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Monrovia Restaurants To Get Grease Inspection; Police Awarded Grant; Scout Rehabs Picnic Area

In his weekly update ( ), City Manager Olive Chi reports that ...

- Following a letter to restaurant owners, Monrovia restaurants will get a visit to inspect how they dispose of fats, oils, and grease. When disposed of improperly, they clog sewer pipes. Chi writes that "the goal of these inspections is to educate businesses on the proper ways to dispose of fats, oils, and grease, and not to impose harsh penalties."

- The Monrovia Police Department was awarded a $193,171 Strengthening Law Enforcement and Community Relations Grant from the Board of State and Community Corrections. It was one of only ten agencies awarded this grant in California. Its purpose is to fund the police department's Achieving Community Trust program. ACT is aimed at strengthening law enforcement and community relations and building trust.

- Boy Scout Dylan Che from Boy Scout Troop 349 earned the rank of Eagle Scout by completing his Eagle Scout project in Canyon Park. "Through Dylan's efforts, we were able to rehabilitate a picnic area in Canyon Park. The Malcom Packer Mesa picnic area was in need of restoration from decomposing picnic benches and fallen dead pine trees."

- Brad Haugaard

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