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Sign Up for the First Paramount Cup!

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This Futsal Championship Tournament will be held Saturday, August 25 at 10:00 a.m. at the Paramount Park Futsal Courts, 14400 Paramount Blvd.

It's co-ed, with five players to a team, 16 team limit. Registration is open to the Paramount Community; $20 per team, $5 for individuals at-will.

There will be food and music, as well!

For more information, and to sign up, contact the Recreation Office at (562) 220-2121

Give Your Thoughts on Walking/Biking Plans for Paramount

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The Bellflower-Paramount Joint Active Transportation Plan will guide the design of safe, enjoyable, and convenient walking and biking options to schools, parks, and other places in the area.

To provide input, please take the online survey in English or Spanish. Click on the following link: www.surveymonkey.com/r/BPATPParamount.

Paramount Boulevard of Scholars

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The City has begun a new tradition this year, honoring college-bound Paramount High School students. The "Boulevard of Scholars" recognizes the top 25 such seniors, based on their GPAs, along Alondra between Lakewood Blvd. and Paramount Blvd.

This will be a yearly acknowledgment. The banners have the student's senior photo and their college destination, and are on display into the summer.

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Before- and After-School YMCA Child Care

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The Los Cerritos YMCA will be providing before- and after-school child care for kindergarten through 5th grade during the fall semester for PUSD families starting in the 2018-19 school year. For detailed information in English and Spanish, please click here.

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Plan to Prevent and Combat Homelessness Created for City

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The City of Paramount, working with the City of Bellflower and the non-profit organization PATH, has developed a "Plan to Prevent and Combat Homelessness" that outlines priorities in addressing these issues in both cities. Funding from Measure H through the County Homeless Initiative has made the plan possible.

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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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Sign Up for the City E-Newsletter

Receive your Paramount news conveniently on your computer or phone via the new electronic version of Around Town. To subscribe, click here to input your email address.

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Downloadable Photos of City Events

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Photos of City events, like the recent holiday activities, are available for viewing and free downloading on the SmugMug website - cityofparamount.smugmug.com.
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.

http://dof.ca.gov/Programs/Redevelopment/
 

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.

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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

08/14/18 - 6:00 PM
Planning Commission

08/15/18 - 6:00 PM
Parks & Recreation Commission

08/17/18 - 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Paramount Farmers Market

08/21/18 - 5:00 PM
City Council Meeting - CANCELED

08/24/18 - 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Paramount Farmers Market

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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