Pursuant to GC § 36933(c)(1), the City must publish a summary of a proposed ordinance or a proposed amendment to an ordinance provided that the summary is posted in the manner specified in GC § 36933(a) at least five (5) days prior to adoption of the proposal and within fifteen (15) days after adoption with the names of the Council Members voting for and against the proposal.
ORDINANCE NO. 22-1000
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MONTCLAIR ADOPTING A POLICY FOR THE USE OF MILITARY EQUIPMENT BY THE MONTCLAIR POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Ordinance adopts a policy for the Montclair Police Department in compliance with Assembly Bill 481 (Chieu) to address the funding, acquisition, and use by the Department of items deemed “military equipment” by lawmakers. The policy meets the law’s requirements by listing the Department’s inventory of military equipment; outlining a process for the public to submit questions, concerns, and complaints in relation to the use of each type of equipment; providing for the preparation of an annual report subject to City Council review and approval; and establishing a webpage for updates and the posting of annual reports.
Note: More information can be found on the Police Department’s page.
The Ordinance was introduced for first reading at a regular City Council meeting held on Monday, March 7, 2022, which was approved by a 4-1 vote:
AYES: Martinez, Johnson, Ruh, Dutrey
The Ordinance was read for a second time at a regular City Council meeting held on Monday, March 21, 2022, and second reading was approved by a 5-0 vote:
AYES: Lopez, Martinez, Johnson, Ruh, Dutrey
April 20, 2022
Full Text of Ordinance No. 22-1000
A certified copy of the full text of the Ordinance referenced in this notice is available for inspection in the Office of the City Clerk located at City Hall, 5111 Benito Street, Montclair, California.