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Rays Your Voice: Stadium deal passed by St. Pete City Council | #citycouncil

One of the largest hurdles in a now-decades-long stadium saga has been cleared. The St. Petersburg City Council voted 5-3 yesterday to move forward with the Rays/Hines development plan for the Historic Gas Plant District, which will include a new ballpark for the team. Danny Russell is back on the show this week to discuss […]

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Coastal Commission upholds Newport Beach approvals of new pump station | #citycouncil

An appeal filed by Bayside Village Marina on the construction of a new wastewater pump station was rejected by the state Coastal Commission on Thursday with commissioners finding no substantive reason to deny the coastal development permit application submitted by Orange County Sanitation District. The new project would replace the 4,800-square-foot pump station built in […]

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Dalton City Council expected to vote on school resource officers agreement | Local News | #citycouncil

Dalton City Council members are scheduled to vote Monday on whether to renew the city’s agreement with Dalton Public Schools for the city to provide school resource officers. The council members meet at 6 p.m. in City Hall. The meeting will be livestreamed on the city’s YouTube channel. The contract calls for the police department […]

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Special interests target law that curbs corruption in local government | #citycouncil

Two years ago, without a single “no” vote among them, California legislators passed a law to curb the kind of pay-to-play corruption that has tarnished local governments throughout the state. Business groups, campaign donors and local elected officials have been trying to eviscerate the law ever since, and this session they pushed two bills designed […]

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L.A. Mayor Karen Bass retools her affordable housing strategy

Good morning, and welcome to L.A. on the Record — our City Hall newsletter. It’s David Zahniser and Dakota Smith, bringing you the latest and the greatest from L.A. city politics and government. Newsletter Get the lowdown on L.A. politics Sign up for our L.A. City Hall newsletter to get weekly insights, scoops and analysis. […]

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Denver Mayor Proclaims July 5, 2024, as ‘Frontier Airlines 30th Anniversary Day’

DENVER – July 5, 2024 – In celebration of Frontier Airlines’ 30th year of operation, Denver Mayor Mike Johnston has proclaimed July 5, 2024, as “Frontier Airlines 30th Anniversary Day.” The proclamation, read and signed by Mayor Johnston at Denver’s City and County Building, recognizes the airline’s important role in the community’s economic growth and […]

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City of Oakland | Mayor Thao Applauds City Council’s Adoption of… | #citycouncil

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 2, 2024 Mayor Thao Applauds City Council’s Adoption of Proposed Midcycle Budget, Prioritizing A Clean and Safe City, Economic Development and Community Services  Oakland –Mayor Sheng Thao applauds the City Council’s vote to adopt her proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-2025 Midcycle Budget Adjustment, a fiscally responsible budget that prioritizes public safety and other essential […]

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Mayor Dickens appoints new Director of Intergovernmental Affairs

Justin Kirnon (Courtesy City of Atlanta) Mayor Andre Dickens has appointed Justin Kirnon to serve as the Administration’s Director of Intergovernmental Affairs. In this role, Kirnon is responsible for managing the City of Atlanta’s relationships with all levels of government, and coordinating with City Departments and agencies to advance the City’s interests. “Justin is a […]

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Karen Bass is mayor of the city of the eternal future

The mayor of Los Angeles was exhausted. It was just after 8 p.m. on a relatively ordinary Thursday in November, meaning Karen Bass had talked virtually with Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.), dropped in on an elder turning 100, met with a group of nonprofit leaders in Inglewood, participated in Metro’s Executive Management Committee and brought […]

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Marijuana legislation on Monday’s city council agenda « The VW independent | #citycouncil

SCOTT TRUXELL/independent editor Call it what you will – marijuana, cannabis, pot, weed, etc. – it figures to be the main topic at Monday’s meeting of Van Wert City Council. Council members are scheduled to cast a third and final vote on an ordinance that would lift the city’s ban on medical marijuana dispensaries within […]

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