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Monrovia Sets Up Committee to Consider Switching Back to Rotating Mayor; Train Depot; When Will City Dig Up Streets in Your Neighborhood; Etc.

In his weekly report ( ), City Manager Oliver Chi writes ...

- The city has set up a "Directly Elected Mayor Advisory Review Committee" to consider switching Monrovia from a directly elected mayor system to one in which each member of the City Council would rotate into the role. First committere meeting on Wednesday, April 27, at 4:30 p.m. at City Hall.

- The Historic Preservation Commission HPC will review a proposal by Daylight Limited, LLC, to rehab the old Monrovia train depot at a special meeting on Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m.

- Monrovia is going to be digging up streets to replace ancient water and sewer lines. If you want to know what is planned for your neighborhood, there's a meeting Wednesday, May 11at 7 p.m. at the Monrovia Public Library Community Room.

- The San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments will be hosting a stormwater workshop at the Monrovia Community Center (119 West Palm) on Tuesday, May 3, 10-11:30 a.m. (This is the stormwater issue that could cost Monrovia $231.1 million.) If you want to go, register here:

- Learn CPR. LA County Department of Health Services and Monrovia Fire Department are holding a a Sidewalk CPR program Thursday, June 2, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., at Library Park.

- The Library's "fee forgiveness" offer resulted in 186 items returned to the library.

- NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will teach Kindergarten through 5th grade students about meteorites on Wednesday, April 27, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Library. Film, activities, art projects.

- El Día de los Niños, or Children's Day, celebration on Saturday, April 30, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Station Square Park, a multi-cultural celebration of children and books! Kid's activities, plus family Zumba.

- The library is looking for volunteers who are entering 7th through 12th grades to assist with its Summer Reading Program. Volunteers should work well with children and adults, have good organization / communication skills, and be excited to promote the Summer Reading Program to our community! Application here:

- Brad Haugaard

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