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City Manager Columns 
2014 Year in Review          

Police Chief Monthly Report to Community
February 2015          
OpEd: Chief Concerns by Police Chief Brian Uhler
OpEd: Mental Health Awareness, March 2015
Coffee with the Cops, June 2015
Monthly Report for July 2015      
Monthly Report for August 2015
Monthly Report for September 2015
Monthly Report for October 2015  
Fire Information to the Community
Homeowners in a Fire Adapted Community, April 2015
Monthly Seasonal Outlook for Fire, April 10th
Community Calendars

City Wide Newsletters 2015

January 2015
February 2015
March 2015
April 2015       
May 2015        
June 2015
July 2015
August 2015
October 1015
November 2015
Press Releases 2015
2015 Year in Review, Dec. 31
Now Accepting Applications for STAT, Dec. 30
Ice Smart Safety, Dec. 28
SLT Fire and Rescue Expands EMS Staffing, Dec. 28
National Winter Trails Day, Dec. 23
SnowGlobe Schedule and Shuttle Information, Dec. 22
Commemorative Book Honors City's First 50 Years, Dec. 21
SLTFDs Expanded EMS Staffing Reduces Response Time, Dec. 18
National Winter Trails Day, Dec. 17
South Tahoe Action Team Winter 2016 Session, Dec. 15
Drone Requirements, Dec. 14
Monthly Report to the Community from Police Chief Uhler, Dec. 10           
City Councilmember Assignments and Calendar, Dec. 7
Drive By Suspect Arrested, Dec. 5
DUI Patrol, Dec. 4
Arrests for Theft from Porch, Dec. 3
Commemorative Book Honors City's First 50 Years, Dec. 2
Possible Illegal Dentistry Activities, Dec. 2
Holiday Fire Engine Schedule, Dec. 1
Recreation Complex Planning Workshop, Dec. 1           

Light up South Lake Tahoe, Nov. 27
Snow Removal Tips During Winter Conditions, Nov. 24
Snow Removal Ordinance, Nov. 23
AARP Work Program, Nov. 19
City Incorporation Celebration on November 30th, Nov. 18
Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested, Nov. 17
Loyal Order of Moose Caring for Children, Nov. 13
Prescribed Burns in LT, Nov. 13
Light up SLT, Nov. 5
STAT Graduates, Nov.3
Halloween Crime, Nov. 3
SLTPD Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention, Nov. 3
Turkey Trot, Nov. 2
Suspect in Attempted Kidnapping Sought, Oct. 28
Halloween Safety Tips, Oct. 28
Prescribed Fire Operations, Oct. 23
Tahoe Agencies Awarded $9 Million for Bike and Pedestrian Projects, Oct. 23
Parks, Trails and Recreation Master Plan Documents Available for Review, Oct. 21
Hounsell Memorial Service, Oct. 21
Official Hounsell Children's Fund, Oct. 19
Loss of South Lake Tahoe Police Officer Mark Hounsell, Oct. 18
One Injured in Drive-by Shooting, Oct. 16
Ban on Plastic Single-Use Carry-Out Bags, Oct. 15
Take the Regan Beach Survey, Oct. 13
SLTPD to Host LEAD Seminar, Oct. 13
Police Seek Information on Suspicious Person, Oct. 11
Plane Crashes Shortly After Takeoff, Oct. 11
Sign Up to Receive Emergency notifications, Oct. 6
October Calendar of Events
October Newsletter


Firefest, Sept. 22
K9 Trials, Sept. 22
Auto Theft Suspect Arrested, Sept. 17
New Technology to Combat Theft, Sept. 16
2015 LT Basin Fire Season Update, Sept. 10
Bike Tahoe, Sept. 10
SLT FD Hosts Blood Drive, Sept. 9
Join the City for a Parade and Party at the Park on September 19th, Sept. 4    
Monthly Update from the Chief of Police, Sept. 4       
September Calendar, Sept. 4  


City Celebrates 50th Anniversary with a Community Photo, August 24
City Celebrates 50th Anniversary with a History Hunt, August 21           
Missing Paddle Boarder Found Alive, August 18
Lisa Maloff Donates to SLTPCA, August 18
Drowning at El Dorado Beach, August 14 Missing Persons, August 13
Judge Issues Order to Runnels to Remove Vehicles, August 7
August Community Calendar, August 1

