Wednesday, September 9, 2015

This Week's Beat

Happy Tuesday Everyone!





We hope you all had a fantastic Labor Day Weekend! In order to keep everyone informed on different things going on in the City, we bring you....This Week's Beat!







  • Monrovia’s Gold Line Station Dedication event is scheduled for Saturday, September 12, 2015, at 10 a.m. Congress Member Grace Napolitano and Congress Member Judy Chu will be in attendance, along with State Senator Carol Liu, State Assembly Majority Floor Leader Chris Holden, along with various other Foothill Gold Line and Metro Board Members. Also of note, Minister Terrence Brown will be providing the invocation, and the Monrovia High School Band, along with Boy Scouts from Troop 141, will be presenting the colors at the start of the event.


  • Monrovia Renewal and Proposition 218 Water & Sewer Rate Adjustment Community Meetings have been scheduled. The City is currently in the midst of coordinating a Proposition 218 Hearing, which is scheduled to take place on October 6, 2015.  At that hearing, the City will consider proposed adjustments to our water and sewer rate structures that have been developed to address our current deferred maintenance related issues connected to our water system and sewer system.  In addition, the City has developed a comprehensive multi-year capital improvement program called Monrovia Renewal, which seeks to repair our road infrastructure, sidewalk / curb / gutter infrastructure, water infrastructure, and sewer infrastructure over the course of the next 3-5 years.  
    •  Saturday, September 19, 2015, from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Library Community Room (321 S. Myrtle Avenue)
    • Tuesday, September 29, 2015, from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers (415 S. Ivy Avenue)

  • Fall Youth Sports Program Registration BeginsThe Public Services Department Fall Youth Sports program is currently accepting registrations.  On-line registration is available on the City website at www.cityofmonrovia.org.  The fall program offers flag football and cheerleading to 4th and 5th grade boys and girls of Bradoaks, Mayflower, Monroe, Plymouth and Wild Rose Elementary Schools.  Plymouth Elementary School is a new addition to this year’s program and they’re looking forward to the season ahead.  The youth sports program is designed to teach boys and girls fundamental sports skills, teamwork, sportsmanship and character building.  The program fee is $35 per participant with a maximum participation of 25 per team.

  • MonroviaConserves.Org has launched!! To make it easier for residents and businesses to find information regarding water conservation, the City has launched a new, easy to remember website address: MonroviaConserves.org.  Please feel free to visit us on the web to learn about the City’s drought response, water conservation regulations, water-saving tips, and upcoming workshops in our area.