City staff preparing to make case to retain Kosmont

By Jack Barnwell As city staff prepare a proposed contract to present to the city council as a possible agenda item, the importance of retaining consultant group Kosmont Companies looms in the background. The Los Angeles-based firm was selected by the city back in 2011 to prepare a report identify the city’s sales tax…

CDC sends Kosmont to council

By Jack Barnwell Thursday’s Community Development Committee (CDC), moved forward with an approval to bring a new consultant contract before a full council meeting and an update on the city’s effort to streamline portions of the city municipal code dealing with development. Council member Steve Morgan, a CDC member, was not present. Economic Development…