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Sign-Ups Underway for Friday Night Lights Flag Football


Friday Night Lights (FNL), an exciting flag football program for kids from kindergarten to 8th grade, is coming to Paramount.

Registration is open now until May 31. Games begin in September, with one practice a week. Games and practices will be held in Paramount Park.

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PHS Senior Endo Named Top Artist


Noah Endo, a senior at Paramount High School, has been named first-place winner in Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard's (CA-40) 25th Annual Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition.

Endo prevailed with his piece "A Growing Threat."

The 139 entries submitted for the art competition were judged on originality, technical skill, artistic presentation, and use of color and contrast.

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PHS Senior Muñoz Places Third in Art Competition


Susana Muñoz, a Paramount High School senior, captured third place in Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard's (CA-40) 25th Annual Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition with her piece "Mother Nature."

The 139 entries submitted for the art competition were judged on originality, technical skill, artistic presentation, and use of color and contrast.

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Council and Commission Meetings Resume at City Hall Council Chambers

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With the completion of construction in the Council Chambers, all regularly scheduled City Council and City Commission meetings will again be held at City Hall, 16400 Colorado Ave.

For the City Council, those meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. and the third Tuesday of the month at 5:00 p.m. For a schedule of the various Commission meetings, please go to the calendar on this website.

Please call (562) 220-2000 if you have any questions.

Home Security Rebates for Paramount Residents

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Property crimes in Paramount declined a healthy 21% in the first quarter of 2018, with burglaries down a dramatic 31%. Still, no crime level is ever acceptable to the City.

To help Paramount residents make their homes more secure, the City has started a Home Security Rebate Pilot Program for those purchasing a security product or service designed to deter property crimes.

Paramount residents can receive a rebate of up to $200 for such a purchase of their choice.

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2nd Annual Heritage Festival on June 16


Come out for some summer fun on Saturday, June 16 at the City's 2nd Annual Heritage Festival from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Paramount Park.

There will be musical performances featuring the 1950s sounds of Lil' Mo and the Dynaflos from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and then La Sonora Dinamita from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., both with festival-style seating.

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Heritage Festival Vintage Car Show


Calling all vintage car owners and enthusiasts! There will be a display of restored 1950s and older vehicles at the City's Heritage Festival on June 16 at Paramount Park.

If you have such a vehicle that you would like included in the show, please call (562) 220-2121 for registration information. The festival runs from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; vehicle check-in is 2:00 p.m. Awards will be given.

No hydraulic vehicles will be allowed, or those with vulgar paint jobs, offensive language, or content of a sexual nature.

Paramount Park is located at 14400 Paramount Blvd.

Register for YMCA Swim Lessons


The City has entered into a partnership with the YMCA to provide swimming lessons at Paramount Park pool. Paramount residents and PUSD families can sign up every Tuesday and Thursday at the Recreation Office (15300 Downey Ave.) from noon to 2:00 p.m. until the pool opens on June 9.

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Before- and After-School YMCA Child Care


The YMCA will be providing before- and after-school child care for kindergarten through 6th grade during the fall semester. This program is for PUSD families and will start in the the 2018-19 school year.

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Downloadable Photos of City Events


Photos of City events, like the recent holiday activities, are available for viewing and free downloading on the SmugMug website -
Click on the photo, hit the download icon at the bottom right, copy, and enjoy!

HUD Consolidated and Action Plans Available for Viewing

HUD Consolidated and Action Plans

Attached is the 2017-2021 Consolidated Plan inclusive of the 2017-2021 Action Plan.

ROPS Payment Schedule

On January 30, 2017, the Oversight Board for the Successor Agency for the Paramount Redevelopment Agency approved the Recognized Obligations Payment Schedule (ROPS 17-18) for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. The ROPS was submitted to the California Department of Finance for review.

ROPS 17-18 (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018)
ROPS 16-17 (July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017)

Additional information about the elimination of redevelopment agencies can be found on the California Department of Finance's website.

Paramount on YouTube


A line up of Paramount productions - from the city, not the movie studio - is now on the video-streaming website YouTube. Shows highlight such things as public presentations at City Council meetings, special community events, an oral history of the our town, and other Paramount profiles. Click this link to visit Logo Clean Water State Revolving Fund Logo California Water Boards Logo

The City of Paramount is a participant in the Los Angeles Gateway Authority Catch Basin Insert project for the Los Angeles River Watershed. Funding has been provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the Clean Water Revolving Fund through an agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board.

Upcoming Events

05/22/18 - 6:00 PM
Public Safety Commission

05/25/18 - 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Paramount Farmers Market

06/01/18 - 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Paramount Farmers Market

06/05/18 - 6:00 PM
City Council Meeting

06/07/18 - 6:00 PM
Public Works Commission

Phone Numbers

City Hall
Mon. - Thurs., 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Fri., 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

(562) 220-2000

Sheriff's Station
Mon. - Sun., 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily
Holidays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(562) 220-2002

Code Enforcement
(562) 220-2045

Parks, facilities, sports, classes, senior services
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(562) 220-2121

Building & Safety/Planning
Building permits, inspections, zoning
The Building and Safety Department is closed every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
(562) 220-2036

Public Works
Street sweeping, tree trimming, sidewalks, potholes
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(562) 220-2020

Servicio al Cliente en Español
(562) 220-2017

Water Dept.
(562) 220-2010

Graffiti Hotline
(562) 220-2233

Employment Hotline
(562) 220-2080

Business Licenses
(562) 220-2013

Dog Licenses
(562) 220-2018

Yard Sale Permits
(562) 220-2018

Easy Rider Shuttle
(562) 633-2904

College Bound Bus
(562) 220-2121

Paramount Petroleum Learning Center at Spane Park
(562) 220-2250

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