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Holiday Tree Lighting 2014Wed, Dec. 3rd - 7:00 PM
Piedmont Community Hall

Please join the City of Piedmont, the Piedmont Beautification Foundation, and your neighbors at the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony to be held at the Piedmont Community Center, in Piedmont Park, on Wednesday, December 3rd at 7:00 pm.

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Toys For Tots Collection UnderwayThrough Dec. 15th

The Piedmont Fire Department joins the U.S. Marine Corps to help the Toys for Tots Foundation collect toys for children who are less fortunate. There is always an overwhelming need for toys for children of all ages. Toys or donations may be dropped off at the Piedmont Fire Department, 120 Vista Avenue, Piedmont, CA through December 15, 2014.

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City & PUSD to Sponsor Holiday Book DriveBegins Dec. 1st

The City of Piedmont and the Piedmont Unified School District are joining together to collect books for children who lack access to reading materials. The Book Drive is focused on books for children in Kindergarten through second grade, but books for students up to twelfth grade are welcome. 

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City Council Adopts Pedestrian/Bike Plan

On Monday, November 3, 2014, City Council unanimously adopted the Planning Commission-recommended Draft Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan (PBMP) and the Initial Study/Negative Declaration, adding one modification to page 96 of the plan. Many members of the public spoke at the meeting in support of the plan. The Final PBMP can be found in the link below. A Notice of Determination was filed with the County following the adoption of the Initial Study/Negative Declaration.

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Paratransit Advisory 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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EBMUD Requests 10% Water Conservation

The East Bay Municipal Utility Distrist (EBMUD) is currently requesting ten percent voluntary conservation from customers due to the California drought. The state of California is considering emergency water conservation regulations that may affect all California residents as soon as August 1, 2014. Go to the EBMUD website for latest news on the drought including current EBMUD restrictions on water use and access to EBMUD conservation services through the WaterSmart Center, or to order free home water survey kits and free drought-related materials for businesses.

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City Considering LED Streetlight Replacement

The City Council is considering replacing the City’s existing high-pressure sodium vapor streetlights with new energy efficient LED fixtures. The project is intended to meet the objectives of the City’s General Plan, Climate Action Plan and Environmental Task Force by reducing energy consumption, energy and maintenance costs, and greenhouse gas emissions. At its regular meeting [...]

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Street Sweeping Schedule Available

The Public Works Department has begun its annual street sweeping program.  To download a copy of the schedule click here.   Please note that there is no scheduled sweeping on Wednesdays.  These days will be used for equipment maintenance and spot clean-up.

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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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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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