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Conflict arises as Brooklyn Center debates $1.3 million plan for alternative public safety programs

The City Council was meeting Monday night to vote on whether to spend $1.3 million for a new department that would oversee the Police Department. The council was still debating the measure mid-evening.
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Brooklyn Center passes $1.3 million plan for alternative public safety programs after another heated debate

The City Council voted 5-0 to approve the $1.3 million plan for the city's new agency that was proposed after Daunte Wright was killed by a police officer in April.
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United States: Broad Street Brief: City Council Advances Streetery Bill - Cozen O'Connor

A City Council committee advanced legislation to make some "streeteries" a permanent part of the city's dining and zoning landscape.
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Tracy City Council To Consider Appointing New City Manager At Upcoming Council Meeting

TRACY (CBS13) — The Tracy City Council will consider approval of an employment agreement with Michael Rogers to serve as Tracy’s 12th City Manager at its regular meeting on Tuesday, said the Community Engagement and Public Information Division. Mr. Rogers has worked in government for almost 20 years. He is presently the Deputy City Manager of Glenn Heights, Texas, as well as a member of the National Association of City Transportation Officials’ policy board (NACTO). Robert Adams has been serving...
Tags: News, Local, Syndicated Local, Tracy, City Council, Council, Adams, Glenn Heights Texas, Michael Rogers, Robert Adams, Nancy Young, Tracy News, Tracy City Council, City Manager, CBSN Sacramento Feed, City Council Meetings

Petroleum in drinking water at Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Honolulu council passes visitor tax, sperm whale carcass washes up on Kauai, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Pearl Harbor ©2021 All Hawaii NewsPetroleum detected in water from Navy water system. The state Department of Health on Wednesday detected petroleum product in water samples taken at Red Hill Elementary School, augmenting fears about widespread fuel contamination within the Navy’s water supply system that serves an estimated 93,000 people. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii Public Radio. Maui Now. Hawaii News Now. KHON2. Oahu military water contamination is a crisis of health, environme...
Tags: Travel, Navy, Hawaii, City Council, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Health, Honolulu, Legislature, Federal Emergency Management Agency, West Hawaii, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Garden Island, Hilo, David Ige

City Council Approves Additional 3% Tax on Oahu Lodging

The Honolulu City Council has approved a measure to levy an additional 3% tax on hotel and other transient accommodations.
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Andre Dickens: Get to know Atlanta’s next mayor

ATLANTA — Next month Atlanta will have a new mayor: Andre Dickens. Dickens, a native Atlantan, beat City Council President Felicia Moore in Tuesday’s election. He will be inaugurated as the... #citycouncil #andredickens #feliciamoore #mayshighschool #atlantapublicschools
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To protest Covid mandates, California town declares itself "constitutional republic"

Oroville, California has been around since the gold rush (hence the name) and today, it is home to about 20,000 people. This month, a declaration passed by the City Council stated that the community is now a "constitutional republic." Here's what that means, according to the declaration. — Read the rest
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Councilman Andre Dickens wins Atlanta mayor race

City Council member Andre Dickens won a runoff election Tuesday to become Atlanta’s next mayor #runoffelection #citycouncil #mayorrace #andredickens
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Who is Atlanta mayor-elect Andre Dickens?

Andre Dickens, the newly elected mayor of Atlanta, is a member of the City Council and is the chief development officer for TechBridge, a nonprofit that offers technology and workforce training... #andredickens #chiefdevelopmentofficer #citycouncil #techbridge
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BREAKING: Dickens wins runoff election, will become Atlanta’s 61st mayor

Andre Dickens, the Atlanta native who first beat an incumbent eight years ago for a spot on the City Council, defeated Felicia Moore in Tuesday’s runoff election to become Atlanta’s 61st mayor. #citycouncil #feliciamoore #andredickens #dickens #runoffelection
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Councilman Andre Dickens Wins Atlanta Mayor Race Over Moore

City Council member Andre Dickens has won the runoff to become Atlanta’s next mayor.
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Atlanta Mayoral Runoff: Moore Hopes to Stave off Dickens

Atlanta voters on Tuesday are deciding a mayoral runoff between City Council President Felicia Moore and fellow council member Andre Dickens.
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"New York City lawmakers are poised to allow more than 800,000 New Yorkers who are green card holders or have the legal right to work in the United States to vote in municipal elections..."

"... and for local ballot initiatives.... The legislation, expected to be approved by the City Council on Dec. 9 by a veto-proof margin.... In spite of having a veto-proof majority of 34 out of 51 City Council members and the public advocate co-sponsoring the bill, the legislation has not moved forward until now partly because of concerns about its legality. Mayor Bill de Blasio has contended that the change 'has to be decided at state level, according to state law'... Eric Adams, the mayor-elec...
Tags: Voting, Law, NYC, New York City, Immigration, United States, Bill De Blasio, City Council, Eric Adams, Ann Althouse

"Art handlers packed up an 884-pound statue of Jefferson in a wooden crate Monday after a mayoral commission voted to banish the likeness of the nation’s third president from City Hall where its resided for nearly two centuries..."

