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City Saves Energy With New LED Light Conversion

September 29, 2019

Brian Cochran Assistant City Manager


Posted on September 4, 2019

SEPTEMBER 2, 2019  The City of Petaluma is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Cochran as the City’s new Assistant City Manager. The appointment follows the retirement of the former Assistant City Manager, Scott Brodhun, who served the Petaluma community for twelve years. Cochran is currently the Finance Director for the City of Napa.  Cochran is a local government executive with 14 years of experience across North Bay municipalities including...
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City Receives Top Award for Financial Reporting

Posted on August 19, 2019

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada, (GFOA) awarded Petaluma their top award for government accounting and financial reporting.  This impartial panel determined that Petaluma meets the highest standards demonstrating a "spirit of full disclosure" to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users to read the city's Comprehensive Annual...
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Posted on July 30, 2019

In order to reduce the risk of wild fires, energy companies like PG&E will turn off power in certain areas during times of extreme fire danger. This type of power outage is called a Public Safety Power Shutoff, or PSPS. Read More
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