Chemehuevi Indian Tribe re-initiates Casino Discussions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Barstow, Ca. – On Monday July 19th, the Barstow City Council on a 4-1 Vote approved an update from the original November 2005 Municipal Services Agreement (MSA) with the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe which describes the operating relationship between the Tribe and the City. Staff had been negotiating with the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe…

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Marriott Hotel Ground Breaking

Barstow, Ca. – On Wednesday July 7th, Hotel Investment Group was joined by Barstow Mayor Paul Anthony Courtney, Mayor Pro-Tem James Noble, Councilwoman Marilyn Dyer-Kruse, and City Treasurer Michael Lewis for the official groundbreaking of the newly approved Marriott Hotel Project. The Chief Executive Officer for Hotel Investment Group Darshan Patel stated, “We are honored…

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Council Approves Marriott Hotel Project in Lenwood

DATE: 5/27/2021TO: For Immediate ReleaseFROM: Dr. James Hart City ManagerSUBJECT: Council Approves Marriott Hotel Project in LenwoodFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Barstow, Ca. – On Thursday May 27th, the Barstow City Council reversed an earlier decision in a special meeting to approve the Marriott Hotel project to be slated to begin construction this summer. The Hotel Investment…

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Caltrans Section 190 Funding – 1st Ave. Bridge

DATE: 5/30/2021TO: For Immediate ReleaseFROM: Dr. James Hart – City ManagerSUBJECT: Caltrans Section 190 Funding – 1st Ave. BridgeFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Barstow, Ca. – The City of Barstow was recently notified by Caltrans Section 190 Administrator Carlos Ruiz that it has been awarded $5,000,000 million dollars in funding for the Section 190 Grade Separation Program…

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Community Develop Block Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Barstow, Ca. – On Friday March 26th, Dr. Paul Anthony Courtney – Mayor for the City of Barstow, presented a check in the amount of $65,000 to the Mountain View Memorial Park Cemetery Board as part of the City’s annual Community Develop Block Grant funding (CDBG), aimed at addressing identifiable needs of…

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City Counsel Ready to Move Forward

As reported by the Victorville Daily Press, the newly elected city officials were sworn in via Zoom Dec. 7. A portion of the article is below… Hackbarth-McIntyre served on the City Council for 14 years, including the past eight as mayor. She was the second woman ever  mayor in Barstow. “It’s been an honor,” she said…

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Former Barstow Mayors Endorse Dr. Paul A. Courtney for Mayor2020

Sept. 29 PRESS RELEASEBarstow, CA.Joe D. Gomez, City of Barstow Mayor, 2008 to 2012, unites with previous City of Barstow Mayor Lawrence Dale, 2000 to 2008 and endorses Dr. Paul Anthony Courtney in his race for Mayor, City of Barstow, 2020. “Enough is enough, when I left the City as Mayor in 2012, there was…

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Daily Press Reports Plans to improve Barstow’s Image

Article originally posted on VVdailypress.com Aug. 16, 2020. CANDIDATE PROFILE: COURTNEY HOPES TO BOOST IMAGE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN BARSTOW For Paul Courtney, the itch to become an elected official arrived while starting a capstone project for his doctorate in 2014. Now called ECBarstow, the nonprofit entrepreneurial resource center helps people graduate from high school,…

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