Category Archives: Facilities

Militiaman Pettet on the marina

Alan Pettet, the midtown activist who amused some observers and disturbed others with his claim this year that he would form an armed militia to patrol Stockton (he later backed off) called this morning to say┬áhe had been to see Stockton Marina, and he was not impressed. Pettet uses a wheelchair. He said he could […]

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Marina report

City Hall’s comparison of last year’s and this year’s financial projections for Stockton Marina, as presented Tuesday to the City Council:

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Scharlin on the marina presentation: LOL

The text of an e-mail this evening from Jerry Scharlin, who managed the Stockton Marina project before his retirement: LOL. In the presentation to City Council, Staff was comparing the current cash flow projection to the wrong prior cash flow projection. The final and relevant prior cash flow projection excluded the dry stack storage facility, […]

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More from City Hall: On the marina deficit

7:13 p.m.: Interim City Manager Kevin O’Rourke is opening a presentation on the projected deficit at Stockton Marina. He and Deputy City Manager Laurie Montes will be presenting, he said. Revitalization Director Dave Harzoff is in the front row. The difference between last year’s deficit projection and this year’s has to do with debt service, […]

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Shovels, cake and a strike force

At a ceremony to celebrate the start of construction of the $217 million Delta Water Supply Project – the largest public works project ever here – City Hall this morning put out two cakes, one with the design of a water treatment plant on it and the other in the shape of a water tank. […]

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Morning roundup

Mayor Ann Johnston was to have another of her Coffees with the Mayor at 8 a.m. at the offices of the Downtown Stockton Alliance. A groundbreaking ceremony for the $217 million Delta Water Supply Project is at 10:30 a.m. Johnston and Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, are expected to speak.

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What comes out of Harzoff

Revitalization Director Dave Harzoff returned a telephone call this afternoon to discuss the projected annual deficit at Stockton Marina, which has increased to about $700,000 from about $100,000 last year. Harzoff said his staff is compiling a report to account for that, to be presented to the City Council on Tuesday. Asked if one might […]

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More from City Hall: Silva on the teen center

6:18 p.m.: The Boys and Girls Club’s Anthony Silva is at the podium. He said the club is led by some bright and influential people. “My point is that the best that Stockton has to offer is represented in our board of directors,” he said. Silva is talking about the Gary and Janice Podesto Impact […]

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Heavy equipment

Municipal Utilities Director Mark Madison drove from City Hall this morning to an old alfalfa field north of Eight Mile Road, where construction was starting on the Delta Water Supply Project, Stockton’s $217 million campaign to pump drinking water from the Delta. Madison said he found the property in 2003. “I was driving by it, […]

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More from City Hall: Fritchen eating crow and Harzoff explaining

7:35 p.m.: City Councilman Dale Fritchen said he was “quite surprised when he saw these figures.” He said he was told the marina would lose about $100,000 some years, not $700,000. Fritchen said, “I’m disappointed about the information that has been coming to me.” He said, “Now I have crow to eat” when he talks […]

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