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Monrovia Represents Group On Measure W Watershed Subcommittee
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Monrovia Represents Group On Measure W Watershed Subcommittee

Revised enhanced watershed management program has secured conditional approval This past week marked a huge milestone for Monrovia on the storm water quality compliance front, new developments occurred. LA County coordinated various voting seminars to fill municipal seats on the Watershed Area Steering Committees (WASCs) that will be responsible for recommending storm water projects funding…

Monrovia Police Explorers’ Big Win
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Monrovia Police Explorers’ Big Win

By Susan Motander If you opted to watch the State of the Union Address and the Democrat response, you missed the Monrovia City Council Meeting held on Tuesday and would therefore have missed the presentation by Monrovia Police Lieutenant Sarah Covarrubias. Her presentation outlined the success of our local Police Explorer Post at the 21st annual Chandler…

Moda Monrovia Holds Grand Opening Party
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Moda Monrovia Holds Grand Opening Party

By Susan Motander Moda, the first apartment complex at Station Square, has been renting for the last few months and last Thursday Legacy Partners, the developers, held a grand opening party to celebrate the first phase of the project opening. Ultimately the complex will include 241 units. The celebration on Thursday had the standard presentation of…

Initial Reports on Homeless in Monrovia
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Initial Reports on Homeless in Monrovia

By Susan Motander According to City Manager Oliver Chi in his weekly update this week, the count is in from the homeless census taken last week and the numbers in Monrovia appear to have held fairly constant.  At first glance the number of individuals seems to have jumped substantially from 9 in 2018 to 18 this…

State of Monrovia Holds One Major Surprise
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State of Monrovia Holds One Major Surprise

By Susan Motander Monday’s State of the City address by Mayor Tom Adams and other members of the City Council consisted largely of a recitation of the accomplishments of the city over the past year and the plans for the upcoming year. At the conclusion of the evening, the mayor changed gears and announced that…

Sully Miller Construction Company Prepares to Mobilize in Monrovia
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Sully Miller Construction Company Prepares to Mobilize in Monrovia

The City of Monrovia hosted a Monrovia Renewal North Section community meeting on Jan. 23 at the Library Community Room. The meeting was intended to let all impacted residents know about details related to the city’s construction plans (the North Section of the project includes the portion of the city located north of, and including, Hillcrest Boulevard). Over…

State of the City of Monrovia Delivered Jan. 28
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State of the City of Monrovia Delivered Jan. 28

Movie Studio Grill will host the annual State of the City Address on Jan. 28 at 7 pm. The entire community is invited to attend to hear what the City Council feels are the greatest achievements of 2018 while laying out the plans for the future. It is free to attend. The Address will be delivered in theatre…

Monrovia Hopes to ‘Prevent and Combat Homelessness’
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Monrovia Hopes to ‘Prevent and Combat Homelessness’

By Susan Motander Last year, the City of Monrovia undertook a four-month study of the issue of homelessness and its impact on the city’s park and Old Town area. In this study the city held several community meetings as well as those with a vested interest in the issue including: Foothill Unity Center, the county’s Homeless…

Monrovia Needs Volunteers to Assist With Homeless Count
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Monrovia Needs Volunteers to Assist With Homeless Count

The City of Monrovia will once again be participating in the 2019 Point-in-Time Homeless Count, an annual event coordinated by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. This year, the count is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, Jan. 22. On that evening, volunteers will be surveying Monrovia along with other areas of the San Gabriel Valley…

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