Needles, CA: ZachNews has just came back from the Needles City Council Meeting and working on what happen at the meeting to report on.
Here is a quick rundown of what happen during the Needles City Council held on Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 in Needles, California:
– Public Hearing Items #1 through #3 were approved 5 to 1 with Needles City Council Member Linda Kidd voting ‘No’ on the items. Nobody from the public commented on the items and Code Enforcement Officer told members of the Needles City Council that nobody complained about Item #1.
– Item #6 was pulled for the agenda because of new information that regards the County of San Bernardino and the City of Needles related to the old landfill. This item is going to be good and is requesting more information on the new finding information.
– The City of Needles has received money from 2 medical marijuana dispensaries from new tax passed by voters in November 2012.
– There was talk about the State of California, the County of San Bernardino, and the closing of courthouses here in the county. A subcommittee voted to restore $418 million dollars to California’s judiciary system. The question if the Governor of California will approve the item voted and how will this affect Needles, California.
– City of Needles Mayor Edward Paget informed the public during the meeting, a large old railroad signal was moved to a park along Front Street near J Street just west of the old El Garces Hotel. The large old railroad signal is plan to be put up next to the train display there along Front Street.
– County of San Bernardino Supervisor in coming to Needles, California on May 3rd, 2013 for a lunch event at Juicy’s Famous River Café. Must R.S.V.P. with City Clerk. The lunch is $10.50. For more information, please contact the Needles’ City Clerk Dale Jones at 1 (760) 326-2113 Ext: 345.
– Concerns made by some members of the Needles City Council regarding old failing equipment and the lawn at Needles Riverview Cemetery. A new lowering casket equipment is being asked. Members of the Needles City Council wants to make sure that everything is done to help the cemetery so that those who are laying their love ones to rest can do so in peace.
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