City Council and staff to telecommute, cancel committee meetings for remainder of March

Late this afternoon, Council President Lorena Gonzalez and Council President Pro Tem Teresa Mosqueda issued a directive to the city’s Legislative Department outlining several measures the department will take to address the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.  Topping the list: all department employees are instructed to telecommute through the end of the month, and all committee meetings will be cancelled for the remainder of March.

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New Council committees announced

This afternoon, the City Council published a list of its proposed committee structure, to be approved at the new Council’s first full meeting on Monday.  The committees and their membership give a strong indication of the topics that each Council member will be focused on, as well as who will be the likely power-brokers in a time of great change for the Council.

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Council sets 2018 committee assignments

This afternoon the Council adopted a resolution setting in place its committee structure and responsibilities for next year. With Tim Burgess retiring and Teresa Mosqueda stepping in, changes were inevitable, and the committee areas of responsibility give us a clearer idea of the agendas for each of the Council members in the coming year.

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