Saturday , January 28 2023

Government

McNeely returns to San Bernardino as interim City Manager

McNeely returns to San Bernardino as interim City Manager

Former City Manager Charles McNeely has returned to San Bernardino to assume the role of interim City Manager. The Mayor and Council unanimously approved McNeely’s employment agreement at their meeting on January 18. “Charles knows our community. He understands our city.  He cares about San Bernardino and its success. And …

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San Bernardino County secures grant for veteran housing

San Bernardino County secures grant for veteran housing

San Bernardino County announced last week, they have secured a $23.6 million grant to help fund the $50.1 million, 80-unit Liberty Lane veteran’s housing project in Redlands. “Ensuring that veterans have adequate housing is the least we can do for those who served our country,” said Board of Supervisors Chair …

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Alexander Appointed to SCAG Committee on Energy and the Environment

Alexander Appointed to SCAG Committee on Energy and the Environment

The City of San Bernardino has announced that Ward Seven Council Member Damon Alexander has been appointed to serve on the Energy and Environment Committee for the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG). Alexander will represent both the City of San Bernardino and the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA). …

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Yoshioka appointed County Behavioral Health Director

Yoshioka appointed County Behavioral Health Director

Georgina Yoshioka has been appointed behavioral health director for the County of San Bernardino. The Board of Supervisors made the appointment permanent during their regular meeting this week. Yoshioka has served as interim behavioral health director since December 2021. Yoshioka has 26 years of experience working in the field of …

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San Bernardino issues record number of building permits in 2022

San Bernardino issues record number of building permits in 2022

Last year was a record year for the City of San Bernardino. The Building and Safety Division issued 6,093 building permits, an increase of 42.6 percent over 2021. “These numbers show that people are investing in San Bernardino,” said Mayor Helen Tran. “There is a great deal of opportunity here …

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City accepting applications for community development grants

City accepting applications for community development grants

San Bernardino’s Community and Economic Development Department’s Housing Division is now accepting proposals for its 2023 – 2024 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program. The CDBG program can fund eligible community and economic development projects and programs that meet one of the following national …

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Airport Gateway Specific Plan Draft PEIR open for public comment

Airport Gateway Specific Plan Draft PEIR open for public comment

The Inland Valley Development Agency (IVDA) will be holding an open house this month for the public to learn about the Airport Gateway Specific Plan (AGSP). The AGSP is the framework document for development of a 678-acre, mixed-use business park located immediately north of San Bernardino International Airport in the …

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Transportation Authority to conduct full-freeway closures on the 210

Transportation Authority to conduct full-freeway closures on the 210

The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) announced starting in late-February 2023, crews will begin a series of six 55-hour full-freeway closures on State Route 210 as part of the SR 210 Lane Addition and Base Line Interchange Project. The closures will be done one direction at a time over …

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