Tag: robert scattini
As Election Day nears, we have an interesting race for Hollister City Council for District 3. I know little about Karson Klauer, but must admire a young man who responds to the call of civic duty and tries to affect change for the better. I wish him luck.
Councilman Victor Gomez is the latest city official to broach a spending plan in the event voters pass the Measure E sales tax extension.
While Hollister council members’ views vary on whether July 4 is the appropriate long-term time frame for the city’s air show, a majority of them appears intent on the timing for 2013.
Councilman Doug Emerson in July 2011 accepted $4,650 for a trip to China – and apparently exceeded the state’s gift limit for elected officials – from a private solar company that requested he speak at a seminar to help recruit investors for California projects.
Three Hollister councilmen Monday announced definitive runs for office in November, while another one said he was "85 percent" sure he will seek another term.
Hollister officials have proven once again - in their decision to charge a police captain 5 cents a mile to commute 100 miles round trip in a patrol car - that they have no collective backbone.
Police Capt. Carlos Reynoso's use of a taxpayer-funded patrol car for his daily commute to and from work – around 100 miles round trip – underscores that the city needs a policy requiring newly hired, sworn, public-safety personnel to live in or near Hollister.
The Hollister City Council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to decline moving ahead on a possible contract-based merger between the police department and San Benito County Sheriff's Office.