Educational public forums and discussions about issues that affect our community
City Manager Russo will review the City of Alameda's recent achievements (Alameda Landing plus other progress at Alameda Point, adopting a two-year budgeting cycle, adopting a state-compliant Housing Element, etc.).
Russo will discuss challenges facing Alameda: rising pension and benefit costs, low sales tax revenues, funding development at Alameda Point, and more...
A time for questions and a discussion will follow his presentation; Russo encourages questions and feedback from the community. The public is welcome.
The Alameda Chamber of Commerce is cosponsoring this free public forum.
There is ample free parking in the hospital parking lot (enter from Willow).
More event information is here.
The League of Women Voters of Alameda Meet Your Public Officials (MYPO) reception and fundraiser is Thursday, April 25, 2013, from 5:30 - 7:30 PM. Alamedans can mingle and speak informally with local elected and appointed officials in a relaxed social atmosphere at this annual event.
Appetizers from local restaurants and wine (cash bar) will be available, along with a raffle and silent auction.
MYPO is a fun, rewarding way to support the League's year-round work of providing nonpartisan voter information and resources: Candidate Forums, Ballot Measure Pro-and-Con panels, youth outreach, and other educational programs in our community.
The Alameda Elks Lodge Rathskellar is at 2255 Santa Clara Avenue, next to City Hall. (The Rathskellar is in the basement.) The accessible parking lot. entrance, and elevator are behind the lodge. The Alameda Elks Lodge is "the liveliest lodge in Elkdom."
Please invite your family, friends, and neighbors to enjoy good food and drink in the company of those who represent us. Suggested donation is $10.
For more information contact:
President Tam and Superintendent Vital will outline the district's 2012 accomplishments and the challenges facing AUSD in 2013: rising student test scores and graduation rates, complex district finances, facilities upgrades, combining schools, and more. A Q & A session will follow their presentation.
The public is welcome at this free program. Cardinal Point, at 2431 Mariner Square Drive, is a wheelchair-accessible facility near Pasta Pelican, on the estuary in west Alameda (888-271-7115).
The event flyer is available here.
Are you ready for the new health care options that will be implemented this fall as part of Obamacare?
Find out more about the new Health Insurance Marketplace at a free and public forum:
WHEN: Thursday, February 28, 2013, from 7:00 - 9:00 PM
WHERE: Mastick Senior Center Social Hall at 1155 Santa Clara Avenue in Alameda.
The LWVA is pleased to offer this free panel discussion and public forum with:
- David Sayen, Regional Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
- Deborah Stebbins, Chief Executive Officer, Alameda Hospital
- David Brown, Area President, San Francisco Branch, Gallagher Benefit
The Mastick Senior Center is an accessible, ADA-compliant facility. Free parking is available: the parking lot entrance s on Santa Clara Avenue between Bay Street and St. Charles Street.
The Health Insurance Marketplace mandated by the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("Affordable Care Act") will be implemented later this year. This new way of purchasing health insurance will drastically change how we obtain and use health insurance.
Additional information is available from the US Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services at HealthCare.gov.