Tag: Rob Schroder

Message from the Mayor: Upcoming elections

Message from the Mayor: Upcoming elections

| September 9, 2018 | 1 Comment

By ROB SCHRODER Mayor of Martinez Many of you, like my wife and I, recently received a letter from the Contra Costa County Elections Department advising you that your precinct no longer has a polling place and you will be voting by mail, whether you signed up for it or not. I have received many […]

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Contra Costa County Elections Department wrongly blames Martinez School Board, City for voting confusion

Contra Costa County Elections Department wrongly blames Martinez School Board, City for voting confusion

| August 29, 2018 | 9 Comments

by Jonathan T Wright and Rob Schroder In a recent letter to voters, the Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder and Registrar of Voters, advised an unknown number of voters residing in both the City of Martinez and the Martinez Unified School District that their voting precinct had been eliminated and they would be permitted only to vote […]

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Candidates set for mayor, council, education board races

Candidates set for mayor, council, education board races

| August 15, 2018

Candidate slates have been set in the Martinez mayoral and Council November elections as well as the Martinez Unified School District Board of Education, according to the Contra Costa County Elections Office. In the mayoral race, incumbent Rob Schroder is being challenged by Yazmin Llamas-Morales. This is the city’s only at-large race since a Malibu […]

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Message from the Mayor: Election time coming

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The older I get, the faster time goes by. I cannot believe we are already more than halfway through summer and our kids will be heading back to school in a couple of weeks. Let us all enjoy the final weeks of my favorite season. The month of August is a time when many of […]

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Message from the Mayor: Measure F protects citizen’s rights

| May 13, 2018 | 10 Comments

In the primary election to be held on June 5, 2018, Martinez voters will be asked to vote for or against two local ballot measures know as Measure F and Measure I. Both measures deal with the protection of open space and parkland. The Martinez City Council placed Measure F on the ballot and Measure […]

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Measure F protects private property

Measure F protects private property

| May 2, 2018 | 12 Comments

Dear Martinez Resident, We are writing this letter as citizens of Martinez, and not in our capacities with the City of Martinez, to let you know about an initiative on the June 5th Election Ballot that will have an impact on private property. This is MEASURE I, which was circulated and put on the ballot […]

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Message from the Mayor: Let’s play ball

Message from the Mayor: Let’s play ball

| April 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

By ROB SCHRODER Mayor of Martinez At a special meeting of the Martinez City Council, the license agreement between the city and the Martinez Clippers, LLC was approved. Professional baseball is coming to Martinez, and opening day is Thursday, May 31. The Martinez Clippers will host the Sonoma Stompers at the newly rebuilt Joe DiMaggio […]

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Kudos Councilmember Gipner

Kudos Councilmember Gipner

| April 9, 2018 | 2 Comments

Thank you Councilmember for your letter to the editor on April 4 that brought to light the serious financial issues of our City. For some time now, Mayor Schroder has touted the large reserve in the General Fund Unassigned Reserves, or as he calls it “the rainy day fund.”   That along with the City’s bond […]

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MPOA, Mayor take negotiations public

MPOA, Mayor take negotiations public

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Until this past week, negotiations between Martinez officials and representatives of the Martinez Police Officers Association (MPOA) have been conducted behind closed doors, as is provided under California law when it comes to labor and personnel matters. But the MPOA (www.martinezpoa.org) made direct pleas through Facebook Twitter, and a letter to the […]

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City releases response to police association letter

City releases response to police association letter

| March 29, 2018 | 6 Comments

The following is provided in an effort to convey additional pertinent information to the community on this important topic and illustrate that the City is making every effort to be responsive to MPOA’s request within the confines of state law. MARTINEZ – The Martinez Police Officers Association (MPOA) recently released a post on Twitter and […]

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