Monthly Archives: June 2013

City to Launch a 9/80 Schedule for Expanded Office Hours

After four years of mandatory unpaid furloughs, City Staff will be adjusting to a new work schedule beginning in July. The City Council recently decided to discontinue the furlough program in place of a new “9/80 schedule” for City operations. Discontinuing … Continue reading

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Downtown Revitalization Update

Downtown renovations and construction continues in Oakley. While the construction of Carpaccio’s Italian Restaurant and new La Costa Taqueria Restaurant were completed early this year, other improvements have also progressed. Oakley’s City Council abandoned the proposal to renovate the former Centromart … Continue reading

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The Heat

Summer is nearly here and with the season comes increased temperatures and heat indices.  Humans are, to a large extent, capable of adjusting to the heat. This adjustment to heat, under normal circumstances, usually takes about five to seven days, … Continue reading

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Oakley City Staff Compensation

Even through the lowest points of this bad economy the City of Oakley’s financial situation has remained stable. We never went through mass staff layoffs; we never compromised public safety by reducing the size of our police force; we are … Continue reading

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The Old Iron House School – What To Do With It

With impending development coming to the Emerson property, (located between the end of current development on E. Cypress to the west, Sellers Ave. to the east, E. Cypress road on the south and the canal to the north) it was … Continue reading

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