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Get Ready, Piedmont – Disaster Preparedness Brochure & Checklist

The Piedmont Public Safety Committee has prepared the Get Ready, Piedmont disaster preparedness guide. This document provides comprehensive information on preparation for and response to, earthquakes, fires, landslides, and other emergencies. The guide is 50 pages in length with checklists and illustrations on things like turning off utilities, food and water storage, first aid materials, seismic measures etc. This document is available by clicking here as well as on the Public Safety Committee and Fire Department pages of the site. Printed copies are available at the Fire Department.

Also available is the four page checklist which provides a ready reference on steps to take in the event of an earthquake or wildfire as well as general guidance on disaster preparedness and crime prevention. Printed copies are available at the Fire Department.

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It’s Time to Prepare for Fire Season

Taking a few simple steps now can make a big difference in reducing the risk of wildfire and increases safety for you and your family. Your Piedmont Firefighters have already begun preparing for the upcoming fire season, and we ask you to do the same. The Piedmont Fire Department has prepared a Wildfire Risk Reduction flyer with helpful information on how to help prepare your property for wildfire season.

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Wireless Communication Facilities

The issue of wireless communication facilities is of great interest to the community. The City has created the Wireless Communication Facilities page on our web site to provide updated information to residents on this important topic.  The page will be updated as new information becomes available on this important topic and contains information on current applications, the process in general, as well as selected past applications.  

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City Seeks CEQA Consultants for Coaches FieldDeadline
Fri., Jul. 26th

The City of Piedmont is seeking qualified environmental consultants to provide professional services related to the Concept Plan for the Coaches Field Expansion designed by Callander & Associates dated January 9, 2019 and its compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

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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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City Council Selects Sara Lillevand as City Administrator

After an extensive recruitment process, which resulted in forty three applicants, the City Council has selected Sara Lillevand to serve as Piedmont’s next City Administrator.

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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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Public Safety Camera Evaluation

The City of Piedmont is in the process of evaluating and considering a Public Safety Camera program. The evaluation has taken the form of a pilot which has been in process since September of 2017. While the Piedmont Police Department has experienced successes with the pilot, the City is seeking to engage the public to provide information on a proposed program, seek input and answer questions the community may have.

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Piedmont’s Participation in East Bay Community Energy (EBCE)

East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) is the new local electricity supplier in Alameda County that gives municipal, commercial, and residential accounts the opportunity to use cleaner, greener energy. EBCE is a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program, which is a community-governed program authorized by California law in 2002, that pools the electric load of participating accounts [...]

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Local Hazard Mitigation Plan DRAFT Available for Comment

The City of Piedmont has been working on the development of a Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) since September of 2018. This work has culminated in a draft LHMP, which has been submitted to CalOES and FEMA for review. Following their review, the plan will go to City Council for final review and approval. 

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