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Notice of Election

Aug 17 2018

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following persons have been nominated for the offices designated to be filled at the General Municipal Election to be held in the City of Villa Park on Tuesday, November 6, 2018:

 

For Members of the City Council – Vote for no more than three (3):

 

Robert Collacott

Chad Zimmerman

Diana C. Fascenelli

Crystal K. Miles

 

Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus Found in Villa Park

Jul 27 2018
The Orange County Vector Control has identified mosquitoes testing positive for the West Nile Virus in traps they set up at Villa Park City Hall. They will be visiting all Villa Park residents within a 200-300 yard radius of City Hall  from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM beginning this upcoming Monday, July 30th, to investigate the potential sources. 

To help lower the breeding sources:

- Dump/drain any standing water.

- Repair window & door screens.

- Apply repellent when outdoors.

- Avoid spending time outdoors at dawn or dusk.

- Report mosquitoes, dead birds, neglected swimming pools, ponds & fountains to (714) 971-2421.


The Orange County Vector Control has identified mosquitoes testing positive for the West Nile Virus in traps they set up at Villa Park City Hall. They will be visiting all Villa Park residents within a 200-300 yard radius of City Hall  from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM beginning this upcoming Monday, July 30th, to investigate the potential sources. 

To help lower the breeding sources:
- Dump/drain any standing water.
- Repair window & door screens.

- Apply repellent when outdoors.

- Avoid spending time outdoors at dawn or dusk.

- Report mosquitoes, dead birds, neglected swimming pools, ponds & fountains to (714) 971-2421.


The Orange County Vector Control has identified mosquitoes testing positive for the West Nile Virus in traps they set up at Villa Park City Hall. They will be visiting all Villa Park residents within a 200-300 yard radius of City Hall  from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM beginning this upcoming Monday, July 30th, to investigate the potential sources. 

To help lower the breeding sources:
- Dump/drain any standing water.
- Repair window & door screens.

- Apply repellent when outdoors.

- Avoid spending time outdoors at dawn or dusk.

- Report mosquitoes, dead birds, neglected swimming pools, ponds & fountains to (714) 971-2421.


The Orange County Vector Control has identified mosquitoes testing positive for the West Nile Virus in traps they set up at Villa Park City Hall. They will be visiting all Villa Park residents within a 200-300 yard radius of City Hall  from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM beginning this upcoming Monday, July 30th, to investigate the potential sources. 

To help lower the breeding sources:
- Dump/drain any standing water.
- Repair window & door screens.

- Apply repellent when outdoors.

- Avoid spending time outdoors at dawn or dusk.

- Report mosquitoes, dead birds, neglected swimming pools, ponds & fountains to (714) 971-2421.


 

Beat The Heat

Jul 05 2018

Summer months bring fun, sun, and HEAT! Here are some important safety tips to help you stay cool!

 

Are You Going Away This Summer?

Jun 20 2018

Are you going away for vacation this summer?  The Orange County Sheriff's Department offers Vacation Checks for residents who are away from their homes for a prolonged period of time. This service is free of charge. To schedule a vacation check, contact the Sheriff's Department and provide your address & the dates you will be away. Deputies will be stop by your home and ensure that no windows or doors have been opened or tampered with. 

For additional information or to schedule a vacation check, please call the Orange County Sheriff's Department at (714) 647-7000.

 

Are You Swimming Safely?

Jun 13 2018
Summer is here and with it, lots of swimming! The Orange County Fire Authority and the Orange County Health Care Agency would like to remind you and your family to be practice safe swimming this summer. 

The OCFA 2018 drowning prevention campaigns this year are "Always Watch Your Child Around Water" and "Never Swim Alone." These campaigns will continue through October. For more information & safety tips, visit the OC Health Care Agency website here.

 

Sign-up for AlertOC Today!

Mar 23 2018

AlertOC is a mass notification system that Orange County uses to issue government-related messages to residents and businesses via e-mail and text messages. Only authorized officials are allowed access to send alerts pertaining to health, safety, or the welfare of a community that is being affected by a perceived, emerging, or imminent emergency event. There is also an option to subscribe to non-emergency messages from participating cities and agencies. Click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions regarding AlertOC or here to sign up for AlertOC. 

Note: If you believe you have already signed up for AlertOC in the past, be sure to check your membership status. You may need to sign up for AlertOC again.

 

Protect Your Trees!

Feb 16 2018

There are new threats to trees in Southern California: Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer/Fusarium Dieback and Gold Spotted Oak Borer. These pests can only successfully infect the following trees:

  • Box Elder
  • California Sycamore
  • London Plane
  • Coast Live Oak
  • Avocado
  • White Alder
  • Japanese Maple
  • Liquidambard
  • Red Willow
  • Oak

The Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the University of California has provided ways of distinguishing the symptoms of infected trees. Click the link below for more information or visit www.GSOB.org. Report suspected tree infestations in Orange County to pshb.ucceoc@gmail.com.

A New Pest Complex in Southern California

 

Senior Mobility Program

Feb 08 2018
The Senior Mobility Program provides door-to-door taxi services for eligible Villa Park residents to limited destinations. Participants must be at least 60 years of age. Qualified residents must apply and upon application approval, a Senior Mobility ID number will be issued to authorize program participation. This program operates twenty-four (24) hours, seven (7) days a week, including holidays. 

Click here for the program guidelines and more information. If you are interested in joining this program, you can apply online at the same link above or at City Hall.