Among other business, the City Council is expected to rotate to Gretchen Shepherd Romey as the city’s mayor at its December meeting, giving the current vice mayor her first crack at the role. Continue reading “City Council Set to Name Shepherd Romey as New Mayor”
The City Council expects to consider a handful of code revisions at the start of 2020 in an attempt to streamline the development of businesses in San Marino. Continue reading “Effort to Stimulate Local Business Activity Gathers Momentum”
With comfortable mandates to back them up, Dr. Steven Huang and Steve Talt both identified their goals for the next five years as they serve their second and final terms on San Marino’s City Council. Continue reading “Newly Re-Elected Councilmen Focus on Unfinished Business”
The City Council has given a unanimous thumbs-up to the hiring of Paul Chung as San Marino’s finance director, giving the municipality’s money department a full-time boss for the first time in nearly a year. Continue reading “Finance Director OK’d by Council”
In its last regularly scheduled Friday morning meeting of the calendar year, the San Marino City Council will be asked to ratify a top administrator’s choice for full-time finance director after relying on an interim director all year. Continue reading “Council to Consider City Manager’s Pick for Finance Director”
The City Council has agreed to retain a Los Angeles-area law firm to conduct a comprehensive payroll audit for the municipal government, apportioning up to $60,000 for the job.
Council members voted unanimously at their meeting on Oct. 9 to contract with Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo. Officials characterized the audit as a long time coming for a city that has experienced significant turnover in payroll-related staff throughout the past few years. Continue reading “Council Decides It’s Time for a Payroll Audit”
The City Council voted unanimously to take the next step with regards to two traffic project ideas that, if realized, would be funded by L.A. Metro and would be expected to improve motorist travel along Huntington Drive at select locations. Continue reading “Modifications to Huntington Drive Top City Council Agenda”
The City Council is expected on Friday to consider whether to take the next step on two traffic projects that, if approved, would be funded in their entirety by L.A. Metro. Continue reading “City Council to Consider Two Traffic Projects”
The City Council plans to resume closed-session labor negotiations with the municipality’s unions at a special meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 25.
The meeting comes after a closed special meeting on Friday, Sept. 13. Negotiations have taken place throughout a half-dozen similarly closed sessions since the spring. Continue reading “City, Public Employee Unions Keep Striving for Contract”
Having received praise and constructive criticism at a Public Safety Commission this week, city Parks and Public Works Director Michael Throne plans to return to the panel next month with more extensively refined outlines of what the city might be able to do with Metro funds to improve traffic flow in key areas. Continue reading “Public Works Chief Adds Clarity to Traffic Flow Proposals”