In his weekly report, City Manager Oliver Chi wrote that ...
- There will be a study session about the proposed 4th Dimension/Community Center project on Jan. 7 at 7 p.m., at the Library Community Room. (The City Council Chambers will be under renovation then.)
- Orchard Supply Hardware (OSH), "is moving full speed ahead to open their new store soon." It'll be at 725 W. Huntington (next to PetsMart).
- The city has finished installing drought-tolerant landscaping at City Hall. 20 drought-tolerant plant species on display. Next it will install a work of "kinetic art." I think that means it moves.
- State of the City speach is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 8 at the Krikorian Premiere Theater.
- New Year's Eve party on Myrtle in Old Town on Dec. 31, starting at 7 p.m. A live band, Night Owl, plus beer and wine garden. Merchants and restaurants will be open.
- For November, Monrovia's water consumption was down 22% compared to November 2013. Not quite the target of 28%, but Chi said "conservation is much more difficult during the winter months," so the city is still "excited that the trend of saving water in Monrovia has continued."
- Assembly Member Chris Holden wants nominations for the 41st Assembly District's 2016 Veteran of the Year. Vet must reside or perform community service within the 41st Assembly District (That includes Monrovia). For more information, contact Matthew Lyons at Matthew.Lyons@asm.ca.gov or (909) 624-7876.
- A team of Monrovia Area Partnership volunteers provided drought-tolerant landscaping at the homes of two senior citizens during a work party on Dec. 12.
- Brad Haugaard