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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Union City Appoints New Police Chief

For Immediate Release

12/12/2018

Union City Appoints New Police Chief

Union City, CA - The City of Union City is honored to announce the appointment of Jared Rinetti as Union City's 11th Police Chief. City Manager Tony Acosta recommended the appointment of R...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Union City Voters Adopt Measure DD

Union City Voters Adopt Measure DD  

November 7, 2018, Union City, CA – On November 6th, Union City residents adopted Measure DD, Union City’s Cannabis Business Tax on the local ballot.    

“Residents...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

New Replacement Sports Fields at Shorty Garcia

Shorty Garcia Gets a New Replacement Field

City Council recently approved the new design and construction of the Shorty Garcia Park Sports Field Replacement Project. The project, which has already started, includes replacement of the artificial turf and th...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

City Council Acts to Place Local Control and Essential Services Measures on November Ballot

For Immediate Release: July 25, 2018

Contact: Lauren Sugayan

laurens@unioncity.org

510.675.5400

City Council acts to place local control and essential services measures on November Ballot

Last night, City Council voted to place two measures for voter considera...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Union City Boulevard Bike Lane Improvements

Union City Boulevard Bicycle Lane Improvements

In 2017, the City of Union City secured funding for the Union City Boulevard Bicycle Lane Improvements. These improvements will include construction of bicycle lanes on Union CityBoulevard from 600 feet south ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Two Applicants Considered for a Commercial Cannabis Permit

Update to the City's Commercial Cannabis Program

On Tuesday, April 24, the City Council considered two applicants who are seeking to obtain a commercial cannabis business permit from the City. This application process is the result of a public policy discu...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

City Council to Make Key Funding Decisions on the Voter-Approved East-West Connector

City Council to Make Key Funding Decisions on the
Voter-Approved East-West Connector

City Council is making critical funding decisions on a key city roadway decades in the making. Twenty years ago, the East-West Connector was envisioned as a multi-lane ro...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

New Cannabis Laws as of January 1, 2018

cannabis farm with flowers

California voter-approved Proposition 64 and SB 94 has paved the way for new cannabis laws that took effect on January 1, 2018. Here is what you need to know about the law:

  • You can’t smoke or consume cannabis anywhere in public, including in parked vehicle...
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Posted on: November 15, 2017

City Council votes to Approve Local Commercial Cannabis Ordinance

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, City Council voted to approve a local ordinance establishing a regulatory framework for commercial cannabis businesses in Union City. In addition, the following was adopted:

  • A resolution allowing for up to three permits in ea...
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