Friday, April 27, 2007
Friday, April 20, 2007
Life in the
After a lengthy application process with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, the City is proud to announce that it has received a $550,000 state grant for a capital improvement project. This project will bring a bikeway to the City, to be located on the shoulder of Bayshore, from
- “To design infrastructure and public facilities to be efficient, cost effective and to contribute to the cohesion and character of the community.” (#2)
- “To maintain and improve infrastructure.” (#3)
- “To promote transportation opportunities that maximize safety, reliability, enhance circulation and create options thereby reducing reliance on the use of the automobile.” (#5)
The project was then reviewed by the City/County Association of Governments (C/CAG), wherein it demonstrated a proper conceptualization and fulfillment of the criteria identified in the application. The end result was a high numerical score, followed by the decision of the C/CAG Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee electing to grant the City of
Speaking of ways to not only be more health-conscious, but also to develop a more healthy environment, come lend a hand tomorrow as the Open Space and Ecology Committee (OSEC) and Parks, Beaches, and Recreation Commission (PB&R) co-sponsor an Earth Day event at
Friday, April 13, 2007
If a major earthquake struck in your area today, you might be without direct assistance for up to 72 hours. Therefore, the City has dedicated this month's "Current/Newsworthy Issue" of its Office of Emergency Services (OES) page to providing you with relevant information on several things you can do to prepare your home and family for the next earthquake. Check out the "Useful Links" section for a list of websites that have been carefully selected for you to peruse. But the most important thing is that you take action...now. Let's all make a coordinated effort to protect ourselves and our loved ones so that we can be ready for when the next big one hits.
Friday, April 06, 2007
Also, OSEC and PB&R are co-sponsoring an Earth Day event at Quarry Road Park on April 21, 8am - 12 noon. Plan to be there, as many hands make light work!