Sep 14, 2022

Vallejo council approves raise for City Attorney Veronica Nebb

Nebb’s contract was extended through to December 31, 2027 with a 20% salary increase of $31,000 retroactive to July 1, bumping her contract from $219,000 to $250,000....

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  Sep 09, 2022

Vallejo’s surveillance advisory board codifies opposition to gunshot detection system

The board voted 4-2 during a special meeting on Tuesday to support a resolution recommending that the Vallejo City Council reject an offer from Atlanta-based Flock Safety to pair the devices with automated license plate readers already installed in Vallejo....

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  Aug 22, 2022

Vallejo councilmember Cristina Arriola leads campaign against proposed sales tax hike

Vallejo councilmember Cristina Arriola has signed her name to the formal argument opposed to the city’s proposed seven-eighths-cent sales tax increase that will go before the voters this fall....

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  Jul 14, 2022

Vallejo surveillance board rejects gunshot detection system

The city council has final authority over acceptance of the devices and will discuss the issue at an upcoming meeting....

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  Jul 06, 2022

Vallejo confirms 6th person died in Project RoomKey

City officials had said in previous statements that a “total” of five died during the nearly two-year program....

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  Jun 17, 2022

Vallejo City Council approves new fiscal year budget

Some members said they were insulted by the suggestion the council was using $350,000 in discretionary funding as a “slush fund.”...

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  Jun 10, 2022

Vallejo surveillance board delays vote on gunshot detection devices

Police Chief Shawny Williams sought the board’s official recommendation that the Vallejo City Council accept 80 to 100 of the detection devices to place throughout the city....

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  Jun 07, 2022

Vallejo considering purchase of gunshot detection devices

The devices would be paired with automated license plate readers and cameras already provided by Flock Safety....

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  Apr 13, 2022

Vallejo City Council eyes alternate locations away from waterfront for new police HQ

The drama surrounding where to put the new Vallejo police headquarters continued Tuesday evening as the Vallejo City Council directed city staff to begin looking at possibly moving the department to the library building in downtown Vallejo....

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  Apr 11, 2022

Vallejo’s new surveillance advisory board to meet April 21

The seven-person board is set to select a chair and vice chair to serve from April to March 2023....

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  Mar 25, 2022

Vallejo implements new security rules for council meetings following protest

Family members of men shot and killed by Vallejo police briefly shut down the meeting to demand the involved officers be held accountable....

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  Mar 23, 2022

Vallejo City Council signs off on public outreach plan regarding police oversight

The council signed off on a nearly three-month plan to solicit recommendations from the Vallejo community on which independent oversight model will work best...

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