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Conservation Still Needed Despite Sustainable Water Supply

June 29, 2016 

The City of Woodland urges residents and businesses to continue conserving water by aiming for a 10% reduction in water use compared to 2013. In the hot, dry summer months Woodland’s water use nearly doubles. Reduce your use by limiting outdoor irrigation to three days per week between the hours of 6 p.m. and 10 a.m. Also, remember to keep Woodland, “The City of Trees” and take extra care of your trees during the drought.

Read the full article to learn more about recent changes to water use restrictions.

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City of Woodland Accepting Applications for City Council Vacancy

June 24, 2016 

The City of Woodland is currently accepting applications from individuals who would like to be considered for appointment to the City Council to fill the council seat being vacated by the resignation of Mayor Pro Tempore, Dr. Bill Marble, effective on July 4th, 2016. To be considered for this appointment, interested individuals are requested to submit a statement of interest and complete a formal application.

Applications will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2016.

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Woodland 4th of July Events

June 6, 2016 

Plan a fun filled 4th of July in Woodland this year by attending one of the many events scheduled throughout the day. These events are made possible through donations from businesses and individuals.

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Summer Of Learning at The Woodland Public Library

May 25, 2016 

The Woodland Public Library is excited to be holding its first ever Summer of Learning throughout June and July. This summer the community is invited to Read for the Win and more! There are programs for all ages: babies and toddlers, children, teens, and adults. Families can register for these summer programs on the library’s website or in the library on the catalog computers.

The Summer of Learning begins on Saturday, June 4th, with a Kickoff Party for families at 1 pm. There will be bounce houses, food trucks, face and nail painting, fun activities with the Rec2Go Van and Kuk Sool Won, and a food truck selling lunch and snacks. Everyone can get their Summer Learning logs, calendars, and a raffle ticket. Prizes will be raffled off throughout the event, including museum and zoo tickets, storytime bags with books, Farmers Market bucks, games, garden supplies, coding books, and other great prizes.

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Main Street "Open" Downtown Woodland Celebration

May 20, 2016 

To celebrate the past, present and future of Downtown Woodland, the City of Woodland will be hosting a “Main Street Open” event in Downtown Woodland on July 1 starting at 7pm in Heritage Plaza in conjunction with the First Friday Art Walk. Playing off of a golf theme, “Main Street Open” will be a celebration to thank the residents and business owners for their patience during all of the street closures and construction projects that occurred last year. Prior to start of the “Main Street Open” event, a ribbon cutting will take place at 5:30 pm to celebrate the grand opening of the Woodland Opera House’s Theatre and Dance Annex (TADA Studio) (520 Court Street).

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“Read for the Win” Adult Summer Reading Program at the Library

May 12, 2016 

“Read for the Win” Adult Summer Reading Program at the Library

The Woodland Public Library will be holding “Read for the Win,” a summer reading program for adults running from June 4, 2016 through August 6, 2016. The program provides a venue for adults to revisit their childhood summer reading programs and supports and encourages reading in the adult community. It is generously supported by the Friends of the Woodland Public Library who provide funding for fabulous raffle prizes at the end of the program. For more information on the program, please visit the library or contact Carol or Trina at 530.661.5980


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The Woodland Farmer's Market Moves to the Library

May 9, 2016 

Growing Readers and Veggie Eaters!

The Woodland Public Library is happy to host the Woodland Farmers Market right on our doorstep on First Street. Every Saturday in May thru October the Farmers Market will be out front from 9:00am-12:00noon. Celebrating readers and veggie eaters this summer, the Library will host weekly Family Storytimes outside on the lawn at 11:00am. The Library will also have crafts, performers and other activities on Saturdays during the Farmers Market. Check the Library Events Calendar for information on what’s happening each week at the Market.

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Commit2Fit Program at the Library

January 6, 2016 

Would you like to make healthier choices? Reduce disease symptoms and risks? The Commit2Fit: Wellness Program is a citywide educational component of the City's Commit2Fit Challenge offered by the Woodland Public Library aimed to provide information on nutrition, the importance of physical activity, and health topics such as weight loss, diabetes and heart health. The 3-month Wellness program runs January through March 2016, with Wednesday evening speakers and Saturday morning community walks. The Wednesday speaker series will include physicians and nutritionists who are experts in their field.


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Join the 2,400 Trees Campaign!

October 3, 2014 

The 2,400 Trees Campaign is a community-wide effort coordinated jointly by the City of Woodland and the Woodland Tree Foundation. The City’s Climate Action Plan calls for increasing Woodland’s community tree canopy 50% by 2020 by planting 6,000 new trees between 2014 and 2020 and maintaining and nurturing existing trees. As an initial step toward this target, Mayor Stallard has announced a goal of planting 2,400 trees community-wide in 24 months (July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2016).

