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Civic Volunteer of the Year Award Open for NominationsDeadline: May 16th

The City of Piedmont is seeking nominations for the inaugural “Piedmont Civic Volunteer of the Year Award”. This award recognizes a Piedmont resident for extraordinary service to the community. Announced by Mayor Margaret Fujioka at her inauguration and unanimously approved by the City Council at their meeting of April 7, 2014, this award will be given to a Piedmonter who has made significant cultural, political, health, safety, environmental, recreational, and/or social contributions that have enriched the community. The intent of the award is to annually recognize an individual whose efforts have helped to improve the quality of life in Piedmont.

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ACWMA Considers Household Hazardous Waste Fee; Sends Benchmark ReportWed., Apr. 23rd - 3:00PM
1537 Webster St., Oakland

The City has been informed that the Alameda County Waste Management Authority (ACWMA), will consider adopting a fee of $9.55 per year per residential unit, collected through the property tax roll, at a public hearing on April 23, 2014 at 3:00PM at the ACWMA Offices at 1537 Webster St., Oakland.

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PRD Presents: The Magic of PlayWed., Apr. 30th - 7:30PM
Community Hall

the Piedmont Recreation Department Presents: The Magic of Play: The Neuroscience of Child Driven Play! Join Stephanie Rafanelli as she shares new research from neuroscience, education, and psychology about the importance of free play in a child’s life!

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CodeRED Emergency Notifications

The Piedmont Police and Fire Departments are now offering Emergency Notifications through a system called CodeRED. This system utilizes telephone, email, text messages, and/or a mobile app to notify residents of emergencies and other public safety related news. Click Here to register for the new system.

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2014 Fourth of July ParadeFri., July 4th - 11:00AM

The City of Piedmont will celebrate its 49th annual Independence Day Parade this year on Friday, July 4, starting at 11 a.m. at the corner of Highland Avenue and Park Way. Each year the community is invited to participate at no cost with neighborhood floats and entries from various community organizations. The Piedmont parade is [...]

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City Reaches Settlement Regarding Moraga Ave. Landslide

The City of Piedmont has settled its legal action against the property owners of 3 Maxwelton Road for $40,000. This sum is intended to offset the City’s costs of cleaning up the landslide that blocked Moraga Avenue on Friday, April 13, 2012 and kept the street closed for nearly 36 hours.

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Undergrounding Law Suit

The City of Piedmont’s case against Robert Gray & Associates and Harris & Associates, Inc. currently is in the pre-trial phase of litigation known as “discovery.” The parties have been exchanging written information and documents, and have completed multiple key depositions. Attorneys representing the City expect to complete all necessary depositions and written discovery in the next few months. The Court has ordered the parties to engage in settlement discussions, and a mediation likely will be scheduled this summer. While the Court has not yet set a trial date, attorneys for the City anticipate that the trial date ultimately will be in Spring 2015.

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