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By Eric O’Connell/Zip06.com • 03/16/2022 08:15 AM EST The Board of Selectman (BOS) made the decision to once again vote the city’s budget by municipal assembly rather than by referendum. The date for the vote on the budget has not yet been set. In 2016, the BOS made the decision to stop conducting the annual …

Mayor Jay Gillian reads his State of the City address. By DONALD WITTKOWSKI Highlighting Ocean City’s strong finances, Mayor Jay Gillian announced in his annual State of the City address Thursday night that there will be no tax increases in the 2022 city budget. “I am here to signal tonight that the state of the …

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The City of Williamsburg City Council heard presentations regarding fiscal year 2023 funding during its March 7, 2022 business session (WYDaily/Ben Mackin) WILLIAMSBURG – The City of Williamsburg City Council held its monthly business meeting on March 7 during which council members listened to presentations on funding requests and recommendations for fiscal year 2023 (FY23). …

DUBUQUE METROPOLITAN AREA SOLID WASTE AGENCY OFFICIAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS, FORM OF CONTRACT AND ESTIMATED COST FOR THE PROJECT TO INSTALL A LANDFILL FENCE FOR FISCAL 2021 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: The Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency Board of Directors will hold a public hearing into the proposed …

TEWKSBURY — Sub-freezing temperatures couldn’t keep voters in Tewksbury away from a drive-in signing event last Saturday to help potential candidates for local office complete their nomination forms. Greeted by Board Vice-Chair Jayne Wellman, more than 60 people stopped by to support their fellow citizens in their quest to be added to the ballot for …

Jeffrey Parker, who led the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority during a period of expansion and then during the pandemic when public transportation ridership plummeted, has died, the agency said. An agency spokesperson, Stephany Fisher, said Parker took his own life when he was hit by a train at East Lake Station in DeKalb County …

Bodnar, Bates, Robinson to participate; audience invited to ask questions Dan Chalk, Midland Daily News January 17, 2022 Midland Daily News will host a virtual town hall on Thursday, January 20 to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic. Pictured is a screenshot from a previous town hall meeting in December 2020. Screenshot/Video Midland Daily News In light …

SAN FRANCISCO – JANUARY 30: A sign for sale is seen on a single family home on January 30, 2008 in Vallejo, California. December sales of existing single-family homes in the Bay Area fell more than 38% from a year ago, according to the California Association of Realtors. (Photo by David Paul Morris / Getty …

NEW YORK (CBSNew York) – As he prepares to take office this weekend, Mayor-elect Eric Adams outlined his plans to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday. Adams, who will officially become mayor on Saturday, said New York City was at a critical time in the fight against the virus, CBS2’s John Dias reported. READ MORE: …

The holiday decorations at the Fayette County Courthouse feature a special tribute this year. Just inside the courthouse’s front doors stands a radiant Christmas tree, topped with hundreds of balls, bells, and more. Take a closer look and notice 55 handmade ornaments – each representing one of Fayette County’s 42 municipalities, its school districts, and …

Jon Town worked in radio for 51 years, the last 20 at the KBAQ in Phoenix. When someone who has been doing their job for decades ends up hanging up, two questions spring to mind. Why did you stay so long? And why did you leave? “I locked myself at the door,” Town joked. In …

Credit: iCube Program The Mayor of Évora, Carlos Pinto de Sá, reflects on the expectations, challenges and vision of Évora on the path to energy transition How will the POCITYF smart city project transform Évora? Can you explain the main impacts you expect from the implementation of the project? With POCITYF, for the city of …

Air travelers wearing face masks, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, walk to JetBlue Terminal 5 at JFK International Airport in New York, United States, November 16, 2021. REUTERS / Shannon Stapleton Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register NEW YORK, December 1 (Reuters) – The holiday season promises a peak of …

Sales of recreational pots in Illinois have already broken records last year, generating millions in tax revenue for municipalities. So how much do they get and what are they used for? State law allows municipalities to levy up to 3% on sales of recreational pots, in addition to existing sales taxes. Each city uses money …

The US federal bailout law aims to help municipalities that suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic get back on their feet. However, there are places that did not receive their allowance. In a report recently released by BridgeMi.com, three communities in Huron County have rejected or have not requested federal funding for recovery from COVID-19. These …

One day apart, two municipalities in Routt County have taken very different approaches to when and how they want to allow alcohol in their public parks. In the new council’s first official vote, Steamboat Springs City Council voted on first reading Tuesday to allow alcohol in all city parks from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., …

United States Representative Blake Moore addresses a town hall at Weber High School in Pleasant View on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic was the focus of the meeting. U.S. Representative Blake Moore listens during a town hall meeting at Weber High School in Pleasant View on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic …

Members of the public are invited to a virtual town hall on the COVID pandemic outbreak in Curry County hosted by concerned community and health leaders. Community members are invited to get the latest information at this critical briefing, scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27. To join the meeting, dial …

The New York City Health Council has declared racism a public health crisis and issued guidelines for achieving a more “racial” recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. “To build a healthier New York City, we must confront racism as a public health crisis,” said a statement from Dr. David A. Chokshi, Chairman of the Board and …

AMHERST – A long-planned bandshell for artists on Town Common, which would become the first permanent structure on the green space and be part of the Destination Amherst initiative for business leaders, is one more step towards reality . About 18 months after the Amherst Business Improvement District presented a vision to attract more visitors …

STAMFORD – Starbucks has closed its downtown Stamford store for good, another blow to the ailing downtown mall which will also see one of its main tenants leave by the end of the year. In response to a request from Hearst Connecticut Media, a Starbucks spokesperson confirmed that the company had closed its establishment on …

