YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TO APPOINT TOWN ATTORNEY IN CLOSED SESSION

The Yucca Valley Town Council will meet in a special closed session Monday (December 11). The sole item on the agenda is an appointment of the town attorney. The meeting is set for 3 p.m. in the Town Hall conference room.

YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL SETS SPECIAL CLOSED SESSION MEETING

The Yucca Valley Town Council will meet in a special closed session tomorrow, Dec. 11th. The sole item on the agenda is an appointment of the town attorney. The meeting is set for 3 p.m. in the Town Hall conference room.

AT LARGE VS. DISTRICT ELECTIONS SUBJECT OF Z107.7 “UP CLOSE” SHOW TOMORROW

Recently, the City of Twentynine Palms, Town of Yucca Valley, and the Morongo Unified School District have received letters from a Los Angeles lawyer claiming that the government agencies are in violation of the California Voting Rights Act because at-large elections, the attorney argues, discriminate against minority voters by diluting

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL PUTS MARIJUANA INITIATIVE ON THE JUNE 2018 BALLOT

Outgoing Yucca Valley Mayor Merl Abel discussed the vision for Yucca Valley in the next five years during his State of the Town address at last night’s town council meeting. In five years, by 2022, most the town’s major projects will be completed: sewer and the wastewater treatment facility, street

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A STATE OF THE TOWN ADDRESS AT TONIGHT’S YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

Tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council will begin with a State of the Town address by Mayor Merl Abel, followed by recognition of California Highway Patrol Lieutenant Eric Robles, who is retiring after 29 years of service. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the rest of the agenda…

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YUCCA VALLEY TO PUT COMMERCIAL CANNABIS PROPOSAL TO A VOTE

More than 40 people got up before the Yucca Valley Town Council last night to give their opinions on what the town should do concerning a citizens’ petition to permit commercial cannabis operations in town limits. Managing editor Tami Roleff was there during the marathon meeting and says residents will

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TAKES UP MARIJUANA AND SHORT-TERM RENTALS TONIGHT

Tonight’s regular meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council will be preceded by a strategic plan workshop at 5 p.m. The workshop is an opportunity for residents and the town council to identify, discuss, and prioritize key concerns, and to develop strategies for addressing the most important issues. Managing editor

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YUCCA VALLEY TAKES UP DISTRICTED ELECTIONS IN SPECIAL CLOSED SESSION TODAY

The Yucca Valley Town Council will hold a special closed session meeting today. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains… The Yucca Valley Town Council will hold a special closed session meeting at 2:15 p.m. today (Thursday, November 2). The sole item on the agenda is a discussion with the town’s attorney

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PETITION FOR MARIJUANA CULTIVATION AND PROCESSING IN YUCCA VALLEY CERTIFIED

The County Registrar of Voters has certified that a citizens’ petition to allow the commercial cultivation of marijuana in Yucca Valley had more than enough signatures to require further action by the Town Council. A minimum of 1,072 signatures were needed to put the issue on the ballot for the

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YUCCA VALLEY NON-PROFITS CAN SHARE IN MEASURE Y FUNDS

The Town of Yucca Valley is accepting applications from non-profits for partnership funding. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the details… Non-profits, public entities, and service groups are invited to apply for funds from the Measure Y partnership funding program. The funds for fiscal year 2017-18 are for organizations that enhance

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MET, THERE’RE NEW SHERIFFS COMIN’ TO TOWN

With the revenue generated by Measure Y, the Yucca Valley Town Council approved an amendment to the Sheriff’s contract that will bring a new detective and Sheriff’s Service Specialist to the town. Managing editor Tami Roleff says residents should notice a difference, starting in January…

Thanks to the passing of

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT, T-O-T TAX COLLECTION ON AGENDA

The Town of Yucca Valley should be getting more revenue once the town council approves an agreement for AirBnB to collect transient occupancy taxes for short-term vacation rentals. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the rest of the agenda…

Among the items on tonight’s consent agenda for the Yucca Valley

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HEARS OF FIRE STATION DELAY, BUDGET SURPLUS

The Yucca Valley Town Council learned that the plans for its new fire station for downtown have been delayed; the station is in the fire department’s five-year plans, but it’s not known when the county will actually approve the funds to build the station. Yucca Valley firefighters respond to 350

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL PONDERS PARKS, BUDGETS, AND A RAISE TONIGHT

Budget amendments, and a parks master plan update are among the items the Yucca Valley Town Council will discuss at its meeting tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details… Among the items on tonight’s consent agenda, the Yucca Valley Town Council will be asked to create two new

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YUCCA VALLEY GETS COMPLETED PETITION FOR PRO-MARIJUANA BALLOT PROPOSAL

The Yucca Valley Town Clerk received a completed petition regarding the “Town of Yucca Valley Exemption of State Licensed Commercial Cannabis Operations from Town Prohibition on Commercial Marijuana Activities” from the proponents of the voter initiative. Proponents received approval to circulate the petition among local voters April 9. Yucca Valley

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL APPROVES SHORT-TERM RENTAL CODE

Last night in Yucca Valley the Town Council amended their development code, adding an entirely new chapter. And with that action, a comprehensive set of requirements governing most every aspect of short-term vacation rentals in the town limits will go into effect in 30 days. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there…

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TAKES UP SHORT-TERM VACATION RENTALS TONIGHT

At the last Yucca Valley Town Council meeting, the council voted to sell an easement to the Hi-Desert Water District for $28,000. Managing editor Tami Roleff says at tonight’s meeting, the council will reconsider the issue, among other items…

At tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the council

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL GETS GOOD NEWS FROM LIVABILITY SURVEY

The Yucca Valley Town Council heard the results of a community livability survey last night, and managing editor Tami Roleff says the council heard pretty good news… Yucca Valley is a pretty good place to live, and most residents are happy with the services provided by the town. That was

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS IN CLOSED AND REGULAR SESSION TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets tonight in both a closed and open session. A far-reaching agenda is packed with everything from leasing a new vehicle, electric vehicle charging stations, and the council giving themselves and commission members raises. Managing editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look at the busy

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WILL CANNABIS CULTIVATION, MANUFACTURING BE COMING TO YUCCA VALLEY?

Yesterday the Town of Yucca Valley received a notice of intent from two residents indicating that they planned to circulate a petition to revise the town’s ordinances to allow the cultivation and manufacture of cannabis and cannabis-related products. The proposed ordinance would not allow cannabis stores or dispensaries to operate

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