Council to Discuss Reopening Businesses in Special Meeting Thursday

first_img CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Government Council to Discuss Reopening Businesses in Special Meeting Thursday By ANDRÉ COLEMAN, Managing Editor Published on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | 3:42 pm The City Council will meet on Thursday at 5 p.m. to discuss reopening local businesses.The meeting will happen on the same day Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to announce guidelines to allow some low risk businesses to reopen.The meeting will occur after Council’s EDTECH Committee reconvenes at 3:15 p.m. for the first time since the Coronavirus pandemic forced city officials to shut down committees and commissions of the City Council.In the EDTECT meeting, the committee will discuss reopening the city.Chair Victor Gordo told Pasadena Now that there is a very delicate balance between the health and safety of residents and the very real economic tidal wave that has landed throughout the country.“Anything we do has to protect residents and their health,” Gordo told Pasadena Now on Wednesday. “Tomorrow, the EDTECH Committee will begin that discussion and that debate together with our health department, planning department, police department, city attorney, transportation and all other relevant city departments.The virus could also come up at the Public Safety Committee“The issue of Coronavirus is all about public safety and figuring out a way to keep our residents and deliver critical services to keep the city running and figuring out a way for us to pay all of our bills.”The council had an informal discussion on reopening businesses on Monday. On Tuesday, City Spokesperson Lisa Derderian said the city’s plans will coincide with the county and city meeting.And, Pasadena Now has learned that the Public Safety Committee could meet next week.The City Council on Monday voted to reopen committees and commissions.Gordo and several other councilmen have been pushing for meetings as the city moves to a recovery stage while still responding to the Coronavirus pandemic.The Planning Commission and the Hearing Officer have held meetings over the past week.“It’s important that we get it right and protect the safety and welfare of our residents. But also take reasonable steps to reopen the local economy where it is safe to do so.” Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes More Cool Stuff 28 recommended1 commentShareShareTweetSharePin it One thought on “Council to Discuss Reopening Businesses in Special Meeting Thursday” Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Why don’t city officials help propose landlords of business give a 3 month no payments and get the state to wave the same amount in taxes or something like that. It could save a lot of businesses save our city small business owners Terri says: center_img Herbeauty’First Daughters’: From Cute Little Kids To Beautiful Young WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRobert Irwin Recreates His Father’s Iconic PhotosHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHere Are Indian Women’s Best Formulas For Eternal BeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTiger Woods’ Ex Wife Found A New Love PartnerHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeauty Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Make a comment Subscribe STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Business News Top of the News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS May 6th, 2020 at 11:11 pm last_img read more

Friendship Room Receives Continued Support Thanks to the Community

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisWhen it comes to taking care of the hungry, most call on this soup kitchen. Serving up hot meals for anyone in need, the Friendship Room is saying ‘thank you’ to those who continue to keep them afloat.The Friendship Room is more than just a meal center. MacAulay’s goal is to continue to make sure no one goes unfed.Serving the Alpena Community for over 29 years, the Friendship Room serves dinner Monday through Friday 4 to 5:30 pm and Saturday 2:30 until 4:30 pm. At least 90 meals are served each night and around 25 hundred meals are served monthly.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Town Hall Meeting at CRTCNext New historical society works to preserve ‘lush’ historylast_img read more