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St. Cloud Mayor to Hold 900th Town Hall Meeting

(KNSI) — St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis will meet with residents for his 900th town hall meeting this week. The four-term mayor says holding public meetings is part of keeping a promise. “When I first ran for mayor 17 years ago, there was two promises I made. One was to be available and accessible and […]

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City Council

How both city and county leaders hope collaboration moves them closer to solving homelessness | #citycouncil

The Salt Lake County Council has approved $2.5 million to fund a temporary mental health receiving center after meeting with the Salt Lake City Council on how to fill gaps in approaches to homelessness. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News ) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Different levels of government can often […]

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Boise mayor launches investigation into ex-police officer with ties to white supremacists

The mayor of Idaho’s largest city has launched an investigation to determine if a police officer, whose ties to a white supremacist group became known after he retired, violated the rights of any residents during his 22 years with the agency. (Spenser Heaps, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes BOISE — The mayor of […]

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Mayor Touts Completion of Repairs and Improvements to City Hall After Years of Decline

Notice of dangerous conditions during February, 2015, in City Hall. (WHAV News file photograph.) Mayor James J. Fiorentini said years of decay at Haverhill City Hall are now behind the city. WHAV reported last August a series of repairs and improvements were underway. These included construction of a new $1.2 million retaining wall between the […]

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Mayor declares state of emergency, city to open shelters

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry announced Wednesday that he has signed a declaration of a state of emergency in Duval County effective at midnight. He said “we do not expect evacuations,” but the city is still making shelters available. Curry said two shelters will open at 8 a.m. Thursday at the Legends Center […]

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City Council

Political Profile: Diego Arene-Morley, Candidate for Providence City Council | #citycouncil

Sunday, November 06, 2022 GoLocalProv Political Team   View Larger + PHOTO: Campaign Diego Arene-Morley is running for Providence City Council in Ward 9 — here’s why.  1. What do you think is the biggest political issue this campaign season in Providence? As a true believer in local government, I answer from the perspective of […]

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Haverhill City Council to Consider Fate of Proposed Ward Hill Village with 230 Homes, Retail Space | #citycouncil

Click image for Haverhill City Council agenda. Haverhill city councilors are scheduled to decide tonight on a proposal to demolish a mostly vacant industrial building, two single-family homes and an existing restaurant; alter certain zone boundaries; and build 230 housing units, a restaurant and retail space in Ward Hill. The project, called “Oxford Crossing,” would […]

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Alaska

GoLocalProv | The Last Minute 2022 Campaign Push – “The Sunday Political Brunch” | #alaska | #politics

Sunday, October 30, 2022 Mark Curtis, MINDSETTER™   View Larger + President Joe Biden The “Brunch” spent part of the past week in Illinois, “The Land of Lincoln,” watching Campaign 2022 intensify, before its final days. There are some last-minute strategies campaigns can use to tighten a race, so let’s “brunch” on that and the […]

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City Council

Seattle City Council looks to combat rising overdoses with reward system | #citycouncil

A homeless man holds a syringe after injecting methamphetamine into his arm on March 13, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. Widespread drug addiction is endemic in Seattle’s large homeless community, which the city is currently trying to move out from shared public spaces. According to a recent report commissioned by Seattle Councilmember Andrew Lewis, the COVID-19 […]

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Arkansas

Judges toss part of suit challenging Arkansas redistricting

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A three-judge panel on Monday dismissed part of a lawsuit challenging Arkansas’ new U.S. House map, which split the Little Rock area among three congressional districts. The federal panel tossed some of the constitutional claims in the lawsuit challenging the redistricting plan approved by the majority-Republican Legislature last year. The […]

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