Alameda City Manager Jennifer Ott selected Abigail Thorne-Lyman to serve as director of the Base Reuse and Economic Development Department.
After months of deliberation, the Alameda City Council approved the updated design and allocation of design and construction funds for the Grand Street Safety Improvement Project, an uninterrupted two-way bikeway stretching along Grand Street from Shoreline Drive to Clement Avenue.
Alameda police will be equipped with 20 more AR-15s
At its April 4 meeting, the City Council approved the plan to purchase 20 additional AR-15s for the Alameda Police Department (APD). The authorization was part of the council accepting APD’s annual military equipment report.
At its March 21 meeting, City Council voiced unanimous support of the Clement Avenue-Tilden Way Project design concept. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2024 according to the staff report.
At its March 21 meeting, the City Council adopted a resolution establishing a temporary recruitment and hiring incentive policy that will offer a $75,000 recruitment bonus to newly hired sworn Alameda Police Department (APD) officers.
At its March 7 meeting, Alameda City Council provided feedback to staff regarding the numerous strategies for the future of the Reuse Area at Alameda Point. Council told staff that it favored the mixed/phased sale strategy for the buildings that occupy the Reuse Area.