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 - MAY 15, 2014
HARVEY PARK Volunteers working with the City’s Beautification Committee have adopted the northeast corner of Harvey Park (at the corner of C and Third streets). This group is working on installing a decomposed granite walkway, a bench pad, trees, shrubs and flower beds. They are receiving some material and assistance from City staff from the Facilities Maintenance Division. PARK AND FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS Public Works’ Facilities Maintenance staff have planted an additional 30 trees at various locations throughout the City since the recent ‘Helping Hands’ volunteer project. Replacement of the aquatic center wading pool tile is underway with completion expected within the next several days. TWIN CITIES ROADWORK UPDATE Twin Cities roundabouts construction is proceeding with major paving operations currently underway. Pavement striping is tentatively scheduled to begin on Thursday, May 22. The roundabouts and ramps are tentatively scheduled to open to the public on Monday, June 2. Landscaping and sidewalk work will continue after the roadway is open to traffic. PG&E gas main conflicts at the southeast corner of Twin Cities Road/Fermoy Way have created delays in completing the work in this vicinity. The City is working with PG&E and the contractor to identify options for proceeding expeditiously. This will include the installation of new traffic signals, sidewalk work and final paving. POLICE UNITY BIKE TOUR Chief of Police Bill Bowen completed the 300 mile Police Unity Bike Tour, ending in Washington, DC at the Police Officer’s Memorial. 19th ANNUAL STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL The annual Strawberry Festival is this weekend, May 17-18 from 10 am to 10 pm on Saturday and 10 am to 5 pm Sunday at the Galt Market grounds.
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