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PRD Summer Scoop 2017

Looking to register your child into a camp or class this summer? PRD Summer Activity Guides are available and registration is currently underway!

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Volunteers Sought for Climate Action Plan Task ForceDeadline: Fri., Feb. 24th - 5PM

The City Council is looking for five talented volunteers to assist City staff in the development of a Climate Action Plan for the City of Piedmont.

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City Council to Consider Recommended Changes to Zoning CodeMon. Mar. 6th - 7:30PM
City Council Chambers

In 2012 the Planning Commission began to have discussions about revisions to Chapter 17 of the City Code, otherwise known as the Zoning Code (Code). These discussions followed and were partially in response to a 2009 comprehensive update of the Piedmont General Plan and the 2011 and 2014 updates to the Plan’s Housing Element, which included several goals and actions that necessitated revisions to the Zoning Code. There are many reasons to make amendments to Chapter 17. Some revisions are mandatory in order to stay in compliance with the General Plan and Housing Element. Other revisions are not mandated but are equally important to improving planning services in the city.

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CIP Committee Seeks Resident ProposalsDeadline: Mon., March 6th

The Capital Improvement Projects Review Committee (CIP) is soliciting proposals for new city projects which would enhance our community. Ideas submitted by individuals, community organizations and City staff are all considered. If you have a great idea, the committee would like to hear from you.

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City Seeks Volunteers for Commissions and CommitteesDeadline: Mon., Mar. 20th - 5PM

The City of Piedmont is looking for a few talented volunteers for vacancies on commissions and committees. Applications are due to City Hall on or before the deadline of Monday, March 20, 2017 at 5:00PM.

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Council Approves Community Choice Aggregation

On November 21, 2016, the City Council approved the implementation of a Community Choice Aggregation Program in Piedmont after approving the the Joint Powers Agreement for the East Bay Community Energy Authority on November 7, 2016. Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) is a program that enables local governments to aggregate electricity demand and source cleaner energy supplies for residents within their jurisdictions.

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New Street Sweeping Schedule

Beginning on Monday, September 12th, the City of Piedmont will begin using a revised street sweeping schedule for 2016-2017. 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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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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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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Paratransit Advisory Planning Committee Seeks a Piedmont Member

The Alameda County Transportation Commission is seeking a Piedmont volunteer to serve on the Paratransit Advisory Planning Committee (PAPCO). Interested residents must be a consumer of public transportation services available in the county for seniors and persons with disabilities.

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