This Week at City Hall: May 23
The agenda was revised on Friday to include a last-minute resolution about an affordable housing project. The council will also consider the purchase of two police helicopters with Measure Z funding, and the start of the design phase of a long-discussed grade separation at Third Street.
RPU customers offered repayment program for past-due utility bills
Installation of city-wide fiber-optic network planned for 2025
SiFi Networks will install its fiber-optic networking system city-wide at its own cost, estimated at $300,000,000, then sell access to internet service providers for homes and businesses.
This Week at City Hall: May 16
This week the council will look at proposals to install a citywide fiber-optic network by SiFi Networks, provide repayment assistance for utility customers while also lifting the moratorium on disconnecting service for non-payment, an updated presentation on the Biennial budget for 2022-2024, and more.
Council: Consultant will study alternatives to transmission project
Outside consultant will study project over 6-8 months and present findings before work begins on overhead transmission lines.
This Week at City Hall: May 10
On Tuesday, the City Council will hold its annual recognition ceremony of the 25 Most Remarkable Teens in Riverside. Members will also consider adopting new smoking regulations for multi-unit housing, and weigh the purchase of over 12,000 new trash bins for residents.
Public forum features candidates for Riverside County judicial seats
Meet seven candidates running for four open seats in Riverside County
This Week in City Hall: May 3
Work continues on the general fund and biennial budgets, a grant can help pay for a new RPD service dog, and the Board of Ethics considers amending its current code.
Judge rules against City; Blocks certification of Measure C
Lawsuit by Riversiders Against Increased Taxes successful: Certification of Measure C blocked
This Week at City Hall: April 25
This week the City Council will hear the annual Community Police Review Commission report and consider a new ordinance regarding smoking in multi-housing units. On Thursday, the Planning Commission will review plans for an expansion of the Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center.
This week at City Hall: April 19
Council reviewed the 2022-2024 biennial budget in a special Monday meeting; Tuesday's agenda includes a vote to purchase property currently serving as RPD headquarters and the sale of city-owned land in Casa Blanca for a new affordable housing development
This week at City Hall: April 12
Proposed budgets for 2022 through 2024 get reviewed by the Board of Public Utilities and the Board of Library Trustees, and The City Council to consider adding an initiative onto the November ballot.
This week at City Hall: April 5
Multiple affordable housing projects to be reviewed, City Council inches forward with new city code for street food vendors and multiple roads to soon see new speed limits.
This week at City Hall: March 29
It's the fifth Tuesday of March, so City Council will not meet. For Thursday, the preliminary fiscal year 2022-2024 biennial budget will be reviewed and the Planning Commission will look at a proposed 300-unit housing development.
Legalization of cannabis dispensaries in city inches forward
Riverside Councilmembers took steps that may lead to legalization of cannabis dispensaries in the city by the end of 2022.
This week at City Hall: March 22
City Council will consider approving new rules and speed limits for several roadways this week, the Museum of Riverside has special upcoming events and the annual report on cases of officer-involved deaths and citizen complaints will be reviewed.
Fate of Measure C still uncertain
After nearing two months since the lawsuit's final arguments, Judge Harold Hopp, who is on the case, still has made no decision as to whether he'll certify the measure.
This week at City Hall: March 15
It's a big week for City Council. On Tuesday, it will consider approving changes for mobile food truck vendors and consider allocating $6.5 million for a state library grant. Also, the Board of Public Utilities will review Riverside's water shortage contingency plan
This week at City Hall: March 8
A government fellow program may be approved for California Baptist University, the Budget Engagement Committee will have a busy Thursday including an update on allocation of American Rescue Plan Act funds, and the city is a step closer to digital signage.
This week at City Hall: March 1
The City Council to receive summary of all California Legislature housing bills, a special joint meeting will be held with the Board of Ethics, and affordable housing projects will receive updates.