CITY OF CYPRESS - NEWS & CURRENT EVENTS
Job Fair October 14
The Orange County Workforce Investment Board and the City of Cypress invite you to the 2015 Cypress Job Fair, Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Cypress Community Center, 5700 Orange Avenue. Free admission, free parking, free resume critique.
Bring copies of your resume and dress professionally. Priority registration table for Veterans with complimentary copy service for resumes. Print flyer.
If your company is interested in hosting a FREE booth, please download the registration form and follow the instructions.
Cypress Community Cleanup Day
Saturday, October 10, 2015, Cypress Civic Center, parking lot south entrance off of Grindlay Street. Drive-thru drop off of your Household Hazardous Waste, Bulky Items, E-Waste, and anything else you want to throw away. Just bring your ID to verify you are a Cypress resident and drive through the parking lot. Print flyer.
Cypress Farmers Market
Sundays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. East end of the Cypress Community Center parking lot, 5700 Orange Avenue. Starts Sunday, October 18. Free parking. Call 714-229-6728 for more information. Print Flyer.
City of Cypress Requests Proposals for Migration of NEC 2000IPS PBX and Repartee Voice Mail system to the NEC Univerge SV9300 and UM8000 Voice Mail system
The City of Cypress is seeking qualified, certified, NEC PBX sales and service vendors to provide a proposal for the migration of the City’s current PBX/Voicemail system to the NEC Univerge SV9300 PBX system with UM8000 Integrated Voicemail.
Vendors are asked to bid on the complete purchase, installation, user training, annual maintenance and migration of the four existing 2000 IPS PBX systems to four SV9300 PBX systems. Hosted, VoIP and cloud-based systems will not be considered.
Bid packages may be picked up in the Finance Department at Cypress City Hall located at 5275 Orange Avenue, Cypress, California 90630 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and may be downloaded here. Proposals will be accepted up to the hour of 3:00 PM on Thursday, October 22, 2015. The City of Cypress reserves the right to reject any or all proposals submitted and shall not be required to give a reason for such rejection.
City of Cypress Request for Statement of Qualifications for Banking Services
The City is seeking to evaluate qualified financial institutions to provide professional banking and related financial services with the goal of establishing a new contract with a financially secure banking institution that best meets the needs of the City and offers the highest quality of service at the lowest overall cost. Interested institutions may download the Request for Qualifications here. Responses are due no later than October 16, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
The City has received a request to develop the 33-Acre site with a senior housing and retail commercial development hereafter referred to as the Barton Place Project. See the "Project Page" that was created for information and documents relating to the project located on 33 acres at the northeast corner of Katella Avenue and Enterprise Drive for details. MORE >
ABC’S of Water Safety
Prevent drowning. Never swim alone. Children and adults drown without a sound. Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children under the age of five and can happen in less than two inches of water. MORE on water safety from Orange County Fire Authority >
Joint Forces Training Base Establishes Public Affairs Hot Line
The leadership of Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB) has pledged to maintain a transparent relationship when communicating with local residents in regard to base-related issues that impact our neighbors. Effective immediately, the JFTB Public Affairs Hot Line phone number is in operation at (562) 795-2747.
Callers will be requested to leave their name, contact information and a short explanation relating to their concern. A JFTB representative will respond back to them as soon as possible. Note that this new phone number does not apply to anyone registering an aircraft noise complaint. The Los Alamitos Army Airfield Noise Abatement Hot Line remains in operation at (562) 795-2573.
City Council Approves Plans for Sewer Improvements Project 116
On May 26, 2015, City Council approved plans and specifications for Sewer Improvements at Various Locations, Project 116. Starting June 22, 2015, this sewer project will rehabilitate existing sewer condition deficiencies at various locations throughout the City. MORE >
Myra Avenue Storm Drain Project – Utility Relocations
The City of Cypress currently has plans to upgrade the existing Myra Avenue Pump Station No. 3, located at 4281 Myra Avenue. The first phase of the project, upgrading the pump station and appurtenant equipment, is nearing completion. The second phase of the project will consist of constructing a new storm water retention box under the street along Myra Avenue. This new storm water retention box, coupled with the upgraded pump station, will provide the full flood protection the area requires. MORE >
Annual Street Overlay Project 130
City Council recently allocated funding for the resurfacing of Valley View Street (south city limits to Orangewood), Valley View Street (Ball Road to Orange Ave.), Katella Avenue (Valley View Street to Holder Street), and Ball Road (Valley View Street to Holder Street). This project is being funded through the City’s General Fund, Measure M, the Gas Tax, and through a grant from the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery(CalRecycle). MORE >
Annual Slurry Seal Project No. 129
As part of the ongoing effort to maintain and upgrade City streets, the City Council has recently allocated funding for the slurry sealing of various residential and arterial streets throughout the City...MORE >
Concrete Repair of Various Residential and Arterial Streets
As part of the ongoing effort to maintain and upgrade City streets, the City Council has recently allocated funding for the concrete repair of various residential and arterial streets throughout the City...MORE >
New Regulations for Water Conservation
Recently, the State implemented emergency water conservation measures. The City encourages residents and businesses to increase water conservation practices and reduce water usage by 20%. To get more information on the water conservation program, please visit the Golden State Water Company website at www.gswater.com. Please click here to read the new regulations.
Important Information About Natural Gas Pipelines Near You
Call 811 Before You Dig. It's Free.
Pipelines may be located anywhere, including under streets, sidewalks and private property, sometimes just inches below the surface.
Excavation, planting, demolition and other forms of digging are a major cause of pipeline damage. That’s why it is important to know where they are before you begin any type of digging.
Whether you’re planning to build a major development or just landscaping your yard, protect your safety and the safety of those around you by calling Underground Service Alert at 811, at least two business days prior to excavating. You may call Underground Service Alert between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). Underground Service Alert will coordinate with Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) and other utility owners in the area to mark the locations of buried utility-owned lines. This is a FREE service and it can help prevent injury, costly property damage and loss of utility service. MORE >
Former Council Member Mills spoke with Time Warner Cable regarding veterans and the City’s Veteran Recognition Program. Watch the interview and read about the City’s program and recent recipients. MORE >
OC Links Telephone and Online Referral and Information Service
The OC Links Information and Referral Line provides telephone, 855-OC-LINKS (855-625-4657), and online support (ochealthinfo.com/oclinks) for anyone seeking information or linkage to any of the Health Care Agency's Behavioral Health Services. These services include children and adult mental health, alcohol and drug inpatient and outpatient, crisis programs, and prevention and early intervention services. Callers can be potential participants, family members, friends or anyone seeking out resources, or providers seeking information about Behavioral Health programs and services. Trained Navigators provide information, referral, and linkage directly to programs that meet the needs of callers. MORE >
Cypress School District Project
A "Project Page" has been created for the proposed reuse of the Mackay School and District Office sites located at 8721 Cypress Avenue and 9470 Moody Street in the City of Cypress. MORE >