With our research complete, we were prepared and ready to state the case to Monte Sereno’s City Council for interpreting the ordinance so out window well could go into the setbacks.
Yes, we drafted some speaking notes, which we finished just before 6:00 pm (plenty of time before the 7:30 pm meeting time).
Bryan spoke for the full three minutes and the Mayor and other council members were interested in changing the City’s ordinance. Our neighbor, Bob Karski, also spoke in favor of changing the ordinance. It will be on the agenda for the October 7, 2008 meeting.
There is now a glimmer of hope …