JULY 2015

Regan Beach Community Outreach Meeting, July 22
TRPA Approves Tahoe Valley Area Plan, July 22
US Marine Helicopter Training Postponed, July 21
RFP for Socio-Economic Impact Study of VHR, July 17
Coffee with a Cop, July 14
Fireside Chat with Roberta Mason and Tom Davis, July 10
Sand Bags Available, July 6
Open House at Services Center, July 6
Monthly Newsletter, July 1
Community Calendar, July 1            
JUNE 2015

DUI Checkpoints for 4th of July, June 29
Phase 2 of Airport Master Plan Released, June 29
USMC to Conduct Training at Lake Tahoe Airport, June 25
Sierra Tract Erosion Control Construction Kickoff Mtg, June 25            
July 2015 Community Calendar, June 22nd            
Standoff at Tahoe Keys Marina, June 21st
UPDATE: 4:15 pm, Officer Involved Shooting, June 16            
UPDATE: Officer Involved Shooting, June 16  
Recreation Dept. Offers STAR Youth & Teen Camps, June 15         
Officer Involved Shooting, June 15
Beach Clean Up, June 12
Regan Beach Community Meeting, June 9
Monthly Report from Police Chief, June 5
June Newsletter, June 2nd
MAY 2015
City Launches eComment, May 29
SLT Fire Department hosts Open House in Honor of EMS week, May 18
ABC Training Scheduled for May 28th, May 18
Lockdowns on May 13, 2015
Fireside Chat, May 5
May Wellness Challenge, May 1
May Community Calendar, May 1st

APRIL 2015

ABC Leads Training, April 30
SpeakUp SLT Website Launches, April 27
Parking Impacts due to AMGEN Tour, April 29          
44 Days Remain to Bid on City Public Art Project, April 29
City Seeks Proposals for Public Art Project, April 13
Fatal DUI Traffic Collision Arrest, April 9th
Fix-Up 50, April 1st
April is Distracted River Month, April 1st
Bike Theft Awareness, April 1st

MARCH 2015

Red Cross Certified Lifeguard Training, March 30th
Community Meetings and Events in April, March 24th
Bijou Bike Park Meeting, March 23rd
Fix Up 50 Initiative, March 17th
Tahoe Valley Area Plan Initial Study Released, March 16th
Vacation Home Rental Meeting Scheduled, March 16th           
Arrests Made in Tahoe Keys Liquor Robbery, March 4th
South Tahoe Action Team, March 3rd
ID Theft Suspects, March 3rd
Spring 2015 Citizens Academy, Feb 27th Crime Rates in 2014 are Down, Feb. 27th
Take the Wellness Challenge, Feb. 27th
Three Suspects Unidentified in Felony Battery, Feb. 27, 2015
March Calendar of Events, Feb. 24, 2015 Tobacco Sales to Minors Increase in EDC, Feb. 24, 2015
Airport Master Plan Update, Feb. 24, 2015
Contractors Meeting Code Update, Feb. 19th
Sand Bags Available, Feb. 6, 2015
Wygant Resigns, Feb. 4, 2015
February Calendar of Events, Feb. 2nd  
Police Chief Brian Uhlers Monthly Letter to the Community, Feb. 2, 2015


City Employee Taken into Custody, Jan. 30, 2015
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, Jan. 27, 2015
City Wins Case in Federal Court, Jan. 26, 2105
Notice of Solicitation for Advisory Planning Commission, Jan. 26, 2015           
Request for Proposals for Medical Services, Jan. 26, 2015           
Two Arrested for Weapons and Drugs, Jan. 23, 2015
City's 50th Anniversary Planning Committee Mtgs, Jan. 20, 2015
2014/15 Annual Budget, Jan. 20, 2015
City Council Appoints Commissioners, Jan. 20, 2015
Parvo Alert, Jan. 13, 2015            
Tahoe Talks Brown Bag Lunch Series, January 12, 2015            
City Launches New Pilot Program for Class 1 Bike Paths, January 12, 2015           
Lead Safe Tahoe Program Wraps Up, January 6, 2015           
Request for Proposals for Lakeview Commons Signature Summer Event, January 6, 2015
January 2015 Calendar of Events, January 5, 2015          
Emergency Preparedness: Create a Disaster Plan, January 5, 2015
South Lake Tahoe Named Top 10 in Best Commuter Cities in California
 Best Commuter Cities in California Badge