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March 25, 2014

  • - RESOLUTION commending TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, USA, INC. for its $500,000 contribution to 555 Maple Avenue sports fields

March 11, 2014

March 4, 2014

February 25, 2014

February 11, 2014

February 4, 2014

January 14, 2014

December 17, 2013

December 3, 2013

November 19, 2013

November 5, 2013

October 22, 2013

October 1, 2013

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August 27, 2013

August 13, 2013

August 06, 2013

July 23, 2013

July 16, 2013

June 25, 2013

June 18, 2013

June 11, 2013

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May 14, 2013

May 07, 2013

April 23, 2013

April 16, 2013

April 2, 2013

March 12, 2013

March 05, 2013

February 5, 2013

January 15, 2013

January 08, 2013

December 18, 2012

November 20, 2012

November 06, 2012

October 23, 2012

October 09, 2012

October 02, 2012

September 25, 2012

September 18, 2012

September 11, 2012

August 07, 2012

July 24, 2012

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June 26, 2012

June 19, 2012

May 15, 2012

May 08, 2012

April 24, 2012

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April 10, 2012

March 06, 2012

February 28, 2012

January 24, 2012

December 20, 2011

December 6, 2011

November 15, 2011

November 8, 2011

November 1, 2011

October 11, 2011

September 27, 2011

September 13, 2011

August 23, 2011

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Recognition of the Torrance Girls Softball Team (Guts 'N Glory) for winning the Amateur Softball Association Western National Championship.

August 16, 2011

August 9, 2011

July 26, 2011

June 28, 2011

June 21, 2011

May 17, 2011

April 26, 2011

April 12, 2011

March 8, 2011

March 1, 2011

December 7, 2010

November 23, 2010

November 2, 2010

October 26, 2010

October 19, 2010

October 5, 2010

September 28, 2010

September 21, 2010

August 24, 2010

August 17, 2010

August 10, 2010

July 27, 2010

June 22, 2010

June 1, 2010

May 25, 2010

May 18, 2010

May 11, 2010

April 20, 2010

April 6, 2010

March 23, 2010

March 16, 2010

March 9, 2010

February 9, 2010

January 26, 2010

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Resolution honoring Fire Engineer Daniel Heidler upon his retirement from the City after twenty-nine years of service.
  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Resolution honoring Fire Engineer Daniel Heidler upon his retirement from the City after twenty-nine years of service.
  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Resolution honoring Fire Engineer Daniel Heidler upon his retirement from the City after twenty-nine years of service.

January 12, 2010

November 10, 2009

October 27, 2009

October 20, 2009

October 6, 2009

September 22, 2009

September 15, 2009

September 1, 2009

July 28, 2009

July 21, 2009

July 7, 2009

June 16, 2009

June 9, 2009

June 2, 2009

May 12, 2009

May 5, 2009

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Proclamation declaring May 9 as Fire Service Day in the City of Torrance. 
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Proclamation declaring May 9 as Letter Carrier Food Drive Day in the City of Torrance.
  • Community Matters - Item 6c - Proclamation declaring May 3 through May 9 as Municipal Clerk's Week in the City of Torrance.
  • Community Matters - Item 6d - Proclamation declaring May 11 through May 15 as Bike to Work Week, in the City of Torrance and encouraging all commuters to participate in helping to reduce traffic and improve air quality by riding bikes on Thursday, May 14, 2009.

April 28, 2009

April 14, 2009

April 7, 2009

March 24, 2009

  • Community Matters - Item 6c - Proclamation declaring Saturday, April 24, and Sunday, April 25, 2009 as American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Torrance Days.
  • Community Matters - Item 6d - Recognition of Olympic Gold Medalist Shannon Boxx with Proclamation declaring March 24, 2009 as Shannon Boxx Day in the City of Torrance.
  • Community Matters - Item 6d - Recognition of Olympic Gold Medalist Shannon Boxx with Proclamation declaring March 24, 2009 as Shannon Boxx Day in the City of Torrance.
  • Community Matters - Item 6e - Recognition of South High School Girls Soccer Team. Presentation of a Certificate of Recognition to South High School Girls Soccer Team for winning the CIF-SS Division 5 Championship.

