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Angry Ruiz Blasts Mayor Fryday & City Manager Regan Candelario
Feb27

Angry Ruiz Blasts Mayor Fryday & City Manager Regan Candelario

Angry Hamilton Resident Tracey Ruiz Blasts Mayor Fryday and City Manager Candelario Attempt to Conceal Hamilton Property Sale to Developer Dear Mayor Fryday and Council, When you are deliberating the RFP process on the Hamilton Town Center, I would like to remind you that over 400 people have signed a petition against infill housing at that location.  https://www.change.org/p/novato-city-council-hamilton-town-center-is-for-all-of-us...

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Ruiz Challenges City Council on Lack of Transparency – Again!
Feb14

Ruiz Challenges City Council on Lack of Transparency – Again!

Tracey Ruiz letter to Council 13 Feb 18

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Novato City Council has gone dark
Feb08

Novato City Council has gone dark

Novato has a new mayor, Josh Fryday. In Novato, City Council members alternate as mayor each year. Mayor Fryday in his first term said it was critical for the city to have better transparency and engagement for the citizens. Novato has a long road to recover from divisive former city manager Michael Frank. Mayor Fryday’s first act as mayor leading the City Council was to change the number of council meetings from four per month to two...

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The City’s Parcel Pinata
Feb06

The City’s Parcel Pinata

From: Tracey Ruiz Subject: Transparency of closed session agenda items Date: January 23, 2018 at 3:13:09 PM PST To: Regan Candelario, Josh Fryday, Denise Athas, Eric Lucan, Pat Eklund, Pam Drew Cc: Novato Council Dear City Manager Candelario, Mayor Fryday and Council: I wish to call to your attention the closed session agenda item listed below: CLOSED SESSION PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY...

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