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Commit2Fit:Wellness Program @ the Library

January 19, 2017 

Commit2Fit:Wellness Program @ the Library

Clutter-Busting: Letting Go of What’s Holding You Back Author Talk with Brooks Palmer

Author Brooks Palmer will be speaking at the Woodland Public Library on Wednesday, February 1st at 6:00pm in the Leake Community Room. Palmer will be discussing his book and how clutter can affect your emotions and sense of well-being. In his fourteen years of Clutter Busting in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City, Brooks Palmer realized the intense emotional connection most people have with material possessions, and that internal clutter must be addressed before external clutter can be discarded. He created his Clutter Busting method to help people let go of those things they no longer need and to open the doors for new possibilities. Piles of junk in garages and closets, overflowing papers on desks, items unused for years, masses of unanswered email, clothing never worn, useless gifts that collect dust — all these things, says Brooks Palmer, come weighted with shame and guilt and have a suffocating effect on spirit and soul. By tossing out these unneeded items, we are also eliminating their negative influences, freeing up energy, and unlocking our potential. Join us at the library for this wellness talk.

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Teen Skate Night

December 21, 2016 

The City of Woodland Community Services Department will be hosting Skate Night for Middle and High School students held on Friday, January 27 from 7:30–9:30pm. Skate Night is a great way to spend a Friday night. Students can enjoy a fun night of roller skating, listening to music, or simply hanging out with friends.

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Commit2Fit: Wellness Program Returns to the Library

December 20, 2016 

Commit2Fit: Wellness Program Returns to the Library

Woodland Public Library will be hosting a free 3-month Commit2Fit: Wellness Program January through March 2017. The Library starts its second annual Commit2Fit: Wellness educational series on health on January 7 with weekly community walks at Douglass Park and bimonthly presentations on wellness and fitness. Each month will feature a talk on an aspect of mindfulness and a session of gentle exercises to kickstart or enhance your exercise routine.

All Wednesday evening programs will be from 6-7:30 pm in the Leake Room of the Woodland Public Library, located at 250 First Street in Woodland.

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Kids' Coding at the Library

December 7, 2016 

The Woodland Public Library just wrapped up its fourth series of Kids’ Coding Classes with a pizza party and Open House for families to showcase children’s work and allow their families to try coding themselves. During the fall party, families were also able to take turns playing with Dash, a Wonderworks robot that can be programmed on a tablet with an app similar to Scratch. The library is working on acquiring a group of these robots and some tablets to expand the coding classes through a recent grant with the Association for Library Services to Children. The children had had a great time learning how to create games and animations, and their families were happy their children had the opportunity to take these free classes at the library.

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Aquatic Feasibility Study Public Meeting

January 9, 2017 

The City of Woodland Community Services Department will be holding a public meeting at the Woodland Community and Senior Center located at 2001 East Street Woodland, CA 95776 on February 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. as part of the City of Woodland Aquatic Center Feasibility Study. The Aquatic Center Feasibility study will analyze the need, cost, and potential location of an Aquatic Center within the City.

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New Medication Disposal Kiosk at the Woodland Police Department

December 1, 2016 

Safely dispose of unneeded medications in the new medication disposal kiosk at the Woodland Police Department (1000 Lincoln Avenue). The kiosk is located in the Police Department lobby, which is open to the public Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The following items may be disposed of in the kiosk:

  • Pill and liquid medications
  • Medicated ointments and lotions
  • Pet medications

The kiosk is sponsored by Yolo County in an effort to prevent improper disposal and unauthorized use of pharmaceuticals.

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City's Bridal Show & Event Fair

January 13, 2017 

The 2nd annual Briday Show & Event Faire will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Woodland Community & Senior Center, 2001 East Street in Woodland. Meet the areas premiere wedding professionals and have your wedding planned in one day. Guests attending this free event will be greeted by a variety of vendors such as venues, caterers, photographers, florists, stylists, décor, bakeries, and health and wellness.

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Main Street and Cleveland Street Signal Improvement Project

September 23, 2016 

The Main Street and Cleveland Street Signal Improvement Project will upgrade the existing intersection by installing new traffic signal equipment, vehicle detection on Cleveland Street, new signal poles, signal heads, audible pedestrian signals, and pedestrian signal heads. The project will reconstruct the four non-compliant ADA curb ramps at the intersection to bring them into compliance with current state and federal standards. The project will also microsurface and restripe the intersection.

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Kentucky Avenue Widening and Complete Streets Project

September 16, 2016 

This week, city staff received Caltrans and Federal authorization to proceed with construction on the Kentucky Avenue Project. Staff is finalizing the project documents for bid advertisement late September/early October with bid opening anticipated in November. Construction of public utility improvements and private utility relocations are anticipated to begin by November 2016 with the roadway widening and reconstruction work to begin in spring 2017. The project is estimated to be complete by December 2018. More information is available by clicking here.

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The City of Woodland Public Safety Special Needs Alert Program

September 2, 2016 

In its continual endeavor to provide better service to the residents of the City of Woodland, the Woodland Public Safety Department has created the SNAP Program. The Special Needs Alert Program (SNAP), assists First Responders (Police and Fire) to be more responsive during emergencies to residents of the City of Woodland with special needs.

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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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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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