The City Council has a busy meeting planned for Tuesday that includes potentially updating several of Lake Havasu City’s fees and service charges in 2020, rezoning a portion of the Golf Course District to residential, and a possible height exemption for Hilltop Community Church.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

There are six items on the consent agenda this week, including approving a memorandum of understanding with Arizona State Parks and Trails to reserve right-of-way for a potential second bridge across Bridgewater Channel. City Manager Jess Knudson has said recently that the City is not currently considering a second bridge, but the agreement will leave the option open for future years.

Knudson, who gives a City Manager’s report at every City Council meeting, is the only speaker scheduled to address the council this time. He said he plans to give updates on recent and upcoming activities and events, as well as employee recognition and operational stats.

There will also be a total of nine items up for public hearing, which is open for public comment.

The first public hearing will discuss adding former U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sargent Nathan Burnell to both the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System Police Board, and the Fire Board. The Council will also look at amending several fees and service charges, such as reproduction of a Police Field Interview Report, obtaining an Off-Track Betting License, and repeated use of emergency services – defines as more than nine per month.

The public hearing will also include a couple rezoning requests. The first is for Hilltop Community Church’s planned expansion, including a height exception that would allow for a new church facility to be a maximum of 30 feet, rather than the current 15-foot restriction. The other request would rezone a 1,736 square foot portion of the Golf Course District to residential.

The complete agenda for the City Council’s September meeting can be found online at

The City Council meeting is open to the public, scheduled to being at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at 2360 McCulloch Boulevard N. Live video of the meeting will be available on Sudden Link’s channel 4. Online streams of the meeting can also be found at and on the city’s YouTube channel.


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Some good things on the agenda, some not so good things also, but don't believe the hype as we have been down this road of no resulting action before, maybe this time? Nah!

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