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1333 Park Avenue
Emeryville, CA 94608
Tel:  (510) 596-4300
Fax:  (510) 658-8095

Also In This Issue:

ECCL Groundbreaking Ceremony: October 16

EBOTS Transit Study Workshop: October 21

Make a Difference Day in Emeryville: October 23

48th Street Community Garden Grand Opening: October 25

Harvest in the Parks: October 26

Housing Advisory Committee Applications Due October 27

Upcoming Development Project Workshops/Public Hearings

Help Shape AC Transit’s Future!

City of Emeryville Election Information – Vote November 4

Measure BB – Countywide Transportation Tax

Coffee with the City Manager



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Recreation Programs

Emeryville Child Development Center
Now Enrolling




The Emeryville Child Development Center, a city-operated program located at 1220 53rd Street), provides child care 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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Come to the 28th Annual Emeryville Celebration of the Arts, featuring artwork created by 117 artists and craftspeople, both established and emerging, who live or work in Emeryville. The work includes paintings, sculpture, photographs, ceramics and textiles.
This year, the Annual Exhibition expands its celebration of the arts to include poetry readings as well as modern dance performances by Nancy Karp + Dancers. Featured poets include:

 * Sarah Kobrinsky - Emeryville Poet Laureate
 * Janell Moon - Former Emeryville Poet Laureate
 * Sophie Elkin - Oakland Youth Poet Laureate
 * Dorsetta Hale - Pacifica Poet Laureate
 * Caroline Goodwin - San Mateo Poet Laureate
 * Erica Goss - Los Gatos Poet Laureate
 * Luke Warm Water - Oglala Sioux Tribe
 * John Oliver Simon - Acclaimed Berkeley Poet

Cost:          FREE
Location:    6121 Hollis Street, Suite 900, Heritage Square, Emeryville, CA

Public Info: www.emeryarts.org or call 510-652-6122

Will be open daily through November 2, 2014 from 11am.- 6pm.
Will be held on October 12:  2-4pm. and October 23:  6:30pm - 8:30 pm



                 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, October 21. 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 scheduled for Tuesday, October 14 has been canceled due to a lack of current business to discuss. The next scheduled meeting is for November 11.

However, as the former Emeryville Redevelopment Agency winds down and there is less business to discuss, additional meetings may be canceled as well. Meeting notices/cancellations  will be posted on the City’s website and notice boards, no later than the Friday before the scheduled meeting is due to occur (the public can also contact the City Clerk’s Office or call  510-450-7800 to confirm meeting dates). 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.

 Public Safety

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!


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