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Council Sets LLMD Rates

In a swift moving meeting on Monday, Aug. 1, the Oakdale City Council set its annual assessment for the city's Landscape, Lighting and Maintenance Districts (LLMD). Annually the council must levy the assessments for the lighting and landscaping districts to place the assessments on the county property tax billings.

August 03, 2016 | Richard Paloma | Government

City Manager Gets Pay Raise

The Oakdale City Council voted unanimously Monday, April 18 to raise City Manager Bryan Whitemyer's base salary to $176,951. Whitemyer's previous pay was $160,500 annually.

April 20, 2016 | Richard Paloma | Government

Proposed Management Plan Unveiled For New Melones

The State Water Resources Control Board held a workshop April 5 in Sacramento on the 2016 operations plan for the Stanislaus River, which includes a proposal about how best to manage water resources in New Melones Reservoir through the end of this year.

April 13, 2016 | | Government

Executive Director Appointed For State’s Fire Safe Council

The California Fire Safe Council (CFSC) has announced the appointment of Ruben Grijalva to the position of Executive Director, effective April 15.

April 13, 2016 | | Government

Public Safety Dispatchers In Spotlight This Week

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is honoring the men and women who serve as call-takers and dispatchers during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 10-16. This is an opportunity to thank those who are too often forgotten, despite the invaluable service they provide to first responders and the general public.

April 13, 2016 | | Government

New Fire Prevention Grants Awarded For State Projects

An additional $3 million in grants throughout the state was awarded on Monday, April 4 by Cal Fire, for a variety of fire prevention projects aimed at reducing the elevated threat of wildfires due to the ongoing drought and significant tree mortality. The announcement came just two months after CAL FIRE released nearly $2 million for fire prevention projects in the counties hit hardest by tree mortality and bark beetle.

April 06, 2016 | | Government

FAST Bill Designed To End Government Waste

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock)'s Federal Asset Sale and Transfer (FAST) Act of 2016, a bipartisan bill to eliminate government waste by selling off unused and vacant federal properties, passed unanimously through the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

March 09, 2016 | | Government

Street Sweep Contract On Council’s Agenda

With the Feb. 15 Presidents' Day Holiday, the City of Oakdale City Council meeting was moved to Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. – after The Leader's press time.

February 17, 2016 | Richard Paloma | Government

Mayor Delivers Positive Outlook For ‘State Of City’

The City of Oakdale is in a far better shape, especially financially, than it was just six years ago, according to Mayor Pat Paul. Her comments came at the Chamber of Commerce's State of the City Lunch at the Bianchi Community Center on Wednesday, Jan. 27.

February 03, 2016 | Richard Paloma | Government

City Considers New Fee Structure For Development

As the City of Oakdale continues to grow, its infrastructure and facilities require modification along with additional equipment needed to serve the new development areas. Since these additions are required as a direct result of development, the city relays these costs to the developers.

January 27, 2016 | | Government

Galgiani Legislation Offers Foreclosure Tax Forgiveness

Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) has introduced a bill that would extend tax relief on forgiveness of mortgage debt for some homeowners.

January 27, 2016 | | Government

State Of The City Address

Oakdale Mayor Pat Paul will address the community at the annual State of the City luncheon today, Wednesday, Jan. 27 at the Bianchi Community Center on South Second Avenue.

January 27, 2016 | | Government

Mayor State Of The City Slated

Oakdale Mayor Pat Paul will address the community at the annual State of the City luncheon Wednesday, Jan. 27 at the Bianchi Community Center on South Second Avenue.

January 06, 2016 | | Government

Fee Schedule Announced For 2016 Vital Records

Stanislaus County Clerk Recorder and Registrar of Voters Lee Lundrigan has announced the following fee changes in her office effective Jan. 1, 2016.

December 30, 2015 | | Government

Millions Allocated To Improve, Maintain Transportation System

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has adopted 27 projects, valued at nearly $154 million, to support needed upkeep on California's aging roads and bridges, alleviate traffic delays and encourage use of alternative forms of transportation, including biking, walking and transit.

December 16, 2015 | | Government

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Slight Spring Drop Seen In Weekly Pump Prices

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.81/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy ...

March 22, 2017 | | Government

OID Director Boundaries May See Adjustments

A proposal to adjust the boundaries of the Oakdale Irrigation District Board of Directors' Divisions will be reviewed next week.

March 15, 2017 | | Government

County Schedules Several ADA Evaluation Meetings

In order to provide accessibility for all residents and visitors, Stanislaus County is preparing its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Self- Evaluation and Transition Plan.

March 08, 2017 | | Government


March 08, 2017 | | Government

Denham’s Office Slates District Visit In Oakdale

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) has announced Mobile District Office Hours for the month of March 2017. Mobile District Office Hours are an opportunity ...

March 01, 2017 | | Government


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