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Archive for September, 2011

Civil Service Commission – New Time

Posted by Len Gilbert on September 20, 2011

Please Note:  The Civil Service Commission has changed the start time of
their meeting.  Originally scheduled for 5:00 pm Wednesday, September 21, it
will now be held at 4:00 pm. 

Thank you.

Patty Jennaro
City Clerk’s Office
City of Piedmont
120 Vista Avenue
Piedmont, CA  94611
(510) 420-3040
FAX (510) 653-8272
http://www.ci.piedmont.ca.us <http://www.ci.piedmont.ca.us/>

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6th Annual Beach Dads’ Pancake Breakfast and PAINTS Chalk Art

Posted by Len Gilbert on September 16, 2011

It’s Sunday morning and Dad’s making pancakes!

The Beach Dad’s Club will be serving pancakes, coffee and more for the sixth year in a row on Sunday, September 18 from 9:00 am – 12:00 at Havens Elementary School, 323 Highland Avenue.

The community is invited to enjoy pancakes, sausage, bacon, fruit and Peet’s coffee all prepared by the Dads Club. Tickets can be purchased at the event, $6 for adults and $4 for kids. Donations have been kindly provided by Peet’s, Piedmont Grocery, Mulberry’s, the Village Market, and more.

The Pancake Breakfast will be followed by the Chalk Art for Peace Project sponsored by PAINTS. Kids and adults can purchase chalk and a square on the play yard to decorate and enjoy. The grills will be on and we’ll make hot dogs for lunch.

Come out and support Beach and PAINTS at this great event!

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Audit Committee Meets to Review Piedmont Hills Underground Report

Posted by Len Gilbert on September 13, 2011

For Immediate Release

September 13, 2011

Audit Subcommittee Will Meet on September 22nd to Review Preliminary Report

The City Council Audit Subcommittee will meet on Thursday, September 22nd at 7:30 PM in the City Council Chambers. The purpose of the meeting will be to review and approve a preliminary report to the City Council. The draft Preliminary Report and all the materials used by the subcommittee are available on-line at: http://www.ci.piedmont.ca.us/committees/ccasc.shtml

Residents are encouraged to attend the September 22nd meeting to speak on this subject. You may also e-mail comments to Interim City Clerk John O. Tulloch at jtulloch@ci.piedmont.ca.us or mail comments to 120 Vista Avenue, Piedmont, CA 94611. The meeting will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 120 Vista Avenue. It will be televised on KCOM and available as streaming video on the City’s web page.

In early 2010, The Piedmont City Council directed its Audit Subcommittee to examine the City’s handling of the construction of the Piedmont Hills Underground Assessment District. The Subcommittee assigned each of its members to examine specific parts of the City’s handling of the project. After their examination, each member prepared a draft report section. On March 15, 2011, the Subcommittee took public testimony on the draft report sections and directed staff to compile the three sections into a draft preliminary Report. The Subcommittee took testimony on the draft preliminary report at a hearing on August 23, 2011. At that meeting, the subcommittee assigned Vice Mayor John Chiang to compile changes into a draft preliminary report.

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Contact: John O. Tulloch 420-3040

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College Ave. Safeway Design Review Hearing

Posted by Len Gilbert on September 12, 2011

From the Rockridge Community Planning Council (RCPC)

College Ave. Safeway Design Review Hearing

September 28th, 5:00 PM Hearing Room 1 at Oakland City Hall

The design review panel of the Oakland Planning Commission will hear testimony and discuss Safeway’s 62,000 sq.ft. College Avenue Shopping Center Project. This is the time to raise issues about how the project looks and functions (e.g., parking lot entrances, facades, signage, streetscape, etc.) It’s not, however, the time to talk about traffic or zooming issues.

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