Aurora lawmakers rule on lobby regs, food delivery fees, and official recall

Aurora lawmakers are considering fee restrictions that grocery delivery services may impose for delivery to restaurants. (AP Photo / Mark Lennihan, File)

AURORA | A year after Colorado saw its first cases of the novel coronavirus, Aurora city council is still working virtually, and this week city council members are due to vote on a bevy or ordinances and issues that lobbyists are required to register, if they work in the city, cancel a controversial appointment to the city officials commission.

At the meeting, which begins on Monday at 6.30 p.m., the council members cast formal votes on:

  • An ordinance from Councilor Angela Lawson that would do this Lobbyists have to register in the city. Lawson previously said the ordinance would increase government transparency.
  • Sales tax exemptions for Menstrual care products. This measure was introduced by Council members Allison Hiltz and Curtis Gardner.
  • A temporary one Upper limit on fees for the delivery of groceriesThis was put forward by Gardner in an attempt to reduce the cost burden on restaurants in the city due to COVID-19 restrictions.

At the end of the meeting, councilors will decide whether Harold Johnson should be removed from the City Public Service Commission. Councilor Dave Gruber said the Sentinel last week he presented the measure afterwards CBS4 Coverage highlighting Johsnon’s departure from the Denver Fire Department six years ago for violating a number of agency regulations.

The city council originally named Johnson to the board unanimously.

During the meeting, Gruber asked his co-legislators to endorse a State House bill that would allow military family children who may not have a Colorado address to apply for open enrollment in public schools.

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