Saturday , March 2 2024

Government

San Bernardino seeks applicants for HUD grants

Community College District receives grants to expand career training

The City of San Bernardino is seeking applications for the 2024-2025 Program Year for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and HOME Investments Partnerships funds. Thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the City has approximately $2.9 million available through its Community …

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Police Department receives grant from Office of Traffic Safety

San Bernardino PD to use traffic safety grant to deter dangerous driving

The San Bernardino Police Department has received a $567,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). The department will use the funding for their ongoing enforcement and education programs aimed at reducing the number of serious injuries and deaths on city roads. “This funding will strengthen our commitment …

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Frontage road closed to make way for construction on Mt. Vernon bridge

Frontage road closed to make way for construction on Mt. Vernon bridge

The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority has shut down the frontage road next to the Mt. Vernon Bridge between 2nd and 3rd streets in San Bernardino. The closure, which is permanent, will allow Southern California Edison to move utility poles and create space for construction of the new Mt. Vernon …

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San Bernardino receives funding from state for new park

San Bernardino park to get $2 million upgrade

The San Bernardino City Council accepted a $5 million ceremonial check from Assembly Member James Ramos during the council meeting on October 18 to develop a new 12.5-acre park. The funding, requested by Assembly Member Ramos, was approved by the legislature and signed by the Governor as a part of …

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San Bernardino offers city manager position to Montoya

San Bernardino offers city manager position to Montoya

San Bernardino has offered the position of city manager to Charles A Montoya. The Council will vote on the employment agreement tomorrow. According to the city, Mr. Montoya was selected after “thoroughly vetting his background and qualifications.” “Charles Montoya will be joining the Council and me to accomplish the strategic …

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San Bernardino to offer second round of grant funding for small businesses

The City of San Bernardino has awarded $2,575,000 in grants to 105 local small businesses and non-profits as part of a grant program to support organizations impacted by the pandemic. Individual grant amounts ranged from $10,000 to as much as $35,000. A total of 87 local small businesses and 18 …

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Mendoza selected to lead County Purchasing Department

Mendoza selected to lead County Purchasing Department

County Chief Executive Officer Luther Snoke has appointed Pete Mendoza as the permanent director of Purchasing following a competitive recruitment process. Mendoza is a 32-year County employee who has served as interim director of County Purchasing since 2021. “Under Pete’s leadership, the Purchasing Department has not only received the Excellence …

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County awards $3 million to San Bernardino to assist homeless

San Bernardino awarded state beautification grant

Homelessness remains an ongoing challenge in San Bernardino and throughout California. The San Bernardino Board of Supervisors voted last week to award $3 million to the City of San Bernardino to develop projects to assist homeless residents. The funding comes from the $15 million San Bernardino County Housing Development Grant Fund …

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City manager candidate turns down San Bernardino, search continues

City manager candidate turns down San Bernardino, search continues

The City of San Bernardino must go back to the drawing board in its search for a new city manager. In an announcement last week, the city said it was “notified that due to personal and professional reasons, the city manager candidate to whom the City Council made an offer …

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San Bernardino joins Sunstone Economic Development Challenge

San Bernardino joins Sunstone Economic Development Challenge

The city of San Bernardino has joined four other Southern California cities as partners in the second annual Sunstone Economic Development Challenge @ USC Price, a charitable program designed to help local governments develop and implement inclusive strategies to support and grow early-stage technology startups and high-tech jobs in their …

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