At its meeting on November 25, 2014, Claremont City Council held a public hearing to consider Resolutions of Necessity for acquisition of the Claremont Water System by eminent domain.
During that hearing, Golden State Water and the community had an opportunity to address the City Council and learn important information on the acquisition. City Manager Tony Ramos gave a presentation giving historical background on the acquisition process and summarizing a list of findings determining that the acquisition was in the public's best interest. City Manager Ramos also gave a description of the property to be acquired which incorporates all of Claremont and small sections of Montclair, Pomona, Upland, and unincorporated Los Angeles County. All sections of the system were included to minimize any negative impacts of acquiring the system to the affected property owners.
With the potential for rain in the forecast, the City and Los Angeles County Fire Department have partnered together to provide Claremont residents with access to sandbags. When properly filled and placed sandbags have the ability to redirect storm and debris flows away from homes and improvements.
El Roble Junior High 8th Grade is partnering with Greenway Recycling to present a free Electronic Waste Collection Event on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 8 am to 1pm. The event will take place at the Wheeler Steffen Building located at 500 W. Foothill Blvd. Electronic waste items that will be collected include: computer monitors, TVs, cameras, phones, copiers, VCRs, DVD players, fax machines, laptops, and more. Large appliances or bulky items can be scheduled for pick up by calling (909)518-7943. Cell phone batteries and fluorescent light bulbs will not be accepted.
Overnight Parking citations will not be written on the following dates. You may park your vehicle on the street without obtaining an exemption.
November 28th 2:00am-6:00am - You may park on the street Thursday night, November 27th to the evening of Friday November 28th.
December 25th 2:00am-6:00am and December 26th 2:00am-6:00am - You may park on the street Wednesday night, December 24th to the evening of Friday, December 26th.
January 1st 2:00am-6:00am and January 2nd 2:00am-6:00am - You may park on the street Wednesday night, December 31st to the evening of Friday January 2nd.
On November 4, Claremont voters approved Measure W by over 71%.
The City Council will hold a public hearing on November 25, 2014 to consider a "Resolution of Necessity" - a resolution determining the necessity of the acquisition and whether it is in the best public interest. During that hearing, the community and GSW will have an opportunity to address the City Council and learn important information on the potential acquisition.
Three City Council members will be elected at the upcoming March 3, 2015 General Municipal Election, each to a full four-year term of office. Eligible candidates shall be residents and registered voters of the City.
The nomination period for candidates will begin on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 7:00 a.m., and will close on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. In the event an incumbent does not file nomination papers by the December 8 deadline, the nomination period for any candidate other than the incumbent is extended to Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
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