June 26, 1986
The Sheriff's Department has begun an assistance program for the disabled, intended to identify severely disabled people who would be unable to care for themselves during a major emergency or disaster, such as an earthquake.
February 8, 1990
The Temple City Sheriff's Station is slated for a $7.4-million expansion that will nearly double its size and add a heliport, Supervisor Pete Schabarum has announced. To ease overcrowding at the 36-year-old station, where some employees work in trailers, the Board of Supervisors has approved a two-story addition plus a service building with a heliport. Noise from the helicopters will be minimal because the helipad will be used only during emergencies, Schabarum said.
November 22, 1990
The City Council voted Tuesday to allow Bank of America to build an office at the corner of Hermosa Drive and Rosemead Boulevard, to replace the one two blocks away at Las Tunas Drive and Reno Street. The bank must relocate to make room for the planned Temple City Square redevelopment project, a shopping center to be anchored by T. J. Maxx, a discount clothing store.
October 31, 1985
The City Council has appointed Patrick Froehle to the seat formerly held by Jack Tyrell, who died Oct. 10 of cancer. Froehle, 39, who has lived in Temple City since 1969, has worked for the Los Angeles Police Department for 18 years. He also has served as chairman of the Planning Commission for two years. Although the council could have called a special election to replace Tyrell, the members chose to appoint Froehle in the interest of time, city spokeswoman Mary Wilford said.
November 5, 1992
The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to extend an almost year-old moratorium on construction of commercial buildings within the downtown specific plan study area for a second year. The 4-0 vote in favor of extending the ordinance through Nov. 18, 1993, was made with the expectation that a specific plan for the downtown area will be adopted and the moratorium lifted by early 1993. Councilwoman Mary L. Manning was absent.
April 23, 1987
In its annual reorganization, the City Council has elected Kenneth Gillanders as mayor. Gillanders, who has served on the council since 1978, was mayor pro tem. He replaces Tom Atkins. The new mayor pro tem is Patrick Froehle.
June 11, 1987
The City Council has granted Community Disposal Co. a fee increase to cover rises in dumping charges and the cost of living index. Effective July 1, single-family residences will be charged $9.45 a month. Residents currently pay $8.95.