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Monrovia Council: City Manager Search, Transit Village, Plastic Bag Report, Honors and Arbor Day

The Monrovia City Council will hold another closed session on March 31 at 4 p.m. about the city manager ( ), and again on April 1 ( ). Comment: This search for a new city manager seems to be going on for quite a long time.

At a study session at 5 p.m. on April 1, the council will get an update and discuss the Station Square Transit Village project.

At the regular 7:30 p.m. meeting on April 1 (agenda: ), the council will:

- Hear a recommendation from the Reuseable Bag Regulation Ad Hoc Committee recommending the city prepare an ordinance for consideration.

- Introduce newly hired Director of Community Services Tina Cherry.

- Proclaim April 24, 2014, as "Arbor Day"

- Recognize Margarita Sandoval, 2014 Boys & Girls Club of the Foothills Youth of the Year and 2014 Boys and Girls Club Los Angeles County Alliance Youth of the Year; and Samantha Rodarte and Donye Neal, 2014 Boys & Girls Club of the Foothills Youth of the Year finalists.

- Brad Haugaard


  1. Why April 24, 2014 (a Thursday), as our local Arbor Day, instead of the National Arbor Day of Friday the 25th?

    1. Good question. This website ( ) says that different states celebrate it at different times, but it says California celebrates it in March, so that's not a lot of help.