May 13, 2013
Permeable Paver Installation Continues in City Lots 
Permeable Pavers  
The City is replacing asphalt in several City lots with permeable pavers to treat storm water and urban runoff. Work has started at Stevens Park and will begin at the Westside Community Center later this month. The pavers capture and treat polluted storm water by allowing runoff to slowly soak into the ground. Pollutants like oil and other auto fluids, metals, and nutrients are prevented from flowing into storm drains that lead directly to creeks and oceans untreated. Read More... 
De La Vina and Figueroa Intersection Improvements
The City has started construction on pedestrian safety improvements at the busy intersection of De La Vina and Figueroa Streets. Construction is scheduled to continue through July. The work includes installing curb extensions, new access ramps, street lighting, and landscaping at all four corners. Read More... 
Amgen Tour of California Rolls
Into Town  
Santa Barbara will host the Amgen Tour Stage 4 Finish on Wednesday  and Stage 5 Start on Thursday. On Wednesday, road closures will occur along Hwy 192, Hot Springs Rd., Hwy 101, and Cabrillo Blvd. On Thursday, closures will occur on Cabrillo Blvd. along the coast to Modoc Rd. Read More... 
New Growth Management Program Adopted  
Council recently adopted an ordinance to implement the City's Nonresidential Growth Management Program. New commercial additions will be reviewed under this ordinance. Much of the ordinance is similar to the City's Development Plan Ordinance, but key changes include a new Traffic Management Strategy with limitations on additions for properties located outside of the downtown area. Read More... 
Recycle Your Refrigerator or Freezer
Schedule a free pickup of your old, working refrigerator or freezer on Saturday, May 18 or Sunday, May 19 and you will receive a $35 check for each, limit of two refrigerators or freezers must be in working order and have a capacity between 10 and 32 cubic feet. Read More... 
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