Agenda for Regular Meeting

07/02/2020 6:30 pm

Non-Legislative Business


  • Sympathy Julie P. Cawley
  • Sympathy Cashona Tate
  • Sympathy Robert H. Roane
  • Sympathy Brenda Lynn Boardley
  • Sympathy Luther L. Truitt, Jr.
  • Sympathy Mary Elizabeth Fisher Owens

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Legislative Business


Agenda Item #4836 - Res. 20-046
A Resolution in Defense of Black Lives and a Commitment to Enacting Policies that Unequivocally Defend Black Life and Aim to Undo the Effects of Systemic Racism Affecting Black People in the City of Wilmington

Synopsis:  This Resolution is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Resolution provides examples of the City of Wilmington’s history of racially motivated violence against Blacks and seeks to contextualize the City’s own racially motivated acts of violence against the police, as well as against is own Black citizens. This Resolution solidifies and pledges that City Council will keep this evolving history of pain and healing at front-of-mind as the Legislative Body seeks solutions to preserve life and acknowledges input from Citizens and groups who agree that Black life in the City of Wilmington should be acknowledged as an extension of the City’s history, as well as a motivation for a better community for everyone who lives, works and plays here, going forward.



Agenda Item #4837 - Ord. 20-033
1st & 2nd Reading - Referred to HAD
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 2 of the City Code Prohibiting the Use of Neck Restraints

Synopsis: This Ordinance is being presented by the City Council for Council’s review and approval. This Ordinance amends Chapter 2 of the City Code to add a section prohibiting the use of neck restraints by any regular police officer and any emergency police officer.

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