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City Air Quality Sub Committee to Meet This Thursday

The City Council Air Quality Sub Committee will conduct its next meeting at 6:00 pm on Thursday, April 27 at Progress Park Plaza. 15500 Downey Ave. The Sub Committee will discuss issues related to air quality in town and develop recommendations for City Council consideration. The meeting will be conducted as a working meeting. There will be Spanish translation.

The Sub Committee is scheduled to meet at 6:00 pm on the fourth Thursday of each month at Progress Park Plaza until further notice.

Sign Up for Summer Day Camp

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The City's Summer Day Camp provides a fun and safe place for 5-to-12-year-olds to spend the summer. Registration starts online or at the Recreation Office (15300 Downey Ave.) for Paramount residents or PUSC families on May 16, and on May 29 for non-residents.

The camp runs from June 12 through August 4 from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for July 4. A healthy breakfast and lunch is included, and swim lessons can be added.

The cost for Paramount residents is $80 per week, per child. For an extra $10 per week you can include the swim lessons. Non-residents pay $100 per child per week, with an additional $20 per week for swim lessons. (Additional fees apply when using an alternate form of payment such as Cal Works.)

Positions for junior volunteers are available. Space is limited so sign up early.

Click here for more info.

Report Air Quality Complaints to SCAQMD

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Anyone wanting to report a complaint about air quality - whether it be odors, smoke, dust, or other contaminants - needs to call the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) at 1-800-CUT SMOG (288-7664). SCAQMD is the agency that regulates all air quality issues in Orange County and the urban portions of Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties.

For information about the SCAQMD's reports and findings regarding air monitoring activities in the City of Paramount, please visit their website at 

http://www.aqmd.gov/home/regulations/compliance/air-monitoring-activities.

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.

HUD Consolidated and Action Plans Available for Viewing and Public Comment

HUD Consolidated and Action Plans Available for Viewing and Public Comment

Attached is the draft 2017-2021 Consolidated Plan inclusive of the draft 2017-2018 Action Plan for review and comment. Public comment period begins on Friday, March 31, 2017 and a public hearing will be conducted at City Hall on Tuesday, May 2 at 6:00 p.m. Citizens are welcome to participate in this process and speak at the May 2 meeting.

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

05/02/17 - 6:00 PM
City Council Meeting

05/04/17 - 1:30 PM
Senior Services Commission

05/04/17 - 6:00 PM
Public Works Commission

05/09/17 - 6:00 PM
Planning Commission

05/16/17 - 5:00 PM
City Council Meeting

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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