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S.C.R.A.M. Security Camera Registry And Mapping Program

June 23, 2016 

The Woodland Police Department invites you to participate in our crime prevention effort by joining our Security Camera Registry And Mapping Program (S.C.R.A.M.). WPD is working with businesses and residents from the community to compile a list of privately owned security cameras to enhance crime prevention and enhance public safety.

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Chalk on the Block

June 22, 2016 

Chalk on the Block is back! Join the fun as artists turn the sidewalk in front of the library into a beautiful mosaic using sidewalk chalk. All the excitement takes place on Saturday, July 23 from 8am to 12pm. Information on sponsorship or being an artist can be found online here or contact Jonathan Wardrip at (530) 661-5922 or jonathan.wardrip@cityofwoodland.org.

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Surface Water to Flow from Taps in June 2016

April 20, 2016 

Treated water from the Sacramento River will soon flow from taps in the Cities of Woodland and Davis, and UC Davis, bringing a new, high-quality water supply to both communities. After decades of planning and two years of construction, a state-of-the-art Regional Water Treatment Facility is scheduled to begin operations in June 2016. For additional information, please check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

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Woodland Economic Index and Business Confidence Survey

February 4, 2016 

The Woodland Economic Index and Woodland Business Confidence Survey are now accessable through the Woodland Chamber of Commerce website. The Woodland Economic Index shows how the local economy has been performing based on real, local data. The Woodland Business Confidence Survey has shown a strong level of optimism among business leaders in the community. Click "READ MORE" for detailed instruction on accessing the reports or click here to view the combined reports in pdf format.

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Yolo Conflict Resolution Center

November 30, 2015 

The City of Woodland is proud to support the nonprofit organization, Yolo Conflict Resolution Center (YCRC). YCRC recently opened an office in Woodland, Casa del Sol Community Building, 709 East Street. This organization provides affordable mediation, facilitation, restorative justice, and conflict resolution education services through volunteer community members. Additional information on YCRC and its services is available at www.yolocrc.org or by calling at (530) 564-2324.

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Get Your Business Online Event

October 26, 2015 

The first ever Get Your Business Online workshop hosted by The City of Woodland and Woodland Chamber of Commerce to be held Tuesday, November 3 at the Woodland Community Center. There will be two sessions: from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. followed by 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Woodland Community Center, located at 2001 East Street, Woodland, Ca 95776. This event serves as a way to help local businesses increase their presence online.

To learn more visit GYBO.com or contact Wendy Ross at economicdevelopment@cityofwoodland.org or (530) 661-5921.

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Power Down Woodland Kick-Off Party

September 21, 2015 

Join in the fun of this free, family-friendly event on Thursday, October 1, from 4:00pm to 8:30pm at City Park, 629 Cleveland Street. Power down your house and step up to free fun and food! Learn how to make your home more comfortable and reduce energy waste while celebrating National Energy Awaremness Month.

More information is available at Woodland.StepUpandPowerDown.com or visit the office at 707 Main Street, Woodland.

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18th Annual Chili Cook-Off, September 19, 2015

August 10, 2015 

The Woodland Chamber of Commerce invites you to the 18th Annual Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the Yolo County Fairgrounds. There will be free entertainment and free parking. Chili and salsa tasting kits are $10/adults and $5/kids. To sign-up please visit WoodlandChamber.org or call (530) 662-7327.

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Woodland Boards and Commissions Need YOU!

January 22, 2015 

The City is accepting applications for the following voluntary City Boards and Commissions and Advisory Committees:

Board of Building Appeals
Commission on Aging
Parks and Recreation Commission
Personnel Board
Planning Commission
Traffic Safety Commission
Water Utilities Advisory Committee (WUAC)

Applications and additional information can be obtained at City Hall or on the City’s website, cityofwoodland.org. You can also contact Ana Gonzalez, City Clerk, by e-mail at ana.gonzalez@cityofwoodland.org or by phone at (530) 661-5806.

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Community Survey for Yolo Broadband Strategic Plan

January 22, 2014 
If you live and/or work in Yolo County, help Yolo Broadband understand your needs for broadband Internet by completing the short online survey below, and help us extend our reach by forwarding the survey to your family, friends and colleagues.

For Residents: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/yolo-residents

For Businesses: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/yolo-business

For more information, please visit http://www.yoloshare.org/
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Take Action to Protect Your Water Supply

January 21, 2014 
Woodland is currently asking water customers to voluntarily cut back water use by 20% in order to prevent potential future water shortages. 2014 is starting out as the third dry year in a row. The Governor has delcared a drought emergency. Little or no rain means the City has less groundwater to pump, and pumping water to deliver to homes and businesses becomes more expensive. As the demand for water increases during the summer months, we could face a shortage in water supplies. For tips on conserving water both indoors and outdoors, please visit www.cityofwoodland.org/waterconservation.
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