State of the City


STATE OF THE CITY – JANUARY 18, 2017

Download: 2017 State of the City Speech [PDF] INTRODUCTION Thanks Gene. Welcome to this beautiful new joint use facility which is a product of the cooperation between PUSD & the City.  First let me say that is a privilege to serve as your Mayor, and I appreciate your attendance tonight.  I […]


State of the City – January 20, 2016

2016 State of the City Speech to PDF State of the City Address Video 2016 State ofthe City Video Introduction While there are lots of exciting and positive things happening in Pasadena: new projects, new Department Heads, new initiatives–I am not going to review them tonight, but they are described […]


State of the City – January 15, 2015

REDISCOVER PASADENA January 15, 2015 Pasadena Playhouse Bill Bogaard WELCOME Good evening, and thank you for attending this State of the City here at the beautiful Pasadena Playhouse.  I am honored by your presence. As I begin my 16th State of the City as City-wide elected Mayor, I am enormously […]


State of the City – January 23, 2014

ARTS + INNOVATION = PASADENA January 23, 2014 Pasadena City College – Center for the Arts Bill BogaardGood evening, and thank you for attending the annual State of the City event.  I am honored by your presence tonight, and I hope that this event and my report provides a good […]


STATE OF THE CITY – JANUARY 23, 2013

Celebrating Success 2013 State of the City Address Video January 24, 2013 Beckman Auditorium, Caltech Bill Bogaard WELCOME Good evening, and thank you for attending our annual State of the City event. I am honored by your presence here tonight, and hope that this report provides a good basis for […]


STATE OF THE CITY – JANUARY 26, 2012

SPOTLIGHT ON PERFORMANCE 2012 State of the City Address Video January 26, 2012 Bill Bogaard A Noise Within Theatre WELCOME To my colleagues on the Council, Mr. City Manager, members of our staff, City commissioners, distinguished guests, and all of Pasadena: Good evening, and thank you for coming to this […]


STATE OF THE CITY – JANUARY 20, 2011

LEADING THE WAY 2011 State of the City Speech January 20, 2011 ArcLight Cinemas Mayor Bill Bogaard WELCOME Good evening, and thank you for coming. I am greatly honored by the presence of so many residents and community leaders and, once again, thank you for attending this 2011 State of […]


STATE OF THE CITY – JANUARY 20, 2010

CHARTING A NEW COURSE 2010 State ofthe City Video January 28, 2010 La Salle High School Mayor Bill Bogaard I am delighted to be here and I am honored to share this event with so many members of the Pasadena community. La Salle High School has been a strong and […]


STATE OF THE CITY – JANUARY 20, 2009

THE MOMENTUM TO SUCCEED 2009 State ofthe City Video January 22, 2009 The City Manager has proposed an innovative approach for municipal management that requires the Council to identify its priorities and approve specific efforts for achieving our goals. As the Council refines this effort, we will achieve a clear […]


STATE OF THE CITY – JANUARY 20, 2008

VITAL CONNECTIONS 2008 State ofthe City Video January 17, 2008 Good evening, and welcome to the new locker rooms at the world famous Rose Bowl. I could not be more pleased that so many of you are interested in this new facility. Since the project was completed five months ago, […]