REDLANDS>> The City Council on Tuesday approved new contracts for the city manager and city attorney, which include salary increases and a change in their retirement contributions. City Manager N. Enrique Martinez and City Attorney Dan McHugh are set to get a 3 percent increase to their base salaries, effective immediately, and an additional 3 percent increase in 2016.
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Redlands veterans were among those honored May 15 by State Senator Mike Morrell at his Second Annual Patriots of the Past, Present, and Future banquet held in a hangar at Cable Airport in Upland. The Redlanders included World War II veteran Wayland Reynolds and Vietnam veteran Mike Warren.
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Local congressional lawmakers, despite voting in the affirmative on Tuesday, expressed disappointment in the passage of another short-term extension of transportation funding, instead of a comprehensive bill they say would significantly improve the movement of goods and traffic in Southern California. Members of Congress, such as Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Redlands , and Norma Torres, D-Ontario , support a long-term multi-year federal transportation bill they say would greatly improve planning and success for future transportation projects in the region.
REDLANDS >> Historic preservation advocates and city officials will discuss the past year's accomplishments and goals of protecting the city's historic resources during a special meeting on Tuesday. Members of the City Council, the Planning Commission and Historic and Scenic Preservation Commission will meet with members of the Redlands Conservancy and the Redlands Area Historical Society at 5 p.m. in the Assembly Room at the A.K. Smiley Public Library, 125 W. Vine St. This is the third annual meeting, which has become an opportunity for the council and commissions to find common ground on ensuring the city's historic value continues to be respected, said Mayor Pro Tem Jon Harrison.
Americans who lost their lives while serving our country will be honored and remembered during the ceremony at 10:45 a.m. Monday in the recently renovated circle. “It's an emotional ceremony,” said Mick Gallagher, member of American Legion Post 106 and master of ceremonies.
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