Four more prospective challengers for City Council seats in the August primary came to a candidates’ orientation meeting Wednesday night at City Hall. They are Marty Schmidt, Peter Redwine, Gary Wood and Gilberto Mendez. A guide answering questions about the city election is also posted. For more information visit www.haroldkitching.com/political.
Starting on Monday, Verizon will begin installation on a small cell site on the traffic signal pole at Cameron Avenue and Florence Boulevard in front of City Hall, the city announced. During installation, a small portion of the westbound through lane at the intersection will be closed. For more information visit www.haroldkitching.com/news.
In an update issued this afternoon, the Pinal County Public Health Services District said that after working with staff at the Holiday Inn Casa Grande it has lifted the suspension of food service at the establishment. Pinal County staff temporarily suspended the food service permit while multiple complaints concerning foodborne illnesses potentially linked to the Holiday Inn were investigated. Once it was determined that … Read More…
Deputy City Manager Larry Rains has been formally named Casa Grande’s next city manager. The vote during Monday night’s City Council meeting was unanimous. His appointment will be effective Aug. 7, the day present City Manager Jim Thompson has announced he is retiring. For more information visit www.haroldkitching.com/news.
A presentation about the mayoral and City Council election process will be Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall, 510 E. Florence Blvd. It is open to all candidates and members of the public interested in how the system works. Candidate nomination packets will be made available that night. For more information visit www.haroldkitching.com/political.
Another session for Casa Grande business owners to discuss summer survival tips will be Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at BlackBox Studio for the Arts, 413 N. Florence St. It is billed as “an interactive exchange of ideas and support for local business heading into the summer months.” For more information visit www.haroldkitching.com/news.