Aug 2 2015

City Council August 3: 5K Street Closures, Community Hall Parking Lot Restrictions, City Hall Ground Water Routed to Sanitary Sewer

On Monday, August 3, 2015, starting at 7:30 p.m., the City Council will consider Community Hall parking lot restrictions, City Hall ground water routing into sanitary sewer system, and 5K race street closure.

  • Piedmont High School FallFest 5K race street closures on Saturday, September 26 to raise funds for the Wellness Center. Several blocks of Craig, Crocker, Farragut, Highland, Hillside, Magnolia Mountain, Park Way, Sea View, and Wildwood Avenues would be closed from 8:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.  Read more here.
  • Community Hall Parking Lot options: “The primary purpose of the lot is to serve the users of the Community Hall.” A one-year trial of new parking restrictions is proposed. The majority of the lot would be limited to two-hour parking. Five slots would be limited to 15 minutes from 8:45 – 9:30 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m. for drop off/pick up. Three slots would be reserved for the Recreation Department vans and five slots would be reserved for PUSD employees from 7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. There would still be days when the entire lot would be closed for special events. Read more here.
  • Approve a League of California Cities Resolution urging the State to provide sufficient funding for local street and highway roadbed maintenance. Read more here.
  • City Hall sump pump rerouting for collected groundwater into the sanitary sewer $19,000. City staff has been working with the Alameda County Environmental Health Department since a leak was found in former fuel tanks in 1988.  Read more here.

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