City Council live — Council comments

Mayor Anthony Silva spoke of spending Thursday night last week as a homeless person and said the city needs to do more to address the problem. … He said he spent an economic development conference yesterday with two city officials. “I’m determined to get a Nordstrom Rack here,” Silva said lightheartedly but added he is eager to bring more businesses here.

Moses Zapien spoke of a conference he attended last week in Santa Clara on innovation and entrepreneurship. … He also thanked people who attended a clean-up at American Legion Park. … He also spoke about a community event on Wilson Way on Saturday.

Michael Tubbs: The city is moving forward on hiring a leader for the new Office of Violence Prevention, a sign, Tubbs said, that the city is taking action on matters, not just talking about them. Tubbs also spoke of some other events and activities.

Kathy Miller spoke of several events she’s attended, including a recent tour of levees. “It makes it a lot more understandable,” Miller said of the tour.

Dyane Burgos Medina congratulated Fathers & Families for the presentation that was given earlier this evening. She also said there will be a spay/neuter event June 8 … more info to be announced at a later date.

Elbert Holman said he will be speaking at the upcoming eighth-grade graduation at Kennedy Elementary School.

Paul Canepa spoke of the amazing students at Health Careers Academy. And the meeting is over.

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