San Jacinto City Council approves shopping center confab attendance

San Jacinto City Council approves shopping center confab attendance

The San Jacinto City Council in a short, 45-minute regular council meeting Tuesday, March 8, approved a trip for the city manager and two councilmembers to attend a shopping center conference and authorized the city’s fire stations to accept surrendered newborns. The council noted its concern along with the Riverside County Board of supervisors of […]

San Jacinto City Council reorganizes following election approval

San Jacinto City Council reorganizes following election approval

The newly elected San Jacinto City Council were unexpectedly delayed for their planned swearing in at the Tuesday, Dec. 6, city council meeting when the Riverside County Registrar of Voters was late in certifying the Nov. 8 general election vote. Newly elected Councilman Russ Utz remained all smiles in anticipation of his new duties as […]

San Jacinto staying with Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire another year

San Jacinto staying with Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire another year

Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire will continue to man two fire stations and paramedics in San Jacinto, following action to reinstate the county fire contract by the San Jacinto City Council Tuesday, Dec. 6. The new $3.426 million contract will be for another year. The decision took little time or discussion following a city council closed […]

Temporary urgency ordinance on recreational marijuana passed by San Jacinto City Council

Temporary urgency ordinance on recreational marijuana passed by San Jacinto City Council

A temporary urgency ordinance prohibiting all but the raising of six marijuana plants for recreational purposes in a single-family home was passed 5-0 by the San Jacinto City Council Tuesday, Nov. 1. The urgency ordinance provides the city council and staff time to amend an earlier city ordinance in regards to prohibiting certain marijuana cultivation, […]

Three San Jacinto Council seats sought by five candidates

The San Jacinto City Council has three council seats open this election year with five qualified candidates running. The candidates are incumbents, Andrew Kotyuk and Crystal Ruiz, and challengers, Ken Kidby, Russ Utz and James Pangrazzi. The voters will have an opportunity to vote for their preferred candidates in the upcoming Nov. 8 election. Andrew […]

San Jacinto City Council seeking amendments to marijuana ordinances

The San Jacinto City Council was called into special session Saturday, Oct. 8, to make an amendment to the city’s Marijuana cultivation and use ordinance allowing residents to cultivate marijuana in their homes with a permit and certain restrictions. The action was taken following a report by city staff that Proposition 64 (AUMA) on the […]

Hemet City Council rejects joint public safety dispatch request from San Jacinto

Hemet City Council rejects joint public safety dispatch request from San Jacinto

The Hemet City Council, on the recommendation of the city’s fire and police chiefs denied a request from the San Jacinto City Council to form a joint powers agreement for a public safety dispatch program. The request for a quote and contract proposal for fire and EMS (Emergency Medical Services) was denied following a discussion […]