SB City News
Sign up for Green Gardener ClassSeptember 3, 2014
The Green Gardener Program educates landscapers, gardeners and homeowners on landscape practices that save resources and prevent pollution. The course will offer sessions in English, Spanish and a bilingual option. The fee is $35. Participants can enroll by coming to the first class on September 8 (Spanish) / September 10. Read More ...
Community Water Conservation MeetingAugust 12, 2014
The public was invited to a presentation about water conservation during the Water Commission meeting today. Topics included simple actions for residents and businesses to save water, irrigation practices, online tools, rebates, and City programs available. The meeting was recorded and will be played on City TV channel 18 on August 12 at noon, August 14 at 7 p.m., and will be available on the City's website tomorrow morning. Video
One-Stop Shop at Public Works CounterJuly 29, 2014
The Public Works Counter at 630 Garden Street is a valuable resource for your City utility and property- related questions. Counter staff can provide information on all aspects of City infrastructure, including sewer and water mains, parcel maps, construction drawings, and Capital Improvement Projects. The Counter is also the place to obtain a permit for private or utility work in a City street or property. To contact the Public Works Counter, call 564-5388.
City Water Customers Reduce Water UseJuly 29, 2014
City water customers successfully reduced their water usage in June by 15%. This represents a major improvement in the community's efforts to reduce water usage and puts us closer to our monthly goal of 20%. For help evaluating water use and conservation opportunities, visit our website
or call 564-5460 to schedule a free water checkup. Read More ...
Meeting on Fats, Oils and Grease Program and Proposed Commercial Sewer Rates - FOG Program May 28, 2014
Business representatives and the public are invited to a public meeting to discuss the City's Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) Control Program for Food Service Establishments. Learn how you can do your part to keep fats, oils and grease out of the City sewer system. Included in the presentation will be the proposed changes to Commercial Sewer User Rates. Gain valuable information on current and future structures and fees. The meeting will take place on May 29 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center. Read More ...
Permeabler Pavers InstalledMay 20, 2014
The City has installed permeable pavers in parking lots at Oak Park, Stevens Park, MacKenzie Park and the Westside Neighborhood Center. The pavers help keep polluted runoff from reaching our creeks and ocean untreated. The cutting-edge infiltration project mimics natural water processes and helps extend our local water supply during this dry period. Watch the video
Last Updated: May 16, 2014