After years of organizing, the Long Beach Grocery Co-op has a tentative deal that could land it at the bottom floor of a residential building just north of Downtown.
The deal would draw down the total number of city employees working on expired contracts by 600 as the city seeks deals with the nine remaining groups representing city workers.
A staff report given to the council Tuesday night revealed that “general economic growth,” departmental savings, a rise in the price of oil and sales tax largely contributed to the roughly $8 million in surplus that the council distributed Tuesday night.
The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday for stronger, clearer rules regarding food trucks and where and how they can operate in the city.
The bill would require corporations to build, manage and finance waste recycling systems.
Most of the improvements are expected to be completed by 2022
Fred Allen III just wanted his business marquee to be fresh but now its jokes have a following all its own.
Other colleagues of Al Austin described him as one of the most respectful councilman they’ve worked with. The dispute stems in part from Austin’s vote on hotel worker protections.
The project was originally estimated to cost $58 million but it could now cost as much as $110 million when accounting for contingencies and soft costs.
With the Alamitos concession stand already under construction, the city will now focus on the Granada and Junipero locations. The latter are expected to be done by summer 2020.