Monday, May 22, 2017

Salida MAC Newsletter - May 2017

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News from Salida MAC's April 2017 meeting:


Salida Festival meeting May 2 at 6:30pm. For info, contact
VA meeting 4th Monday of every month. Contact Joe Madden at 209-914-4764.

Salida Fire
Capt. John Alberti stated May 16 at 7pm will be next Salida Fire board meeting. 122 calls since last month. 466 calls years to date. Currently having volunteer orientation tonight. Please clear your weeds now before fire season starts.

Stanislaus County Sheriff Department
Lt. Ed Ridenour stated the Sheriff's Department has a mobile app. Deputy Cheary stated there's increased robberies of AM/PM.

Officer Everett stated 8 arrests since last month. 8 traffic accidents. 11 hit and runs. Currently have a volunteer program for people 55 and older.

Stanislaus County District 3 Supervisor
Supervisor Terry Withrow replaced basketball nets at Salida Park. Sidewalk replacement on Pirrone should happen soon. Salida street re-paving should happen soon.

Salida Sanitary District
Salida Sanitary Board member, Brad Johnson reported the district funded a study for budget neutral products such as new solar panels and energy efficient air conditioning. Public meetings every month.

Modesto Irrigation District
Love Salida 2017 (Photo courtesy of: Amanda Sorensen)
District 4 Director Jake Wenger stated irrigation season has started. Don Pedro reservoir is pretty full. They are currently searching for a new general manager. Modesto Irrigation District now has a Facebook page.

Salida Chamber of Commerce
The Salida Chamber participated in Love Salida by providing water and cleaning the freeway. The event was a big success!

Salida Library 
Salida Library Director Wayne Philbrook stated Wiggle Worms and preschool story time is back. May 16 is family dinner and movie with the jungle book being shown. Tween book club on May 25. May 13 is couponing class.

The next Salida MAC meeting date is:
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
at the Salida Library Community Room
4835 Sisk Rd. - Salida
7 pm