The Woodland Chamber of Commerce is hosting a "State of the City Address" presented by Mayor, Angel Barajas. You are invited to this community event on Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 11:30am-1pm at the Woodland Community and Senior Center. Please RSVP to the Chamber of Commerce, (530) 662-7327. Tickets for this luncheon are $35.
The Yolo County District Attorney's Office in partnership with all local law enforcement to host Citizens Academy 2017. This course is designed to educate the public and improve relationships between the diverse communities and the Yolo County Justice System.
A Public Hearing on 2017 Central valley Flood Protection Plan Update and Draft Supplemental Program Environmental Impact Report will be held on March 9, 2017 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm at the Woodland Community & Senior Center, Meeting Room 1 & 2.
Woodland Public Library - Facilities Master Planning Process 2017
The Library is conducting a process to gather community input to shape a long-term master plan for its facility to guide how the library can best serve its community for future generations. The Library anticipates that the Facility Master Plan will form the foundation of a future building program for the expansion and/or renovation of the existing library to meet the community’s learning needs, abilities, demographics, and changes in technology.
The facility master planning process will assess the current state of facilities; analyze community and library use demographics; create a common vision based on community input; and consider new library service possibilities.
To commemorate and celebrate the life and work of labor and civil rights leader César E. Chávez, the City of Woodland will be hosting a celebration at First & Bush Streets on April 2nd from 5:00-7:00 pm. This year’s César Chávez festivities will be celebrated during the monthly Food Truck Mania event and will have music, dance performances, and a short educational program.
The City is proposing to increase water rates over a five-year period as necessary to provide sufficient revenue to operate and maintain the City’s water system and provide the mechanism to implement a drought charge if necessary. If adopted, the proposed new rates would take effect April 1, 2017, with annual increases each January through January 1, 2021.
The Water Rate Study, Proposition 218 notices in English and in Spanish and the most recent Council action from January 17 are available here.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
The Woodland Public Library is excited to be hosting its second annual Peeps Diorama Contest this year. There are categories for every age as well as a group category. The viewing and judging will take place at the Peeps Diorama Show on Saturday, March 18th from 12-3 pm in the library’s Leake Room. Entries will be judged by members of the library’s Teen Advisory Board (TAB) and winners will each receive a $15 gift certificate for Barnes and Nobel to purchase books. Those attending the show get to vote on a “Peeples Choice” award as well. Winning dioramas will be on display at the library after the show.