b'From the Mayor happy to note that the first quarter crimeI know that this letter is shorter than stats are down and that our new K9 Daric,most, but the team is working hard for you. is doing great in training. The Council hasLarge scale construction and improvement also recently learned that our long-timeprojects are currently underway and on AS WE HEAD INTO SUMMER,Animal Control Officer, Jan Magnuson isschedule; including the S. 216th Segment 3I cant help but share myretiring on June 15, 2019 after 30 yearsGateway project, the Marina Bulkhead excitement of the Citysof service to the City of Des Moines PoliceReplacement and Marina Redevelopment 60 thAnniversary! TheDepartment. On behalf of the Des Moinesprojects and others. We will keep you City of Des Moines wasCity Council, we want to thank Jan for herinformed as details become available. Real-By Mayor Matt Pina officially incorporatedyears of service and wish her well in hertime information on economic development, on June 17, 1959. Our Desfuture endeavors. permits and development activity can be Moines Arts CommissionSome things to look forward to in thefound on our website, and City staff have been busy preparingnear future will be the release of the Ultra- . I hope that the summer of events and a number of community events to helpfine Particle Study, progress in addressingwonderful weather thawt wwwe e.dxepsemrieonincee sinw a.o orv area will encourage you to get outside, celebrate this milestone. The Des Moinesissues around the Sustainable AirportguFarmers Market will kick off our summerMaster Plan and the decision from ourenjoy our businesses and interact with our on June 1 and the Team of Council and StaffState Legislators around the siting of a sec- community. As always, the Team will be out will be at the Market on June 15 with anond airport in Washington State. Recentlyand in the community enjoying the market anniversary cake for all to enjoy! the team of Council and Staff had the goodand the many events we have planned this Mark your calendars for June 29, as thefortune of attending the League of Quietsummer. If you see one of us, please take the City kicks off its summer concerts withSkies VotersA Town Hall Aviation Expan- time to say hello.the legendary Randy Hansen, Americansion and Our Quality of Life. Special thanksThank you, guitarist, known throughout the world forto our federal, state and local leaders, com- Matt Pina his Rock Tribute Act honoring the late Jimimunity members and volunteers for theirMayor and Councilmember Hendrix! For over 30 years, Hansen hassupport and assistance in addressing theseCity of Des Moines, Washington been building a reputation as the foremostchallenging aviation issues.Hendrix tribute on Earth. As one of the only players officially recognized by the Hendrix family, Randy has been success-fully doing his act since the 70s, stunning audiences worldwide as he channels the spirit of Jimi and perfectly recreates the stage presence and skill of the legendary axeman. Randy is also a composer/artist in his own right, with many claims to fame. Most notably, Randy wrote and performed 19 minutes of the soundtrack to the Acad- .emy Award-winning film, Local-known band, Uncle Ernie will open the show at 7:30pm wAiptohc RalaynpdsyetNaokw-ing the stage at approximately 8:30pm. Doors will open at 6pm. Get your tickets at today.wwAwd.bdritoiwonnapl asupmermtiecrk eevtesn.ctosm, w/ith our eovmenmt/u4n2it3y8 p3a8r3tners, can be found on page c31 of this edition of I also want to share with you an update the Council receivedC firtyo mCu orurern Ptos.lice Chief, Ken Thomas. The Redondo Substation is up and running as a dual purpose substation. Uniformed duty patrol staff will utilize the space, as well as office space for multijuris-dictional task forces that focus on violent crimes, gangs and gun violence. The sub-station will support Federal agents (DEA, FBI, US Marshals), along with State and Local Law Enforcement Officers providinga high visibility police presence in the south end of Des Moines. Additionally, I am DES MOINES CITY CURRENTS | SUMMER 2019 | 5'