Vallejo City Council to meet in closed session about possible litigation regarding Nyhoff

by John Glidden | June 25, 2021 VALLEJO – The mystery surrounding the employment status of Vallejo City Manager Greg Nyhoff continues as the city council is expected to meet in closed session next week about possible litigation involving Nyhoff. The agenda for the special closed session briefly states that the council will receive information aboutContinue reading “Vallejo City Council to meet in closed session about possible litigation regarding Nyhoff”

Vallejo updates its mask requirements for city buildings; fully vaccinated don’t have to wear a mask

JohnGlidden.com staff report | June 19, 2021 VALLEJO – Starting Monday, fully vaccinated members of the public will be allowed inside Vallejo’s city buildings without the need to wear a mask, the city announced Saturday. The change in mask requirements is in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Cal/OSHA, officials added. “MembersContinue reading “Vallejo updates its mask requirements for city buildings; fully vaccinated don’t have to wear a mask”

Vallejo’s city manager currently away from office; no reason given

by John Glidden | June 3, 2021 VALLEJO – Days before the Vallejo City Council is expected to review and ultimately approve its 2021-2022 fiscal year budget, Vallejo City Manager Greg Nyhoff is out of his office with the city mum on when he will return. City Spokeswoman Christina Lee confirmed Wednesday night that Nyhoff wasContinue reading “Vallejo’s city manager currently away from office; no reason given”

Sources: Vallejo’s housing manager placed on leave

by John Glidden | June 2, 2021 VALLEJO – Judy Shepard-Hall, Vallejo’s housing & community development program manager, was placed on leave sometime during the past few days, multiple sources confirmed to JohnGlidden.com. JohnGlidden.com attempted to email Shepard-Hall on Tuesday about a separate item. An auto message from Shepard-Hall’s city email address stated that “Judy Shepard-HallContinue reading “Sources: Vallejo’s housing manager placed on leave”

Vallejo searches for new HR lead, while former director is accused of ignoring complaints

by John Glidden | April 7, 2021 VALLEJO – City officials have begun the process of finding a new human resources director following the departure of Heather Ruiz, who left Vallejo last month amid allegations she failed to investigate racial discrimination and bullying complaints that were brought to her attention. The city released the job announcementContinue reading “Vallejo searches for new HR lead, while former director is accused of ignoring complaints”

Vallejo losing its human resources director

by John Glidden | Feb. 9, 2021 VALLEJO – Once again, Vallejo City Manager Greg Nyhoff will need to fill a vacancy in his senior leadership team after city officials confirmed to JohnGlidden.com Tuesday night that Human Resource Director Heather Ruiz is leaving Vallejo. Vallejo spokeswoman Christina Lee said Ruiz will become the human resources directorContinue reading “Vallejo losing its human resources director”

Officials: Website issue shouldn’t affect Vallejo meetings

by John Glidden | Feb. 6, 2021 VALLEJO – A hardware issue with Vallejo’s website vendor, Intrado/West, won’t affect Tuesday night’s Vallejo City Council meetings, city spokeswoman Christina Lee told JohnGlidden.com Saturday night. Lee confirmed that upcoming meetings will be hosted on a temporary webpage the city has created in response to the outage. The outage,Continue reading “Officials: Website issue shouldn’t affect Vallejo meetings”

City staff pushes back council vote on stingray policy

by John Glidden | Oct. 14, 2020 VALLEJO – The Vallejo City Council agreed Tuesday night to delay a highly anticipated vote on a policy regarding the city’s use of a cell-site simulator following concerns the public didn’t have enough time to review the policy. Councilors were originally scheduled to review the usage and privacy policyContinue reading “City staff pushes back council vote on stingray policy”

Council asked to approve cell-site simulator usage and privacy policy

by John Glidden | Oct. 12, 2020 A privacy and usage policy regarding a controversial piece of technology will go before the Vallejo City Council on Tuesday. The seven-person council will be asked to consider adopting the policy on use of a cellular-site simulator, also known as a stingray, two weeks after a Solano CountyContinue reading “Council asked to approve cell-site simulator usage and privacy policy”