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Drought Emergency Ends, Conservation Remains Important

April 16, 2019 

After a historic seven-year drought, winter rainfall has improved water supplies, and the City has rescinded the Drought Emergency. While the water supply condition has improved, conservation remains important to fully recover from the cumulative impacts of the drought, and to preserve water supplies for future dry years.

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State Street Railroad Crossing Work

April 16, 2019 

Construction of the State Street Railroad Crossing Project, located at State Street just south of Yanonali Street, will begin on April 15. The work will increase safety for pedestrians crossing the railroad tracks and is expected to conclude in July.

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Shared Mobility Ordinance Update

April 16, 2019 

On April 9, amendments to the Shared Mobility Ordinance prohibiting unsafe scooter share and implementing a bike share pilot program were presented to the Ordinance Committee of the City Council. The Committee voted unanimously to forward the amendments to Council on April 30.

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