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The CIty of Long Beach to begin repair of the Naples seawalls this week.
The City of Long Beach will begin constructing new seawalls this week along one portion of the Rivo Alto Canal in Naples Island. The section stretches from the Ravenna Bridge to the eastern portion of The Toledo Bridge, about 1,900 linear feet between the north and south sides.
The City of Long Beach will begin work this week on constructing a new, separate beach pedestrian path. The existing bike path, which has been shared by pedestrians, strollers, bicyclists, and inline skaters, will become dedicated entirely to bicyclists and inline skaters.
Today City Manager Patrick H. West announced the appointment of Tom Modica to the position of Assistant City Manager. Section 301 of the City Charter provides the authority for the City Manager to appoint an Assistant City Manager with the confirmation of the City Council.
photo by Barbara Holbrook / Everything Long Beach
The City Of Long Beach has begun work on the second phase of a project to stabilize the bluff along Ocean Boulevard. Phase II of the Ocean Boulevard Erosion and Enhancement Project stretches from 20th Place to Paloma Avenue.
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners’ Finance and Administration Committee on Monday recommended approval of a transfer of $12.4 million from the Port to the Tidelands Operating Fund and also recommended accelerating the transfer planned for fiscal year 2010.
The Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday, June 28 approved a $716 million budget for the Port of Long Beach that continues to invest aggressively on environmental and capital improvement projects while keeping operating costs in check.
Over the weekend 5th District councilmember Gerrie Schipske sent out an email to Long Beach residents seeking public input on what continues to be a contentious issue within the city — the Long Beach Breakwater.
This issue is being stirred up again because the Army Corps of Engineers is expected to release a recommendation Monday announcing federal interest in removing the breakwater — or rather another study of the feasibility of removing the breakwater.