The Foothill Extension is on schedule and on budget. The 11.5-mile light rail project will be turned over to Metro for testing and pre-revenue service in September 2015, and we are happy to report that the majority of the work that impacts project neighbors is nearly behind us.
On July 8, 2014, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 1357U, establishing an Interim Moratorium Ordinance Pursuant to Government Code Section 65858 on the issuance of all building permits and any discretionary approvals for construction of new development requiring new water service connections. The interim ordinance was an urgency ordinance, making it effective immediately. The Interim Ordinance 1357U will expire on August 22, 2014, unless the City Council takes action to extend the moratorium before it expires.
Sierra Madre, CA. June 20, 2014 - The Energy Environment and Natural Resources Commission has begun its review of the water conservation ordinance. The regular commission meeting of July 16th has been set aside by the Commission for the sole purpose of discussing the current ordinance. Public participation in the meeting is desired by the Commission in an effort to capture as many constructive ideas as possible. In order to generate participation in the meeting, the Commission and staff will publicize the meeting to the greatest extent possible.
Sierra Madre, CA. June 19, 2014 - Sierra Madre City Hall Art Show Call for Artists
The City of Sierra Madre is seeking artists for the City Hall Art Shows. Art Shows at City Hall are held throughout the year and feature local artists in a variety of mediums. The shows are up for 8 weeks and artists can host a reception for friends and family.
Sierra Madre, CA. June 18, 2014 - Saturday Chamber Music
Join us on Saturday, June 21, 2-4 p.m. as we relax and enjoy this Chamber Music interlude designed to give any listener a reason to pause. Performance by Barbara Mullens Geier on flute and Alan Geier on keyboard. This program is part of the Summer Reading Program, “Paws to Read.”