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City Manager's Update
Posted Date: 8/11/2017

The City Manager's Update is a regular news briefing that is provided to the citizens of Galt. The Update includes important City news, updates on key initiatives and projects, and how the City is delivering services and responding to any concerns from our community.

Eugene M. Palazzo, City Manager

BI-WEEKLY REPORT - August 11, 2017

The outer shell of Starbucks should be complete in approximately 2-3 weeks with interior tenant improvements following the completion. Days Inn at Royal Delta is proceeding with their renovations. The BMD Warehouse expansion project is scheduled to begin erecting steel the week of August 14. Stratton’s Pizzeria is complete and is now open. Rita’s Italian Ice is complete and is now open.

The access between Galt Village (Raley’s) Center and McDonald’s/Starbuck’s has been temporarily closed due to construction activities.

Industrial Water Treatment Plant Deep Well
The well installation contractor has experienced drilling difficulties which will require re-drilling the well at an alternate location at the plant site, at no cost to the City.

Walker Park Soccer Lights
New light poles were set on Thursday August 10.

First Street Lift Station Repairs
Pressure grouting was accomplished this past week to fill voids around the lift station vault located on First Street, between Cindy Lane and Downing Drive. Minor traffic detours were utilized to safely accomplish this work within the roadway.

The City is currently recruiting for a full-time IT Analyst in the IT Division. If you or someone you know is interested in applying for this position, please visit the City of Galt website at

As of Monday, August 7, the Galt Gators were short $1,600 to continue the fall swim program. The Medina Family, whose children swim for the Galt Gators, generously donated the remaining $1,600 and as a result, fall swim was able to begin on Tuesday, August 8. Practice times were made shorter and reduced to four days in order to help meet the costs to maintain the fall program.

School's Out! Academic & Recreation (SOAR) After School Program begins on Thursday, August 17. Openings are still available. Visit

Staff is painting the soccer fields at Walker Community Park and McCaffery Middle School for the County Line Youth Soccer League (CLYS) Soccerfest on Saturday, August 12. A new sign was installed at Harvey Park. Staff removed an infected tree with aphids on Lincoln Way in front of Iron Dragon studio along with a dead tree from SMUD Park. A main line break was repaired in the streetscape area of Beeler Way from an overgrown tree. A large tree branch was removed that fell by the Greer Middle School blocking the entrance to the restrooms. Six dead trees were removed on Carillion Boulevard.

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Last updated: 8/11/2017 12:41:42 PM