On Thursday, December 21st the Tampa City Council met to vote on a revised version of the “Bathhouse ordinance.”
The “Bathhouse Ordinance” was number 71 on the agenda and didn’t come up until over three hours into the meeting. Members of the public on both the pro-ordinance and anti-ordinance side stirred in their seats as they awaited their opportunity to speak.
As someone who has been a member of Clean Up Kennedy since it’s onset, I am biased in my full support of this updated bathhouse ordinance. I was surprised to see the number of people who showed up in opposition to the ordinance and was eager to hear their side of this story.
This article will address the public comments made against this new ordinance at the December 21st meeting, as well as give a break down of what the ordinance actually says.
“Rich White People Don’t Want Immigrants in Neighborhood”
This movement is in no way a ploy t…