The company behind the only residential housing developments in Rohnert Park in the past 12 years is back with a project that would punctuate a sore chapter for the city.
Rohnert Park City Manager Gabe Gonzalez wants to change the city’s employment policy to make it easier to dismiss top staff in the future.
Rohnert Park City Manager Gabe Gonzalez is asking the City Council to unfreeze and fill an assistant city manager position.
Rohnert Park has revived efforts to get a private operator for its Highway 101 digital advertising sign after an earlier attempt went nowhere.
Bonds issued by California’s now-defunct redevelopment agencies have been downgraded or placed on a warning list. The move follows the state’s elimination of redevelopment agencies and legal requirements that the agencies continue to pay their outstanding debts.
Should Doyle Park Elementary School be closed and replaced with a French charter school? Some teachers and parents expressed concern that the school, which serves a large number of Spanish-speaking students, will be replaced by a French school with predominantly white and affluent students.
Rohnert Park public works employees showed up en masse at Tuesday’s City Council meeting in a last-minute attempt to win public support as five months of contract negotiations come to a contentious close. Union leaders say they’re being asked to shoulder an unfair burden in the city’s attempt to close its budget deficit while administrators escape the same level of pain.
Two Rohnert Park employee unions have rejected contract offers from the city. The votes came days after the city’s public safety employees, under pressure from a proposal to outsource their functions, agreed to a similar, concession-laden contract offer.