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CITY OF EMERYVILLE

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

www.emeryville.org
                                   

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE


Election 2014


Measure U and Measure V – FAQs


Measure BB – Countywide Transportation Tax


Emeryville Celebration of the Arts Exhibition


Upcoming Development Project Workshops/Public Hearings


Golden Gate Library Temporarily Closed
                                    

Water Saving Tips


Commission on Aging Vacancy


Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle Program
 

  
  

 
                                   

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Register Online
for City of Emeryville
Recreation Programs

 


  

 
Emeryville Child Development Center
Now Enrolling

                                   

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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 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 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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City Wins Google Award as the
2014 California Digital Capital !!

                   


                                   

 Google has named the City of Emeryville as the “digital capital” of California, singling it out for having the “strongest online business community” in the state.

The Google eCity Awards honor, “the strongest online business community in each state”. Google worked with an independent research firm to analyze the online strength of local small businesses in cities in all 50 states and determine the leading cities in the digital economy. A variety of factors were reviewed to determine the leading cities and towns across the U.S., including the likelihood of small businesses to have a website, use a blog, promote themselves on a social network, sell goods directly from their Web pages and whether they had a mobile-friendly website. The winning cities exhibited strong engagement and potential for growth within the digital economy.

For more information on the Google Digital Capital award, click here.
                          

 
Public Safety Alerts 
CodeRED

Sign Up Today for Code
RED
 – 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 area.
 
Sign-up today and find out more detailed information on the CodeRED system at or contact thCity Clerk’s Office. 

 
 NIXEL
 
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 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, November 18. 

The November 4 City Council meeting has been canceled due to Election Day.  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 November 11 meeting is canceled as City offices will be closed to commemorate Veteran’s Day. The next regular Emeryville Oversight Board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, December 8. 

However as the former Emeryville Redevelopment Agency’s business winds down, some scheduled meetings may be canceled due to the Board not having any current business to discuss.  The City will post notices on the City’s website and notice boards if any scheduled meetings are canceled on the Friday before the scheduled meeting is due to occur (the public can also contact the City Clerk’s Office  or by calling  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.

                                  
Calendar

For the latest City events and activities, click here to see the
calendar.

Current City Advisory Body Vacancies
Current City of Emeryville Job Openings
 
 
 
                                   

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