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City Council

L.A. OKs $3.8 million to clean up and secure Oceanwide Plaza | #citycouncil

The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to allot nearly $4 million to remove graffiti and secure an unfinished downtown Los Angeles skyscraper, which has been heavily tagged in recent weeks. Councilmember Kevin de León introduced a motion this week to allocate the funds to secure the property and restore the public right of way, […]

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Alaska

Amid a statewide labor shortage, Alaska builders are delaying projects and relying on Outside workers | #alaska | #politics

Patrick Taylor speaks to some of the labor challenges facing his family’s company (Colony Builders) projects at an East Anchorage construction project on Aug. 4. (Anne Raup / ADN) The custom homes that Bill Taylor builds in Anchorage can now take a full year to complete, twice as long as they once did, because workers […]

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City Council

Hastings City Hall Committee recommends new building | #citycouncil

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) – A new city hall building could be on the way for Hastings. That is the recommendation that will be presented to the city council during the work session on Monday. The Hastings City Hall Committee has spent several months gathering information and feedback to come to the decision after it was […]

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City Council

Des Moines City Council to decide fate of apartment building | #citycouncil

Once again it appears the fate of the more than 100-year-old Highland Apartments Building will be decided by the Des Moines City Council.”I am anticipating for the motion to be made to allow the demolition permit,” Des Moines City Council member Linda Westergaard said.The building is in Westergaard’s ward. She says a decision on the […]

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City Council

City council’s approval of NAH proposal deemed ‘short-sighted’ | #citycouncil

It is difficult to understand how our members of city council could approve the NAH proposal. This seems short-sighted and narrow-minded. This billion dollar project does not come even close to meeting the city’s plan for carbon neutrality by 2030. Token mentions of some solar panels, a few charging stations for EVs and no LEED […]

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City Council

Kalama City Council approves updated, clearer fence code | #citycouncil

KALAMA — Residents planning to build a fence will have a clearer set of rules to follow after the Kalama City Council on Thursday approved updated code proposed by the Planning Commission. On May 12, crews moved the 140-foot Lelooska totem pole into the Port of Kalama’s Mountain Timber Market, currently under construction. The pole […]

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City Council

City council called on to put funds toward bike safety | #citycouncil

Gift this article Share this article paywall-free. An open letter to the mayor, vice mayor and Council: Thank you for your unanimous direction to city staff to prioritize funding for a few basic bike projects, namely: the (complete) construction of the Butler Pilot elevation, and the construction of two (dangerous) protected intersections — (Butler/Beaver and […]

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Hutchinson City Council: How they voted | Local | #citycouncil

Members of the Hutchinson City Council made the following unanimous decisions at their Jan. 24 meeting: DONATIONS: Accepted $500 from Heartland Ag Systems for Fireman’s Park Project. Accepted $100 from Russell and Lorraine Erickson to the Hutchinson Police Department for the Law Enforcement Memorial Park Fund. Accepted $7,700 from numerous donors for the Shady Ridge […]

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City Council

Joplin council to hear report on city buildings, chamber update | Local News | #citycouncil

A master plan for city capital projects that largely involves work needed on the Justice Center and City Hall will be one of the reports to be outlined Tuesday night at a meeting of the Joplin City Council. The report was done to assess the condition and needs of all of the city’s 28 buildings. […]

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City Council

Council begins process of selling city hall | Local News | #citycouncil

City council took its first steps to sell the city hall building this week. City hall, at 230 N. Jefferson St., has just 11 employees and yearly upkeep costs are about $90,000, not including about $1.1 million needed to upgrade the roof and boiler system. To save money, a plan is in the works to […]

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