The Grand Jury’s recommendations to fix the alleged problems include creating a grant management committee, implementing revision of the county’s nepotism policy, establishing an ordinance that sets a definite schedule for employee evaluations and demanding that Gallegos “recognize the ongoing responsibility of his department to abide by the administrative, finance and personnel policies of the county.”
The Arcata Eye, Arcata Chamber of Commerce and KHSU 90.5 FM, in cooperation with the City of Arcata, will co-sponsor a City Council Candidate Forum Thursday, Thursday, Oct. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in this one time “Blind Print Auction” with proceeds designated to the Arcata Ridge Trail Project. Here’s how: e-mail your “blind-bid” and contact information to [email protected] with the subject line “Ridge Trail” by Friday, Oct. 1, 2010 at 9 a.m.
Sailors, who is one of seven vying for two open City Council seats in November, is a mixture of mad-as-heck citizen and entrepreneur flustered with what he sees as an incompetent City staff, a bike-unfriendly City, and a medical marijuana-intolerant establishment.
Prop 19 would allow the state legislature to define regulations for commercial production of marijuana whether cities and counties do it or not. Lovelace said the CSAC board voted to recommend that the legislature deal with regulation.
Today at approximately 2:30 p.m., the Arcata Police Department was notified that missing person James Hagerty had been located.
ALLIANCE ROAD – On the afternoon of Thursday, Sept. 23, a 41-year-old male was found dead in Jolly Giant Creek at Shay Park.
Sailors was astonished at at the car occupants’ obliviousness to their cop-rich surroundings. He said that even when an APD K-9 unit pulled in behind them to further assist with the nearby crime scene, the parked potsters didn’t cease the high-profile dopely dealings.
McKINLEYVILLE – Ian Charles Mason, 34, of Jamul, Calif., ought to have paid attention to all those boring scoldings from law enforcement about distracted driving – specifically, not jabbering on your cell phone while behind the wheel. If he had, he’d probably still have his $121,860 cash stash, not to mention be able to roll a 55-pound fatty. And he wouldn’t have to go to traffic school, either.
What’s motivating Meserve to run this time around is mainly what he sees as a reactive council that isn’t pushing the envelope of innovation and isn’t seeking regional approaches to a number of challenges facing the City.