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Local Government

The City of Emeryville took steps to provide relief to residents and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing shelter-in-place order. They did so by enacting a Moratorium on Residential and Commercial Evictions through...

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The City of Emeryville and Emery Unified School District are taking actions to help slow the spread of COVID-19 by limiting public gatherings. These agencies take direction on health issues from the Alameda County Department...

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With some mail-in ballots still to be counted, local Measures K and Measure F were both victorious on Tuesday. Both measures required 2/3 voter support to pass. Lines at the polls went reasonably fast but...

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Emeryville voters will be asked to approve two measures at the ballot at Tuesday’s March 3rd primary election. Both measures require a two-thirds “yes” vote to pass. Measure F would raise Emeryville’s current 9.25% sales...

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The City of Emeryville held three council meeting during the month of May. Among the highlights that emerged from these meetings were discussions of the 2019/20 Budget, our Capital Improvement Program and a Minimum Wage...

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At the Tuesday, July 23rd Emeryville City Council Meeting, Council unanimously approved a “Green Monday” resolution in partnership with social venture group Green Monday US, According to a press release, this makes Emeryville the second city...

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The City of Emeryville held two council meeting during the month of April. Among the highlights that emerged from these meetings were our city’s 2019-2020 Fiscal Budget and projected revenue forecast for the coming years....

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The City of Emeryville held two council meeting during the month of March. Among the highlights that emerged from these meetings were our council pursuing the elimination of off-street parking minimums and the regulation of...

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The City of Emeryville held two council meeting during the month of February. Among the highlights that emerged from these meetings was a Study Session on High-Rise regulations that could directly impact the approval of...

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The City of Emeryville held two council meeting during the month of January. Among the highlights that emerged from these meetings were the updated goals and priorities for fiscal year 2019-2020 as well as ongoing...

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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 were the advancement...

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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 only meeting conducted during the month of November include a PR...

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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 three council meetings conducted during the month of October include approval...

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Ken Bukowski, who we profiled last June as a longtime councilmember during Emeryville’s redevelopment-fueled “Boomtown Era,” is at it again. Ken emerged as the only challenger to the current Donahue/Martinez slate of incumbents vying for...

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First term City Councilmember Scott Donahue is running for reelection after winning a seat in 2014. Donahue’s term oversaw an era of rapid political shift where a 2014 “progressive” majority has expanded to what might...

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First term City Councilmember Dianne Martinez is running for reelection after winning a seat in 2014. Martinez’ term oversaw an era of rapid political shift where a 2014 “progressive” majority has expanded to what might...

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With just days before Tuesday’s election, The Emery Teachers Association has distributed a press release endorsing Katy Brown and Brynnda Collins for two of the three vacant School Board seats. According to ETA President Ericka...

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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 September include the...

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This November 6th election, five candidates are vying for three expiring Emery School Board seats vacated by elected member Donn Lee Merriam and appointed members Bailey Langner and Brynnda Collins. Collins, the only incumbent, along with...

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This November 6th election, five candidates are vying for three expiring Emery School Board seats vacated by elected member Donn Lee Merriam and appointed members Bailey Langner and Brynnda Collins. Collins, the only incumbent, along with...

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This November 6th election, five candidates are vying for three expiring Emery School Board seats vacated by elected member Donn Lee Merriam and appointed members Bailey Langner and Brynnda Collins. Collins, the only incumbent, along with...

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This November 6th election, five candidates are vying for three expiring Emery School Board seats vacated by elected member Donn Lee Merriam and appointed members Bailey Langner and Brynnda Collins. Collins, the only incumbent, along with...

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Hundreds gathered at the Berkeley High Community Theater last week to hear a moderated discussion between Assembly District 15 candidates Jovanka Beckles and Buffy Wicks. The League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany & Emeryville hosted...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. The Council typically holds recess for the month of August although they held a brief one-hour...

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