Seeking to raise new revenues, Union City may declare a ‘fiscal emergency’

UNION CITYWith an eye toward asking Union City residents to approve a pair of tax-generating ballot measures sometime this year, the Union City Council may declare a fiscal emergency this week.Union City's budget forecast for the next five years estimates multi-year budget deficits will deplete its reserves by Fiscal Year 2021-22.To increase revenues, Union City … Continue reading Seeking to raise new revenues, Union City may declare a ‘fiscal emergency’

Alameda police chief leads a chorus of support for embattled city manager

ALAMEDA CITY COUNCILAlameda Police Chief Paul Rolleri added another level of intrigue to the on-going controversy stemming from the hire of a new fire chief Tuesday night when he lead a group of city department heads in standing in support of City Manager Jill Keimach."We here to affirm there is stability within the city and … Continue reading Alameda police chief leads a chorus of support for embattled city manager

Keimach becomes Alameda’s next city manager; mayor inexplicably votes no

Jill Keimach's four-year contract includes a$245,000 annual base salary.ALAMEDA CITY COUNCIL | Alameda named its next city manager Tuesday night, but without the support of Mayor Trish Spencer. In an almost unprecedented move, Spencer was the lone vote against officially hiring Jill Keimach as the city’s new city manager. Spencer also opposed in closed session earlier … Continue reading Keimach becomes Alameda’s next city manager; mayor inexplicably votes no

Moraga town manager to be named Alameda’s next city manager

Jill Keimach has served as Moraga's town managersince Nov. 2010.ALAMEDA CITY COUNCIL | Moraga Town Manager Jill Keimach has accepted an offer to become Alameda’s next city manager, the city announced Wednesday.The Alameda City Council is expected to formally approve the hiring at its Jan. 19 meeting. If approved, Keimach’s first day will be Mar. … Continue reading Moraga town manager to be named Alameda’s next city manager