The theme of this year’s State of the City 2021 is “Back to Life.”

CATHEDRAL CITY – The virtual State of the City 2021 is going to be “packed with great information” that everyone in Cathedral City will want to know, Communications Manager Chris Parman told Uken Report.

The theme of this year’s State of the City 2021 is “Back to Life.”

State of the City 2021 Set in Cathedral City

Raymond Gregory

“Our virtual state of the city address showcases Cathedral City as we come back to life; back to reality!,” Mayor Raymond Gregory told Uken Report, “I am joined by the mayor pro tem and each of the Councilmembers as we each share and discuss a variety of topics, including our ongoing COVID response, the city’s major public works projects, a highlight and sneak-peek of the many business and residential projects in various stages of planning and completion in Cathedral City, a re-start of our annual festivals, a public safety round-up, and more. The state of Cathedral City (is) emerging stronger than ever!”

The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce will kick off the program with its Business Awards (Business of the Year – Restaurant of the Year – Non-Profit of the Year – Volunteer of the Year) that will include the 2020 Mayor’s Award by former Mayor John Aguilar and the 2021 Mayor’s Award by current Mayor Raymond Gregory.

After the Awards program, the State of the City 2010 will be presented by Mayor Raymond Gregory with special video topics by the rest of the City Council.

Topics include:

  • How the City responded and adapted to the COVID-19 global pandemic
  • Additions that came this past year, and soon to come, to the Downtown Arts & Entertainment District
  • The return of most of the City’s Festivals and the city’s 40th Anniversary Celebration in November 2021
  • Major park improvements and more art in public spaces coming as the city council wants to advance the “Quality of Life” for our residents
  • Information on our current housing boom not seen in nearly 20 years
  • Public Safety Improvements and Cathedral City’s recent designation as one of California’s Top 50 Safest Cities
  • Major Road and Bridge Improvements
  • New restaurants that are coming to Cathedral City
  • New improvements at the Cathedral City Auto Center
  • nd new information about the change happening at the Old Sam’s Club on Date Palm Drive as it becomes an Amazon Last Mile center.  

The event is hosted by the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce.

The event is Tuesday, May 25, 2021 starting at 10 a.m. and will be available to watch by clicking here.

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