Wage Ordinance, a wage history, a sample living wage certification form, and the text of the original ordinance.
This ordinance establishes a solid waste management fee to fund environmental health programs. This ordinance establishes payment methods, reporting requirements, and penalties for noncompliance with the ordinance.
This ordinance establishes rules governing hazardous waste disposal within county boundaries. This ordinance requires those who produce hazardous waste to dispose of it in an environmentally-conscious and sustainable manner.
This ordinance prohibits smoking in restaurants and grants county and municipal authorities enforcement powers for addressing violations of this policy. This ordinance also provides scientific evidence and legal rationale for such an ordinance. Lastly, this ordinance defines jurisdictional boundaries of this policy and clarifies which establishments are subject to the anti-smoking provisions associated with this ordinance.
The ordinance requires benchmarking and public disclosure of energy and water metrics for buildings having at least 50,000 square feet of commercial space. The ordinance requires city-owned buildings to comply by June 1, 2013, commercial buildings 100,00 square and more to comply by June 1, 2014, and commercial buildings 50,000 square feet and more to comply by June 1, 2015
This ordinance establishes regulations governing food service at public establishments in the county. This ordinance provides a brief rationale for this policy and links public health outcomes to food service. This ordinance requires food service establishments to undergo regular health inspections and to acquire food safety licensing before beginning sale of food products to customers. Restaurant owners are also required to submit plans for safe food service practices to the county board of health prior to receiving county licensure and these plans must be reviewed, revised, and resubmitted at a regular interval as required by the board of health.