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VENICE COUNCIL VOTES TO APPROVE AIRPORT PLAN

THE VENICE CITY COUNCIL VOTED 6-1 TODAY TO APPROVE THE AIRPORT MASTER PLAN THAT WAS APPROVED BY THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION EARLIER IN THE MONTH.  COUNCILMAN JIM BENNETT WAS THE LONE DISSENTER.  THE AIRPORT IS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR NEARLY $21 MILLION IN IMPROVEMENT GRANTS... Read More.

PANEL TO LOOK INTO VENICE COUNCIL PAY, BENEFITS

A PANEL OF RESIDENTS HAS BEEN COMMISSIONED BY THE VENICE CITY COUNCIL TO LOOK INTO HOW MUCH COUNCIL MEMBERS SHOULD BE PAID AND THEIR BENEFIT PACKAGE.  THE COUNCIL VOTED EARLIER THIS WEEK TO FORM A SEVEN-MEMBER CHARTER REVIEW BOARD TO GO OVER THE CITY’S... Read More.

MAYOR PROPOSES CUTTING CITY COUNCIL BY 2

VENICE MAYOR JOHN HOLIC HAS BEEN BUSY THIS WEEK SENDING OUT MEMOS TO CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS, ONE OF WHICH IS SURE TO STIR SOME CONTROVERSY.  HOLIC SAYS HE WILL ASK THEM TO CHANGE THEIR COMPOSITION FROM SEVEN TO FIVE MEMBERS, BRINGING IT IN LINE... Read More.