March 10, 2009

February 23, 2009

  • Community Matters - Item 6e - Proclamation recognizing Old Torrance Neighborhood Associations for their outstanding contributions and dedicated service to the community.
  • Community Matters - Item 6f - Proclamation recognizing the Doubletree Hotel for its outstanding contributions to the Kiwanis Club of Torrance and dedicated service to the community.
  • Community Matters - Item 6g - Proclamation recognizing the Torrance Police Department for its outstanding contributions to the Kiwanis Club of Torrance and dedicated service to the community.

February 10, 2009

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Proclamation declaring the week of February 15 through February 21, 2009 as "National Engineers Week" in the City of Torrance.
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Proclamation commending Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Torrance for 25 years of dedicated service.
  • Community Matters - Item 6c - Presentation of ceremonial check for $40,000 from the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) to the City of Torrance for implementation of high priority water conservation programs.

February 3, 2009

January 27, 2009

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - City Manager - Recognition of Girl Scouts of Troop #564 for successfully completing their Gold Award projects.

January 12, 2009

December 9, 2008

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Proclamation honoring and congratulating Phenomenex, a Torrance company, on being named one of the 15 best small workplaces in the United States.
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Proclamation declaring the week of December 8 through December 12, 2008 as "Adopt-A-School Week" in the City of Torrance.
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Proclamation declaring the week of December 8 through December 12, 2008 as "Adopt-A-School Week" in the City of Torrance.
  • Community Matters - Item 6c - Community Development - 2007-2008 Green Pride in Torrance Awards

November 18, 2008

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Proclamation declaring the month of November 2008 as Torrance Education Foundation Month in the City of Torrance.

November 4, 2008

  • Community Matters - Item 6c - Presentation - Certificate of Recognition to the City of Torrance by the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

October 28, 2008

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Resolution 2008-109 of the Torrance City Council honoring Fire Captain Dan McNeley upon his retirement from the City after thirty years of service.
  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Resolution 2008-109 of the Torrance City Council honoring Fire Captain Dan McNeley upon his retirement from the City after thirty years of service.
  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Resolution 2008-109 of the Torrance City Council honoring Fire Captain Dan McNeley upon his retirement from the City after thirty years of service.
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Proclamation declaring the week of October 23 through October 31 as Red Ribbon Week in the City of Torrance.

October 21, 2008

October 14, 2008

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Proclamation commending and expressing sincere appreciation to Gerber Ambulance Service for 20 years of outstanding contributions and dedicated service to our community.
  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Proclamation commending and expressing sincere appreciation to Gerber Ambulance Service for 20 years of outstanding contributions and dedicated service to our community.
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Proclamation declaring October 2008 as Code Compliance Month.

October 7, 2008

September 23, 2008

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Recognition of the North High School Girls Softball CIF Division V Champions.
  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Recognition of the North High School Girls Softball CIF Division V Champions.
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Acceptance of the Blue Star Marker as a donation from the Riviera Garden Club to the City of Torrance in honor of our Armed Forces to be placed at Fire Station 4.

September 16, 2008

September 9, 2008

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - City Manager - Proclamation commending the American Association of University Women Torrance Branch for 40 years of dedicated service to the community.
  • Community Matters - Item 6a - City Manager - Proclamation commending the American Association of University Women Torrance Branch for 40 years of dedicated service to the community.
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - City Manager - Proclamation declaring the month of September 2008 as National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month in the City of Torrance.
  • Community Matters - Item 6c - City Manager - Proclamation declaring the month of September 2008 as Life Insurance Awareness Month in the City of Torrance.

July 22, 2008

  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Resolution 2008-96 of the Torrance City Council honoring Councilman Paul Nowatka for his many years of dedicated service to the City of Torrance.
  • Community Matters - Item 6c - Resolution 2008-97 of the Torrance City Council honoring Councilwoman Hope Witkowsky for her many years of dedicated service to the City of Torrance.

July 1, 2008

  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Presentation by City Clerk Sue Herbers of Certificates of Election to incoming Councilmembers Pat Furey, Cliff Numark, Susan M. Rhilinger, and Gene Barnett.
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Presentation by Assemblyman Ted Lieu of Resolutions honoring outgoing Councilmembers Hope Witkowsky, Gene Drevno, and Paul Nowatka.

