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Monrovia’s Tree Removal at High School Raises More Questions Than Answers
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Monrovia’s Tree Removal at High School Raises More Questions Than Answers

By Terry Miller According to the soon-to-be-departing city manager, Oliver Chi, the city completed “a major public improvement project to repair the entire stretch of crumbling and lifted sidewalk on Colorado Boulevard in front of Monrovia High School (MHS).” The move surprised and angered many residents, particularly noting that Monrovia is designated as a “Tree…

Improvements Coming to Huntington, Mayflower Intersection in Monrovia
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Improvements Coming to Huntington, Mayflower Intersection in Monrovia

As a result of community comments about traffic and poor operation of the signal at the intersection of Huntington Drive and Mayflower Avenue, Monrovia city staff along with staff from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (County) have been working to develop improvements. County employees are scheduled to implement improvements—including new striping layout,…

When Construction Comes to Your Neighborhood You Will Know
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When Construction Comes to Your Neighborhood You Will Know

By Susan Motander City Manager Oliver Chi added an important notification in his City Manager’s Update this week: he reassured residents that they would receive notice well in advance of construction work.  According to Chi, “Notices will be distributed to residents and business owners in the areas when work will take place.” He went on to…

Why the Rush to Build Apartments in Monrovia?
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Why the Rush to Build Apartments in Monrovia?

By Susan Motander At the community meeting this Monday, Dec. 10, regarding yet another development near the Gold Line Metro Station and Station Square, questions arose as to how the city planned to mitigate the impact on the community so much housing would create. City Manager Oliver Chi reiterated the comments he had made in one…

Station Square Park and Ride Lot Closed For Construction
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Station Square Park and Ride Lot Closed For Construction

By Staff The City of Monrovia plans on closing the park and ride lot located next to Station Square Park at the southwest corner of Myrtle and Pomona avenues from Nov. 30, 2018 – Jan. 15, 2019. During that time, state mandated environmental groundwater testing will be conducted on the park-and-ride lot site. Public parking in…

Monorovia Intersection Gets an Update
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Monorovia Intersection Gets an Update

Mayflower Avenue/Huntington Drive turning lane configurations being coordinated for installation During the past several months, Monrovia city staff has been working to develop an upgraded driving /turn lane configuration plan for the Mayflower Avenue/Huntington Drive intersection. Given the existing infrastructure at the location, the current layout of the intersection does cause some confusion that could be…

Look Out for Monrovia Construction Notices
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Look Out for Monrovia Construction Notices

By Staff Notices will be distributed to residents and business owners in the areas where work will take place. The city’s contracting team will distribute notices on the following schedule, which will vary by the specific work in each location: The initial notice will inform all residents and businesses in the construction area of pending…

Trees Uprooted As Part of Monrovia Renewal Work
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Trees Uprooted As Part of Monrovia Renewal Work

A number of trees have been identified as being problematic due to their health and condition, as well as the impact they are having on infrastructure in Monrovia. These trees have been assessed for their overall health and condition and for opportunities to minimize their impact on infrastructure (such as root pruning or installing root…

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