Discussions and actions by the Hemet City Council at its Sept. 14 meeting centered around permitting the sale of alcohol in a proposed market and a staff report on the state’s newest mandates on the disposal of food wastes.
Another issue concerned the prevention of flooding in nearby homes due to runoff from Hemet’s Fire Station No. 5 in the eastern portion of the city. Other issues were also discussed by the current four-member council in the lengthy meeting that evening.
The meeting began in a public hearing with a request to repeal a conditional use permit that would allow the proposed El Toro Express market to sell alcohol that was approved by the city’s planning commission. The market will be located in the Boardwalk Commercial Center at 1958 Florida Avenue near Pep Boys o