June 24, 2008

  • Community Matters - Item 6c - Resolution 2008-87 honoring Genoveva "Genie" Palanca upon her retirement from the City after twenty-three years of service.
  • Community Matters - Item 6c - Resolution 2008-87 honoring Genoveva "Genie" Palanca upon her retirement from the City after twenty-three years of service.
  • Community Matters - Item 6d - Proclamation declaring the month of July 2008 as Parks and Recreation Month.

June 17, 2008

June 10, 2008

  • Oral Communications #1 - Photograph of Maria and Nacio Jennings who thanked the Council for the City's assistance in a fund-raising event that increases awareness about Sudden Infant Disease Syndrome.
  • Community Matters - Item 6a - City Manager - Presentation of Certificates for Aging in Place donors.
  • Community Matters - Item 6a - City Manager - Presentation of Certificates for Aging in Place donors.
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Community Services - Introduction of Torrance students traveling to Kashiwa, Japan as a part of the Sister City Student Cultural Exchange Program.

April 22, 2008

  • Community Matters - Item 6c - Proclamation declaring the week of April 27 through May 3 as "National Volunteer Week" in the City of Torrance.
  • Administrative Matters - Item 12a - Community Services - Approve 2009 Torrance rose float design, "Mad Hatter's Tea Party", and construction, entry, display and operation of a float in 2009 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade.

April 15, 2008

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Proclamation declaring April 13 through April 19, 2008 as "National Animal Control Appreciation Week" in the City of Torrance.
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Proclamation declaring April 25 through April 27, 2008 as "Global Youth Service Days" in the City of Torrance.

April 8, 2008

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Resolution 2008-33 honoring Fire Communications Operator Nancy L. DiBenedetto upon her retirement from the City after twenty-nine years of service.
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Proclamation declaring the week of April 13 through April 19, 2008 as "National Library Week" in the City of Torrance.
  • Community Matters - Item 6c - City Manager - City Council Signing of Commitment to Integrity.
  • Consent Calendar - Item 8d - Community Services - Accept and appropriate donations to fund the digitization of Torrance historical newspapers and approve a contract for digitizing services.

April 1, 2008

March 25, 2008

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Proclamation declaring the week of March 9 through March 16 as "Girl Scout Week" in the City of Torrance.
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Proclamation declaring March 29 from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. as "Lights Out America, Earth Hour" in the City of Torrance.

March 18, 2008

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Proclamation declaring the week of March 16 through March 22 as "Sunshine Week" in the City of Torrance.

January 15, 2008

December 4, 2007

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Recognition of three special olympics athletes for their achievements at the Special Olympics World Summer Games held in Shanghai, China.

December 19, 2006

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Resolution 2006-92 honoring Division Chief Donald D. Thompson upon his retirement from the City after 29 years of service
  • Community Matters - Item 6aa - Resolution 2006-92 honoring Division Chief Donald D. Thompson upon his retirement from the City after 29 years of service
  • Community matters - Item 6b - Resolution 2006-93 honoring Maria S. Fresquez upon her retirement from the City after 29 years 

November 14, 2006

October 24, 2006

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Proclamation dedicating October 28, 2006 as Make a Difference Day in the City of Torrance
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Proclamation dedicating November as Torrance Education Foundation Month in the City of Torrance
  • Community Matters - Item 6c - Community Services Director recommends that City Council confirm the appointments of 17 members of 2006-2007 Torrance Youth Council members
                                                          and  them officially sworn in by the City Clerk

September 12, 2006

  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Proclamation declaring Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006 as Coastal Clean-Up Day in the City of Torrance
  • Community Matters - Item 6c - Proclamation declaring September as National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month in the City of Torrance
  • Community Matters - Item 6d - Proclamation commending and congratulating United Methodist Church as it celebrates 50 years of dedciated service to the citizens
  • Community Matters - Item 6e - Proclamation honoring Torrance Babe Ruth All-Star Team for winning the 2006 World Series title (Coaches)
  • Community Matters - Item 6e - Proclamation honoring Torrance Babe Ruth All-Star Team for winning the 2006 World Series title (Coaches & Team members)

