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  • Notice Inviting Bids for CNG Refuse Truck (Dec 18, 2014)

    Notice Inviting Bids for CNG Refuse Truck

    The City of Claremont is inviting bids from qualified manufacturers for three (3) CNG refuse trucks. The refuse trucks will be utilized to provide solid waste and recycling collection services. Bids are due on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 by 2:00 p.m. For more information, please review the bid document and specifications.

  • Debut of New Prescription Pill Collection Box (Dec 18, 2014)

    Debut of New Prescription Pill Collection Box

    Since 2010, the Claremont Police Department has joined forces with the Sunrise Rotary Club of Claremont and the DEA in the education of the safe disposal of prescription medication. Since the program first started in 2010, the Police Department has collected over 3,500 pounds of prescription medication. Due to the overwhelming popularity of the program, the Sunrise Rotary Club of Claremont has graciously donated a new collection box to meet the Police Department's growing needs.

    The debut of the new collection box will take place Tuesday, December 23 at 3:00 p.m. in front of the Claremont Police Department, which is located at 570 West Bonita Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711.

  • Community Based Organization (CBO) Grant Applications Due Thursday, January 15, 2015 (Dec 16, 2014)

    Community Based Organization (CBO) Grant Applications Due Thursday, January 15, 2015

    The City of Claremont is now accepting grant applications for the 2015-16 Community Based Organization (CBO) program. The CBO program's mission is to partner with non-profit service providers in order to strengthen the social, economic, and family infrastructure in the Claremont community.

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  • Council Files Eminent Domain Lawsuit (Dec 10, 2014)

    Council Files Eminent Domain Lawsuit

    Filing of Eminent Domain Lawsuit
    On November 25, the City Council unanimously adopted two Resolutions of Necessity determining that acquisition of the Claremont Water System by the City of Claremont was in the public interest. Today the City filed an eminent domain lawsuit in the Los Angeles Superior Court against Golden State Water Company. The City awaits a response from Golden State Water. During the court proceedings, a judge will rule on the legality of the acquisition and a jury will determine the value of the system. In November, voters overwhelmingly voted to approve financing for the acquisition by 71%.

  • City Council Appoints Candidates For Council (Dec 9, 2014)

    City Council Appoints Candidates For Council

    City Will Not Hold Municipal Election in March
    The City of Claremont holds City Council elections in March of odd numbered years. This year, there are three Council seats to be filled. On December 9, 2014, following the close of the nomination period, three individuals had filed papers and declared their candidacy for City Council.

    Pursuant to State law, when there are not more candidates than offices to be elected, the City Council may appoint the candidates to office. On December 16, 2014, the City Council appointed Joseph Lyons, Opanyi Nasiali, and Sam Pedroza to office. All three candidates are incumbent Council Members. The law allows for the City Council to cancel the election scheduled March 3, 2015 under these circumstances.

    The City budgeted $90,000 for the election, which will be put back in the general fund.
    The last time the City did not hold an election was in 1988.

  • Pomona College 2015 Campus Master Plan EIR (Dec 4, 2014)

    Pomona College 2015 Campus Master Plan EIR

    The City has prepared and completed a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed Pomona College 2015 Campus Master Plan. The project consists of a long range Master Plan for planned future improvements to the Pomona College campus over a period of 15 years from the date of City approval of the Master Plan, plus associated actions.

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  • Overnight Parking Exemptions (Nov 24, 2014)

    Overnight Parking Exemptions

    Overnight Parking citations will not be written on the following dates. You may park your vehicle on the street without obtaining an exemption.

    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.

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  • Give Back to the Claremont Senior Program (Nov 25, 2014)

    Give Back to the Claremont Senior Program

    The Claremont Senior Program provides much needed, highly valued services and opportunities for older adults. Without the support of the community, this wouldn't happen! The Claremont Senior Foundation is holding their annual Friends Campaign to raise monies to support these opportunities and services. Funds received are used to enhance programs for seniors at Joslyn, Blaisdell, and Hughes, as well as throughout our community. Gifts may be made by check to the Claremont Senior Foundation, Inc., and submitted to the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave.

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  • Measure W Passes (Nov 5, 2014)

    Measure W Passes

    Claremont voters have approved Measure W by a significant margin, according to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder preliminary General Election results. The unofficial results show the measure winning 71.38% of the vote. The County will certify official results by the end of the month.

    The passage of Measure W authorizes the City to borrow up to $135 million in bonds for the purpose of purchasing Claremont's water system, currently owned by Golden State Water Company (GSW). The Claremont City Council voted unanimously in July of this year to place the local bond measure on the ballot due to rising water rates and citizen complaints about lack of local control.

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  • Emergency and Public Safety Alert System (Jun 30, 2011)

    Emergency and Public Safety Alert System

    Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency and Public Safety Alert Program. This emergency notification system enables the City to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons, evacuation of buildings or neighborhoods, criminal activity and emergency preparedness information.

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  • Los Angeles Regional Crime Stoppers (Sep 28, 2010)

    Los Angeles Regional Crime Stoppers

    The Claremont Police Department is a proud member of Los Angeles Regional Crime Stoppers.  Click here to report anonymous crime tips.

  • "Too Toxic To Trash" - Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup (Nov 19, 2014)

    "Too Toxic To Trash" - Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup

    Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste the right way on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Claremont Corporate Yard; 1616 Monte Vista Avenue, Claremont CA 91711.

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