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:
The kiosk is sponsored by Yolo County in an effort to prevent improper disposal and unauthorized use of pharmaceuticals.
Be a part of the fun on Main Street this Friday, December 2, for the First Friday Art Walk event from 5:30 - 9:30 pm. Art galleries, businesses and restaurants will exhibit art, host live music, entertainment and family-fun activities in downtown Woodland. All First Friday Art Walk events are FREE, with many of the locations hosting receptions with refreshments, and most of the exhibitions will be available for viewing throughout the month. Join the excitement downtown, socialize with friends and support your community. Visit Dowoodland.com for more information.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Woodland Police Department is pleased to present their 2015 Annual Report.
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.
In 2015, water conservation, the drought, and El Niño flooded the headlines. See how much Woodland reduced our water use and learn about ways to continue saving in 2016.
Click here to see the 2015 Water Conservation infographic!
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Annual Business Walk will take place on Thursday, September 24, 2015, between 8:30am and 1:00pm starting at the Woodland Community and Senior Center, 2001 East Street. Register on-line for this informative event at metrochamber.org/events. For more information contact Megan Laney at (530) 661-5922 or email@example.com.
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.
When: April 23, 2015
Time: 8:45 am to 3:00 pm
Location: Yolo County Housing, 147 W. Main Street, Woodland
Registration is free and includes morning refreshments, lunch and conference materials. Register online at http://goo.gl/forms/fMzU06UOVf or by calling Legal Services of Northern California at (530) 662-1065.
May 2, 2015 is the Cycle de Mayo Benefit Bike Ride! Get out there and ride! Tickets can be purchased at http://cycledemayo15.brownpapertickets.com/. For more information please contact Maria Contreras at 530-753-1125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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 email@example.com or by phone at (530) 661-5806.
Daylight savings ends on Sunday, November 2. Turn back your clocks and change your smoke detector batteries!
Notice is hereby given that the City of Woodland encourages Woodland residents to apply for positions on City Boards and Commissions. Applications are available on the City’s website at cityofwoodland.org or by contacting the City Clerk at (530) 661-5806 or firstname.lastname@example.org.