"Keri Butler, executive director of the Public Design Commission that voted to banish the statue, at first tried to block the press from witnessing its removal. Butler relented after members of the mayor’s office and City Council intervened. The commission also attempted to vote on the statue’s removal without a public hearing on the controversial move until The Post revealed the plan. 'Removing a monument without a public conversation about why it’s happening is useless.... The original bronze...
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LAPD to Los Angeles Citizens: ‘Just Be a Victim.’

By Larry Keane Los Angeles residents are living through a nightmare scenario. The local district attorney announced he’s releasing a 24-year-old convicted murderer after serving only six years of a 50-year sentence. IMG iStock-1061172526 U.S.A. -( Los Angeles residents are living through a nightmare scenario. The local district attorney announced he’s releasing a 24-year-old convicted murderer after serving only six years of a 50-year sentence. Police are, at the same time, te...
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A Plan To Perfect the New York City Street

An "achievable, replicable" plan for a city that's embracing public space as never before. Curbed: New York and Curbed recruited a team of designers and consultants, led by the architecture firm WXY, to approach the streets as a matrix of overlapping, interrelated networks. The allure of more humane cities has generated an entire library's worth of plans and pilot projects, both top-down and grassroots, for areas like Downtown Brooklyn and Soho. A few years ago, a consortium of Harlem business a...
Tags: New York, Tech, Brooklyn, Manhattan, City Council, Department Of Transportation, Harlem, Dot, Soho, Downtown Brooklyn, Third Avenue, Atlantic Avenue, Department of Sanitation, New York City Street, WXY, Soho TM

NYC Panel Votes To Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue From City Hall

City Council members objected to its presence because Jefferson owned hundreds of slaves.
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NYC Panel Votes to Remove Jefferson Statue From City Hall

An 1833 statue of Thomas Jefferson will be booted from New York’s City Hall, after some City Council members objected to its presence because Jefferson owned hundreds of slaves.
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Tigard’s new plan for Washington Square Mall: Make it bike-friendly

The proposed Washington Square Bicycle/Pedestrian Loop. (Source: WSRC documents) Over the next few weeks, The City of Tigard will review an ambitious redevelopment plan for the area around the Washington Square mall which they are calling the Washington Square Regional Center (WSRC). The Draft Final Report has a number of recommendations for improved active transportation, including: – a possible Hwy 217 over-crossing at 95th Ave to make bicycle and pedestrian connections to the Fanno Cree...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, City Council, Metro, Washington County, Washington Square, Washington Square Mall, Planning Commission, Tigard, Macerich, Lloyd Center Mall, WSRC, Fanno Creek, Washington Square Regional Center WSRC

Kentucky Councilman Removed After Using Racial Slur

A City Council in eastern Kentucky has removed a member for using a racial slur during a meeting.
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From St. Johns to Mill Park: Biketown set to expand into north and east Portland

Draft PBOT map of upcoming Biketown expansion. Light orange is existing service area. Magenta is proposed expansion. Squares show demand map of public input. Remember back in June when we shared news of an upcoming Biketown service area expansion and encouraged you to tell the Portland Bureau of Transportation where new Biketown stations should go? At last night’s Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting PBOT revealed the results of that outreach. Get ready to ride if you live in St. Johns, Kento...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, City Council, Bac, Magenta, Woodstock, Woodlawn, St Johns, Portland Bureau of Transportation, MacKenzie, Iain Mackenzie, 122nd Avenue, Biketown, Agrawal

Confederate Monument Will Stay in Florida Park, for Now

A proposal to remove a Confederate monument from a Jacksonville park has been withdrawn after a heated debate that ended with the audience being ordered out of City Council chambers.
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Seattle's Incoming Mayor Criticizes Proposed Police Cuts

Seattle’s mayor-elect is criticizing a City Council plan to cut $10 million from the city’s police budget, saying voters just endorsed his plan to prioritize public safety.
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Low-Tech Race: Hand Recount in Contest Ended by Random Draw

A City Council race in Maine’s largest city that was decided via a random drawing has moved onto its next low-tech phase, a hand recount.
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Former US Congresswoman Barbara-Rose Collins Dies at 82

Barbara-Rose Collins, who represented Detroit in Congress and served on its City Council, has died after contracting COVID-19.
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Former US Rep Collins Dies at 82 After Contracting COVID-19

Barbara-Rose Collins, who represented Detroit in Congress and served on its City Council, has died after contracting COVID-19.
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Election results updates: NJ Senate president loses in stunning upset; Atlanta mayoral runoff set

In Atlanta, two City Council members enter a mayoral runoff. NJ Gov. Phil Murphy is re-elected. And an NJ trucker beats a state Senate power broker.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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A Minneapolis first: People of color won a majority of City Council seats

The new council members offer an eclectic mix of perspectives.
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Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey wins tough reelection fight over a slew of challengers

In this Feb. 17, 2021 file photo, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey addresses the media in Minneapolis. Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP, Pool File What's at stake: Minneapolis' first-term Mayor Jacob Frey won reelection against numerous challengers in the city's ranked-choice election, where all candidates ran on the same ballot. The main Democratic Farmer-Laborer challengers to Frey were former state lawmaker Kate Knuth, community organizer Sheila Nehzad, Cedar-Rive...
Tags: Politics, Minneapolis, Trends, City Council, Star Tribune, Frey, Floyd, Jacob Frey, Ilhan Omar, Minneapolis Police Department, Knuth, Nezhad, Joe Radinovich, Grace Panetta, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin