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3 (More) Strikes Against the Homeless at the Public Works Commission
Date Monday November 17
Time 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Location Details
City Council Chambers at City Hall (809 Center St.)
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorRobert Norse
Emailrnorse3 [at] hotmail.com
Phone831-423-4833
Address309 Cedar PMB 14B Santa Cruz, CA
Coffee and company at 6:45 p.m. outside City Council chambers to steel ourselves against the cold without and within.
The Public Works Commission Meeting is scheduled to start at 7 PM.

Coming up are two agenda items (##6 and 7) covering three issues

Establish Permit Parking Around the Circles Church at Woodrow and California. This is designed to restrict homeless access to the church by neighborhood bigots. [Staff report, letters, and proposal below]

A New Ordinance Banning Night-time Parking of RV's between 2 AM and 6 AM unless Permits (with restrictive requirements) are paid for. The measure is city-wide. Permits will only be issued for city residents and only for the block they're living on. Living in the RV is specifically criminalized.

Another ordinance allows the city to restripe parking places so as to exclude all large vehicles except those they authorize.

The agenda is at http://www.cityofsantacruz.com/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/6825/30?backlist=%2fdepartments%2fpublic-works .

I append the two proposed anti-RV ordinances as well as the staff report. More is available by checking the agenda above.
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Added to the calendar on Sunday Nov 16th, 2014 9:10 PM
§Squeeze In or Get Out!
by Robert Norse Sunday Nov 16th, 2014 9:10 PM
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This removed the current provision allowing oversized vehicles to park in smaller spots and authorizes restriping.
§No Permit? No Parkee !
by Robert Norse Sunday Nov 16th, 2014 9:10 PM
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This bans parking city-wide for RV's between 2 AM and 6 AM unless (a) you buy a permit, (b) you're a resident, and (c) your vehicle is parked on the block where you live. Good luck, RV dwellers!
§Staff Report for Eliminating Parking Except by Permit Around the Circle Church
by Public Jerks Dept. (posted by Norse) Sunday Nov 16th, 2014 9:17 PM
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The Circles Church (at Woodrow and California) has (hopefully temporarily) abandoned the only Warming Program in the City--the Sunrise Hangout. It provided coffee and company from 4 AM to 9:30 AM Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Still the attack on homeless vehicles nearby hasn't stopped.

In spite of a questionable petition, which Pat Colby reports, had names from folks outside the area involved, and a hold-up in getting the public records, Public Works is chugging ahead with this latest Railroading the Wretched plan.
§Letters in favor...
by Bigots on Parade (posted by Norse) Sunday Nov 16th, 2014 9:18 PM
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...of "no parking at night except by permit" proposal.
§Letters Opposing...
by The Sane Majority (posted by Norse) Sunday Nov 16th, 2014 9:20 PM
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...the "No Homeless Parking" gang.
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How broad and deep the TBSC coup.GMonday Nov 17th, 2014 4:19 AM
let's put this in context part 1wandererMonday Nov 17th, 2014 2:51 AM

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