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Now Accepting Bids for D Street Bridge Electrical and Control System Upgrades

January 23, 2020

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City Pensions – a Cost of Doing Business

Posted on January 8, 2020

Have you ever wondered what is going on with City staff pensions?  Have you heard your friends and neighbors conversing about city staff pensions and the city’s budget problems?  If you want to learn more about how Petaluma's pensions work, how the City has managed costs, and what pensions look like moving forward, then come to...
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The State of Petaluma’s Roads

Posted on January 7, 2020

If you had to guess Petaluma’s pavement score on a scale of 1-100, what number would you choose? Hint:  Sadly, Petaluma’s roads are the worst in the Bay Area. On January 6, 2020, Senior Traffic Engineer Jeff Stutsman presented the City’s Pavement Management Plan.  The Plan explains that Petaluma’s current road conditions score a 45 out...
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Petaluma Minimum Wage Rules Start January 1

Posted on December 23, 2019

Starting January 1, 2020, the minimum wage within the Petaluma City limits is $14 per hour for employers with 25 or fewer employees and $15 per hour for employers with 26 or more employees. This local minimum wage—which is higher than the State minimum wage—takes effect as part of a minimum wage ordinance passed by...
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