government

  266 posts

  Sep 23, 2022

Feasibility study estimates moving Vallejo police, library would cost $90M

The $89.7 million price tag includes a full renovation of the John F. Kennedy Library to accommodate Vallejo police, which will cost $69 million. It will then cost the city $20.7 million to retrofit the office building at 400 Mare Island Way into a new two-story library....

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  Sep 21, 2022

Vallejo City Council agrees to reduce V-Town Farms’ community contribution

VALLEJO – The ongoing saga surrounding a local cannabis business continued Tuesday when the...

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  Sep 16, 2022

Renovation to turn JFK Library into Vallejo police HQ expected to cost $38M to $53M

City officials revealed the information in an official response to the Solano County Civil Grand Jury....

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  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 City Council considers salary increase for city attorney, dispatchers

The council will take up the contract extension during its meeting Tuesday evening...

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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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  Sep 08, 2022

Vallejo alleges residential motel used in Project RoomKey failed to produce tax records

A lawsuit pits the city against a former partner....

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  Sep 06, 2022

Retired public educator running for Benicia council says candidates not ‘palatable’

William "Billy" Innes Innes has thrown his hat into the ring seeking one of the two seats up for grabs this fall....

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  Aug 26, 2022

Vallejo targets private property owners to remove homeless people

The city of Vallejo is suing a property owner to remove people experiencing homelessness from an encampment....

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  Aug 25, 2022

Vallejo hires dedicated manager to coordinate homelessness response

Natalie Peterson will be tasked with developing and managing a comprehensive program to coordinate Vallejo’s response to serving the city’s unsheltered population....

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  Aug 24, 2022

Vallejo City Council shows early support for forming strong police commission

The council said it wanted to see more of a model presented by Common Ground, a non-partisan group of religious and non-profit organizations....

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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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