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Cloverdale imposes mandatory water conservation

Cloverdale on Wednesday became the second city in Sonoma County to impose mandatory water conservation measures, the day after neighboring Healdsburg did the same.

Poll: Tepid support for Cloverdale utility tax

A new survey of Cloverdale voters shows just barely enough support for a city-wide utility tax that could help the city dig out of its financial hole.

Interim Cloverdale city manager likely to get permanent post

Paul Cayler, the interim city manager in Cloverdale for the past five months, appears to have passed his audition.

Cloverdale to test waters on tax hike

Four years ago, a survey found most Cloverdale voters opposed taxing themselves to help bail out their city government. But has sentiment changed enough that they might now support some form of new tax to help the cash-strapped city?

Cloverdale says no, for now, to county power agency

The Cloverdale City Council has said it’s premature to join a public power agency intended to supplant PG&E as the city’s primary source of electricity.

Cloverdale council OKs slightly smaller spike in water rates

A crowd of more than 100 filled the Cloverdale City Council chamber Wednesday night, mostly to register objections to hefty water and sewer rate increases. The City Council was able to lessen the sting by approving new rates that are a little less than what originally was proposed for the first year, but utility bills still will spike.

Cloverdale facing huge water, sewer rate hikes

Cloverdale residents are on the verge of seeing steep jumps in their water and sewer bills, the result of a combination of forces, including the recession and the postponing of previous rate hikes.

Big jumps in water, sewer rates coming to Cloverdale

Cloverdale residents enjoy the lowest water and sewer rates in Sonoma County, but it won’t last much longer. City consultants are recommending a 67 percent increase in water rates and 25 percent for wastewater.

Cloverdale city manager resigns

Nina Regor, Cloverdale’s city manager for the past five years, is leaving to take a job as top administrator of a city in Washington state. Regor announced she has accepted the job as the city administrator in Camas, Wash.

Cloverdale mayor says budget is top priority

With barely $60,000 in reserves, Cloverdale needs to get its fiscal house in order, according to newly-named Mayor Joe Palla. In the coming year, he said the top priority should be the city’s budget.

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