After a contentious city council meting on Tuesday night, the Berkeley City Council voted 6-3 to send a controversial sit-lie ban on the November ballot.
After a lengthy debate, the Berkeley City Council voted 6-3 early Wednesday morning in favor of putting a measure on the November ballot that would prohibit sitting on sidewalks near businesses during daytime hours.
City leaders in Berkeley are considering Tuesday night whether to put a measure before voters this November that bans sitting on public sidewalks, a plan backed by the city’s mayor.
Berkeley voters may be asked this November to consider a measure that would ban sitting on the city’s commercial sidewalks.
The controversial San Francisco law has been enforced for six months, with mainly positive results.