City & State names Bellevue and Metropolitan Hospital CEOs on “2021 Manhattan Power 100” list NYC Health + Hospitals / Bellevue CEO William Hicks and NYC Health + Hospitals / Metropolitan CEO Cristina Contreras ranked 54th The program honors public servants, business leaders, community leaders and others who are helping the borough recover from the …

The race for Spokane city council in the northwest features two newcomers to city politics. Mike Lish trumpets his background as a small businessman, while Zack Zappone is an educator and nonprofit worker who believes he is the best fit to represent District 3. The pair are in the running to replace outgoing city councilor …

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Just days before the start of the first weekend of the 2021 Austin City Limits Festival, the The city of Austin has finally issued a permit for the event to take place. On Tuesday, the city issued a permit for the event on Barton Springs Road through October 10 at Zilker Park. …

DEL RIO, Texas, Sept.21 (Reuters) – Many residents of the Texas border town of Del Rio have been saying for months they feel abandoned by the federal government as border arrests soar in 20 years . Now, with several thousand migrants housed in precarious conditions under the international bridge connecting Del Rio and Ciudad Acuña …

WEST – If appointed interim city manager by City Council, Police Chief Shawn Lacey says he will use the time with a potential eye toward a permanent job change. The council, at a meeting scheduled for Monday, is expected to consider appointing Lacey as interim city manager. The board is also expected to present a …

Devil SHEPHERDSTOWN – On Tuesday evening, Shepherdstown City Council resumed its monthly meeting in Zoom format. The online meeting covered a variety of lengthy discussions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and the city‘s approval of grant funding. To start the meeting, the City Council quickly approved the third and final reading of the City Bonds Ordinance …

Riverhead Town has announced dates for the first round of meetings for residents to weigh in on updating the city’s comprehensive plan. Four meetings will be held in person at the Riverhead Senior Center in Aquebogue and via Zoom starting at 6 p.m. The topic of presentation for each meeting is divided by hamlet. The …

The London offices are almost deserted and no one knows how many people will be returning or when, but some investors are make bets on the workspace. The question is whether this trust is well placed or reckless when the sharp post-pandemic drop in the value of new office space has yet to materialize. Thai …

IIn San Francisco’s Sunset District, rows and rows of pastel-colored two-story homes flow from the edge of Golden Gate Park to the sand dunes of Ocean Beach. Many homes here have solar panels on their roofs and compost bins in their driveways, flanked by hybrid and electric cars. Yet here – and throughout this city …

MARK PAZNIOKAS :: CTMIRROR.ORG Alexis Gevanter knocks on the door in Old Greenwich. GREENWICH – Whatever the outcome, today’s special election in the 36th Senate District will provide water for the ongoing debate over the political identity of this affluent corner of Connecticut, a region of political influence and disproportionate economic. Greenwich is a brand …

Retirees Henry Jacobs and Belinda Alexander on their way to collect water from a standpipe near their home in Helenvale in Gqeberha. Locals say the area has had no clean running water since 2015. Photo: Mkhuseli Sizani The community of Helenvale in Gqeberha claims to have an intermittent water supply since 2015. Many of them …

A post-race party volunteer applauds runners lining up for refreshments after the 45th Quad-City Times Bix 7 in 2019. Race sponsors are essential to the event. QUAD-VILLE TIMETABLE FILE PHOTO Even virtually, the sponsors have remained close. When the COVID-19 pandemic forced the Quad-City Times Bix 7 to run virtually last year, a bit of …

WILTON – The Wilton Selectboard discussed options on how to spend American Rescue Plan Act funding at its meeting on Tuesday. City Manager Rhonda Irish pitched an idea of ​​“working” with Franklin County to spend the funds in a way that benefits Wilton residents. “My thoughts are if we can work with the county, maybe …

NEW YORK, July 14 (Reuters) – At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jaleesa Garland, marketing director of an e-commerce startup, had the opportunity to relocate from the San Francisco Bay Area to Tulsa , Oklahoma – a city previously not on its radar. It was a tempting offer: $ 10,000 in relocation assistance and …

BELLINGHAM, Washington, July 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – eXp World Holdings (Nasdaq: EXPI), the holding company of eXp Realty, one of the world’s fastest growing residential and commercial real estate companies, has elevated Seth Siegler to the new role of Vice President, Technology Innovation and Real Estate Services. Siegler will help evolve eXp Realty’s innovation …

A staggering 81% of metropolitan areas nationwide have become more racially segregated since the 1990s, according to results from the Othering and Belonging Institute at UC Berkeley. The Roots of Structural Racism Project found that while California is diverse, residential racial segregation has changed little in the Golden State, particularly in some cities in Southern …

NEW PHILADELPHIA Visitors who flocked to First Town Days midway through its opening Thursday afternoon were happy to be among the people again, after more than a year of cancellations caused by the pandemic. “It feels good to finally come out to see faces instead of masks,” said Dottie Fletcher of Mineral City. “And everyone …

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the work of public entities had to continue. The Amended Surrogate Home Bill 197 made this possible, by amending the requirements of RC 121.22 to allow public bodies to meet by teleconference, videoconference or other similar technological means, which often meant via a variety social media and meeting platforms. The ability …

Even as more colleges announce their intention to offer virtually all classes this fall, many remain committed to at least some in-person classes – and delivering them in safe and efficient classrooms for students and members. faculty. Which leads to experiments like the one Anna L. McLoon and her colleagues conducted on the Siena College …