Beverly Hills City Council Finally Passes Basement Ordinance
Posted Thursday, February 22, 2018 – 6:35 PM
By Victoria Talbot
Beverly Hills residents expressed subdued jubilation in recognition of the late hour at the passage of the Basement Ordinance Tuesday evening, high-fiving and conveying gratitude to councilmembers and each other after months of tense negotiations that nearly saw the ordinance defeated.
Scores of residents who came to support the ordinance remained in the Municipal Gallery, waiting patiently during a Special Meeting called by Mayor Lili Bosse at the last minute to address important issues of school safety in the wake of the school shooting in Florida last week.
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