Lodinews.com

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Alan Nakanishi expected to be named Lodi's new mayor

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Monday, December 4, 2000 10:00 pm

Vice Mayor Alan Nakanishi is expected to take the mayor's gavel Wednesday following a brief City Council meeting.

Candidate-elect Emily Howard and incumbent Keith Land will also be sworn in before the new council selects a mayor and a vice mayor to replace Nakanishi.

The changes will mark the first time the city has been led by a mayor who is a member of an ethnic minority and the first time two women have served on the council simultaneously. Howard will serve with incumbent Susan Hitchcock.

Nakanishi said Monday he is eager to be selected mayor.

"It's a privilege, an honor," he said.

The City Council reorganization will take place at the end of the meeting.

But before, Mayor Steve Mann will make two presentations. One is the Mayor's Community Service award.

The second is the presentation of an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol during the Lodi Veterans Day Memorial Groundbreaking on Nov. 11. The flag will be presented to the holder of a free ticket to be drawn by Mann. Tickets were distributed at the Veterans Day event and are still available.

"It's still open. If people want to get in on the drawing, they can come by City Hall and get a free ticket," said Cynthia Haynes, community promotions coordinator.

On Wednesday, the City Council will also vote on truck parking restrictions on city streets.

The ordinance was introduced at the Nov. 15 City Council meeting, and if approved will go into effect in 30 days.

Items on the agenda's consent calendar, which can be approved with a single vote, include:

. Authorizing the purchase of four network-integrated Xerox printers for the police department at price of $79,000.

. Awarding a $553,590 contract for landscaping work at Katzakian Park, 2735 W. Turner Road.

. Approving plans to install utility conduits under the Woodbridge Irrigation District's canal. The estimated cost in $60,000.

The Lodi City Council meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Carnegie Forum, 305 W. Pine St.

Comments about this story? Send mail to the News-Sentinel newsroom.

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Use your real name. You must register with your full first and last name before you can comment. (And don’t pretend you’re someone else.)
  • 2 Keep it clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually oriented language.
  • 3 Don’t threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
  • 4 Be truthful. Don't lie about anyone or anything. Don't post unsubstantiated allegations, rumors or gossip that could harm the reputation of a person, company or organization.
  • 5 Be nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 6 Stay on topic. Make sure your comments are about the story. Don’t insult each other.
  • 7 Tell us if the discussion is getting out of hand. Use the ‘Report’ link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 8 Share what you know, and ask about what you don't.
  • 9 Don’t be a troll.
  • 10 Don’t reveal personal information about other commenters. You may reveal your own personal information, but we advise you not to do so.
  • 11 We reserve the right, at our discretion, to monitor, delete or choose not to post any comment. This may include removing or monitoring posts that we believe violate the spirit or letter of these rules, or that we otherwise determine at our discretion needs to be monitored, not posted, or deleted.

Welcome to the discussion.

Readers Choice Awards 2014

Video

Popular Stories

Poll

Loading…

Mailing List

Subscribe to a mailing list to have daily news sent directly to your inbox.

  • Breaking News

    Would you like to receive breaking news alerts? Sign up now!

  • News Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily news headlines? Sign up now!

  • Sports Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily sports headlines? Sign up now!

Manage Your Lists