Chamber of commerce hosts official event on the Point
City Manager Jill Keimach delivered her second annual report to the Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Feb. 24. She began her talk by asking members of the audience to choose their favorite colors. She introduced a high-tech, real-time method to vote by way of Smartphones. The audience watched as their choices appeared on the screen behind Keimach, finally settling on the color blue.
The City of Alameda announced the launch of the Alameda Budget Challenge this week. The interactive online tool allows Alamedans an opportunity to designate how their priorities should be reflected in a hypothetical budget. As in past years, this year’s Budget Challenge will allow users to experience firsthand the difficult choices in developing a responsible balanced budget with a variety of service priorities in mind.
In June 2015, Alameda Point Partners (APP) got the green light from the City Council to proceed with the development of a 68-acre site at Alameda Point. The property, known as Site A, extends from the old East Gate of the Naval Air Station at Main Street and today’s Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway to Seaplane Lagoon.