Category Archives: Revitalization Department

Replay of today’s live chat

Is below. Thanks to everyone who participated. And for those folks who I promised to get back to, I’ll try to get more specific answers to you here on the blog as soon as possible.

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Manteca hire of former Stockton official causing dust up

According to a Manteca Bulletin story today, City Manager Steve Pinkerton has hired Don Smail, a retired Stockton redevelopment official who worked with Pinkerton when he was the city’s redevelopment director, to work on economic development activities on a contract basis. The hire has riled up some folks in the south county town.

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Day labor center out to bid

Construction of a proposed day labor center has been put out to bid. The City Council could vote on a contractor, a proposed day labor ordinance and a group to run the center at a meeting in late August. Here’s our last story on the issue.

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In internal exit conferences in preparation of the Office of the City Auditor’s overtime audit, City Auditor Mike Taylor met with Revitalization Director Dave Harzoff and other employees to discuss four audit findings involving the Revitalization Department (Among them, that Parking District Supervisor Nancy Popovich worked substantial overtime without preapproval, though she did not claim and was […]

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Race: Imagine it

Consultant Bruce Race was back in town this afternoon to present to a joint meeting of the City Council and Planning Commission an overview of the waterfront master plan he’s writing. On a chair was a handout the Revitalization Department’s Kitty Walker described as “our vision statement,” and it included drawings of what Race said […]

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