Solvang will not be surveilled. During its Monday meeting, the Solvang City Council voted 3-2 not to implement license plate readers that could record data on every motorized vehicle entering and exiting the city via Mission Drive.
Four candidates are running for two seats on the Solvang City Council in the November election and two candidates are vying for the seat of Co…
Solvang City Council members made good on their campaign promise to bring change to Solvang leadership Monday when they voted unanimously to establish the Branding and Design Committee and appointed its first five members.
An effort by a coalition of Solvang residents to recall City Council Member Chris Djernaes failed to clear the first hurdle due to lack of verifiable signatures.
The City of Solvang took its first step Monday toward changing its at-large elections to a by-district system after a Malibu-based law firm claimed Solvang’s system excluded Latinos “from meaningful participation in the City’s governance” and threatened to sue.
Solvang City Council members approved two food security programs Monday to address the growing need of its senior population and workers unemployed by COVID-19 closures.
With Council Member Karen Waite strongly dissenting, Solvang City Council members voted 4-1 Monday to reopen city parks and to urge county and state officials to turn over phased reopening decisions to local jurisdictions.
Xenia Bradford has been named acting city manager by the Solvang City Council, effective immediately, according to a release from the city.
Three of the top people at the Solvang Conference & Visitors Bureau were laid off Thursday, as a consequence of the city reducing its fund…
In front of a packed chamber, the Solvang City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday evening to approve a short-term contract with the Solvang Chamber of Commerce, at least temporarily reinstating a working relationship that dates back three decades. The council also voted 4-1 to increase funding for an extensive audit of city services, and in a separate vote tabled any decision regarding the Solvang Conference & Visitors Bureau contract until another meeting.
In heavy discussion addressing the city’s future infrastructure needs, lack of performance metrics and comparisons with other cities’ spending habits, the Solvang City Council on Monday drastically reduced funding to the Solvang Conference & Visitors Bureau and Solvang Chamber of Commerce. The chamber initially requested $300,000, up from last year’s $250,000 budget level.
The Solvang City Council is leaning toward upgrading the wastewater treatment plant with a membrane bioreactor, but wanted to know more about …
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