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This Week in City Hall: May 6, 2024

Riverside's twenty-five most remarkable teens, the potential return of "speed humps," and considering costs for implementing a real-time crime center are all up for discussion this week at City Hall.

Welcome to our weekly digest on public meetings and agenda items worthy of your attention in the next week. This guide is part of our mission to provide everyday Riversiders like you with the information to speak up on the issues you care about.

City Council

City Council will meet in closed and open sessions on Tuesday, May 7.

A special 4:45 p.m. session will recognize the "Twenty-Five Most Remarkable Teens in Riverside," presented by the Riverside Youth Council.

Discussion items during regular sessions at 1:00 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. (agenda) include:

  • Awarding a $1.4 million bid for repaving 1.5 miles of streets in Wards 2 & 5 (map).
  • Considering updates to the City's Neighborhood Traffic Management Program that would reinstate the use of "speed humps" for traffic calming. Despite hundreds of annual resident requests, the installation of speed humps was discontinued in 2014, and the last one was installed in 2011.
  • Increasing an existing Agreement with West Coast Arborists, Inc., by $4.3 million for tree maintenance through June 30, 2025.

Mayor's Nominating and Screening Committee

The Mayor's Nominating and Screening Committee meets on Tuesday, May 7, at 11:00 a.m. (agenda) to determine committee and regional organizational membership for the new City Council members.

Commission of the Deaf

The Commission of the Deaf meets on Wednesday, May 8, at 5:30 p.m. (agenda) for a presentation from the Housing and Human Services department.

Mobility and Infrastructure Committee

The Mobility and Infrastructure Committee meets on Thursday, May 9, at 1:00 p.m. (agenda) to consider adopting the 2023 Integrated Resource Plan for Riverside Public Utilities (RPU), a document RPU uses to "help guide our future decision-making."

Airport Commission

The Airport Commission meets on Thursday, May 9, at 3:00 p.m. (agenda) to review the Airport Manager's Operations and Activity Report for May 2024.

Budget Engagement Commission

The Budget Engagement Commission meets on Thursday, May 9, at 5:00 p.m. (agenda) to review the City's proposed 2024-2026 budget and costs for implementing a Real Time Crime Center.