August 22, 2006

August 8, 2006

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Introduction of students from Kashiwa, Japan participating in the Sister City Exchange Program
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Recognition of the Torrance Employee Variety Show as a gold sponsor of the American Cancer Society 2006 Torrance Relay for Life

July 25, 2006

July 11, 2006

June 27, 2006

June 13, 2006

  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Resolution honoring Firefighter Charles Watson upon his retirement after 27 years of service to the City of Torrance
  • Community Matters - Item 6c - Recognition of outgoing Torrance Youth Council members
  • Community Matters - Item 6d - Recognition of Anastasi Realty Inc. for its donation for the 47th Annual Armed Forces Day Parade & Celebration
  • Community Matters - Item 6d - Recognition of Torrance Care Center for its donation for the 47th Annual Armed Forces Day Parade & Celebration
  • Community Matters - Item 6d - Recognition of Robinson Helicopter Company for its donation for the 47th Annual Armed Forces Day Parade & Celebration
  • Community Matters - Item 6d - Recognition of American Honda Motor Corporation for its donation for the 47th Annual Armed Forces Day Parade & Celebration
  • Community Matters - Item 6d - Recognition of ExxonMobil for its donation for the 47th Annual Armed Forces Day Parade & Celebration
  • Community Matters - Item 6e - Recognition of volunteers who tied yellow ribbons along the parade route for the 47th Annual Armed Forces Day Parade & Celebration

May 23, 2006

May 16, 2006

May 9, 2006

April 25, 2006

April 18, 2006

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Council appoints and swears in David Zamudio as member of the Carson/Lomita/Torrance Workforce Investment Board

April 11, 2006

March 28, 2006

March 21, 2006

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Proclamation commending and congratulating Lieutenant Devin Chase upon receiving the Alfred E. Stewart "Narc of the Year" Award for 2005 
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Recognition of ExxonMobil Corporation for their donation of $100,000 to the 2006 Green Team Summer Youth Employment Program

March 7, 2006

  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Recognition of the West High School Academic Decathlon Team for winning first place at the Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon (LACAD)

January 24, 2006

November 15, 2005

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Resolution 2005-127 honoring Deputy Police Chief Paul Besse upon his retirement from the City after thirty-one years of service

October 25, 2005

October 18, 2005

October 11, 2005

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Presentation of Riviera Garden Club award for outstanding landscaping to Fire Station #4Interim appointment of Rod Guyton to fill the City Council Vacancy

October 4, 2005

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Proclamation declaring Thursday, October 6, 2005 as German American Day in the City of Torrance
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Proclamation declaring October 2005 as Family History Month in the City of TorrancePresentation of Riviera Garden Club award for outstanding landscaping to Fire Station #4

September 27, 2005

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Resolution honoring Fire Captain Leigh McArthur upon his retirement from the COT after thirty-three years of service
  • Community Matters - Item 6c - Proclamation declaring September 2005 as National Alcohol Drug Addiction Recovery Month in the City of Torrance
  • Community Matters - Item 6d - Proclamation declaring October 2005 as National Arts Humanies Month in the City of Torrance

August 30, 2005

July 26, 2005

June 28, 2005

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Resolution 2005-49 honoring Richard Warren upon his retirement after twenty-two years of serviceIntroduction of Kashiwa exchange students from Rotary Club of Urawa, Japan

June 21, 2005

June 14, 2005

May 17, 2005

  • Community Matters - Item 6e - Introduction of Torrance students participating in the Sister City Cultural Exchange Program with Kashiwa, Japan
  • Recognition of Youth Council Members Sean Crandall, Sheri VanBrunt, Susie Kwak and Timothy Lee

April 19, 2005

April 5, 2005

February 1, 2005

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Resolution honoring Gerald R Strouse upon his retirement from the City after thirty-one years of service.
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Proclamation declaring February 4th 2005 as Go Red for Women Day in the City of Torrance.
  • Community Matters - Item 6c - Presentation to Police Chief James Herren for his service as 2004 President of Los Angeles Police Chief's Association.

January 11, 2005

  • Community Matters - Item 6a - Proclamation declaring the week of January 16 - 22 2005 as Torrance Junior Chamber of Commerce Week in the COT.
  • Community Matters - Item 6b - Proclamation honoring Steve M Busch for his contributions to the COT upon his retirement from the LA Councy Probation Department.