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EBMUD DECLARES WATER SHORTAGE EMERGENCY!
           
 
                                    

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CITY OF EMERYVILLE
1333 Park Avenue
Emeryville, CA 94608
Tel:  (510) 596-4300
Fax:  (510) 658-8095
www.emeryville.org

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Dinner and a Movie in the Park RETURNS!

City Bond Credit Rating Is AA!

 

 
                         
 
                                   

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Emeryville Child Development Center
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The Emeryville Child Development Center, a city-operated program located at 1220 53rd Street), provides childcare for children ages 4 months to age 5, Monday-Friday, during extended business hours. Currently, the Center is accepting applications for market rate openings for children 4 months to age 5.  There is a wait list for low income families applying for subsidized openings for children. age 3-5.
 
The Center, which has been recognized as being one of the leading childcare/pre-school centers in the East Bay, is dedicated to providing children ages four months to five years old with daily experiences filled with learning, laughter, and love. The Center is staffed by professional caregivers who help children achieve growth in all areas of their development. Opportunities abound daily for each child to explore, create, experiment, and savor the rewards that come with success.
For more information, call (510) 596-4343 or email the Center.
 

 
 
 
                     


 
 
                                   

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EBMUD DECLARES WATER SHORTAGE EMERGENCY!
  

In response to the Governor’s Office’s declaration of a state-wide drought emergency, the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) has issued mandatory restrictions on outdoor water use. The City will be doing its part by reducing watering of parks, greenways, and landscaping as long as the drought persists. So, BROWN IS THE NEW GREEN in City parks and greenways.
 
Until further notice, all EBMUD customers (residential and commercial) are required to do the following:

*  Limit watering of outdoor landscapes to two times per week and prevent excess runoff

*  Use only hoses with shutoff nozzles to wash vehicles.
           
*  Use a broom or air blower, not water, to clean hard surfaces, such as driveways and sidewalks,  except as needed for health and safety.

* Turn off any fountain or decorative water features unless the water is recirculated
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Also EBMUD asks that is customers voluntary reduce ALL water use by 10%. For information on water conservation tips, including how to receive FREE water conservation tools such as low-flow shower heads and REBATES for water efficiency washers and appliances, go the EBMUD website.  EBMUD also has FREE water conservation “friendly reminder” signs for use in multi-family housing common areas, hotels, restaurants, and other businesses to use.

To report water waste, click here.
                                                                

                                  

City of Emeryville Meetings                       

City Council/City Council as Successor Agency to the Emeryville
Redevelopment Agency


The next City Council/City as Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 2. Meetings are broadcast live and rebroadcast on ETV:  Channel 27 and can be viewed live and are archived on the City’s website. Finalized Council/Agency agendas and agenda reports are viewable/ can be downloaded through the City's website starting the Friday before the meeting.

Emeryville Oversight Board

The next regular Emeryville Oversight Board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 23. Meetings are broadcast live and rebroadcast on ETV:  Channel 27 and can be viewed live and are archived on the City’s website.
 
The Emeryville Oversight Board is charged with determining which remaining financial obligations of the former Emeryville Redevelopment Agency are enforceable obligations under AB26x, the State law that eliminated all redevelopment agencies and requires that funds not needed to fulfill enforceable obligations are remitted to State and other regional/local regional taxing agencies.  More information regarding the Emeryville Oversight Board can be found on the City’s website.
                                     
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Sign Up Today for CodeRED - Emeryville’s FREE Automated Notification System for Emergencies and More!
 
                                  
The CodeRED system is a free web-based automated notification service that sends personalized voice, email, text, and social media messages.  CodeRED will be  used for emergencies,, such as evacuation notices, missing child alerts, and post-earthquake or other disaster instructions   But, you can also sign up to receive automatic notices for public meeting, community events, and other non-emergency community outreach initiatives.
 
CodeRED works primarily through free subscription so please sign-up today and notify your friends/family/neighbors about this service. 

Subscribers determine delivery modes (landline, cell phone, voice, text, email, social media) they want to receive for emergency notices as well as whether the subscriber wishes to receive non-emergency notices.  CodeRED will automatically send emergency messages to 911 landline phones without prior subscription (but you must subscribe to receive any notifications by cell phone, email, or text).  Emeryville residents, businesses, and visitors can subscribe to the system.  CodeRED also offers a geo-aware mobile alert app that can be downloaded by anyone working or travelling through the Emeryville or other CodeRED enabled cities for notification of emergency alerts.  The City will be able to target notifications by geographic area (such as radius or blocks), street address, and residence vs. business addresses; or by special lists to avoid sending out notifications to those not in an affected are
 
Sign-up today and find out more detailed information on the CodeRED system or contact the City Clerk’s Office.  
 
Sign up for Public Safety Alerts
 
The Emeryville Police Department and the Alameda County Fire Department (the ACFD provides fire services to Emeryville) are also encouraging residents to sign up for NIXLE, a nation-wide public safety alert system.  Simply text any zip code to 888777 and receive real-time alerts and advisories from the City and other public agencies.  This is a great way of keeping up with public safety alerts throughout the Bay Area and even travelling nation-wide just by entering the local zip code. There is no charge for registering but standard text messaging rates associated with your mobile phone service will apply.  You can opt out anytime by texting “STOP” to 888777.
 
If you're texting a zip code to 888777 and using NIXLE for the first time, you can retrieve a temporary password to complete the registration process here. Completing the registration process will allow you to fully customize how messages reach you - whether by mobile phone, email, or over the web at www.nixle.com - you decide!

                       

           
City of Emeryville, 1333 Park Avenue  Emeryville, California 94608 • Ph: (510) 596-4300 • Fx: (510) 658-8095