Mayor Anthony Silva spoke of serving lunch last week to water-district workers and also of the Animal Shelter. He said he recently rescued a cat, put in on Facebook, and it was adopted within minutes. Silva also spoke about a radio station recently giving him a fake badge. “It was great, it was funny,” Silva said. He also spoke of giving Dolores Huerta the key to the city over the weekend. He also spoke of holding the first Homeless Commission meeting last week. He also said he is having a Youth Advisory Council meeting at the Waterfront Plaza Hotel at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Representatives from about 40 high schools are expected, Silva said. And on Monday night at 6:30 p.m. he is hosting his first town-hall meeting, at 6407 Kelley Drive. “I want to hear suggestions of how we can make Stockton a better place,” Silva said.
Paul Canepa said he’s been excited the past three weeks about various transportation-related grand openings. Today was the Crosstown Freeway extension groundbreaking, he said.
Elbert Holman and Moses Zapien will be in Washington next week on the annual One Voice Trip.
Michael Tubbs and Dyane Burgos Medina spoke of the weekend visit by civil rights icon Dolores Huerta. Burgos Medina thanked Silva for giving Huerta the key to the city. “I think she was really touched by that,” she said.
Kathy Miller echoed Canepa’s comments on the RTD transit center opening and of the new ACE maintenance project and said she went up on a scissor-life. She also said she is looking for to legislative action day in Sacramento on April 23.
And now the meeting is adjourned.