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San Bernardino Moves Moratorium Ordinance to Future Meeting

The San Bernardino City Council considered its options for a moratorium on new warehouse development at Wednesday night’s City Council meeting.  While no official action could be taken, by the end of discussions and on a 5-2 vote, the council directed staff to bring an urgency ordinance back to the …

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San Bernardino City Council Considers Warehouse Moratorium Today

City on right track to deal with vagrancy in public parks

The San Bernardino City Council will deliberate today whether or not to consider a moratorium on new warehouse construction in the city or to incorporate new regulations in a city general plan update. San Bernardino is in the process of updating its General Plan and Development Code that would also …

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Fiscal future looks bright for San Bernardino

After years of cost-cutting that left many critical services, including the police department, with few resources to work with, San Bernardino is poised for what looks like a significant recovery. Thanks to Measure S the 1 percent tax approved by voters last year, which was heavily promoted as necessary by …

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San Bernardino Residents Urged to Weigh-In on Supervisorial District Maps

The redistricting process in San Bernardino County is underway and the county is urging residents to get involved in the process in innovative ways.  One of the ways the public can participate in the process is through an interactive website that will allow people to draw their own districts and …

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City to study translation services of council meetings

The San Bernardino City Council erupted into controversy last week due to a proposal to translate the meetings into Spanish and potentially other languages.   Now city staff is going to study the issue and come back with a recommendation.  But according to recent studies it might not be as necessary …

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Council split on plan to clear Oxbow Site, Mayor’s veto stands

City on right track to deal with vagrancy in public parks

The city once again reviewed the options to clear the concrete pile that has become known as the “Oxbow Site” on Wednesday evening last week. Mayor John Valdivia’s plan to not spend any San Bernardino City taxpayer money on the project, but instead have the developer pay for the cleanup …

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Council to vote again on $2 million nuisance abatement

The City Council will once again try to come to a solution as to how to clear a massive pile of concrete from what has become known as the Oxbow Site in Northern San Bernardino at their meeting tonight.  Four members of the council voted to have the City pay …

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Virtual Counter Service Launched by County’s Land Use Department

San Bernardino County’s Land Use Services Department made submitting plans, permits, zoning, and development of project research easier with the new online “Virtual Counter.” This will help people now do research online with the customer service counter. Applicants can also conduct their research by phone. Services like permits, zoning, fee …

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San Bernardino to consider warehouse moratorium

The San Bernardino City Council has requested a citywide warehouse moratorium be placed on a future council agenda for consideration in the next 30 days. The request was presented by new 5th Ward Councilmember Ben Reynoso.  “This is not anti-business, it’s about diversification,” said Reynoso.  “They have been popping up …

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