Emergency storm proclamation extended
The council extended the emergency proclamation related to the January 2023 storms for 30 days.
Questions, applications for city boards modified
The council modified questions for the city’s various boards and commissions, eliminating several similar questions and adding others. The council also went over assignments for city representatives, reassigning former Councilmember Gregg Carty’s previous positions.
Flag flown at half-staff
The city flew its flag at half-staff on Monday, in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the mass shooting at the Star Ballroom Dance Studio in Monterey Park on Jan. 21, city staff said. Eleven people were killed and nine were injured during Lunar New Year celebrations.
In the final minutes of the Monday night meeting, city council members received news about a second mass shooting: Seven people were killed in Half Moon Bay Monday afternoon.
“Looks like it’s starting up again,” Councilmember Wade Nomura said bitterly.