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The City of Alhambra announces that Alhambra resident William Holodnak, a 19-year member of the U.S. Marine Corps, was recently recognized by the Alhambra City Council after being promoted from Gunnery Sergeant to First Sergeant.
The City of Alhambra congratulated Vice Mayor Luis Ayala for being selected by the San Gabriel Valley Civic Alliance as its 2015 honoree for excellence in “Government” sector service.
Alhambra/Monterey Park AYSO Girls U14 Soccer Team wins League Championship
The Boys and Girls Club of West San Gabriel Valley and the East Valley Boys and Girls Club both received$30,000 from the Office of Justice for Juvenile Delinquency Prevention. From left: Executive Director JR Dzubak, board President Selina Chi, Congresswoman Judy Chu, and BGCA representative Kelly Reynolds.
The Alhambra City Council is elected by the citizens of Alhambra to guide the policy affairs of the community. Each of the five Councilmembers is elected at large to serve a four-year term from five geographic districts. Municipal elections are held in November every two years on even-numbered years. Under a rotational system adopted in 1984, each Councilmember serves as Mayor for a nine-month period. The City Council appoints the City Manager, City Attorney, and City Commission members.
The board of directors governs the direction of the Chamber's work and control of its property and assets. The board consists of the Immediate Past President and 18 other members. The offices of the Chamber are that of the President, President-Elect, and Secretary-Treasurer. Five members of the board are elected annually for terms of three years. To complete the board, the President may appoint from the general membership up to four additional Directors for one-year terms.
The Library Board of Trustees manages the City's public library system pursuant to the provisions of general law and Alhambra the City Charter.
The Youth Commission acts as an advisory board to the City Council related to matters pertaining to the activities or needs of the City's youth.
The Design Review Board has design control over all commercial, industrial, and residential planned development permits reviewed by the Planning Commission and reviews uniform sign plans for all multi-tenant buildings. It acts as a consulting board to the City Council with respect to design control and signage matters.
The Alhambra Community Coordinating Council acts as a voluntary association of community organizations, businesses, and individuals that strive to provide a means whereby the community can clearly define its needs and redefine its goals, keep the public informed, provide a common ground on which citizen concern, professional skill, and administrative authority can meet to achieve action and make the community a better place in which to live.
A consulting and advisory board to the City Council with respect to traffic and transportation matters.
The Planning Commission acts as a consulting and advisory board to the City Council with respect to zoning and planning matters.
The Arts & Cultural Events Committee identifies and implements projects to attract all communities through art and cultural events.