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Latest News

Temporary Traffic Closure on Alondra

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Construction is progressing at Clearwater Crossing on the northeast corner of Paramount Blvd. and Alondra Blvd. The three fast/casual restaurants - The Habit, Waba Grill, and Chipotle - are slated to open in early December and Applebee's in early January.

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Summer Concerts in Paramount Park

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It will be a summer of great sounds and good eats in Paramount Park on select Thursday evenings with free concerts combined with a Food Truck Row. The musical lineup will feature an assortment of styles and there will be a mix of savory and sweet offerings for sale from a variety of cuisine-mobiles.

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Farmers Market on Fridays in Progress Park

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The Paramount Farmers Market is open every Friday at Progress Park from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 15500 Downey Ave.

It features fresh fruits and vegetables, and a variety of other food items. Vendors also accept EBT.

There is plenty of parking and Progress Park is a stop for the Easy Rider shuttle. For more information, please call (562) 220-2121.

 

PEP Donors Help Make Paramount College Dreams Come True

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The 13th Annual scholarship fundraiser for the Paramount Education Partnership (PEP) was a rousing success, with more than $106,000 donated to help Paramount college students achieve their educational dreams. Special thanks and appreciation are due to the following generous donors:

$25,000
The Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe

$15,000
Weber Metals, Otto Fuchs Aerospace Group

$10,000
Marukan Vinegar (USA), Inc.
Paramount Petroleum Corporation, Inc.
Don & Sherry Tomeo

$5,000
FENICO Precision Casting, Inc.

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PEP Scholars Named for 2016

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Thanks to the generosity of the donors listed above, the following Paramount students have received a PEP college scholarship for 2016. Congratulations to:
 

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Water Management Plan Available for Review

The Urban Water Management Planning Act requires all urban water suppliers providing water to more than 3,000 customers to prepare and adopt an Urban Water Management Plan every five years. In accordance with the Act the City has prepared its 2015 Urban Water Management Plan and can be found by clicking here.

A Public Hearing will be held to discuss the City's Plan at the regular meeting of the Paramount City Council to be held at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 16400 Colorado Avenue, Paramount, California.

City Photo Gallery Now Online

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Photographs taken at City events and gatherings are now available for viewing on the website SmugMug. You can find the Paramount "gallery" at www.cityofparamount.smugmug.com.

We have hundreds of photos from the most recent Halloween Carnival and all of the City's holiday events. And they can be downloaded for free. Click on the photo, then hit the download icon at the bottom right part of the screen. Enjoy!

All photographs taken by the City of Paramount at our programs and events may be used by the City for marketing of these programs and events on printed and electronic formats.

Paramount on YouTube

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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 www.youtube.com/cityofparamount.

Recognized Obligations Payment Schedule

On January 28, 2016, the Oversight Board for the Successor Agency for the Paramount Redevelopment Agency approved the Recognized Obligations Payment Schedule (ROPS) for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017. The ROPS was submitted to the California Department of Finance for review.

 

(ROPS 16-17)

(ROPS-January 2016 thru June 2016)

 


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

http://www.dof.ca.gov/redevelopment/

 

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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

08/02/16 - 6:00 PM
City Council Meeting

08/04/16 - 6:00 PM
Public Works Commission - CANCELLED

08/05/16 - 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Farmers Market

08/09/16 - 6:00 PM
Planning Commission

08/11/16 - 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Summer Concert

Important
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

Recreation
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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