Breaking News!!: Istanbul, Turkey: Bombing attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport.

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Breaking News!!: Istanbul, Turkey: Bombing attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport.

At least 31 people are dead and 147 people are injured after suicide bombers blow themself up at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016.

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** Picture from NBC News: **

Authorities say that at least 3 to 4 people came up to the front of the international terminal’s security desk and gunfire was exchange with authorities just before explosions occurred.

At this moment, no terrorist group has taken responsibly over this bombing attack, but some are pointing to ISIS terrorist group.

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These are pictures chips taken from video of a man running in the airport (1st Picture), fall onto the floor (2nd Picture), a gun slides across the floor (3rd Picture) and minutes later the man blows himself up (4th and 5th Picture).

There is video posted on YouTube of this explosion.

All Unites States flights to Istanbul have been cancelled due to the bombing attack.

More information is still coming into ZachNews.

Needles, CA: Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting on Tuesday.

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Needles, CA: Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting on Tuesday.

A Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 inside the Needles City Council Chambers located off the J Street, next to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station sign and flag pole, at the Needles Civic Center located at 1111 Bailey Avenue in Needles, California.

Parking is located around the Needles Civic Center just off of J Street near the Needles Recreation Center or just off of Bailey Avenue near the San Bernardino County Needles Branch Library building.

The Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting will start at 6:00pm PT with no Executive Session.

**** You can view the full Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting agenda packet at the following City of Needles website address: ****

http://www.cityofneedles.com/2016%20website%20file%20posting%20(Needlesserver)/1%20CITY%20COUNCIL/06%20JUNE/cc_npua_062816-agenda-LINKED.pdf

**** You can view other City of Needles meetings agendas at the following City of Needles website address: ****

http://www.cityofneedles.com/Pages/Departments-Services/Boards/2016_CITY_MEETING.html

For more information regarding the Needles City Council Meetings, please contact Dale Jones in the City Clerk’s Office at the City of Needles at: 1 (760) 326-2113 Ext. 345.

News Alert!!: Needles, CA: Needles Public Utility Authority and City General Fund Budgets.

News Alert!!: Needles, CA: Needles Public Utility Authority and City General Fund Budgets.

A public hearing to consider all evidence and testimony for or against adopting the proposed Needles Public Utility Authority and City General Fund Budgets for fiscal year ending Friday, June 30th, 2017 will be held during the Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 inside the Needles City Council Chambers located off the J Street, next to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station sign and flag pole, at the Needles Civic Center located at 1111 Bailey Avenue in Needles, California.

Parking is located around the Needles Civic Center just off of J Street near the Needles Recreation Center or just off of Bailey Avenue near the San Bernardino County Needles Branch Library building.

The Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting will start at 6:00pm PT.

** Agenda Item #1: Information from the City of Needles: **

Title:

Approve the NPUA Resolution #06-28-2016-NPUA adopting the Proposed Budget for the fiscal year ending 06/30/17.

– Background:

The utility department managers have all met with the City Manager, and Director of Finance to discuss budget requirements for fiscal year 2017. At the meeting of the Board of Public Utilities held on May 17, 2016, the Board recommended approval of the NPUA budget by the NPUA board.

An NPUA budget workshop was held on May 24, 2016, and a public hearing on June 14, 2016. .

Critical Timeline:

As per City Charter Section 1105, the budget shall be adopted on or before June 30 each year.

– Fiscal impact:

Budget summaries are attached.

Recommended Action:

Approve the NPUA budget for the fiscal year ending 06/30/17.

Submitted By:

Sylvia Miledi, Director of Finance

**** More information regarding the Needles Public Utility Authority and City General Fund Budgets is at the following City of Needles website address: ****

– Needles Public Utility Authority Action:

http://www.cityofneedles.com/2016%20website%20file%20posting%20(Needlesserver)/1%20CITY%20COUNCIL/06%20JUNE/cc_062816-1-NPUA.pdf

– Needles City Council Action:

http://www.cityofneedles.com/2016%20website%20file%20posting%20(Needlesserver)/1%20CITY%20COUNCIL/06%20JUNE/cc_062816-1-generalfund.pdf

** For more information regarding the Needles Public Utility Authority and City General Fund Budgets, please contact Dale Jones in the City Clerk’s Office at the City of Needles at: 1 (760) 326-2113 Ext. 345. **

News Update!!: Needles, CA: Annexation into San Bernardino County Fire District and parcel tax both passed.

