In 2014, the Turlock City Council publicly committed to conducting a compensation study for all employees and bargaining groups who wanted to participate. Over two years later, the study is finally ready to be presented to the City Council.
After a nearly 30-year long career with Stanislaus County, three of which in the role of chief executive officer, Stan Risen informed the Board of Supervisors that he plans to retire from his position effective as of August.
Two new commissioners have been welcomed to the Parks, Arts & Recreation Commission, following appointment from the Turlock City Council.
Vito Chiesa wants the residents of Stanislaus County to know that through transformation, the impossible can become possible. The Board of Supervisors Chairman spoke of growing together as a community in his State of the County speech Tuesday morning, comparing the county's resurgence in the face of past adversity to life bouncing back in the spring – fitting, as rain outside the building where he spoke breathed life back into the drought-plagued community.
The City's Winter Watering Schedule is still in effect, which limits outdoor watering to only one day per week. City staff regularly patrols all neighborhoods in Turlock to enforce the watering schedule as well as other water wasting violations. Water wasting notices are issued for a number of reasons, such as:
Thanks to the voter approved Measure L - Local Roads First Transportation Funding - Turlock will soon have the funds needed to begin repairing the city's ever-worsening roadways. At the top of the Measure L project list is a complete reconstruction of the oldest part of West Main Street, something that everyone agrees is badly needed for one of Turlock's key thoroughfares. What members of the public have trouble agreeing on is just exactly how Main Street should look when it's done.
Assemblyman Heath Flora, who represents the state's 12th District, announced on Monday that he has been appointed to six different Assembly committees, including an appointment to Vice Chair of the Labor and Employment Committee.
Laura's Law, which allows for court-ordered assisted outpatient treatment, has proven successful in multiple counties throughout the state, reducing emergency situations for those suffering from mental illness while at the same time saving valuable funds. In Stanislaus County, advocates from the National Alliance on Mental Illness are working to implement the law here at home.
Following an impactful 2016 that saw a new road tax passed and the lowest amount of debt the county has owed in eight years, the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors are looking to continue their success in 2017 with help from newly-appointed Chairman Vito Chiesa and new supervisor Kristin Olsen.
The Turlock City Council approved a number of mid-cycle budget requests last week that will see an additional $155,220 come out of the City's General Fund Reserve.
The Turlock Planning Commission recently welcomed three new faces, following the Turlock City Council's action to appoint the new commissioners at their Jan. 10 and Jan. 24 meetings.
An executive order signed by President Donald Trump on Jan. 27 which temporarily bans travel from seven Muslim-majority countries has prompted protests and confusion around the country and locally. Though some have praised the executive order, amid questions of its legality and the manner in which it was implemented, local legislators both Democrat and Republican alike have expressed their skepticism and concern publicly.
On Aug. 29, 2016, the Governor approved Senate Bill 814 which requires urban water suppliers to establish a method to identify and discourage residential excessive water use. The legislation applies to residential customers only and authorizes water agencies to charge residential customers for excessive water use.
Heading into the 115th Congress under newly-elected President Donald Trump, Congressman Jeff Denham is eager to continue his roles in various House Committees.
The future of the 100-year-old sycamore trees that line West Main Street will once again be up for public discussion as the City of Turlock announced a third public meeting on the upcoming reconstruction project slated for the oldest section of the busy thoroughfare.
When considering outdoor water use, there are many ways to conserve in areas other than just landscape irrigation. Listed below, are suggestions for reducing water ...
Congressman Jeff Denham has lauded the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of a bill which will repeal regulatory mandates on Metropolitan Planning Organizations and ...
A bill that would restructure California water management is one step closer to becoming law, as AB 313 was unanimously approved by the Assembly Committee ...
Many household hazardous products, such as oven cleaners, paint removers, pesticides, solvents and drain cleaners contain chemicals that are potentially harmful to both people and ...
Since 2000, water cuts instituted by environmental regulation have impacted communities statewide. A report released recently by the Southern California Water Committee and the Committee ...
After Monday night's town hall, Congressman Jeff Denham met a much more subdued crowd Wednesday morning as he, Assemblyman Heath Flora and County Supervisor ...
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