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Local Government

Voters came to the polls yesterday for a variety of primary races, state & local measures. On the ballot for Emeryville voters was a crowded State Assembly seat race and a $50 million Housing Bond....

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“Resident E’ville” is a new column where we ask our readers your perspective on important issues through a short, online survey. On today’s primary ballot, Emeryville voters will be faced with an important choice and...

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For the large percentage of residents that vote via mail, you should have already received your ballot for the June 5th Primary election. Among the local measures on the ballot is the “Measure C” Housing...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Among the highlights for the four council meetings conducted during the months of March & April...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Among the highlights for the two council meetings conducted during the month of February include discussion...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Among the highlights for the one council meeting conducted during the month of January include the...

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Three year Emeryville City Manager Carolyn Lehr announced her retirement today. In a memo addressed to her staff and sent to city committee members, Lehr acknowledged her decision was based on her recent 65th birthday...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Among the highlights for the two meetings conducted during the month of December include an update...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Among the highlights for the two meetings conducted during the month of November include the issuing...

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Emeryville City Council met for a Special Meeting on November 21st with significant developments including issuing the city’s first use permits for cannabis dispensaries. The meeting also saw the appointment of Councilmember John Bauters to...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Among the highlights for the two meetings conducted during the month of October include the adoption...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Council returned from its August recess with a packed agenda including the final meeting and subsequent...

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The smoke-filled air from the Santa Rosa wildfires are a reminder of how vulnerable we are to disasters — and how important it is for agencies and residents to be prepared. While recent natural disasters like...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. City Council and most committees did not meet in August due to summer recess but there...

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In a noteworthy piece of news that was not reported, The City of Emeryville settled with the family of Yuvette Henderson last April ending a dark chapter for the EPD and the city. It’s been...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Among these highlights from meetings conducted on July 11th and 25th are a proposed  update the...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Among these highlights for June from meetings conducted on June 6th, 13th and 20th. Please note...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Among these highlights for April from meetings conducted on April 4th, 18th and 27th. Please note that...

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The race for the 2018 California Assembly District 15 race kicked off last week with the first campaign filing deadline. The seat is being vacated by Incumbent Tony Thurmond who is running for State Superintendent...

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Amid ongoing budget discussions and threats of programs and service cuts, its prudent for residents to not only understand how the city makes its money — but how it spends it. Every year, the website Transparent California...

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The City of Emeryville held a series of budgetary workshops over the past few months. Within these discussions, it was revealed that Emeryville was in a bit a financial hole with a trajectory to be...

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The May 27th Planning Commission saw several important projects on the agenda. Public hearing occurred on two projects, including the Sherwin Williams property subdivision map, and the permitting of signage for the New Seasons market. There...

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Emeryville Public Works Director & City Engineer Maurice Kaufman announced his unexpected resignation on Monday. “I want to inform you that I will be resigning my employment with the City of Emeryville to pursue other endeavors,”...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Among these highlights for March were the passing of a Short-Term Rental Ordinance intended to regulate services like Airbnb, two...

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