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Latino Heritage

Month

 

Sept 15 - October 15

Click here for info


Car Seat Safety Event

Saturday, 
September 17th
Click here for info

ACHS Football's Armed Forces & First Responder Appreciation Night 

Friday,
September 26th
Click here for info

Oktoberfest

Saturday,
September 27
Click here for info 

Community Emergency Response Team

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. 

The next CERT training will be held in American Canyon on November 7, 8, & 9th. Click here for the info and sign up today! 

 
Controller's Local Government  Website

The State Controller's Office has announced a new website that makes 11 years worth of city and county financial report data easy to review. Click here to check it out.

September 12, 2014

 

 

Unfortunately, the earthquake didn't break loose any new water and we are still in the middle of a drought year.  However - due to everyone's efforts, our water consumption citywide for the month of August was down 25% from last year!  Keep up the good work.  We still have many water-saving devices for your home and yard available at City Hall free of charge, and funding available for the Cash for Grass program.  Check out our water conservation webpage  for more info.

Dana

On the Agenda...

 

Our next City Council meeting will be Tuesday, September 16th at 6:30 PM.  At this meeting the City Council will consider adopting new regulations for leashing dogs.  Our current law requires that dogs be leashed in parks and playgrounds. The Police Department is advocating that the requirement be extended to include all public areas such as the wetlands, schools and sidewalks.  Designated off-leash areas such as the dog park at Veterans Park would be excluded.  Come let us know what you think!

Highway 29 Specific Plan

Stakeholder and Citizen Advisory Committee 

 

Want Highway 29 and the properties alongside to look nicer?  Want to participate in long-term planning for improvements along the corridor?  Now is your chance to make a difference.  We are recruiting for members of the Highway 29 Specific Plan Stakeholder and Citizen Advisory Committee.  This group will meet about four to six times a year for approximately two years. The committee will help form the long term vision for how Highway 29 will look and function through town. This is not about the highway itself, but about how the businesses and properties on either side will function and look, how pedestrians will safely move around, and our overall vision for this important part of American Canyon.  Want to join?  Check the website HERE.  

Creek to Bay Cleanup & Environmental Fair 

Saturday, September 20th 9 AM - 12 PM
Community Park II

Come check out the environmental fair to: 
  • learn about fun things to do in American Canyon to connect with our wildlife
  • find out how YOU can protect our wetlands and wildlife
  • get information on water quality and conservation
  • FREE confidential paper shredding will be done on-site
  • FREE pharmaceutical and sharps take-back 
  • and more!
Want to help keep our local waterways clean? Participate in this year's cleanup! Sign-in starts at 8:30 AM at Community Park II. For more information click here or call 647-4550.

National Pollution Prevention Week

September 15th - 21st

 

 

It's everyone's job to protect our Bay. The City of American Canyon is part of the San Pablo Bay Watershed.  Storm drains, creeks, ditches, and wastewater plant effluent from the City make their way to the Bay. In honor of Pollution Prevention Week, please help us fight F.O.G!


For more information visit our website.
  
 

 

  

Local Assistance Center

 

American Canyon residents are invited to access the resources available at the Earthquake Local Assistance Center (LAC) at 301 First Street in Napa. Many agencies are represented including the Red Cross, Salvation Army, Legal Aid, the County Assessor's Office, Season of Sharing, and State Housing and Community Development for mobile-home questions and assistance.  The center is open from 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM but some of the agencies do not arrive until 11 AM and some government services are only available until 4 PM. Your best bet is to go between 11 AM and 4 PM.  More information available here.

  

Financial Help Paying for Businesses Damages

 

Business Loans up to $10,000 with 0% interest are available for local businesses with earthquake damage. Click here for more information.

 

Door-to-Door Survey to Assess Impact of Earthquake on Community 

 

Napa County Public Health staff and volunteers will be conducting a door-to-door survey of City of Napa and City of American Canyon households on September 16, 17 and 18, 2014 to better understand how the South Napa Earthquake impacted residents and determine needs when preparing for and responding to future emergencies. For more information please click here. 

 

Why we're pretty lucky 

  

The attached USGS map shows why the ground motion was so much less in American Canyon than surrounding areas.

 

Chimneys

 

Most buildings in the City of American Canyon sustained very little damage from the August Earthquake, but many chimneys have not fared as well. If your chimney sustained damage, click here to see the repair options to fit your individual circumstances. All chimney repairs will require a permit, fees will be waived. For information contact the Building Division at (707) 647-4581.

Information & Resources 

 

Visit our earthquake information page for the latest by clicking here


 


Parks & Recreation News

contact us at (707) 648-7275
100 Benton Way       

Program and Event Highlights:

 

Weekend Open Swim is still going on through October 5, 2014!

 

Take advantage of this fabulous warm weather and visit the Phillip West Aquatic Center for our weekend open swim from 1-4 PM.  Residents are only $2.00 for kids 12 and under, and $3.00 for ages 13 and up (spectators $1).  Open Swim ends October 5th, so don't miss out!

 

Change in Some Class Locations

 

We are hard at work making the repairs to a few of our facilities due to earthquake damage. Please check with the Parks and Recreation staff or class instructors, for updated class locations.  We apologize for any inconvenience. 

 

We need your support and participation to help our new programs get off the ground! Please register today!

 

Upcoming activities:


Class

Ages/Grades

Activity Date/Time

Cost

 

Baking 100 for Teens


 
6th-8th grade


 
Tuesdays - 9/16, 9/30, 10/14, 10/28

 

3:30 - 5 PM


 


 
$40

 

Bollywood for Tots


 
Ages 4-7

 

Begins 10/7

 

Tues: 5-5:45 PM

 

Residents: $40
Non: $45
(per month)

 

 


 

Bollywood for Kids


 
Ages 8-12

 

Begins 10/7

 

Tues: 6-6:45 PM

 

Residents: $40
Non: $45
(per month)

 


 
Bollywood for Adults


 
Ages 13 & up

 

Begins 10/7


 

T: 7-8 PM


 
Residents: $40

Non: $45
(per month)

 


 
R.I.P.P.E.D. 4 Kids


 


 
Ages 6-11


 
Begins 10/3

 

F: 3-3:30 PM


 

 

$30/month


 
After School Cardio Kickboxing for Teens


 

 

Ages 11-14

 

Begins 10/1


W: 1-1:45 PM


 
$40/month

 

Zumba Kids with Cristina


 
Ages 6-11


 
Begins 10/1


 

W: 12:45-1:30 PM 


 
$30/Month


Cheerleaders - ages 6 and up
Mascots -
ages 4-5


Begins 10/1

W: 6:30 - 7:15 PM

Residents: $35

Non: $40

(per month)





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