March 1, 2013 in 2013 Issues, City Manager, Decency, Teamwork
(Los Alamitos, 2/28/2013) Yesterday was Angie Avery’s last day as our City Manager, and I stopped by City Hall to thank her for her years of dedicated service to our Community.
We didn’t always agree, but I never questioned Angie’s dedication, integrity, or capability. I always found her accessible, professional, and honest.
I asked several current and former City Commissioners about Angie’s tenure and came up with a mixed bag: Read the rest of this entry →
February 12, 2013 in Commissions, Planning & Community Development, Teamwork
(2/21/2013, Los Alamitos) If it’s open from 5 a.m. to midnight,doesn’t that make it a 5-Twelve?
At their regular monthly meeting last night Los Alamitos’ Planning Commission voted 5 – 1 to allow the new 7-Eleven on the northwest corner of Ball and Bloomfield to be open and sell liquor from 5 a.m. to midnight daily.
The Commission also unanimously elected last year’s Vice Chairperson Wendy Grose to Chair the Commission this year and returning Commissioner Gary Loe as Vice Chairperson.
Only two members of the public spoke at the meeting, and they Read the rest of this entry →
January 7, 2013 in 2013 Issues, City Council Meetings, Teamwork, Your reporting and comments
(Los Alamitos, 1/7/2013) 7 p.m. update: Yup, over in less than an hour, except for that closed session.
As noted below, the Management Compensation package was pulled, leaving 3 items:
Council Reorganization Revisit, done in maybe three minutes:
- Mayor pro tem Murphy resigned, saying he had heard Council Member Mejia wasn’t interested in serving as Mayor this year and wrongly assumed she wasn’t interested in Pro Tem either. Read the rest of this entry →
January 6, 2013 in 2013 Issues, City Council, Decency, Teamwork
(Los Alamitos, 1/6/2013, by Dave Emerson) The first decision item on the Agenda for tomorrow’s 6 pm Special Los Alamitos City Council Meeting is a “revisiting” of the process that resulted in the unanimous election of Warren Kusumoto as Mayor and Richard Murphy as Vice Mayor.
“Ungracious” or simply legal?
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December 17, 2012 in 2013 Issues, City Council Meetings, Teamwork, Your reporting and comments
(Los Alamitos, 12/17/2012) [This post is only for comments tonight’s City Council meeting(s), to read and/or comment on the very interesting Mayoral and Pro Tem election please click here.
The agenda’s (click here), as two new Council Members will be sworn in. . . after 98.3% of the agenda has already been dealt with!
At least if you count business by pages of agenda, staff reports, and attachments!
Yup, of the 271(!) Read the rest of this entry →
December 1, 2011 in 2012 Issues, City Council, Teamwork
(12/1/2011, Los Alamitos) It looks like we’re getting a new City Manager that just about everyone can agree on!
Consent Calendar Item 8E calls for the Council to hire our award winning Parks & Recreation Director Angie Avery (above) to a three year term as City Manager for a net annual salary of Read the rest of this entry →