With Halloween quickly approaching and people wanting to carry on with fun traditions, the question arises of how will Halloween and Día de los Muertos be handled in 2020? All that we ask is that you do it safely! The Centers for Disease Control (CD) has issued guidelines (here) as a means to help everyone have a safe and fun time that reduces the risk for exposure to COVID-19. So have fun, and be safe! No more tricks in 2020!
The news is full of reports lately about the upcoming elections and how to safely make sure your ballot - your VOTE - is received officially and properly recorded. For election matters here in Orange County, please visit www.OCVOTE.com or specifically to their Vote Center/Drop Box locator to find the spot nearest your home or office. There will also be a Vote Center at the Fullerton Public Library. Please be careful of unofficial “ballot boxes” and only use the official Orange County Ballot Drop Box.
Answer: Not for traditional road repairs such as potholes, slurry seal, grind and overlays, or street reconstructions. Those are considered maintenance and OCTA, State, and Federal grants are not available for those activities. What the City does seek and get grant funding for is when we are adding to a street such as a new turn lane or widening an arterial street. Additionally, such as on the next Council meeting, the City has been very successful in obtaining grants to increase the flow of traffic on a
Parking Enforcement to Resume on Monday, October 26. Fullerton will resume all regular parking enforcement, including overnight parking and street sweeping on Monday, October 26. Although these citations were suspended in March due to the Stay-at-Home order in the state, keeping our streets clean was and continues to be a priority. For questions, please visit http://www.fullertonpd.org/howdoi/pay/parking.asp or call 714-738-5313.
City Manager Update - October 9, 2020 Short Term Rentals Coming Back The Fullerton City Council will consider the Short Term Rental issue again at the October 20, 2020 City Council meeting. This was considered at the September 15, 2020 meeting but was continued to a future date. City staff is recommending an approach which focuses on 3 primary goals: Allow the use while protecting the residential character of neighborhoods; Create a mechanism for Code Enforcement to address bad operators; and, Ensure
The Orange County Recycling Market Development Zone (OC RMDZ) is an economic development program that utilizes the growing supply of recyclable materials to fuel new businesses, expand existing ones, create jobs, and divert waste from landfills. The program fosters and supports eligible businesses that supply or utilize secondary materials; creating a circular economy and enhancing the County's economic development potential. The RMDZ Loan Program provides direct loans to businesses and nonprofits
The November General Election is almost here! Please visit www.ocvote.com for your election information and any questions about safely and securely voting or returning your ballot. Fullerton will host several Vote Centers and ballot Drop Box locations that make it easy and secure to ensure your ballot is received by the Registrar of Voters and counted on Election Day. For information on the City’s local races and ballot measures, please click here for Council Candidate information and here for ballot
North Orange County Chamber has joined a coalition of community and business leaders focused on maintaining quality of life and public safety of Fullerton's residents and supporting a YES vote on Measure S. The sales tax enhancement is estimated to generate $25,000,000 in new revenue annually for the City of Fullerton if adopted by the voters. The funds would be locally-controlled and could be used for programs including maintaining 911 emergency response services and keeping public areas safe and
Photo: Ben Bawtree-Jobson, CEO at SiFi Networks and Fullerton Councilmember, Jesus Silva The city of Fullerton, California, has turned on the first section of what will be a citywide open access network, or “FiberCity,” built by SiFi Networks. Our friends at MuniNetworks summarize and explain the approach that SiFi has taken: A privately built, financed, and operated open access network. CEO Ben Bawtree-Johnson said that he attributed the company’s success to cracking the economic code for private
NOC imPACt, the political action committee (PAC) formed by the North Orange County and Brea Chambers of Commerce, recently announced their endorsements for those running for local office in the North Orange County region. PAC Chairman Alex Burrola announced the organization’s positions. According to Burrola, the PAC reviewed candidates, their positions, and public policy records if applicable throughout the region including the cities of Buena Park, Brea, Fullerton, La Palma, Placentia and
By Noah Biesiada - Voice of OC Fullerton city staff laid out a hard truth for the city council last week— even if a proposed tax increase is approved by voters in November, major decisions will need to be made regarding the city’s financial health and focus in the next year. The answer from city council members so far is to kick tough choices to after the November election. City Council members voted back in July to place a 1.25% sales tax measure called Measure S on the November ballot. If