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San Benito taps new city manager as head of economic arm

SAN BENITO — Four months after landing the city’s top administrative job, City Manager Fred Sandoval is taking on the role of economic development director.

San Benito economic arm launches search for director

SAN BENITO — The San Benito Economic Development Corporation’s new board of directors is searching for the agency’s next director, hoping to stop the high turnover rate that’s eaten into the department for more than 10 years.

San Benito economic arm’s new board names interim director

SAN BENITO — The city’s new Economic Development Corporation board has named a department official to lead the agency amid a search for its next executive director.

San Benito working to draw high-tech manufacturer

SAN BENITO — The city’s Economic Development Corporation is teaming up with Matamoros officials to help a Mexican high-tech manufacturing company bring “many” good-paying, high-skilled jobs to town, an official said.

San Benito to buy out city manager’s contract; appoints Villalobos interim city attorney

SAN BENITO — During more than six years at City Hall’s helm, City Manager Manuel De La Rosa took on some of the biggest projects in years while stacking the city’s cash reserves to record levels.

San Benito EDC funds museums to boost tourism

SAN BENITO — The Friends of the San Benito Cultural Heritage Museum has been awarded the San Benito Economic Development Corporation’s Community Partnership Grant to benefit the Callandret Black History Museum and Freddy Fender Museum.

New San Benito commission mulls city manager’s job; city attorney resigning

A month after the May 6 election’s call for change at San Benito City Hall, City Manager Manuel De La Rosa’s job might be on the line while City Attorney Mark Sossi is resigning.

San Benito EDC slashes city manager’s salary

SAN BENITO — In the wake of the May 6 election’s call for change, City Manager Manuel De La Rosa’s salary is facing a $45,000 cut.

San Benito EDC pays developer’s back taxes

SAN BENITO — The San Benito Economic Development Corporation paid back property taxes on a building leased to the developer behind a proposed multimillion-dollar project to build a hotel and convention center.

San Benito’s Resaca Village launching second phase

SAN BENITO — More than three years after opening, the city’s first resaca-side commercial development is expanding, opening its doors to draw restaurants, shops and office suites.