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Wildfire Preparedness

Jul 08 2020
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Wildfire Preparedness

The height of wildfire season begins in mid-summer and runs through early autumn. During the weeks preceding this season, it is important for residents to educate themselves on how to best protect themselves, their homes, and their communities from the threat of wildfire. 

Depending on fire intensity, size and wind speed, embers can be carried more than a mile ahead of the fire. Consequently, homes located blocks away from the flame front are vulnerable to ignition and complete destruction. It's important to create a wildfire action plan now, long before a wildfire threatens your home. For more information on how to prepare for wildfire season, click here

High Mosquito Abundance Causes Concern in Orange County

Jun 16 2020
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High Mosquito Abundance Causes Concern in Orange County

The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District (OCMVCD) is observing an increase in mosquito activity in urban and coastal areas of the County and three surrounding counties (Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Diego) have detected West Nile virus in their mosquito samples. This early season virus activity in the region is concerning when coupled with high mosquito abundance. It is essential for all residents in Orange County to be active in eliminating mosquito breeding in and around their properties to help reduce the number of adult mosquitoes. 

Remember, mosquito control is a shared responsibility. Click here to learn how you can take charge of your yard.

Orange County Business Council COVID-19 Resource Guide

May 26 2020
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Orange County Business Council COVID-19 Resource Guide

The Orange County Business Council (OCBC) released a list of COVID-19 resources available to the community. Click here to access the full, detailed list of available resources, which include: 

  • Free testing for essential workers
  • Food resources for families 
  • Food resources for seniors
  • Resources for children and families
  • Senior services
  • Mental health services
  • Veterans services
  • Childcare for first responders and essential workers
  • Pet food services
  • Giving back - donations
  • Volunteer opportunities

Please direct any questions to OCBC by phone at (949) 476 - 2242. 

Wanda Greenbelt Survey Results & Next Steps

Jan 29 2020
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Wanda Greenbelt Survey Results & Next Steps
At the regular City Council meeting held on January 28, 2020, the Villa Park City Council received the initial summary of results for the Wanda Greenbelt Survey and unanimously voted to post those results on the City website for residents to view. Those results are attached to this post for download. 

The Villa Park City Council will consider next steps for the Wanda Greenbelt Project at the regular meeting TBD. Residents are encouraged to look over these results and voice any opinions regarding the project.

Initial Summary of Results.pdf