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Meeting Scheduled for Joint City Council & Planning Commission
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Meeting Scheduled for Joint City Council & Planning Commission

The City of Monrovia has scheduled a joint City Council and Planning Commission meeting to take place on Wednesday, March 20, at 6 p.m. The joint meeting will be focused on reviewing the upcoming major development projects that will be considered for entitlements starting later this year. As a reminder, an overview of the major…

Water and Sewer Rates Are Set to Go Up in January
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Water and Sewer Rates Are Set to Go Up in January

By Susan Motander In October of this year, the City Council held a publically-noticed meeting in accordance with the requirements of Proposition 218 and voted to raise the sewer and water rates.  That rate increase will occur in January 2019. The residential rate will go up from $9.05 to $9.29 per month.  Multi-unit dwellings and trailer parks…

The Rules for Parking in Monrovia Are a-Changin’
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The Rules for Parking in Monrovia Are a-Changin’

By Susan Motander Monrovia Police Chief Alan Sanvictores appeared before the City Council on Tuesday evening to request two changes to the City Ordinances regarding parking. The council first dealt with overnight parking of recreational vehicles (RVs) and second with permit requirements for specific areas of the city. Sanvictores explained that the city had previously not…

Two More Monrovia Homes Receive Historic Landmark Status
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Two More Monrovia Homes Receive Historic Landmark Status

By Staff On Tuesday evening the Monrovia City Council approved two radically different homes for Historic Landmark Designations and Mills Act Contracts. The first home is a sleek, mid-century modern home on Hidden Valley Road, the second is a beautifully restored modest folk-Victorian home built in the year the city was incorporated, 1887. Number One…

Capital Improvement Plans for Monrovia Library Under Discussion
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Capital Improvement Plans for Monrovia Library Under Discussion

At a recent City Council Study Session, the group looked at several potentially significant capital improvement plans for the Monrovia Public Library and the park in which it sits. These plans were the cumulative result of the new Library Strategic Plan and the recent Homeless Response Plan. According to the city staff report, the driving force…

Monrovia Leadership Academy Starts Next Month
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Monrovia Leadership Academy Starts Next Month

By Staff The Monrovia Area Partnership (MAP) Leadership Academy as well as the Youth Leadership Academy will begin next month. The Youth Academy will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 3 p.m. The Adult Academy will start the next day, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. The goal of the seven week Academy is “to train residents to recognize and…

Monrovia City Council Receives Important Reports at Study Session
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Monrovia City Council Receives Important Reports at Study Session

By Susan Motander City staff, including the City Manager Oliver Chi, presented the City Council with three reports on very diverse issues. The council also discussed the information they received on the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments (COG) Homeless Response Plan, the proposed improvements to the Library and Library Park, and possible modifications to the…

Development Update: Richman Residential Project Unanimously Approved by the Planning Commission
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Development Update: Richman Residential Project Unanimously Approved by the Planning Commission

Two additional significant development projects pending for review this summer By Staff The Planning Commission voted unanimously to recommend that the City Council approve the proposed project submitted by Richman Residential for a 296-unit multi-family housing development located just south of the Gold Line stop at Station Square (located at the NE corner of Duarte…

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