Focus On The City of Sonora
Mother Lode Views featured the newly appointed City Administrator of Sonora, Mary Rose Rutikanga, and the city’s Mayor, Jim Garaventa. Rutikanga spoke about her background working for the counties of Tuolumne, Calaveras and Merced, and what attracted her to the City Administrator position. The two also spoke about the city’s efforts regarding economic development following the decision to end the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority. Other topics included budget challenges, Vision Sonora projects, fire resiliency and the city’s pilot program related to medical marijuana dispensaries.