Florida Avenue median landscaping decision postponed by Hemet City Council

Even after weeks of negotiations with Caltrans concerning the planned raised median strip project on Florida Avenue, the Hemet City Council still is not satisfied with the landscaping agreement as submitted. Questions arose on the proposed landscaping agreement by councilmembers during the Sept. 26 council meeting of who should have the responsibility of maintaining the […]

Hemet City Council workshop explores recent city water rate increases

Hemet City Council workshop explores recent city water rate increases

The Hemet City Council, responding to a series of complaints and questions about the city’s water rates, held a public workshop, Sept. 12, to review the costs and needs of the Hemet City Water Department. New Hemet City Water Department rates went into effect Jan. 1, apparently surprising some of its customers, including Pat Gregory […]

Allen Parker dubbed Hemet’s interim city manager

Allen Parker dubbed Hemet’s interim city manager

The Hemet City Council wasted no time in hiring an interim city manager to replace Alex Meyerhoff who resigned last month by hiring former San Bernardino City Manager Allen Parker at a special meeting last week. Parker, 76, served as San Bernardino’s city manager from February 2013 until Dec. 31, 2017, when he resigned under […]

Hemet City Council approves two new developments

Hemet City Council approved zone changes and permits for two commercial projects during the Aug.22 council meeting, one at Sanderson and Menlo avenues and the other at Elk Street and Thornton Avenue west of Stetson Avenue. The council was particularly pleased to approve the zone change and conditional use permit for the property off the […]

Hemet City Manager Meyerhoff resigns

Hemet City Manager Meyerhoff resigns

It was announced that after less than two years on the job, Alex Meyerhoff resigned his position as the Hemet city manager following a Hemet City Council closed session meeting Aug. 8. Hemet City Attorney Eric Vail made the announcement as the city council came out of the closed-door session and said that the Hemet […]

Hemet City Council finally approves the 2017-2018 fiscal year budget

Two departmental budget cuts and an agreement to combine the cost centers for all departmental internal services and employee retirement charges into a single cost center led to the final approval of the $81-million-dollar budget for fiscal year 2017-2018 by the Hemet City Council, July 25. The new 2017-2018 Hemet city budget approval did not […]

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