Council Hears Report on Tripling Water Rates; Votes $1 Million for Pardi Market Site

The Dixon City Council at its regular meeting this past Tuesday faced a bad news-worse news report on the city’s water system. According to the consultants reviewing the finances of the system, residents of the half of Dixon getting their … Continue reading

Dixon’s High Campaign Spending Loses One Contest, Wins Two

Money usually talks in politics – especially local – but not always, as Dixon’s contests this week showed. The “YES on Measure N” side spent almost $52,000 to push the sales tax hike; versus Zero by opponents. Yet the measure, … Continue reading

Dixon City Council – Candidates Ernest & Pederson Refuse to Answer Question

Editor’s Note: As the IV does in every local election, every candidate was sent the same questionnaire on issues of concern to Dixon voters. Their answers are published exactly as we receive them. In District 1, Mike Ceremello and James … Continue reading

City Council Candidates File Finance Reports

Candidates for Dixon City Council filed last week show a wide disparity between them. To date, Ted Hickman, Mike Ceremelo and James Wood have not filed detailed forms because they have not raised nor spent over $2,000. At that level … Continue reading

So Far 5 Running for City Council & 5 Seek School Board Seats

Today, Friday, August 10 is the deadline for candidates to file nomination papers for both the Dixon City Council and the Dixon Unified School District Board of Trustees. As of our deadline, two people are seeking the First District Council … Continue reading

First Candidates Take Out Forms to Run for City Council

Ted Hickman Running for Re-Election to Council Incumbent City Councilman and current Vice-Mayor Ted Hickman was the first to take out the paperwork to run for City Council this past Monday, the first day possible to do so. Hickman is … Continue reading

City Council Unanimously Supports Making Permanent the “Business License Local Opportunity” Program

At Tuesday’s regular City Council Meeting (June 12) the Dixon City Council voted unanimously to extend the waiver of business license fees for local residents during the first year a new business in formed. The program was the brain-child of … Continue reading