Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:00 am
Saying that Galt City Councilman Curt Campion would be committing a perfectly legal but unethical act, the council agreed to pay him a cash benefit for health insurance if Campion requests it.
Saturday, February 9, 2013 12:00 am
The Galt Planning Commission could be growing after the Galt City Council gave direction to add two additional commissioners. The change still requires a vote to change the city's municipal code, expected next month.
Thursday, August 16, 2012 12:00 am
Even though the state of California has suspended parts of a law requiring cities to post agendas 72 hours before a meeting, both the Lodi and Galt city councils have agreed they will continue doing so in the name of transparency.
Saturday, July 14, 2012 12:00 am
Social hosts in Galt who provide a location where minors can drink alcohol or who do not take steps to prevent their consumption of alcohol will have to reimburse police and fire-related costs under an ordinance recently approved by the Galt City Council. It will be formally adopted Tuesday.
Mayor Barbara Payne, who worked with the Galt Youth Alcohol Abuse Prevention Coalition to bring the ordinance before the council, said she hopes there will be a cultural shift regarding underage drinking and that adults will consider what the infraction can mean to young lives.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 12:00 am
The Galt Area Historical Society will have to apply for the $10,000 it typically receives from the city each year under a new policy approved Tuesday by the Galt City Council.
Friday, February 24, 2012 12:00 am
Due to staffing changes and previous city council decisions, Galt has fallen behind in installing water meters citywide, but officials are certain they will meet a state mandate by 2024.
Thursday, January 19, 2012 12:00 am
Galt will continue with its redevelopment agency until the
current funding runs out. That means the city would receive just
enough agency funds to pay the debts, complete the unfinished
projects and oversee the assets.
Monday, January 9, 2012 12:00 am
The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt
areas this week:
Thursday, August 4, 2011 12:00 am
The Galt City Council took its first steps towards retaining its
redevelopment agency Wednesday following months of discussion about
whether the city could make necessary payments to the state to keep
Thursday, July 21, 2011 12:00 am
A petition filed by two groups against the state of California
for unconstitutionally influencing the elimination of redevelopment
agencies could possibly be a major player in whether Galt is able
to move forward with its Old Town building projects.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 12:00 am
The Galt City Council has hit its stride in accomplishing goals
it sets for itself so far in terms of improving the area
economically and aesthetically, city officials announced at
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 12:00 am
Two trailer bills that are part of the recently passed
California state budget have caused major building projects in Galt
to come to an abrupt halt and have left city officials without a
definitive plan on how to move forward.
Galt City Manager Jason Behrmann, right, talks about the opening of Brewster’s Bar and Grill in Old Town Galt on Tuesday, May 31, 2011. Also pictured is City Attorney Steve Rudolph.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 12:00 am
Galt is joining a growing number of cities that are relying on
solar power to run municipal water and wastewater treatment
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 3:45 pm
A Sacramento County Superior Court judge struck down a legal
challenge of the Galt Walmart, moving the project one step closer
to construction. Judge Timothy Frawley ruled last Wednesday that
the project could move forward with the construction process, but
the city needs to revisit one aspect of the project's
state-mandated environmental reports.
Friday, January 21, 2011 12:00 am
In two separate incidents last year, people were hit by golf
carts at the Galt Market and
one has filed a lawsuit. A woman was hit by a golf cart on her left
leg and hip in March and a man said his foot was run over in
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:00 am
Corinne Sealy sells ice cream, popsicles and caramel corn near
the Galt Market entrance and has a front-row seat to watch people
asking for money. Most of the solicitors belong to or have set up
nonprofit organizations, Sealy said. She is frustrated that they
are allowed to block the gate and harrass customers.
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 12:00 am
The Galt City Council voiced support Tuesday night for an
ordinance that will temporarily prohibit the location or operation
of marijuana-related businesses in the city limits.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 5:31 pm
The city of Galt is still waiting for the final ruling from a
judge on whether a local marijuana dispensary will have to
Thursday, August 5, 2010 12:00 am
In an emotional farewell, Darryl Clare occasionally got choked
up while thanking city staff, fellow council members and community
members who have supported him during his eight years on the Galt
Tuesday, July 20, 2010 1:16 am
The Galt City Council will consider buying a piece of property
that was at the center of a costly lawsuit with the now-defunct
Boys and Girls Club of Galt.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010 1:16 am
Time is ticking for the Galt City Council to make a decision
about whether to fill Councilman Andrew Meredith's seat before the
Wednesday, July 7, 2010 12:00 am
Tuesday night’s Galt City Council meeting was bittersweet, with
Councilman Andrew Meredith sitting for his final forum on the
Friday, May 28, 2010 12:00 am
A medical marijuana dispensary will remain open in Galt after a
Superior Court of Sacramento County judge refused Thursday to issue
a temporary restraining order.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 12:00 am
The possibility of rain and a thunderstorm has led Lodi's
Liberty High School to move Thursday's graduation.