University Park, TX Agenda Memo

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AGENDA MEMO
(1/15/2013 AGENDA)

TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council

FROM: Gary W. Adams, Chief of Police

SUBJECT: CONSIDER AND ACTon an amendment to Chapter 8 of the Code of Ordinances adding Article 8.08 to prohibit public urination and defecation


BACKGROUND:
In order to provide officers of the University Park Police Department with the authority to issue a citation or arrest individuals for the offense of "urinating in public," a service call which seems to have increased over the past few years, the included ordinance is being submitted for approval by the City Council.

RECOMMENDATION:
As University Park may be the only city in the state not to have such an ordinance, staff recommends approval.

ATTACHMENTS:
Public Urination Ordinance