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Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers on City Council Agenda

Apr 06,2021

At its Tuesday evening meeting, the City Council considered Councilwoman Trish Spencer’s referral that would direct city staff to draft an ordinance banning the use of gas-powered leaf blowers like the one pictured at the left.

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Dennis Evanosky &nbsp&nbsp The safety of bicyclists and pedestrians comes first in this traffic design on Fernside Boulevard near Otis Drive and the Bay Farm Bridge. Designs like this encourage residents to walk, bike and roll in Alameda.

City Focuses on ‘Walk, Bike, Roll’

Aug 04,2020

The City of Alameda is seeking community input on draft recommendations for the Alameda Active Transportation Plan. This input will guide the creation of safe and comfortable places for people to walk, bike and roll in Alameda.

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Maurice Ramirez Photoghraphy &nbsp&nbsp Project Lead Michael Sturtz updates board members of the Carnegie Innovation Hall’s lease agreement, which Alameda City Council was discussing in closed session prior to the Oct. 2 meeting. Later that evening, during the oral communications in the public meeting, several supporters voiced support for the project.

Carnegie Vote Ahead

Oct 08,2019

The City Council will vote on three options for the proposed Alameda Carnegie Library and Foster House restoration projects at its Tuesday, Oct. 15, meeting.

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Dennis Evanosky &nbsp &nbsp Base Reuse & Community Development Assistant Director Nanette Mocanu (far right) addressed (from left to right) Base Reuse & Community Development Director Debbie Potter, Councilmember Malia Vella, Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft, Councilmembers Jim Oddie and Tony Daysog, as well as City Manager Eric Levitt, Vice-Mayor John Knox White and members of the public. Mocanu was describing improvements underway at Building 360 at Alameda Point during a special City Council meeting.

Council Tours Point’s Future Development

Apr 23,2019

The Alameda City Council met last Monday to tour the Enterprise District at Alameda Point. After a brief meeting at the Ron Cowan Central Bay Operations and Maintenance Facility, Councilmembers toured the district with two stops: Building 530 at 120 Oriskany Ave.

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City of Alameda &nbsp&nbsp Eric Levitt, Alameda’s new City Manager

Council Scheduled to Hire New City Manager

Feb 21,2019

“The Alameda City Council and I are delighted to announce that we have unanimously selected Eric J. Levitt as our new City Manager, effective April 12,” stated Alameda Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft.

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