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Free Concert in the Park this Friday

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Come out to Paramount Park this Friday for a free, live concert by the rock band Redwood Down during Food Truck Friday. Enjoy a variety of tasty trucks featuring tacos, burger, desserts, and more from 4 - 8 pm. The band, which has been playing its original tunes in the classic rock style for 20 years in Southern California, will perform from 6 - 8 pm.

 

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City's New Water Zone Opens with Big Splash

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The City of Paramount held the grand opening of the new Orange Avenue Splash Zone on Saturday, July 25. Following a ribbon-cutting by members of the Paramount City Council, a capacity crowd of kids and their families happily frolicked in the zero-depth interactive water park through the afternoon. 

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Summer Vacation Home Checks

If you are planning to go out of town this summer, remember that Paramount residents can contact the Sheriff's Station about having Volunteers on Patrol keep an eye on your home or property while you're gone.

Call (562) 220-2002 to ask about vacation checks.

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Mandatory Actions to Cut Water Use

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Due to the ongoing drought, currently in its 4th year, state regulations now require Paramount to reduce its water consumption by 12%. As a result, residents must cut back on outside water usage in the following ways:

* Outdoor watering is only allowed on Mondays and Thursdays from April through October.

* Outdoor watering is only allowed on Mondays from November through March.

* Water run-off from lawns and landscaping is prohibited.

* Hosing down paved surfaces is not permitted.

* Washing a car at a residence is not allowed.

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City Offers Drought-Busting Turf Removal Assistance

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Paramount has passed a Turf Removal and Re-Landscaping Program for all properties in town. The guidelines cover removing turf (grass) and re-landscape with drought-tolerant plantings or replacement with artificial turf. 

As part of the program, the City will provide consultation with a professional landscape designer, free of charge. The consultant will assist the property owner in drawing up a landscape plan for presentation to and approval by the City.

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Follow Us on Instagram and Twitter!

The City of Paramount is posting news and information about services and events, fun facts and important
announcements, and more.

Go to either site and search for paramount_posts. 

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Medidas Obligatorias Para Bajar el Consumo del Agua

Debido a la actual sequía, ya en su cuarto año, las regulaciones estatales ahora exigen una reducción del 12% en el consumo de agua. Como resultado, los residentes de Paramount deberán recortar el uso de agua al aire libre. Esto se dará de las siguiente manera:

* Regar afuera sólo se permite los lunes y jueves de abril a octubre.

* Regar afuera sólo se permite los lunes de noviembre a marzo.

* Está prohibido dejar que el agua se desperdicie desbordándose del césped y jardineras.

* No se permite lavar superficies pavimentadas con agua de la manguera.

* No está permitido lavar automóviles en casa.

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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 February 26, the Oversight Board for the Successor Agency for the Paramount Redevelopment Agency approved the Recognized Obligations Payment Schedule (ROPS) for the period July 2015 through December 2015.The ROPS was approved by the California Department of Finance on May 15, 2015

 

(ROPS-July 2015 through December 2015)

(ROPS-January 2015 through June 2015)

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

07/31/15 - 4:00 - 8:00 PM
Food Truck Friday

08/01/15 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Farmers Market

08/03/15 - All Day
Session #4 Swim Lessons Begin

08/03/15 -
College Bound Bus Pass Sales Begin

08/03/15 - 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Summer Day Camp Week #8 - Final Week

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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