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Street Sweeping Schedule for 2018-2019

On Monday, September 10th, the City of Piedmont began scheduled street sweeping for 2018-2019. Using the successful schedule created in 2016, sweeping will now be conducted on the day after green waste, recycling, and trash are picked up for your home. It will be a three week cycle alternating between the odd and even numbered sides of the street, followed by a week of no sweeping.

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City Seeks Volunteer for Recreation CommissionDeadline: 10/10 - 5:00PM

The City of Piedmont is looking for a talented volunteer for a vacancy on the Recreation Commission. Applications are due to City Hall on or before the deadline of Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 5:00PM. Interviews with the City Council for these positions will be scheduled for the evening of Monday, October 15, 2018. No appointments will be made without a Council interview.

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Tennis & Pickleball Subcommittee to Hold Community Meetings9/25 & 9/26
Veterans' Hall

The Piedmont Recreation Commission Tennis and Pickleball Sub-Committee will be holding two separate public discussions regarding Tennis and Pickleball court usage in Piedmont.

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Statewide / City of Piedmont General Election – November 6th

On Tuesday, November 6th, there will be a Statewide / City of Piedmont General Election, which includes election of three seats on the Piedmont City Council and two seats on the Board of Education as well as elections for United States Senator, United States Representative, Governor of the State of California, all statewide elected offices, [...]

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City Council Places Charter Measures on Ballot

At its regular meeting on July 16, 2018, the City Council placed two measures proposing amendments to the Piedmont City Charter on the November ballot.

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Climate Action Plan 2.0

At its regular meeting of March 19, 2018, the City Council approved the City of Piedmont’s Climate Action Plan 2.0. 

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City Begins Development of Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

The City of Piedmont is beginning the development of a Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP). Hazard mitigation planning is a process for state and local governments to identify community-level policies and actions to mitigate and reduce the impacts of natural hazards. The process will help reduce the impacts of natural hazards to the citizens, property, and critical infrastructure in the City.

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AC Alert Emergency Notification System

The City will transition to the “AC Alert” system powered by Everbridge to make sure you know about issues that may affect your safety. This system allows the City to contact thousands of residents in seconds so you can find out about an emergency right away. Please sign up – it only takes about a minute to enroll!

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Short-Term Rental Permitting Requirement Effective June 6th

At its regular meeting of May 7, 2018, the City Council approved an ordinance requiring operators of short-term rentals within Piedmont to obtain a permit from the City. This requirement, which becomes effective on June 6, 2018, allows owners or tenants of single-family dwellings to seek a permit to operate hosted or non-hosted short-term rentals as long as the dwelling is the occupant’s primary legal residence.

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New Garbage Contract Takes Effect on July 1st

At its regular meeting on January 16, 2018, the City Council approved the second reading of an ordinance granting a ten year franchise to Richmond Sanitary Service (aka Republic Services) for solid waste collection. The new franchise takes effect on July 1, 2018 and residents will see a rate increase beginning on that date.

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