TWENTYNINE PALMS STRATEGIC PLANNING, DAY 2: PROJECT PHOENIX

Last night was part 2 of a three-day strategic planning session for the Twentynine Palms City Council. Reporter David Haldane said last night’s session was dominated by “Project Phoenix”… The buzz got even louder last night on day 2 of a three-day strategic planning workshop in Twentynine Palms. Foremost on

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TWENTYNINE PALMS STRATEGIC PLANNING, DAY 1: PUBLIC SAFETY

The first of three strategic planning meetings for the City of Twentynine Palms were held last night. Reporter David Haldane says public safety was front and center… A three-night strategic planning workshop by the Twentynine Palms City Council got off to a spirited start Tuesday with a larger-than-expected crowd. At

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TWENTYNINE PALMS STRATEGIC PLANNING MEETINGS START TONIGHT

The first in three strategic planning sessions will be held tonight by the city of Twentynine Palms. Reporter David Haldane says the public is urged to get involved… A three-day strategic planning workshop for the City of Twentynine Palms kicks off tonight with an introduction and discussion of community safety

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STRATEGIC PLANNING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS THIS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY

You can have some input in the future plans for the city of Twentynine Palms. Reporter David Haldane has a look this week’s three strategic planning meetings… People aren’t the only ones who begin the year with resolutions. Cities do too and to that end, the Twentynine Palms City Council

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ONE ARREST AFTER AN UNRULY TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETING

A routine Twentynine Palms City Council meeting turned unruly Tuesday evening. The city council held a special session for a second hearing of its new ordinance that bans medical marijuana within city limits. City manager Frank Luckino said that when it became obvious that city council members were going to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL BANS MEDICAL MARIJUANA

The Twentynine Palms City Council voted to ban Medical Marijuana in the City last night. Reporter David Haldane said the decision was not unanimous… Twentynine Palms residents wanting to use medicinal marijuana legally will have to wait a while. That according to a vote by the City Council last night

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERS BAN ON GROWING AND SALE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA

The Twentynine Palms City Council is expected to just say “No” to medical marijuana tonight, Reporter David Haldane checks the council’s agenda… The Twentynine Palms City Council tonight will consider outlawing the cultivation and sale of medical marijuana within city limits. While local zoning ordinances don’t specifically permit commercial cannabis

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TWENTYNINE PALMS COUNCIL HEARS “STATE OF CITY” FROM OUTGOING MAYOR KLINK

The Twentynine Palms City Council met in regular session last night. Reporter David Haldane said a state of the city address was followed by an expected reorganization… Twentynine Palms Mayor Joel Klink ended his term Tuesday night with a shaky rendition of “I Wish You a Merry Christmas” and a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY, WATER BOARD, REACH AGREEMENT ON FIRE DEPARTMENT

The Twentynine Palms City Council and Water District Board met in a joint session last night. Reporter David Haldane says it looks like they came to an agreement on how to meet the requirements to transfer the Fire Department to the County… Finally! That was the majority sentiment at Monday

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TO NAME NEW MAYOR TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight. Reporter David Haldane says the selection of a new mayor is the prime action on the agenda… The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight to select its new mayor and mayor pro tem for the coming year. According to tradition, Council members ascend

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY AND WATER MEET TONIGHT ON FIRE DEPARTMENT TRANSFER

The Twentynine Palms City Council and Water District Board will meet together in a joint special meeting for both tonight. Reporter David Haldane says the two agencies will look at what needs to be done to ease the transfer of the fire department to the county… The Twentynine Palms City

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SOME HOPE FOR THE END TO THE SAGA OF THE BELEAGURED TWENTYNINE PALMS FIRE DEPARTMENT

The Twentynine Palms City Council will hold a joint meeting with the Twentynine Palms Water District Monday, December 7, to work out an agreement on the future of the city’s fire department. A joint ad hoc committee of the two agencies met last week to work out details acceptable to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER REJECTS CITY'S BAILOUT OFFER

In a special meeting last week, the Twentynine Palms City Council voted to contribute up to $1.7 million to the water district’s unfunded pension fund, since the county won’t proceed with the annexation of the fire department without a plan of how the unfunded liability will be paid. At a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERS $1.7 MILLION WATER DISTRICT BAIL-OUT

The Twentynine Palms City Council met last night in a special and closed session. Reporter David Haldane says on the table is a proposed bail-out for the Water District… The Twentynine Palms City Council decided to cut it close Wednesday by postponing until November 30 a vote heralding the county’s

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING TO SEPARATE THE FIRE DEPARTMENT

UPDATE 10 a.m.: The city clerk has sent out an amended agenda that lists the amount needed as $1,650,000, not $650,000 as originally reported.

The Twentynine Palms City Council has called a special meeting tonight to begin the process of turning the fire department over to the county. Reporter

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL APPROVES PROJECT PHOENIX

The Twentynine Palms City Council discussed Project Phoenix at its regular meeting last night. Reporter David Haldane was there, and files this report… The Twentynine Palms City Council took its first steps towards revitalizing the city’s downtown Tuesday by unanimously deciding to spend $885,000 from bond proceeds to study adding

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL LOOKS AT DOWNTOWN IMPROVEMENTS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight. Reporter David Haldane says the council will look at Improvements to the downtown area… The Twentynine Palms City Council will consider allocating $885,000 for improving the city’s downtown commercial corridor at its regular meeting tonight. Project Phoenix, funded entirely by bond sales, would

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL APPROVES HOUSING DEVELOPMENT, COOK'S LAND PRESERVATION BILL

The Twentynine Palms City Council made two controversial decisions last night. Z107.7 Reporter David Haldane was there and files this report… In a long meeting marked by impassioned speeches, the Twentynine Palms City Council made two controversial decisions Tuesday night. First it narrowly approved “The Ridge at Twentynine Palms,” a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS, HEARING ON 200-UNIT HOUSING PROJECT SET

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets in regular session tonight. Reporter David Haldane says a public hearing on a housing development and removing blighted buildings are on the agenda… The Twentynine Palms City Council will begin its meeting with a closed session at 5 p.m. tonight to consider potential litigation.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL SUPPORTING RENEWABLE ENERGY FINANCING PLAN

The Twentynine Palms City Council met in regular session last night. Reporter David Haldane says they made getting alternative energy easier for their residents… Residents of Twentynine Palms will get special low-cost financing for solar panels, heating, cooling, lighting and a host of other energy efficient home improvements under a

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