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San Francisco resoluation adopting the date of 2020 as the deadline for achieving the goal of zero waste to landfill and directing the department of the environment to develop polcies and programs to increase producer and consumer responsibility in order to achieve the zero waste goal.
This ordinance prohibits any county contractors from discrimination between employees with spouses and employees with domestic partners in the provision of employee benefits. This ordinance vests in the County Executive the responsibility to create rules for its implementation, including penalties on contractors who practice discrimination between employees with spouses and those with domestic partners.
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.
Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) policies require developers of market rate housing to reserve a portion of the units they create for affordable housing. IZ links the production of affordable housing to market rate housing, expanding the supply of affordable units at no (monetary) cost to government, and creates mixed-income housing throughout the jurisdiction. The policies must take into account the market realities of housing development, however, if too onerous they will discourage development, fewer units of all types will be created, and the policy will not contribute to the city\'s overall housing goals. This San Diego ordinance requires at least 10% of the total dwelling unit in a proposed development project should be affordable to targeted rental or ownership households. The ordinance applies to different ownership models such as condominiums and new construction.
This ordinance of the Council amends, modifies, and re-enacts Article 99 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Huntington, as Revised, Concerning People\\\'s Bill of Rights, codifying: rights related to bearing arms, free speech, due process, and privacy; and the prohibition of unconstitutional profiling or searches.
This ordinance provides that all contracting departments shall award contracts in excess of $5000 related to the purchasing, renting, laundering and dry cleaning of items of apparel to contractors and subcontractors who are able to provide for the fulfillment of the contracts from establishments able to demonstrate compliance with all applicable laws regarding wages and benefits, workplace health and safety, forced and child labor and freedom of association. The requirements of this ordinance may be waived under certain conditions.
This ordinance: prohibits any city management employee from unlawfully detaining or permit an unlawful detention or profiling based on certain lists classes; prohibits any city management employee from officially assisting or voluntarily cooperating with investigations, interrogations, or arrests that are in violation of an individual\'s civil rights; requires a city management employee to promptly notify the city manager when said employee is contacted and asked by another law enforcement agency in the investigation, interrogation, or arrest under the provisions of the US Patriot Act, Homeland Security Act, or related executive order; and requires the city to provide legal defense for any city management employee that is criminally charged for actions taken in compliance with this ordinance.
This ordinance: establishes guidelines and procedures for I-9 forms and assessment for services, including requiring city employees to only solicit immigration information or inquire about immigration status when specifically required to do so by law or program guidelines as a condition of eligibility for the service sought and prohibiting city employees from discriminating against any current or potential service users on the basis of any of the protected categories listed in the city\'s civil rights ordinance, or on the basis of immigration status; prohibits city employees from using city resources related to immigration violations where the person has not committed any other crime, except when responding to a lawful subpoena; and allows submission of certain international forms of photo identification in place of a Minnesota driver\'s license; limits the actions city police and fire departments may take related to detection of immigration status and enforcement of federal immigration law.
The fact sheet outlines the public safety and access to services policy considerations supporting the New Haven municipal ID card, explaining that having an ID may encourage individuals to report crimes and open bank accounts, and will facilitate community integration for individuals who would not otherwise be able to gain access to parks, public beaches or other public facilities. The fact sheet also explains that in addition to serving as an identification card, the Elm City Resident Card will serve as a library card, provide access to municipal services and sites and offer a debit card component, which allows the user to load up to $150 to the card to be used to pay for parking meters and for goods and services at approximately 50 participating stores.
This ordinance amends the administrative code of the city of New York requiring city agencies and agency contractors to provide free language assistance services to limited English proficient individuals.