Tag Archive for Petaluma City Council

Petalumans Insist Upon Their Right to Vote, Defeat Mike Healy-Led Effort to Appoint Future Mayors

Appearing autocratic, oblivious to Petaluma public opinion, and apparently unaware that disenfranchising voters of their right to elect their mayor might be viewed as an anti-democratic move, the effort of Petaluma city councilmember Mike Healy and his fellow lawyers on the council, Kathy Miller and Dave King, to move the city to an appointed-mayoral system…

It’s Not Over Yet – Petaluma City Council Race Still Undecided

Petaluma Planning Commissioner Bill Wolpert’s campaign for a seat on the Petaluma City Council apparently isn’t over just yet, with the candidate 137 votes behind incumbent Gabe Kearney on election night. A full count, according to Wolpert himself, writing below, may not come until after Thanksgiving. If this feels rather familiar, you may recall that…

Coloring Outside the Box – Why Basin Street Properties Loves the Petaluma City Council

At the April 4, 2016 meeting of the Petaluma City Council, Mayor David Glass expressed astonishment that a city requirement to construct a small segment of bicycle path along an abandoned railway corridor would cause developer Basin Street Properties to consider abandoning its proposed Marina Apartments project altogether. Glass suggested at the outset of the…