DAY­CARES

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re­gard­ing the day­care or­di­nance.

“There will be some op­tions if [the BOC] want us to bring it very quickly as a stand-alone amend­ment,” Sirotkin said of pro­posed changes al­low­ing new home day­cares back into res­i­den­tial dis­tricts. “We could wait un­til the next amend­ment pack­age. It’s re­ally up to the board to tell us how they want to han­dle it. We could have that ready for the board within a cou­ple of months if that’s what they want to do.”

When the day­care or­di­nance was first amended to­wards the end of Novem­ber, Sirotkin said his de­part­ment re­ceived a num­ber of calls from day­care own­ers who were con­cerned that the or­di­nance was go­ing to force them to shut their doors.

“I don’t know that we’ve had that many calls from folks seek­ing to open up new op­er­a­tions,” he said.

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