In The News

January 23, 2007

City Approves Building Despite FAA Warnings [AUDIO]

Original article appears on KPBS

If you live near Montgomery Field, you know that there’s a tall building going up right off of the 163. It’s a 180-feet-tall. And that is a fact the Federal Aviation Administration is not happy about. The FAA considers the tall building a flight hazard. And it has told the developer that it can build no higher than 160 feet. Caltrans has also criticized the building, and has asked the city to strictly enforce the 160-foot limit.

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October 1, 2006

Mayor Announces Escobar-Eck as City’s New Director of Development Services

Mayor Jerry Sanders today announced that Marcela Escobar-Eck has been a ppointed director of the City’s Development Services Department. In this role she will oversee all operations of a complex, regulatory department with a $61.5 million budget and 576 employees. She will begin work on Oct. 4.

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