The City Manager's Weekly Report is a regular news briefing that is provided to the citizens of Galt. The Weekly Report includes important City news, updates on key initiatives and projects, and how the City is delivering services and responding to any concerns from our community.
Jason Behrmann, City Manager
WEEKLY REPORT - NOVEMBER 22, 2013
TWIN CITIES ROUNDABOUTS West Stockton Blvd., north of Twin Cities Rd. is scheduled to be paved on November 25 and 26. This will allow the Twin Cities SR 99 ramp to be re-opened to the public. JAYCEE HALL DEMOLITION Final demolition has been delayed due to the discovery of lead based paint under the vinyl siding. A remediation plan is currently being developed. HOUSING ELEMENT STATUS UPDATE The State Housing and Community Development Department completed their mandatory review of the City’s Draft Housing Element for 2013-2021 and they had no comments or corrections. Consequently, staff is releasing the environmental document for public review and the Final Housing Element will be scheduled for adoption before the Planning Commission in January and the City Council in February. RECRUITMENT UPDATE • Administrative Analyst/Public Works - This position opened on November 6 with a closing date of December 3. • Community Development Director – This position opened on November 12 and will close on December 13. • Dispatcher/CSO – One candidate currently in background. Dispatcher testing is scheduled for Tuesday, November 26 and 20 applicants have been invited. • Police Officer – Megan Robinson and Andrey Prostsyuk have accepted the position of Police Officer with a start date of December 2, 2013. Megan previously worked for Stockton Unified School District Police Department and Andrey recently graduated from the police academy. COMMUNITY OUTREACH The Crime Prevention Coordinator is working with the churches to host “block parties” in order to outreach to the community. There have recently been three events. The program will pick back up when the weather improves next spring. This is intended to be a more regular vehicle to connect with the community, discuss safety concerns, and provide overall education related to public safety. All costs are covered by the sponsoring church.
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