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Busy Agenda for Rosemead Council on Tuesday, April 23

  • By David Barron

Rosemead City Council will have a lengthy agenda, covering numerous improvement projects when it meets Tuesday, April 23 at its' regular meeting.

Among the key actions will be the dispensing of federal and Home funds to city agencies and community organizations.


(Agenda for Tuesday's meeting is attached. Click here.)

After conducting a public hearing the council will be able to  spend $247,000 for code enforcement, provide $5,000 for Family Cou nselling Services; $5,000 for Family Promise; $10,000 for People for People food bank program, and $18,000 for the Southern California Housing Rights Center.

Also on tap for approval is a a $602,000 contract for the long-awaited Rosemead Community Recreation Center Interior Renewal project. Funds for the project came  from a Los Angeles County Grant and bond repayment funds from the former redevelopment agency.

Besides extensive renovations and updates to the interior of the faciility, work will include classroom space, a computerl lab, offices and newpaint and flooring through. The first phase of the project will improve the "aesthetis and functionality of the community center." Future phases will include exterior facade improvements, the addition of a miniplaza and addition of new classroom space at the building.

Also scheduled is a status report on the "Walnut Grove Avenue Safe Routes to Schools Grant program."

The city has been working on a pedestrian safety and traffic calming project on Walnut Grove Avenue from Marshall Street to Vlaley Boulevard. The project is funded through a federal grant with a 10% matching contribution from the city.



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