| May 24, 2012
| 8:36 PM
The day before Glendale Water & Power General Manager Glenn Steiger resigned on Wednesday, city officials were investigating a case of possible double-billing based on expense receipts he submitted to another public agency, according to records and...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:28 AM
It appears that the early retirement plan offered up by city officials as a way to cut down on the number of potential lay-offs at City Hall is getting strong interest from employees.
A recent survey, unveiled at the City Council meeting thsi week,...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Glendale Water & Power workers, upset that they are ineligible for an early retirement program slated to save the city $9 million, urged the City Council to give them the incentive as well.
Utility workers aligned with the city's newest union, which has...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Since the current recession took hold, more people have been applying for city jobs. And despite a hiring freeze at City Hall, some departments still have managed to bring on new personnel, according to a recent report.
In the past two fiscal years,...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:03 PM
As Glendale plans to cut its workforce by more than 100 employees, three city unions have agreed to no salary or cost-of living increases this fiscal year, officials reported.
For several years, the unions have agreed to these provisions as the city...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Penny pinching and transfers from the city’s redevelopment revenue helped Glendale’s general fund end last fiscal year $13.6 million in the black, according to the city’s annual financial report. But officials have yet to figure out...
| Nov 13, 2009
| 4:33 PM
From "Hairspray" to pig's blood: "American Idol" runner-up Diana DeGarmo is heading to Broadway once more, this time for "Carrie." DeGarmo, who last starred as Tracy Turnblad's best friend Penny in "Hairspray," has been cast in the industry reading of...
| Jun 8, 2010
CITY HALL — The City Council tonight is expected to approve spending $1.2 million to cover the cost of rising employee health-care costs — a trend that is weighing heavily in contract negotiations as the city continues to grapple with its...
| Jun 30, 2010
Glendale firefighters have agreed to salary and benefit concessions that will save the city more than $3 million in the next three years, city officials announced Tuesday.
The Glendale Firefighter's Assn. voted to approve the tentative contract, which...
| Jul 3, 2010
CITY HALL — The Glendale Police Officers Assn. took the City Council to task Friday for refusing to accept proposed salary and benefit concessions that union officials say would save the city about $4 million in the next several years.
| Oct 16, 2009
TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) - Nearly $5 million in federal funds will help pay for repairs to a Hurricane Ike-damaged dike in Texas City.
Mayor Matt Doyle says the city commission on Wednesday is expected to discuss a contract with an engineering firm.
| Oct 26, 2009
TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) - A Hurricane Ike-damaged dike in Texas City could reopen next fall after repairs are completed.
Mayor Matt Doyle says none of the funds earmarked for the dike's repair will go to rebuilding the shrimp boat docks or bait camps....