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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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL APPROVES HOME ENERGY FINANCING PROGRAM

The Town of Yucca Valley made it easier for town residents to get financial help for home energy improvements at their Council meeting last night. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more on the PACE and HERO programs… It may be easier for Yucca Valley residents to make upgrades to their

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL: FINANCING FOR HOUSEHOLD ENERGY UPGRADES

The Yucca Valley Town Council will look at a way for you to get financing for efficient or alternate energy for your home tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has more… Among the items on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, council members will be asked

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MARATHON MEETING ON VACATION HOME RENTALS

The Yucca Valley Town council spent about two-and-a half hours discussing the proposed ordinance on short-term vacation rentals at its meeting last night. Managing editor Tami Roleff was there for the entire 3 ½ hour-marathon meeting and offers this report…

The Yucca Valley Town Council heard from 18 residents last

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS: VACATION RENTALS, LIBRARY MOVE, SEX OFFENDERS

The Yucca Valley Town Council will discuss regulating short-term vacation rentals at its meeting tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says leasing the former PFF bank to the county library and adjusting the town’s sex offender ordinance is also on the council’s agenda…

After the planning commission held two public hearings

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YUCCA VALLEY SURVEY COMING

The Yucca Valley Town Council recently authorized a Community Livability Survey through which Yucca Valley residents will be asked “What are your Priorities?” This effort will be conducted through randomized invitations in the next few weeks, and town officials hope residents will participate in the survey questionnaire. The results of

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL BANS COMMERCIAL MARIJUANA IN TOWN LIMITS

At last night’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the council heard from dozens of people who were nearly unanimous in their support of a town ordinance prohibiting commercial marijuana businesses in the town. Managing editor Tami Roleff says council members voted to approve the new ordinance… “Medical marijuana

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TO DISCUSS MARIJUANA ORDINANCE TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council has a full agenda tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the real meat of the meeting will be when the council members discuss the ordinance banning all marijuana uses in the town… After several contentious planning commission meetings, the ordinance banning all marijuana uses and

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL APPROVES $4.2 MILLION SHERIFF CONTRACT

Morongo Unified School District Superintendent Tom Baumgarten talked to the Yucca Valley Town Council last night about his vision for the school district 10 to 20 years in the future. Baumgarten hopes Yucca Valley and the Morongo Basin will work together with the school district to develop programs to train

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL: TAX LIENS AND SCHOOL ROAD PROJECTS ON AGENDA

Tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council will start with a recognition of Morongo Unified School District Superintendent Tom Baumgarten, followed by recognition of the town’s employees of the year. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the rest of the agenda… Following a routine consent agenda, the Yucca Valley

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TRAFFIC LIGHTS IN YUCCA VALLEY ARE SYNCHRONIZED ONLY FOR LIMITED TIMES

The Yucca Valley Town Council heard a year-end report from the town’s Youth Commission last night, and passed out certificates of appreciation for a job well done to the youth commissioners. During the rest of the 2 ½ hour meeting, council members heard some surprising news about synchronizing traffic signals

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT: TRAFFIC SIGNAL SYNC, WASTE STATION

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff says councilmembers will hear about the waste transfer station, traffic signal synchronization, and legal services, among other matters… After hearing a presentation on the Yucca Valley Youth Commission’s year-long project, the Town Council be asked to

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AN EDITORIAL OPINION: COUNCILS, GET YOUR HEAD OUT OF THE SAND ON MARIJUANA

An editorial opinion from Z107.7 News… The Town of Yucca Valley is drafting a new ordinance to deal with the legalization of marijuana, both for medical and recreational use. Opponents of Measure X—a ballot measure that failed in 2015, which would have allowed two medical marijuana dispensaries in the Town

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL APPROVES LICENSE PLATE READERS

The Yucca Valley Town Council appointed two new commissioners to the town’s Parks, Rec, and Cultural commission last night: Brad Napientek and Matt Rauch. Their terms will expire January 31, 2019. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the council approved the purchase of automated license plate readers for the Sheriff’s Department…

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YUCCA VALLEY COUNCIL EXPECTED A TO APPROVE SHERIFF LICENSE PLATE READER

The Yucca Valley Town council meets in regular session tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff says highlights include forming service districts, adding public safety officers, and the purchase of a license plate reader… After holding routine public hearings on creating special community service districts for the new Burrtec Waste facility and

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETING SET FOR TONIGHT CANCELLED

The Yucca Valley Town Council has cancelled its regular meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 18, due to a lack of an agenda. The next meeting is set for May 2.

YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL SELECTS TAX OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

As of April 1, the town of Yucca Valley is collecting a 1 percent sales tax, with a portion of the proceeds being used for town infrastructure and programs, and a portion to be used to lower the sewer assessment for residents. As part of the sales tax measures, the

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS: CONTRACTS, A TRUCK, AND SALES TAX OVERSIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the agenda ranges from service contracts to a new truck to sales tax oversight… The consent agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council includes many requests for proposals, for street sweeping to

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL PLANNING WORKSHOP TOMORROW AFTERNOON

The Yucca Valley Town Council will start updating its strategic plan this fall. The Town Council has requested a series of workshops to discuss some issues and priorities to include in the next strategic plan. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details… The Yucca Valley Town Council will hold

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AN UPDATE ON THE YUCCA VALLEY SEWER PROJECT

The Yucca Valley Town Council received an update on the sewer project from the HI-Desert Water District at its meeting Tuesday night. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details… Construction and repaving in the Paradise Park neighborhood is nearly complete. The construction process includes a 30-day notification to residents,

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