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San Bernardino council to review city manager Charles Montoya’s performance – San Bernardino Sun | #citycouncil

A week after he fired the city’s finance director, San Bernardino City Manager Charles Montoya may face the same fate. Late Monday, May 20, the city announced a special closed-doors City Council meeting that comes a week after Barbara Whitehorn, the former director of finance and management services, publicly announced her termination and raised concerns […]

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Rohli Booker expected to be sworn in this week as City Council member | Local Government | #citycouncil

Fort Wayne Councilwoman-elect Rohli Booker will likely be sworn in this week, but she first must resign as a school board member. Booker, a member of the Fort Wayne Community Schools board, was elected Saturday by a caucus to fill the 6th District City Council seat. It was left vacant after Sharon Tucker was elected […]

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4 apply for vacant Grand Terrace council seat – San Bernardino Sun | #citycouncil

Grand Terrace leaders are expected to appoint a new City Council member at a special meeting Tuesday, April 23, filling a vacancy created by the resignation of Councilmember Sylvia Robles. Four residents have submitted applications for the seat: Ronald Perez, a grant manager for Colton Joint Unified School District; Vincent Jared Rasso, an organizer with […]

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Chicago mayor to ask City Council to spend $70M on migrant services

ALICE YIN and DAN PETRELLA Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — In an about-face, Mayor Brandon Johnson is now asking aldermen to approve using another $70 million in city funds to maintain this year’s migrant response. This week, the mayor’s office began briefing City Council members on plans to push through the item as a means to […]

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Stockton City Council turns away motion to add Sanchez to Planning Commission | #citycouncil

An attempt to add controversial website founder Motecuzoma Sanchez to another city commission during Tuesday’s city council meeting ended abruptly when a motion to confirm his appointment failed to be seconded. The motion by District 1 councilmember Michele Padilla to add Sanchez to the city’s planning commission was pulled off the consent agenda by District […]

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City Council races: angels and unknowns | #citycouncil

In a perfect world, we could judge candidates for Stockton City Council solely on their backgrounds, platforms, or records as incumbents and not on their ties to dubious players.  But that’s not the town we live in. Here, there’s a political machine powered by ambition, misinformation, and greed. If the plundering of Stockton Unified is […]

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Baxter City Council expects to vote on $8 million South Forestview project March 19 – Brainerd Dispatch | #citycouncil

BAXTER — After years of planning, the South Forestview project to extend city water, sewer and update streets, lights and trail options is on the verge of a vote. The Baxter City Council is expected to vote on the project, which could then begin construction this spring, at the Tuesday, March 19, meeting. The project’s […]

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City Council to hear Orr Street park property proposed master plan | Local | #citycouncil

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Aiken City Council selects Hotel Aiken marketing firm | Aiken Area Government | #citycouncil

Five Aiken properties that were once slated to be demolished are closer to being saved.  The Aiken City Council voted unanimously Monday evening to select Colliers International to help it market the Hotel Aiken, the Holley House/Motor Court, the Taj Aiken building, the C.C. Johnson building and the Warneke Cleaners building.  The properties were slated […]

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Pembroke Park, Florida’s Town Commission Should Have Its Own Reality Show

Pembroke Park is one of the tiniest towns in Florida, with a square mile and a half of palm trees, mobile homes, and Canadian snowbirds who winter among the 6,000 year-round residents. It’s so small it doesn’t even have a hotel, and the hottest night out is at Frenchie’s Bar and Grill. But behind the […]

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