Alameda infrastructure bond measure could be coming to the ballot this year

A proposed Alameda infrastructure bondmeasure in June could join other high-profile tax and fee increases this June.ALAMEDA CITY COUNCILLast September, hundreds of residents in Alameda's West End reported foul-smelling water coming from the taps and shower heads. Although the exact reason for the leaky pipes is still under investigation, the incident again highlighted the city's … Continue reading Alameda infrastructure bond measure could be coming to the ballot this year

Amid grumblings, Alameda will evaluate city manager’s performance in closed session

Alameda City ManagerJill KeimachALAMEDA CITY COUNCILThere's a curious closed session item Tuesday night on the Alameda City Council's agenda, an evaluation of City Manager Jill Keimach. Curious because her annual performance review isn't until next March.Sources at City Hall, including council members, won't say why they are chatting about Keimach in closed session Tuesday evening, … Continue reading Amid grumblings, Alameda will evaluate city manager’s performance in closed session

Development, Traffic Highlight Stark Contrasts in Alameda’s Mayor’s Race

Alameda school board member Trish Spencer,Mayor Marie Gilmore.ALAMEDA | MAYOR | Housing is a hot-button issue in many Bay Area communities. In Alameda, the traditionally insular island city, has a different variation on the topic—not only is the specter of rising home and rent prices becoming more apparent, the promise of Alameda Point--with more development … Continue reading Development, Traffic Highlight Stark Contrasts in Alameda’s Mayor’s Race

Alameda Retains Management Firm At Former Naval Station; Deals Blow To Tagami

Alameda Mayor Marie Gilmore signs deed of reconveyance last June giving the city Alameda Point at no cost. PHOTO/Steven TavaresALAMEDA CITY COUNCIL//ALAMEDA POINT | Incumbency won over potential as the principal property management firm of the past 11 years was chosen by the Alameda City Council to continue transforming Alameda Point from Naval ghost town to one … Continue reading Alameda Retains Management Firm At Former Naval Station; Deals Blow To Tagami