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CL- 1974 New Business   Item #:   F.    
City Council Regular Meeting
Meeting Date: 09/18/2018  
Subject:    Amending Chapter 24 of the Danville City Code
From: Scott Booth

COUNCIL ACTION
Business Meeting:     09/18/2018
SUMMARY
The Danville Police Department is seeking to amend Chapter 24 of the Danville City Code, regarding Parades and Other Assemblies.
BACKGROUND
Due to recent events in the United States regarding violent confrontations of permitted assemblers and protestors, this Ordinance will now allow the City of Danville Police Department to restrict property that may be used to injure participants and citizens attending the assembly.  The overarching goal is not to restrict freedom of speech, nor the freedom to assemble, but as best possible make sure all participants conduct themselves in a safe and orderly manner.
RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends Council adopt the attached Ordinance Amending Chapter 24 of the Danville City Code regarding Parades and Other Assemblies.


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Ordinance

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