CITY OF CYPRESS - NEWS & CURRENT EVENTS
Cypress Mayor Mariellen Yarc Delivers the 2016 State of the City Address
Cypress Mayor Mariellen Yarc delivered her State of the City Address and presented Business of the Year awards at the Cypress Community Center on January 20, 2016. Read the Press Release or watch the Address on You Tube.
Cypress Annual Concrete Project 153
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 >
Cypress Farmers Market
Sundays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. East end of the Cypress Community Center parking lot, 5700 Orange Avenue. Free parking. Call 714-229-6728 for more information. Print Flyer.
Cypress El Nino Preparations
Forecasters predict that El Nino conditions will bring large amounts of rain to our area this winter. The City of Cypress has been preparing with the following activities...MORE >
OpenGov Now Available
The City of Cypress is excited to announce the launch of OpenGov, its new financial transparency site. OpenGov is a web-based tool that provides historical and current year reporting of the City’s financial information. The site is interactive and is designed to help users quickly and easily explore financial data to answer such questions as how the City spends and receives money. This is part of the City’s ongoing strategic objective to enhance transparency and public engagement.
The City Council will consider this item at the October 26, 2015 City Council meeting. A copy of the Environmental Impact Report prepared for the project is available on the 33-Acre Project page. 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 >
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 >
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 >