Tag: Martinez City Council

Martinez to explore annexation in public study session Wednesday night

Martinez to explore annexation in public study session Wednesday night

| October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

City planners will hold a public study session to provide information and gather public comments on the potential annexation of four unincorporated pocket neighborhoods that are contiguous to city boundaries. All of them are in the city’s sphere of influence, some already receive water service from Martinez, and have signed deferred annexation approvals. In a […]

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Study session becomes a call for action

Study session becomes a call for action

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – More parking, a hotel or inn, building height limitation, density, and building uses topped agenda at an informal Downtown Plan Study Session, but most of all there was a sense of urgency. During public comment, Mike Telfer reminded the council that the city was often flooded while it took 50 years to […]

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Energy and security plans unveiled for City Hall projects

Energy and security plans unveiled for City Hall projects

| September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The City Council’s Infrastructure Subcommittee authorized staff to go ahead with research on prices and methods to update the energy and security elements of City Hall. City Manager Eric Figueroa had told Subcommittee members Lara DeLaney and Mark Ross that City Staff is pressed for time, asked if this is the right […]

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Council approves park and development as doubt, suspense precede vote

Council approves park and development as doubt, suspense precede vote

| September 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – After what can only be described as high drama, the Martinez City Council approved a series of resolutions to allow a new city park at Traditions at the Meadow, a 65-home development on the site of the former Pine Meadow Golf Course to proceed. According to remarks by City Attorney Veronica Nebb, […]

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Council meets tonight with full agenda

| September 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A public Study Session on Downtown Density is scheduled from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. tonight before the regular city council meeting. The purpose is to gain additional detail and clarification on Priority Items from Council Goal Setting Session relating to the following topics: Downtown height and density, code enforcement, parking, types of […]

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Theater as a business

| September 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Tonight at the Martinez City Council meeting, OnStage Repertory Theater Company will give the council a business update. Even if it is a non-profit entity, because of circumstances surrounding the Campbell Theater, OnStage must operate like a business. More importantly, the City of Martinez is indirectly a stakeholder in the business success […]

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Marina Trust Lands Use Plan moves on to City Council

Marina Trust Lands Use Plan moves on to City Council

| September 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The City Planning Commission and Council’s Marina Subcommittee approved the Marina Trust Lands Use Plan (TLUP) with no changes, recommending the City Council do the same. The Council is scheduled to hold its first public review of the plan on Sept. 18 and will likely vote on the existing Marina TLUP at […]

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Council subcommittee checks Marina Trust Lands Plan today

Council subcommittee checks Marina Trust Lands Plan today

| September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Today, a 9:00 a.m. meeting of the city council’s Marina Sub-committee is open to the public, but there will be no votes or major decisions made. Mayor Rob Schroder and Councilman Mark Ross are the committee members who will review the public draft of the Marina Trust Lands Use Plan (TLUP) before […]

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Residents call for independent redistricting at Council meeting

Residents call for independent redistricting at Council meeting

| September 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – More than a dozen people, including representatives of the Women’s League of Voters, Common Cause and 1000 Friends of Martinez urged the city council to adopt an ordinance establishing an independent redistricting commission at a Sept. 4 meeting Speaking for a new group, Martinez Residents for an Independent Redistricting Commission, Mike Flemming […]

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City Council returns tonight from summer break with full agenda

City Council returns tonight from summer break with full agenda

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – City Manager Eric Figueroa is recommending that some of the key provisions of new labor agreements be incorporated into the City’s Management Compensation Plan. The estimated cost of the proposed adjustments for Fiscal Year 2019-20 is approximately $87,000 in the current fiscal year and $174,000 when fully implemented in the fiscal year […]

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