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Walnut Seeks Candidates for Ad-Hoc Economic Development Advisory Committee

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.
The City of Walnut is now seeking candidates to serve on the Walnut Ad-Hoc Economic Development Advisory Committee.

The Committee will meet quarterly and will include five (5) appointed persons that are Walnut residents and/or business owners.

The primary responsibility of Committee members is to advise and make recommendations to the City Council in the area(s) of economic development within the City of Walnut. 

This diverse group of individuals should possess a variety of skills in the following categories:
  • Law
  • Finance
  • Commercial Development
  • Business Operations
  • Economic Development
Each appointed individual wills serve a two-year term beginning July 1, 2014. 

Interested individuals may obtain an application by calling 909-595-7543 or emailing Justin Carlson at jcarlson@ci.walnut.ca.us.

Applications are due Thursday, June 5, 2014, at 5:00p.m. For questions regarding the Committee, please call Justin Carlson at (909) 595-7543. 

Walnut City Hall is located at 21201 La Puente Road, Walnut, CA. For additional information, please call Justin Carlson at (909) 595-7543. For information about the City of Walnut, please visit our web site at ci.walnut.ca.us

—City of Walnut

Michael June 06, 2014 at 09:42 PM
Will the Walnut City Council disband the committee if a few members tell the truth about something, like they did with the NFL Stadium Task Force committee a few years ago? Don't Pacheco, Su, Tragerz and Cartega know everything already? They act like they do. They thought the red-light-ticket camera was great for business in Walnut, you mean they were wrong for 8 years?
Lc June 08, 2014 at 12:34 AM
@joe wow really ???
JM June 08, 2014 at 10:31 AM
Michael the red light camera is not an issue. Didn't the last election prove that? The City Council is asking for help from the citizens that care to make a difference. Since you seem to know everything why don't you step up and do something for the community? Sitting at a keyboard and unloading your unsupported crap does absolutely nothing to help our community grow and prosper.
Joe Estez June 08, 2014 at 02:20 PM
JM, Well said. At some point we all need to move on. To keep cutting and pasting the same old statements over and over does no one any good. The cameras are gone, most of the council that originally voted for them have moved on. We all need to let it go and move on. I would say the same thing if someone decides to start a new argument to bring them back. Look forward, not back. Until the football stadium becomes a real issue again, let that go also. We all know the chances of that happening is slim to none and slim just left town. In fact, the grading of the parcel has begun to implement "Plan B."

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