The City has contracted with DBX Inc. to improve the intersection at Arrow Highway and Cambridge Avenue. On Wednesday, October 23 the signal at the intersection will be set to 4-way red flashing mode while new poles and wiring are installed. Stop signs will be placed in advance of the signal.
Due to the extreme drought California is experiencing, wild animals are approaching more neighborhoods near the foothills. Over the past few weeks, there have been various wild animal sightings in neighborhoods along the San Gabriel Mountain Range. Animals such as bears, deer, bobcat, coyotes, and mountain lions are becoming more desperate for food and water due to the drought conditions higher in the mountain range. If you see a bear, bobcat, mountain lion or a pack of coyotes, do not approach and contact the Hughes Center at (909) 399-5490 to report the sighting.
The City Council has placed a water revenue bond measure on the November 4, 2014 ballot.Measure W asks Claremont voters to authorize up to $135 million in water revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring the Claremont Water System. In order to assist voters in making an informed decision, the City has compiled a list of frequently asked questions. If you have a question that is not included in the FAQ sheet, please let the City know by emailing the City using the link below.
The City of Claremont has filed a protest in the 2016-2018 Golden State Water General Rate Case. As a party in the case, the City's legal counsel attended a pre-hearing conference on September 2, 2014 at the Public Utilities Commission in San Francisco. Also attending the pre-hearing conference were representatives from Golden State Water Company and the Office of Ratepayer Advocates.
City Seeks Proposals for Irrigation Design Services
The Community Services Department is seeking a qualified Landscape Architect/Irrigation Designer to assist with developing plans and specifications for the College and Higginbotham Park Irrigation Improvement Project. The project will include updating the antiquated irrigation systems with new turf irrigation, a drip system for planter beds, and a smart controller. The project is intended to provide updated irrigation technology, increase efficiency, and decrease water consumption. Proposals are due to the City on Thursday, November 13, 2014 by 5:00 p.m. A complete scope of work is available on the City website. For more information please contact Kristin Mikula, Community Services Manager at (909) 399-5433.
Claremont residents have contacted the City inquiring about a telephone poll regarding the upcoming election. Telephone poll representatives are misleading residents by telling them they are with the City.
The City is not conducting any poll nor has it contracted a company for any poll.