YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL ADOPTS DISTRICT VOTING MAP

The Yucca Valley Town Council chose a map for district elections at its special meeting last night. Managing editor Tami Roleff was at the meeting, and files this report… After requesting the demographer to prepare a revised version of a district map known as Yellow at its March 26 meeting,

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BOND REFINANCING TO SAVE TOWN $143,000.00 A YEARS FOR 20 YEARS

At last week’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the council, acting as a successor agency to the dissolved redevelopment agency, approved an action that will save the town $143,000 a year for the next 20 years. Managing editor Tami Roleff says that action now goes to another agency

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT ELECTIONS HEARING TONIGHT

In special session, the Yucca Valley Town Council will hold another public hearing tonight on plans to establish voting districts. At the last public hearing concerning establishing districts for the Yucca Valley Town Council, council members were presented with four maps of how the town could be divided into districts.

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL GETS A LESSON IN LOCAL ECONOMICS

The Yucca Valley Town Council received a comprehensive economic study last night from Dr. John Husing, a research economist who has specialized in the study of Southern California’s economy since 1964. Managing editor Tami Roleff says Husing went into detail about how Yucca Valley is doing compared to seven other

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council will hold its regular meeting tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills us in with what’s on tonight’s agenda… Among the items on the consent agenda of tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the council will be asked to reject a claim filed against

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL GETS AN EARFUL OVER PROPOSED ELECTION DISTRICTS

Yucca Valley town council members got an earful from residents at yesterday’s special meeting. The residents were mainly pleased that the town was going to district-based elections to give minorities a chance to be represented on the town council. Yesterday’s meeting was the first meeting since four preliminary maps were

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING ON DISTRICT BOUNDARIES TODAY

The Yucca Valley Town Council will hold its first public hearing this afternoon where residents will be able to discuss district boundaries for this November’s election. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details of when and where the council will be meeting… The Yucca Valley Town Council got its

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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY RELEASES VOTING DISTRICT MAPS

The Town of Yucca Valley released copies of four maps on Friday showing the proposed voting districts that will be in effect for the November 2018 election. The maps released include three maps created by the town’s demographer, and one map submitted to the demographer by a member of the

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL BEGIN SHIFT TO BY DISTRICT ELECTIONS

The Yucca Valley Town Council held a special meeting yesterday. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains why… The Yucca Valley Town Council met last night in a public hearing to begin the process of changing from at-large elections to by-district elections. State law requires four public hearings to allow residents time

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL IN SPECIAL MEETING TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council will hold a series of public hearings in the coming weeks to hear public input and consider draft maps for changing to by-district elections. Managing editor Tami Roleff says they will be holding a meeting tonight… The Yucca Valley Town Council, under threat of a

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MOVES TOWARD DISTRICT ELECTIONS

Morongo Unified School District Superintendent Tom Baumgarten addressed school safety in his comments to the Yucca Valley Town Council at its meeting last night. He said the Sheriff’s Department has access to each school’s layout and video surveillance cameras from their patrol vehicles. Baumgarten also discussed the new Academy of

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council has a full agenda for tonight’s meeting. Managing editor Tami Roleff says making the change to electoral districts is just one item that will be discussed tonight…

Among the items on the consent agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, council members

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS IN SPECIAL SESSION TODAY

The Yucca Valley Town Council has called a special meeting today. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains why… Like the Morongo Unified School District and city of Twentynine Palms, the town of Yucca Valley received a letter from attorney Kevin Shenkman in September alleging that the way the town council is

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL VOTES TO SUPPORT PROP. 68

A proposition that will be on the June ballot is a $4 billion bond measure that has a provision that will directly benefit the residents of Yucca Valley and the Morongo Basin. Managing editor Tami Roleff says Assemblyman Chad Mayes of Yucca Valley was instrumental in designating some of that

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL GETS DOWN TO BUSINESS TONIGHT

After recognizing the town’s new attorneys, the Miss Yucca Valley Court, and Paul Hoffman for his work in pulling off Mara’s Christmas Wish, the Yucca Valley Town Council will get down to business at its meeting tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the rest of the agenda… Among the

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YUCCA VALLEY COUNCIL TELLS RODEO YOU CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT

The Yucca Valley Town Council heard from a representative of the Grubstake Days rodeo committee about why the rodeo needed $52,000 from the town to put on the rodeo this year. Managing editor Tami Roleff was at last night’s council meeting, and said the rodeo committee learned you can’t always

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HEARS GRUBSTAKE DAYS RODEO REQUEST TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council will welcome the new Morongo Basin Sheriff’s captain at its meeting tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff says a funding request for the Grubstake Days rodeo is also on tonight’s agenda… At the last meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the organizers of the Grubstake

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YUCCA VALLEY HIRES A NEW TOWN ATTORNEY

The Yucca Valley Town Council announced at the conclusion of its special, closed session meeting last night that it intends to hire a new full-service legal firm in place of Lona Laymon, an attorney with Aleshire and Wynder, who has represented the town for more than 7 ½ years. Last

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HOLDS SPECIAL CLOSED SESSION MEETING TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council will continue its discussion concerning hiring a town attorney at a special closed session meeting today. The meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. in the town hall conference room.

YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL DIVVIES UP GRANTS; RODEO ASKS FOR OVER $50K

The Yucca Valley Town Council authorized a donation last night of $1,000 to the Yucca Valley High School Select Choir to partially fund its $60,000 trip to Washington, D.C. this spring, and agreed to provide matching funds for another $1,500 raised during a radiothon on Z107.7, set for February 10.

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