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News Update!!: Needles, CA: Annexation into San Bernardino County Fire District and parcel tax both passed.

ZachNews has received information on the protest hearing regarding the City of Needles annexation into the San Bernardino County Fire District.

According to Needles Vice Manager Jeff Williams, there were not enough protest votes to stop the City of Needles from annexation into the San Bernardino County Fire District and a parcel tax to help pay for the cost of being in the San Bernardino County Fire District passed.

Needles Vice Manager Jeff Williams tells ZachNews that the Parcel tax does not add to the amount paid to San Bernardino Fire the city still pays the $604,000 out of the general fund but the parcel tax will off set some of this cost out of the general fund only costing the general fund around half the $204,000.

The protest hearing, which was held on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 inside the El Garces Train Depot in Downtown Needles, California, was to hear and receive any oral or written protests, objections or evidence which are made, presented or filed in regards to the annexation into the San Bernardino County Fire District.

There are 2 portions property owners can protest; the annexation itself and the possible parcel tax being sought to help pay for the cost of being in the San Bernardino County Fire District.

Any registered voter or owner of land within the area proposed to be annexed into the San Bernardino County Fire District may file an official protest.

 

** More information is still coming into ZachNews. **

News Alert!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Protest hearing regarding annexation into San Bernardino County Fire District.

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News Alert!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Protest hearing regarding annexation into San Bernardino County Fire District.

A protest hearing regarding the City of Needles annexation into the San Bernardino County Fire District will be held at 3:00pm PT on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 inside the El Garces Train Depot located on the 900 block of Front Street, near G Street and next to Santa Fe Park, in Downtown Needles, California.

The protest hearing will be to hear and receive any oral or written protests, objections or evidence which are made, presented or filed in regards to the annexation into the San Bernardino County Fire District.

There are 2 portions property owners can protest; the annexation itself and the possible parcel tax being sought to help pay for the cost of being in the San Bernardino County Fire District.

Any registered voter or owner of land within the area proposed to be annexed into the San Bernardino County Fire District may file an official protest.

All protests must be in writing and submitted to the Local Agency Formation Commission Office (Mailing Address Below) prior to the conclusion of the protest hearing or be submitted at the hearing.

** Mailing Address: **

Local Agency Formation Commission Office

215 North D Street, Suite 204

San Bernardino, California 92415-0490

Protest forms are available online at the following website address:

http://www.sbclafco.org/

They can also be picked up at the Local Agency Formation Commission Office in San Bernardino, California.

Protest forms with a date prior to Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 or received after the conclusion of the hearing will be disregarded.

Protests can’t be accepted by fax or email.

For more information or questions about the hearing, please contact the Local Agency Formation Commission Office at: 1 (909) 388-0480.

Oro Grande, CA: Fire from attached garage knocked down.

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Oro Grande, CA: Fire from attached garage knocked down.

According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, at around 11:11am PT on Friday, June 17th, 2016, firefighters were on scene of a reported residential structure fire on the 19,000 block of Whitehouse Road in Oro Grande, California.

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Firefighters arrived to find smoke coming from an attached garage.

The fire was knocked down and an investigator is in route.

** Pictures from the San Bernardino County Fire Department. **

Breaking News!!: Lake Havasu City, AZ: Proposed boating restrictions withdrawal.

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Breaking News!!: Lake Havasu City, AZ: Proposed boating restrictions withdrawal.

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service has reportedly withdraws their proposed boating restrictions along Colorado River within Havasu National Wildlife Refuge.

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service held public meetings in early May 2016 regarding proposed additional boating restrictions along Colorado River within Havasu National Wildlife Refuge will many people against the proposal.

** More information is still coming into ZachNews. **

News from Needles, California.

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